LAWYER (Projects, Procurement & Contracts)
Grade L SP1-4 £38,443 - £44,512 per annum. Pay award pending
Please note: It is our policy to recruit at SP1 for all appointments. Incremental increases are applicable in most cases on an annual basis.
Based in Leeds City Centre
West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Projects, Procurement and Contracts function is looking for two experienced and highly motivated lawyers.
You will have an excellent track record of providing pro-active, customer focused and authoritative legal advice and support in relation to this function including advising on large scale projects preferably within a public sector or transport environment, matters of procurement and state aid and negotiating and preparing complex contractual documentation.
You will be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister with a current practicing certificate or full CILEX (fellowship) qualification.
For an informal chat about this role please ring Javid Daji on 0113 251 7266. For more information about the work of the Combined Authority, please visit www.westyorks-ca.gov.uk
West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s aim is to attract people from diverse backgrounds building an inclusive culture, we welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, race, gender, religion or beliefs, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation. In return we can offer a flexible and encouraging environment that will allow you to achieve your best work/life balance and career goals; with a range of benefits including a local government career average pension scheme and a fully funded travel MCard (zone 1-5). We are committed to enabling working parents to progress their careers and will consider requests for flexible working patterns and job share arrangements.
To submit your application form online please visit
http://www.westyorks-ca.gov.uk/jobs/ by 3rd June 2018. Interviews will be held on 12th and 13th June 2018
Given the high volumes of applications we receive we are unable to respond to all applicants, therefore if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have not been successful.
Candidate information will be retained by West Yorkshire Combined Authority for 6 months unless you make a request for this to be deleted.