Assistant Procurement and Commercial Lawyer

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
£31,401 to £34,106
Posted
27 Feb 2019
Closes
26 Mar 2019
Practice area
Company and commercial
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Assistant Procurement and Commercial Lawyer (Procurement and Commercial Service). PO2 - £31,401 to £34,106

Procurement and Commercial Services is at the very centre of procurement and commercial contracts delivery within Leeds City Council.

The post holder will provide legal and commercial advice to support the delivery of the Council’s Procurement and Commercial Services.  

We are now seeking a self-motivated, enthusiastic lawyer to join our team to provide legal and commercial support to key projects/procurements across the Council and the wider City Region.

The role would provide the opportunity to work in the procurement and commercial legal team on:

(i) high profile and complex projects in Leeds such as HS2, a city wide district heating scheme and world class events

(ii) regional projects, procurements and investment funds

(iii) procurements to support all the Council’s service areas.

You will need to have experience of working in contracts and commercial law and projects and demonstrate enthusiasm and a willingness to learn.

This is a great opportunity to further your career in a role which can offer a variety of work in a vibrant and forward thinking environment.

The role offers the opportunity for flexible working and a generous annual leave entitlement. Leeds City Council is a member of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund.

For an informal chat about this position please call John Wilkinson, Legal Manager, on 07891 276401.

To apply, please visit the Leeds City Council jobs site at www.leeds.gov.uk/jobs (job ref. 18702).

Closing date: 26 March 2019

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