• Essex County Council (ECC) is one of the largest and most dynamic local authorities in the UK, serving a population of 2 million residents, and has a very successful track record of delivering transformational change.
  • As part of a specialist in-house team you will work closely with colleagues to ensure the delivery of a high performing, client facing legal service which proactively embraces change.
  • In discharging your duties you will demonstrates superior communication skills and uses those to influence others; seeking solutions to difficult situations which satisfy the interests of multiple parties in order to settle disputes equitably; seeking out diverse opinions and information and reconciling contradictions to improve overall outcomes; and be able to evaluate decisions of others ensuring all relevant perspectives and impacts have been addressed.
  • You will have the ability to establish credibility with Directors, senior management and other key stakeholders.
  • You will require knowledge and understanding of providing legal advice in a public sector setting; including but not limited to corporate law practice and procurement projects.

Essex County Council