Chief State Solicitor’s Office

Knowledge Management Officer – 3 Year Contract

Salary Scale €46,081 – €48,831

The Chief State Solicitor’s Office is seeking to recruit a high calibre Knowledge Management Officer .  The role will require the ability to develop and manage knowledge management systems appropriate to a modern law office and to lead knowledge management initiatives  across the organisation.  A panel may be formed from which future vacancies may be filled. The wide remit of the civil business of the CSSO means that staff are involved in many aspects of legal work including civil litigation in all courts (including the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg) as well as in the provision of conveyancing, property law and general advisory services for an array of public service clients.

Essential Requirements

The successful candidate must, on or before 6th May 2015, have:
 A primary degree in law or a degree in another discipline plus a post-graduate qualification in law;
 A primary degree in any discipline plus a professional qualification in library/information science.

 3-5 years’ experience in an information/knowledge management role in a complex legal environment
 Strong IT skills, in particular familiarity with online technologies and their potential to enhance information and knowledge management
 Experience in employing specialist legal applications such as case management and

knowledge management/know-how systems
 Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
 Experience in website and/or intranet content management
 Demonstrate project management skills.

Interested applicants should forward a completed application form to on or before midnight, Wednesday 6th May, 2015 with your initials followed by CSSO KM Officer Vacancy 2015 in the subject description. Please note that depending on the number of applications received, the Office proposes that the completed application form may be used to shortlist candidates for interview.

Application forms and information booklet can be downloaded from

This competition will be carried out in line with the codes of practice as published by the Commission for Public Service Appointments which are available at Canvassing will disqualify.

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