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Secretary to the Administrative Justice Council
JUSTICE
  • Salary 41,295
  • Location City of London, London, Greater London
  • Job Type Contract
  • Category Legal
  • Sectors Human Rights
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Job Description

JUSTICE is delighted to announce the post of Secretary to the Administrative Justice Council.

The Administrative Justice Council (‘the Council’) will be launched in early 2018.  Chaired by the Senior President of Tribunals, Sir Ernest Ryder, the Council will comprise of a range of key stakeholders in the administrative justice system, including senior representatives from government, the judiciary, Ombudsmen and groups working with users of the administrative justice system.  The Council will identify opportunities, weaknesses and challenges in the system of administrative justice across the United Kingdom, will frame and commission relevant research, and will recommend practical solutions to strengthen the system.

The Secretariat for the Council will be based at JUSTICE’s office in central London and will be led by the Secretary, with some support from an administrator. The Secretary will be employed by JUSTICE directly, and will work to the Director of JUSTICE and to the Chair of the Council. 

The draft terms of reference for the Council are set out below.  The Council is expected to adopt the terms of reference in the early New Year.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is interested in strengthening public sector including government decision making and routes of appeal; who has is able to process complex information quickly and concisely; who has strong research and drafting skills and who has outstanding ambassadorial and interpersonal skills. 

The Secretary role is offered on a part time basis – either three or four days per week depending on the preference of the successful candidate.  This is a one year role, with a high likelihood of extension. 

JUSTICE offers an employer pension scheme with 5% contribution, rising to 7.5% after two years of service; 27 days annual leave per annum, an Employee Assistance Programme and flexible working.

To apply, please send the completed application form with a covering letter. CVs alone will not be considered.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 19th January 2018 Interviews will be held the week commencing 29th January 2018. Candidates will be required to complete a test as part of the interview process.

JUSTICE is an equal opportunities employer.

Please note that we will not respond to any enquiries from recruitment agencies.

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