How to apply
We are looking for an effective and inspiring leader to join us as General Counsel, to provide strategic legal advice to our Board and management, and to lead our Legal & Compliance team.
In Save the Children, we fight for children every single day. Our Support Services Division provides leadership and direction in the business of running an efficient organisation. We ensure our resources are used to maximum effect. We go the extra mile - and we don’t rest until the work is done.
As General Counsel, you will provide legal advice to Save the Children’s Trustees and management on all aspects of the charity’s work, ensuring the charity meets the highest standards of good governance. You will lead a busy and committed team, responsible for legal matters as well as fraud, data protection, serious incident reporting and other compliance issues and help the charity develop innovative new ways of delivering its mission. In addition, you will:
To be successful, you will be an English qualified solicitor with broad legal experience, as an in-house lawyer within a charity or large company, or in private practice. A great communicator, who enjoys providing advice to leaders and handling difficult decisions, you will be inspired by our mission to ensure all children survive, learn and are protected. In addition you will have:
At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.
If you share our belief in the power of children, join the fight. It takes relentless determination, creativity and a real commitment to real change. Because every child should be able to make their mark on their world, and help to build a better future. We look forward to hearing from you.
To apply please visit our website.
Closing date: 2 June 2019