Operations Director / COO - Legal

Central London
circa £90K FTE plus bonus and benefits
04 Jan 2017
24 Jan 2017
Contract Type

Our client is a professional services firm in the legal sector. They are looking for a senior operational director with experience in a similar field.

This person will:

  • Design, implement and update the firm's business and marketing plan along with an annual budget
  • Oversee the budget and spend and keep teams advised on any restrictions of spend throughout the year
  • Identify new business development opportunities / potential new workstreams and consolidate/revisit existing business contacts
  • Oversee the building and maintenance of a client database
  • Organise and attend functions and events to gain maximum exposure and build relationships with future clients and partners
  • Review and update the firm's website
  • Attend and contribute to senior management committee meetings as Secretary, issuing minutes and monitoring activities
  • Organise staff development and training 
  • Oversee the building lease and maintenance
  • Oversee statutory compliance, internal policies and complaints procedures 
  • Implement speedy problem solving strategies and activities as required

The candidate will have a personable and patient manner, and an unflappable temperament. They will also have an outgoing and positive and tolerant outlook.

Salary: circa £90K FTE plus discretionary bonus, BUPA and season ticket loan
Flexibility: 4 or 5 days a week office based initially with opportunity of remote working for 1 day each week when established.
Location: Central London