About the role and our team
Join the Attorney General’s Chambers as a Senior Legislative Drafter!
Working as part of a team of Senior Drafters and Drafters, you will be personally responsible for drafting a portfolio of the more complex primary law required to support delivery of the Isle of Man Government’s Legislative Programme.
You will be required to provide legal advice to Departments, Boards and Offices, which might include liaison with politicians, Chief Officers, Policy Officers and other officers drafting secondary legislation, with the overriding aim of supporting sound policy development and translation of that policy into high quality Primary law.
You must have a high level of aptitude, specialist knowledge and in-depth understanding of Chamber’s operations and procedures as well as demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm in the delivery of core objectives.
The Isle of Man is a self-governing British Crown Dependency with its own parliament, government and laws. Her Majesty's Attorney General and Her Majesty's Solicitor General (the Crown Officers) are appointed by Her Majesty the Queen and hold office during her Majesty's pleasure.
The Attorney General’s Chambers is the office which supports the roles of the Crown Officers. HM Attorney General, supported by Chambers, is responsible for drafting Bills for introduction into the Legislature.
What can this role offer me?
If working flexibly is important to you, you’ll be happy to know we operate a flexi-time system making it easier to reclaim any additional hours worked and to fit your other commitments around your work life.
To find out more about the benefits you can enjoy by working with us, download our benefits guide from the bottom of the advert.
How to find out more and apply
For more information please see the attached job description and person specification, alternatively contact Liz Smith on 01624 651560.
A provisional interview date of week commencing 11 July 2022 has been set for shortlisted applicants, however this is subject to change.
Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. You’ll need to upload your latest CV to your application, and we recommend that you also include a cover letter that explains your motivations for applying, and that demonstrates your suitability for this post. If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at email@example.com.
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Please note a standard police check is required for this post, which the Department will cover the cost of for you.
A relocation package and interview expenses are not available for this role.
The Isle of Man Public Service is an equal opportunities employer which supports and promotes flexible working. We understand its benefits in improving work-life balance and supporting health and wellbeing and, in its different forms; it is widespread throughout the Public Service. We are happy to discuss part-time or flexible working arrangements, including job share partnerships, for our roles (where possible) and if interested you should discuss this with the Hiring Manager.
Find out more about where a career in the Isle of Man Public Service could take you at hr.gov.im/careers.