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Knowledge Services Lead

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Closing date:

09 - 10 - 2023 | 5pm


Northern Ireland


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Candidate Pack

The Law Society of Northern Ireland is the professional body for the Solicitor profession. The Society has over 6,000 members, with around 3,000 working in private practice.

In light of the unprecedented pace of change in the legal sector, the Society has been engaged in an ongoing programme of transformational change and modernisation to support the profession both now and into the future. To help deliver on this programme of change, the Society is now recruiting to the newly created position of Knowledge Services Lead.

Reporting to the Head of Member Services, the post-holder will develop and deliver a comprehensive knowledge management strategy that will meet the growing needs of the Solicitor profession in Northern Ireland – this includes establishing and overseeing the operations of a new Knowledge and Communications Hub which combines existing library, information and communications functions and modernisation of existing knowledge services.

It is not a requirement that the successful candidate is legally qualified, but they must have experience in setting the strategic direction of knowledge management, ideally in a membership organisation or legal setting.  They will also have experience of delivering knowledge management across an organisation and measuring its value.

In addition to an attractive remuneration package, the provides the opportunity to make significant positive impact upon the Solicitor profession across Northern Ireland.

To download a detailed Candidate Briefing Document, including job description and person specification please click on the Candidate Pack link on the left of this page. For a confidential discussion about this opportunity please call Emma Woods or Claire McKee, at Clarendon Executive on 02890 725750 or contact via email at: .

Application is by submission of CV and brief supporting statement aligned to the specification for the role. Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Monday 9 October 2023.

Clarendon Executive is acting as a recruitment partner to The Law Society of Northern Ireland for this executive appointment.

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