Conveyancing Team Manager

Are you ready to do the best work of your career? We’re looking for an experienced, ambitious Conveyancing Team Manager to be part of our conveyancing team at our state-of-the-art Stockport office.

www.oneillpatient.co.uk

Department:

Conveyancing

Brand:

ONP Solicitors

Location:

Stockport

Employment Type:

Full-time

Workplace Type:

Hybrid

Contract Type:

Permanent

Salary:

£40,000 to £55,000 DOE

Job Reference:

CTM0624

Closing Date:

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Job Description

Are you ready to do the best work of your career? We’re looking for an experienced, ambitious Conveyancing Team Manager to be part of our conveyancing team at our state-of-the-art Stockport office.

ONP Solicitors is a leading and modern conveyancing firm, part of Movera, a group of home-moving brands, including Cavendish Legal Group, Grindey’s and Conveyancing Alliance. We’re on a mission to transform the moving market, for our people, partners and clients. Enabled by technology but with people at the heart of everything we do.

Our conveyancing teams across Stockport, Stoke and Leeds offer the best possible service for our clients, reflected in our 4.7* Trustpilot rating. What makes us great is you, so we’re searching for a brilliant people manager, with conveyancing experience and a passion for client care, to be part of our team.

 

The role:

You’ll oversee the day-to-day activities of a team of Property Lawyers, ensuring the smooth running of all operations, and look after all people issues. You’ll be a role model who motivates and develops individual team members and fosters a supportive, inclusive, and positive working environment.

  • After an initial training period, there will be the option of home working 1 or 2 days per week depending on business requirements.

 

Key Responsibilities:

• Build a high performing team who demonstrate Movera values through coaching, mentoring and performance management

• Demonstrate upskilling and performance improvement in team using skills matrix as a foundation and guide for performance and salary reviews

• Demonstrate strong leadership skills

• Apply a high level of legal knowledge in all aspects of the role and use this to upskill the team

• Influence ways of working to benefit the department

• Propose, implement and engage with change initiatives – feeding back to Conveyancing Team Managers and Ops Managers, cascading and embedding change into Team and Department

• Demonstrate and evidence Movera values – be a role model and enforce the standards expected of a legal department and influence the wider team

• Be accountable for team behaviours in line with Movera Values

• Efficiently manage any poor performance – demonstrate and document steps undertaken

• Working collaboratively across all teams within the department to reach shared goals and objectives

• Respond to client/service queries or complaints at the initial stages in line with the internal complaints procedure, maintain a complete and accurate file and submit reports as required

• Build and maintain strong relationships across the business and with third parties/introducers

• Support Senior Operations Managers in annual Salary Review process and with annual Budget process

• Ensure compliance with ONP company policy and procedure at all times

• Where appropriate and as necessitated by the needs of the business undertake tasks within the operational process

• Post completion management within the team

• Work to and maintain Service Level Agreements

• Monitor system work records to ensure that all work is progressed to meet productivity targets

• Ensure workload distribution is fair, equitable and achievable to ensure optimum team performance

• Monitor and manage individual performance, quality and productivity levels

• Resource planning – schedule, and manage breaks, holidays, absence and training to ensure that the team is adequately resourced at all times

• Conduct regular one to one review meetings for all team members

• Ensure that Personal Development Plans for all team members are in place, maintained and regularly reviewed

• Liaise with L&D Team to ensure all team members receive on-going coaching, training and development

• Assist with recruitment of new team members

• Facilitate and chair regular team meetings

 

What you’ll need:

  • Extensive Conveyancing experience.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing a team.
  • A passion for training, coaching and mentoring.
  • The drive and energy to develop and motivate a high-performing team.

 

What we can offer:

We aim to reward your hard work generously. You’ll be greeted in our offices with great coffee, fruit and biscuits to keep you going, alongside all the benefits listed below, plus much more.

• 23 days holiday + 2 extra religious/cultural days

• Hybrid working

• Your birthday off!

• Free conveyancing legal fees

• Moving home days off

• Volunteering days

• Retailer discounts and frequent socials

• Refer a friend bonuses

 

Look forward to Monday mornings at Movera, we have the culture, technology and purpose to change the way you feel about your job.

At Movera, we are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment where all team members feel valued and respected. We believe that a diverse workforce brings unique perspectives and ideas that drive innovation and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, including those from underrepresented groups.

DBS and Financial Checks: Please note that as part of our commitment to maintaining a safe and trustworthy workplace, all offers of employment are subject to satisfactory completion of DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checks and financial background checks. These checks are conducted to ensure the safety of our employees and clients and to uphold the highest standards of integrity and compliance in our operations.