Job Description—Chief Operating Officer
Job Description—Chief Operating Officer

The following In-House Advisor guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Job Description—Chief Operating Officer
  • Role Purpose
  • Job Description
  • Person Specification

Role Purpose

The Chief Operating Officer is required to show strong leadership and exceptional influencing skills. They are expected to have the highest levels of aptitude, legal knowledge and in depth understanding of the organisation’s commercial operations and procedures, as well as demonstrating commitment and enthusiasm in the delivery of the organisation’s core objectives.

The Chief Operating Officer, as well as managing his/her own workload to consistently high standards, is expected to demonstrate strong coaching skills and embed a coaching ethos within the team to nurture and develop their skills in order to deliver a well rounded and continually improving legal service to the organisation.

As a member of the senior management team, the Chief Operating Officer is also required to contribute to the effective delivery of organisation’s targets and commercial objectives.

The position will also entail day to day responsibility for dealing with Data Protection and Freedom of Information requests relat