Purpose of the Job
To provide legal services to client departments in order to implement their decisions within the law and to protect the Council against prosecution and challenge.
To manage a wide range of contracts and procurement work and provide advice and guidance at all stages of the procurement process.
About the role
You will have the opportunity to handle your own varied case load of contracts and procurement work. You will work on the Council’s Major Projects and provide advice and guidance at all stages of the procurement process.
Experience of contracts and procurement law is desirable. Excellent client care, communication skills, a positive attitude and a willingness to develop in the role are essential.
We are mainly working remotely currently and this is likely to continue for the foreseeable future. This role is a full-time post but we also welcome applicants from lawyers who want to work remotely, flexibly or part time.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.