Legal Support Partnership Manager

To manage and develop CBIT’s successful Legal Support Service partnership (currently 17 partners across the UK) and Case Management joint venture (CBIRS).

Key info:

Hours per week:  4 days a week (28) with potential for full time 35 hrs per week (5 days)
Salary:  Circa £34,000 pro rata
Location:  Home based/Head Office - flexible
Closing date:  June 28, 2022
Interview date(s):  Wednesday 5th July and Thursday 6th July 2022

Job Description:

The Child Brain Injury Trust is looking to appoint a Legal Support Partnership Manager to manage and develop all aspects of the partnership and our joint case management venture for the charity. Predominantly this will be through further developing stronger relationships with existing legal partners, to ensure they receive a fair return on their investment and through working with the Head of Brain Injury Services who has responsibility for the operational delivery of the contracts in hospitals and the community. In addition, the postholder will be responsible for developing and growing the charity’s Case Management joint venture with Bush and Co to ensure that the relationship is strong, that law firms both inside and outside of the Legal Support Service are introduced to the service to enable it to grow. This will include attending and presenting at Bush & Co training/networking events and to ensure that effective reporting is maintained and improved. Key to this position is developing good relationships with the brain injury team who provide vital support to families affected by acquired brain injury. There will be an expectation that this position will be responsible for an annual income target c £600k + from existing contracts and to look at how we can add value to the partnership. Contracts are due for renewal in 2024.

The position holder will have experience and knowledge of the legal sector particularly within the catastrophic injury and clinical negligence areas. They should have exceptional relationship management skills, be commercially astute, are able to negotiate the complexities of a tendering process and managing contracts. They should be experienced in working with senior partners and directors as well as managers and other departmental staff. They will be values driven with integrity at their core and have a genuine interest in our work.

A key purpose of the role is to ensure all partners receive added value and a fair return on investment for the partners, charity, and the families we serve. It is important that we ensure excellence and quality and carry out due diligence to enable partners to align with the charity’s values and purpose. This is an important role within the charity and as such the position holder will need to be resourceful, pragmatic, and creative.

Application Process:

To apply please submit a covering letter with a supporting statement (no more than 2 sides of A4) explaining why you are applying, why you are suitable and how your experience relates to the job description along with your CV to: office@cbituk.org

When writing your Supporting Statement please ensure that you provide specific examples to demonstrate your competencies, achievements and skills addressing the specific criteria set out. We recognise that some of your experience may be from unpaid roles as well as paid employment – please include any voluntary work if it helps to show why you are the right candidate for the job.

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