Conveyancing Team Manager

  • Leeds
  • Permanent
  • £40,000 - £60,000 per annum

Are you an experienced Conveyancer looking for an exciting new management opportunity based in Leeds city centre?

My client is one of the leading modern Conveyancing firms in the UK, who are in an ambitious period of impressive growth. This is a unique opportunity to move into a management role which are hard to find, at a great time to really enhance your career!!!!

The role:

Working closely with their Senior Operations Managers, other Conveyancing Team Managers and their People Team, you will play an integral part in building a team of experienced Property Lawyers. You’ll oversee the day-to-day activities of the team, ensuring the smooth running of all operations, and look after all people issues. You’ll be a role model who motivates and develops individual team members and fosters a supportive, inclusive, and positive working environment.

  • This is a permanent, full-time role, Monday to Friday.
  • After an initial training period, there will be the option of home working 1 or 2 days per week depending on business requirements.
  • Salary range – £40,000 to £60,000 per annum (dependent on skills and experience)

Key Responsibilities:

• Build a high performing team who demonstrate company values through coaching, mentoring and performance management
• Demonstrate upskilling and performance improvement in team using skills matrix as a foundation and guide for performance and salary reviews
• Demonstrate strong leadership skills
• Apply a high level of legal knowledge in all aspects of the role and use this to upskill the team
• Influence ways of working to benefit the department
• Propose, implement and engage with change initiatives – feeding back to Conveyancing Team Managers and Ops Managers, cascading and embedding change into Team and Department
• Demonstrate and evidence company values – be a role model and enforce the standards expected of a legal department and influence the wider team
• Be accountable for team behaviours in line with company Values
• Efficiently manage any poor performance – demonstrate and document steps undertaken
• Working collaboratively across all teams within the department to reach shared goals and objectives
• Respond to client/service queries or complaints at the initial stages in line with the internal complaints procedure, maintain a complete and accurate file and submit reports as required
• Build and maintain strong relationships across the business and with third parties/introducers
• Support Head of Conveyancing in annual Salary Review process and with annual Budget process
• Ensure compliance with company policy and procedure at all times
• Where appropriate and as necessitated by the needs of the business undertake tasks within the operational process
• Post completion management within the team
• Work to and maintain Service Level Agreements
• Monitor system work records to ensure that all work is progressed to meet productivity targets
• Ensure workload distribution is fair, equitable and achievable to ensure optimum team performance
• Monitor and manage individual performance, quality and productivity levels
• Resource planning – schedule, and manage breaks, holidays, absence and training to ensure that the team is adequately resourced at all times
• Conduct regular one to one review meetings for all team members
• Ensure that Personal Development Plans for all team members are in place, maintained and regularly reviewed
• Liaise with L&D Team to ensure all team members receive on-going coaching, training and development
• Assist with recruitment of new team members
• Facilitate and chair regular team meetings

What They Can Offer

  • Competitive base salary plus monthly £40,000-£60,000 DOE plus Bonus
  • Full training
  • Flexible hybrid working
  • 23 days Annual Leave + Public Holidays
  • Birthday Day off, on the Company!
  • Pension

To apply for this Conveyancer Team Manager role please forward your CV to a.dellarmi@clayton-legal.co.uk or call Adam Dell’Armi on 01133 979929 for a chat about the role.

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