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Senior Knowledge Officer - Veale Wasbrough Vizards LLP

Contract typeFixed-term
LocationBristol
Hours9.00-5.00pm; Mon-Fri
Closing date21 April 2017
Contact nameAdele Morrell
CompanyVeale Wasbrough Vizards LLP
Contact telephone0117 314 5235
Contact emailamorrell@vwv.co.uk

This is a fixed term contract (9-12 months) for the role of Senior Knowledge Officer in our Knowledge team, based in the Bristol office but with travel to the London, Watford and Birmingham offices.

The team supports staff based in all offices by delivering the Firm's knowledge sharing strategy.

The Knowledge team comprises seven information professionals.  It is important that the postholder has a proactive, user-focused attitude to service delivery and understands the need to work in partnership with members of the team and the Firm for the benefit of our clients.

Members of the Knowledge team share responsibility for all aspects of service delivery, and collaborative working is key to our performance.

Key elements of the role include:

  • assisting in the implementation of knowledge sharing initiatives
  • collaboration with legal and support teams
  • maintenance of web-based information resources and in-house know-how databases
  • supporting lawyers in legal research

This is a full-time role: 35 hours per week; normal office hours are Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.

The person

You have significant experience of working in a legal or commercial information service, involving provision of internal know-how systems, intranet pages and precedents.  You are of graduate calibre, ideally with a degree or postgraduate qualification in a relevant information or knowledge management discipline.  You are collaborative and have well developed IT and communication skills.  You have a commitment to quality and you are user-focused, able to organise and manage your work effectively and to work to deadlines. 

Further information

Copies of the Job Description and Person Specification can be requested from Adele Morrell, by email (amorrell@vwv.co.uk) or telephone (0117 314 5235).

Please see our website for further information about Veale Wasbrough Vizards: www.vwv.co.uk.

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