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    Practice Manager - West Yorkshire

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Regulatory/ Compliance
  • Location: Skipton, North Yorkshire
  • Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
  • Date posted: 24/07/2019
  • Job reference: 40803_1563978694

Practice Manager

West Yorkshire

Salary dependant on experience

My client is a well-established practice with traditional value but operate with modern minds and integrity, they have their roots in the West Yorkshire area but deal with clients nationwide. They are looking to recruit an experienced Practice Manager to join their already established management team.

The role;

To manage a busy law firm in liaison with the Directors to ensure the everyday smooth running of the office and its staff. The Practice Manager has responsibility to varying degrees for compliance, HR, marketing and facilities management throughout the practice. It is expected that the ideal candidate will come from an HR, marketing or compliance background within a law firm.

Key Tasks;

Compliance

Policies, procedures & Lexcel. Drafting and implementing the practice's policies and procedures as required to ensure compliance with various legal bodies (including the SRA, the Law Society, Lexcel, CQS etc). Keeping the intranet-based Practice Manual (Sharepoint) up to date, version control of the contents and any amendments and communicating relevant updates to staff.

Human Resources

  • Recruitment and retention of staff - setting up and conducting interviews and carrying out pre-employment checks
  • Occupational Health - Being main point of contact for health care scheme, fly jabs, eye tests, DSE
  • Holiday Forms - Calculating hourly holiday allowances, maintaining records
  • Facilitating Training - maintaining relationships with training providers
  • Appraisals

Facilities Management

  • Insurance - Being the first point of contact for insurers (office, buildings, cyber risk and Professional Indemnity).
  • Repair and maintenance - ensuring all ongoing and Ad Hoc maintenance is adhered to
  • IT - remedying IT problems where possible, escalating other issues to the outsourced IT provider
  • Procurement - Liaising with suppliers to procure high quality best value services
  • Library - assisting the practice's Library director with organising adequate research

The Candidate

You will hold a degree or postgraduate in Marketing/HR/Governance and will have 5 years' experience of working in Professional Services ideally within the Legal Profession, you will have excellent organisational skills as well as communication both written and oral. You will be computer literate with the ability to type your own work.

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Simon at Clayton Legal on the link provided or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above.

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