Vacancy at South West London Law Centres



South West London Law Centres (SWLLC), one of the largest and most progressive Law Centres in the country, is seeking an Operations Manager.

POST: Operations Manager

Salary: £28,739 to £35,145 (depending on experience)

(NJC 29 – 37 £23,188 to £31,846 plus Inner London weighting of £3,299)

Reports to: CEO

Functional Links: Board of Trustees, Senior Management Team, Branch Administrators and Team Leaders

Term: Permanent

Location: Croydon (with our central admin and management teams)

Travel to our other SW London offices as required

Context of the Post

The Operations Manager is responsible for managing, maintaining and developing the facilities and IT systems of a community based legal practice based across five sites in South West London. We rely heavily on effective IT systems to support our 21 caseworkers and one of the largest pro bono services across the country. As part of the Advice Services Transition fund we are also developing advice websites in Wandsworth and Merton. We operate within tight financial constraints in continuing period of cuts. The post is very hands on and you will part of the Senior Management Team responsible for maintaining, developing and delivering a service to around 10,000 people per year. The post is part funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund.

The successful candidate will have at least 1 year’s significant experience of project coordination in the public, private or voluntary sector with a strong IT bias.

The closing date is noon on Monday 26th January. The post is available for an immediate start. If you would like to discuss the post further or for an application pack, please contact either Alasdair Stewart, Operations Manager ( – 0208 772 7052) or Patrick Marples CEO ( – 020 8772 7051)


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