Ast Procurement and Commercial Lawyer
Leeds City Council
SALARY PO2 - £32,910.00 - £35,745.00
CONTRACT TYPE Permanent
CLOSES Thursday 21 January 2021 11:59 PM
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; and
(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.
If this sounds like you, then please refer to the Job Description for further details.
For an informal chat about this position please call John Wilkinson, Legal Manager, on 07891 276401 or Dean Backhouse Procurement Manager on 07891 275958.
To apply for this position, please visit the Leeds City Council jobs site: https://leeds.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/1130?c=leeds
We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds. Leeds City Council is a Stonewall Top 100 employer, a Mindful employer and a Disability Confident employer.
All new Leeds City Council appointments are made subject to the satisfactory completion of a six month probationary period.