Knowledge Officer

  • Job Reference: 00001878-1
  • Date Posted: 16 January 2023
  • Recruiter: VWV
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: Upon Application
  • Sector: Commercial, Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

Job Description

Our Knowledge team of 10 people supports staff across all VWV offices, sharing responsibility for all aspects of service delivery. Collaborative working is key to our performance in delivering the Firm's knowledge sharing strategy. We are excited to be recruiting for a Knowledge Officer to join our well established and friendly team in the Bristol office.

Is This Your Next Career Move?

You'll play a vital role in supporting the Firm in achieving its objectives for service delivery and profitability by the creation and sharing of first-rate legal and commercial knowledge.  Your key tasks will include assisting in the implementation of knowledge sharing initiatives, maintenance of web-based information resources and in-house know-how databases, supporting lawyers in legal research and working collaboratively with legal and support teams.

If you're looking to add genuine value in a supportive and approachable team environment, this could be the role for you. The Knowledge team is committed to the continuing professional development of its members.

So Who Are We Hoping Will Apply?

You already have an understanding of knowledge and information management principles and your experience of working in a legal or commercial information service will see you hit the ground running. 

Your pro-active, user-focussed attitude to service delivery will fit right in. Although you're happy to use your own initiative and take responsibility of delegated work, you're not afraid to ask for guidance when needed.

Consider yourself a good team player? Great! Collaboration is crucial and you'll enjoy working with your team as well as lawyers and support staff for the benefit of our clients. 

Your strong IT skills, attention to detail, excellent communication and organisational skills are just what we hope for.  

Where Will I Be Working? 

At VWV we have a truly unique and engaging culture that we hold dear.  We work hard but we also love to have fun and we recognise that it's the social interaction between us that really embeds our culture.  You'll be based in the Bristol office on a full time basis, 35 hours per week, 9am to 5pm.

Why Choose Us?

With around 500 employees, we're a sizeable firm that continues to grow. We're known for our friendly and welcoming culture where teamwork and collaboration is key. We invite you to watch this short video on the right hand side to see what our own people have to say about us.

We offer an exciting array of benefits and are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity.  We're striving to create an inclusive environment where everyone, regardless of background, can reach their full potential.  If you require any special adjustments to be made in order to be considered for this vacancy please call our recruiter as we're happy to make the necessary adjustments and allowances.

Not Sure Whether To Apply?

Making the next career move is one that can feel immensely daunting and we've all been there! It's more than likely you'll have one or two questions on the role or firm before you feel happy to apply. If so, please contact me, Hayley Legge, Recruitment Advisor, in complete confidence on 07468 698923 or hlegge@vwv.co.uk and I'll be happy to answer any questions you may have. 

To apply please click on the Apply button which will take you directly to the advert on our Careers website, where you can also view the job description.