Head of Legal and Governance (Monitoring Officer)

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Up to £82,000 (pay award pending)
Norwich, Norfolk
Job Type
Full Time

Norwich City Council are searching for forward-thinking Head of Legal and Governance (Monitoring Officer) to join us in shaping the future of a fast growing, diverse and vibrant city. We cherish our status as a historic city of culture whilst being relentless in our ambition to create an open and modern council delivering truly 21st Century services. With a new leadership team forming and a fresh corporate plan for 2024-29, there couldn’t be a more exciting time to join us and share your talent.

This is a crucial senior appointment that will shape the council’s approach to facilitating high quality thinking, judgement and decision making to enable highly effective governance and democracy. You will be a trusted legal and governance advisor to elected members, the chief executive, SLT, and wider colleagues. As an ambassador for the council, you will have the opportunity to develop effective relationships on a local, regional, and national level to pave the way for positively changing the lives of people in Norwich.

If you love leading in an audacious and inventive way, then we would love to hear from you. Find out more at or contact our retained advisors at Tile Hill: Mark Bearn (07747 181490,, Clare Connor (0161 408 0703,, Zarvesha Rasool (07551 392696,

Closing date: Midnight on Monday 13th May 2024

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