High Holborn, London (Hybrid working – 3-4 days per week from home)
£41,000 to £55,000 pa/pro-rata (depending on skills and experience) Plus, a benefit allowance of £1,300 pa
35 hours per week - Full-time, Permanent (Open to flexible working)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Manager to join the Director General’s office team at the Bar Standards Board, on a permanent basis. The post holder will work with the Head of Programmes in successfully delivering and managing cross departmental projects and programmes using robust project and stakeholder engagement skills and strategies. The post holder will also be responsible for directly managing and driving forward various key projects across the organisation, as well as writing high-quality technical minutes and ensuring that effective programme administration, including planning and administering programme/project board meetings is executed efficiently.
Experience as a project manager and working with project management tools such as Project Initiation Documents, project plans, action logs and risk registers are essential, as well as demonstrating a thorough understanding of Project Management disciplines. Time management skills and the ability to inspire and motivate stakeholders at all levels are essential for ensuring that project momentum is maintained and that specifications and timelines are met throughout the project lifecycle.
We would like to hear from candidates who have a project management qualification or have equivalent qualifications/experience. Experience of working in a similar role within a regulatory or legal environment, including regulatory policy, is desirable but not essential.
In return the Bar Standards Board offers excellent terms and conditions of employment, including:
- Hybrid Working
- Up to 31 days annual leave
- Up to 12% employer’s pension contribution
The Bar Standards Board (BSB) regulates barristers and their professional practice and specialised legal services businesses in England and Wales in the public interest. We are responsible for setting education and training requirements, setting standards, authorising organisations, monitoring the service provided, and handling complaints. Barristers work at the heart of our justice system so BSB’s mission is fundamentally important to the maintenance of the rule of law. It is an exciting time at the organisation as we embark on a new strategy to continue to regulate in the public interest, support those we regulate to face the future, and ensure there is a strong and sustainable regulator for the Bar.
Our people value our friendly and respectful environment, our support for flexible working, the opportunity to have a high degree of impact and our interesting, challenging and varied work.
To apply for this role, please submit your CV and covering letter, addressing the essential criteria from the person specification.
We operate an anonymous recruitment process, to support this please remove your name and other personal information from your CV and covering letter before submitting via our online portal.
We particularly welcome applications from candidates from backgrounds who are under represented at this level.
The Bar Standards Board is a Disability Confident Committed employer. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria for this role will be guaranteed an interview under this scheme. Candidates with a disability who require reasonable adjustments should contact Vivien Bock on 0207 611 4699.
Closing Date: 5th June 2022 at 11:59pm
Proposed Interview Date: week commencing 13th June 2022
Please note, we reserve the right to close this advert early depending on application numbers. Therefore we encourage all candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.
The General Council of the Bar aims to recruit a talented workforce and values the diversity in background, skills and experience of its staff. We are committed to providing equality of opportunity for all job applicants irrespective of race, sex, disability, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, maternity or pregnancy, marital or civil partnership status or gender re-assignment.