Director of Programmes & Deputy Chief Executiv

Recruiter
LawWorks
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
LawWorks (the Solicitors Pro Bono Group) is a charity which enables access to justice by encouraging and supporting legal pro bono in England and Wales. We work primarily with solicitors, law schools and law students, and other legal and non-legal volunteers and organisations. Director of Programmes & Deputy Chief Executive Salary: £43,530 - £46,372 (full-time) The Director of Programmes leads the team which supports a growing network of independent pro bono clinics and facilitates the provision of free (pro bono) legal advice for smaller charities and not-for-profit organisations. As a member of the Senior Management Team the post holder will also contribute to and support the development and delivery of LawWorks' strategy and business plan, and deputise for the Chief Executive. We are looking for someone with significant experience of leading programmes and/or project management, with effective team leadership or line-management experience. As well as experience of the charity or not-for-profit sector, you will be able to support fundraising and have a commitment to proactively identifying and leading on opportunities for relationship-building and networking. LawWorks is a relatively small organisation with 17 staff, including staff based in Wales and in the Eglish regions. We are a busy and (for our size) complex charity, with a friendly team, a positive ethos, and a commitment to ensuring that LawWorks is a strong and efficient organisation and a great place to work.  In addition to encouraging and supporting pro bono delivery, we also work to address barriers to justice and to provide a 'policy voice' for pro bono.  More information about the role and how to apply is available on the LawWorks website. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 14th February. LawWorks is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications irrespective of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age.