Executive Recruitment

Chief Legal Officer

Dear Candidate

Could you be our next Chief Legal Officer?

Thank you for your interest in the position of Chief legal Officer at Hertfordshire County Council. This is a very exciting time to be joining the Council as we deliver our Corporate Plan and focus on growth and infrastructure within the County. We are looking for a successor to our existing Chief Legal Officer, to take forward the aims and ambitions of the Council.  The role is also the Council’s Monitoring Officer.

Working as part of the Resources Management Board, you will be responsible for contributing to a range of Corporate issues to help shape the future of Hertfordshire County Council. We are seeking a candidate with substantial post qualification experience, who has a thorough understanding of the legal and democratic environment within local government, as well as Governance and Assurance. Drawing on a strong track record of managing a substantial department, we are looking for a candidate who has significant experience of corporate working and working with elected members.

In return we offer a competitive salary and excellent pension, together with a challenging and rewarding role that provides the scope to be innovative and make a significant contribution to the leadership of the County Council and beyond.

For a confidential and informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Penny Ransley, penny.ransley@gatenbysanderson.com


Yours sincerely

Owen Mapley, Chief Executive with effect from 1st January 2019‚Äč

Login / Create account