Contracts and Procurement Lawyer

Location
West Yorkshire
Salary
£39000 - £45000 Per Annum Dependent on experience
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
08 Feb 2019
Ref
EEK/1043341
Contact
Emily Kirkpatrick
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Keywords: Commercial Contracts, Projects, Procurement, Senior Legal Officer, Public Sector, Full-time

A busy Multi-Agency Authority in Yorkshire requires a Senior Commercial Contracts, Projects and Procurement Lawyer to join their friendly team on a full-time, permanent basis. The successful candidate will work in partnership with the Strategic Procurement Function and support the lead lawyer.
The successful candidate will take a pro-active corporate role in the management and delivery of the authorities' functions, and will demonstrate a commitment to its corporate commitments.

Day to day duties:
- Negotiating, drafting and interpreting high value and complex contractual documentation, including bust not restricted to; construction, energy, regeneration, transport, skills and colleges, grants, loans and EU matters
- Providing advice and assistance in relation to contract disputes and dispute resolution, ensuring the authorities position is protected at all times and risks are minimised
- Work closely with a number of authorities, associations and other parties to provide a highly effective service

The ideal candidate will have previous experience dealing with commercial contracts, projects and procurement issues in a public sector or not for profit organisation, although those with relevant experience will be considered.

Candidates wishing to apply should be a Qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister. Travel may be required to other sites from time-to-time so access to a vehicle would be beneficial.

The role equates to 37 hours per-week, based around a standard 9-5 work day with an hour for lunch. Flexi-time is available.

Our client is a friendly, authority and offers a range of employee perks/ benefits. For further information, please contact Emily Kirkpatrick or Liam Wilkinson at Venn Group.

Venn Group aim to deliver the highest standards so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.

Keywords: Commercial Contracts, Projects, Procurement, Senior Legal Officer, Public Sector, Full-time

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.

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