Legal Services Manager.
(Grade 16 if undertaking Additional Responsibilities) Location Responsible to Head of Corporate Support Responsible for Legal/Insurance Support Officer Legal Documents and Insurance Admin Officer Due to the requirement for the incumbent to work with minimal supervision on legal matters, this post cannot be used as a training position.
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This job description refers to the main purpose and responsibilities of the post.
It does not necessarily list in detail all of the tasks required to carry out these responsibilities.
This job description will be reviewed as and when necessary to ensure that it meets the Service’s business requirements.
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE POST The main purpose of this post is to: Ensure the delivery of an effective, efficient and economic legal service which addresses the current and future needs of South Wales Fire and Rescue Service.
The post holder will deliver a comprehensive legal provision, supplying legal advice on general matters as well as specific Fire Service responsibilities relating to property, contract and GDPR matters.
They will also ensure the provision of an efficient and effective insurance function that meets the needs of the Service Additional Responsibility: Where proven satisfactory performance is demonstrated and approved, the post holder may be given the additional responsibility of conducting fire safety enforcement and prosecution matters (including representation at court).
This responsibility attracts additional remuneration to a Grade 16.
Date JD Created:- November 2019 Author:- S Chapman 2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Legal 1.
To provide general research and advice on a range of legal matters relevant to the Service, including but not limited to specific legal advice on fire service responsibilities, property, contract, and GDPR matters.
To analyse legislation and legal documents, prov...