Law Centre NI: Senior Manager (Maternity Leave) – deadline Tuesday 16th July @12pm

You will be part of the senior leadership team that gives overall strategic leadership to the organisation and you will deputise for the Director and report to the Board as required. You will lead on a range of projects at the Law Centre being responsible for upholding our vision, mission and values. You will work closely with members to ensure that they and others get the best services from the Law Centre that supports them in their own work.

You will be a creative thinker. You will have good knowledge of the legal and policy context of the work of the Law Centre with a understanding of legal services and the community and voluntary sector in NI. You will be able to identify opportunities for innovation, generating income to further develop our work on a sustainable basis. Your strong analytical and influencing skills will mark you out as a credible authority in our areas of work.

General Candidate Information:

This is a temporary post to cover maternity leave. The post may be filled by secondment of the successful candidate from their current post on Law Centre’s terms.

We are open to applications for full-time or part-time hours (minimum 21 hours).

Holiday entitlement is 24 days annually (pro rata), building to a maximum of 30 days. This is in addition to 14 statutory and other days (pro rata). The leave year runs from April – March. The successful candidate will be expected to take up post as soon as practicable and must be available from the start of September 2024. The successful 6 candidate will be subject to a probationary period of six months which may be extended in accordance with LCNI policy.

Normal office hours are 09.00 – 17.00 with one hour lunch break and Law Centre offer hybrid working arrangements by agreement, subject to business need. Law Centre offices are currently located at Queen Street Belfast.

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday 16 th July 2024 @ 12.00 noon

INTERVIEW DATE: It is anticipated interviews will be held during the w/c 22nd July 2024 but as we appreciate candidates may have holidays booked at this time, candidates should note on their application form any holidays that are already booked and the panel will do its best to accommodate. As part of the interview, you will be asked to prepare a presentation to the panel and/or complete a short unseen exercise.


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