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Top job! Chief Executive

  • Full time
  • £56,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 29th July 2019


  • Advertised from 26th June 2019
  • plus pension contribution

Role

Legal Services Agency (LSA), Scotland’s largest Law Centre, will shortly celebrate its 30th anniversary. Through its solicitors and other staff, operating as Brown & Co. Legal LLP, LSA has a legacy of serving individuals, families and communities across Scotland, addressing unmet legal need and the effects of poverty, disadvantage and discrimination. LSA’s legal service has developed pioneering legal remedies through test cases and campaigns on issues such as dampness, housing repair and evictions, Criminal Injuries Compensation, mental health law and asylum and immigration law. LSA also delivers a wide range of seminars and training programmes and publications on legal themes.

About the role

LSA is looking for a Chief Executive to lead the organisation into its 4th decade, building on a record of achievement, and ensuring that the organisation succeeds in facing new challenges and opportunities.

The Chief Executive will have lead responsibility in the following areas:- governance, planning, Board development, business management and development, maintaining high quality service delivery, securing resources, financial and staff management, public relations and stakeholder relationships.

About you

You will be a resilient individual who welcomes challenges, with drive, tenacity, focus, and a desire to succeed. Your leadership style will be inclusive, empowering, and supportive. You will be able to lead a team of staff, encouraging motivation, high performance and a commitment to excellence. You will support the Board of Trustees and the LLP in delivering on LSA’s business objectives, operating sound financial management, building the sustainability of the organisation and ensuring that it meets all its legal, regulatory and financial obligations.

Application notes

Closing date: 29th July 2019 at 00.00 AM

Interviews: 29th August 2019

For more information and to request an application pack, please contact Elizabeth Stewart at elizabethstewart@lsa.org.uk or on 0141 353 3354.