Head of Legal Services

Head of Legal Services

Location: Greater Belfast

Ref:HRHLS24/18

Salary: £68,961-£79,058

Closing Date: Friday 2nd November 2018 at 3.00pm

The Head of Legal Services is a high-profile role that plays a significant part in upholding the Police Service of Northern Ireland's (PSNI's) reputation and supporting our purpose of keeping people safe.

This role is for a seasoned legal expert with five years' post-qualification experience leading a team of experts in a diverse range of specialisms. The minimum essential requirement for the role is a primary law degree. The office holder must be qualified as a barrister or solicitor and capable of becoming entitled to practice in Northern Ireland by the date of appointment.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to the principles of appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process. The Police Service is also committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of religious belief, disbaility, ethnic origin, political opinion, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation or whether or not they have dependants.

In aiming to have a workforce representative of the community we serve, applications from females, Roman Catholics and members of ethnic minority communities are particularly welcome.