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Executive Director

Harris Hill
£57,177 - £62,457 p.a.
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

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Senior Management
Human Rights
Full Time
Contract Type
Board / C-Suite

Job Details

A Law Centre is recruiting a new Executive Director.


The Executive Director will work with the Trustee Board to develop and implement the strategic vision for the Law Centre and oversee its day to day operational management.


The Law Centre offers a specialised referral service for advocacy and advice in complex and difficult cases.  In our last financial year, we helped more than 1300 people across the areas of employment & discrimination, housing & homelessness, immigration & asylum, and welfare rights as well as giving local people a voice in planning issues.  We are proud to be at the forefront of current issues, for instance in our work as part of the Windrush Justice Clinic.


The work of building on our financial sustainability is central to the role of Executive Director.  So too are strong people management skills to support our staff and volunteers.  And critically, we are looking for someone who shares our passion for this vital work, has experience in strategic planning and partnership development, and demonstrates an understanding and commitment to helping those in need.


Job title: Executive Director


Salary: £57,177 - £62,457 p.a.


Location: Our main office is currently based in Peckham and we have a second office, Lewisham Law Centre, which is co-located with Citizens Advice Lewisham in the Leemore Hub.


Agile working: We have adopted an agile working policy enabling staff to work from home for part of the week.


Contract: Permanent / Full time


Benefits: The Law Centre is part of the London Borough of Southwark pension scheme employers contributions are currently 22%


How to apply:


If you would like to receive an Information Pack on how to apply, please send a CV in confidence to Nick Shanks at


For an informal and confidential conversation about the position, please contact Nick at the above address with your contact details, and suitable times to chat.


Closing date for applications: 9am, Friday 14th June 2024


Interview dates: 3rd, 4th, 11th  July 2024


The Law Centre has a commitment to Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion welcomes applications from all who believe they fit the essential key skills and abilities required of the role. We encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex (gender) and sexual orientation.


We encourage applications from people with lived experience of the issues we deal with.




As leading charity recruitment specialists and a certified B Corp™, Harris Hill is committed to high and ever-improving standards of equitable and inclusive recruitment. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, sexuality and other protected characteristics.



Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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