Legal and Operations Manager (1 Year FTC)

Legal and Operations Manager (1 Year FTC)

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  • Sector:

    Operations, Admin & Support

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  • Salary:

    £35k per year

  • Contact :

    Belton Bass

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7310

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Would like to see an end to the global education crisis and at the same time help unleash the potential of the next generation?

Do you understand complex legal language and can interpret for a non-legal audience?

Do you have the experience to be the new Senior Legal and Operations Manager?

If you can say yes to the above, we would love to meet you.

Harris Hill is proud to be working alongside an amazing and influential global charity who are looking for a Senior Legal and Operations Manager.

The charity work tirelessly to ensure that every child has the best start in life, a safe place to learn, and skills for the future. To achieve this, they are tackling the lack of political will, financial commitment and action that is currently preventing the realisation of inclusive, quality education for all children.
They bring together experience and evidence from research and projects alongside the passion and power of their campaigns and communications to unlock the big, transformational changes needed to end the global education crisis.

About the role

We are seeking a hard-working Senior Legal and Operations Manager to join the Finance, Human Resources and Operations team on a fixed term contract, initially 12-months with the possibility of a permanent contract. This individual will be working with the Director of Finance, Human Resources and Operations, and a Grants and Resources Manager. We would be keen to meet you if you have a strong attention to detail, teamwork and multitasking skills, as well as the enthusiasm and interpersonal skills to make a positive contribution to the team, and the organisation as a whole.

This role would suit someone with experience in a charity legal and administration team, with some HR experience. Professional qualifications are not required. Any necessary training will be provided.

Main Responsibilities

- Working with Director of Finance, Human Resources and Operations
- Responsible for the preparation of draft contracts ready for review
- Working on contract renewals, tracking and maintaining all contract files
- Working with the Director on HR Functions, such as reviewing employee policies and their implementation, ensuring compliance
- Ensuring the organisations record keeping and document retention, both electronic and in hard copy are well maintained and up to date
- These responsibilities and functions may be adjusted slightly for the right candidate and as our needs change over time.

Experience, Skills and Character

- Previous experience in administration, HR and legal work required
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Willingness to learn and develop with the organisation and team
- A high level of attention to detail
- Understanding the importance of confidentiality
- Ability to write well, and understand complex legal language and interpret for a non-legal audience
- Ability to prioritise your workload, work to deadlines and to collaborate with colleagues
- Experience of Microsoft 365 is desirable