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Contracts and Procurement Lawyer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:

    Locum

  • Salary:

    £35 - £40 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Kemi Awodiji

  • Email:

    kemi.awodiji@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    910558_1564501722

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-13

  • Start date:

    ASAP

A Contracts and Procurement Lawyer is required to join a well-regarded Local Authority based in London for an initial 12 month period.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Contracts and Procurement Lawyer to gain exposure to public sector contracts. This is a very interesting and varied role and you will be drafting, amending and negotiating a wide variety of contracts.

As a Contracts and Procurement Lawyer, you will be responsible for;

  • Managing a caseload of complex contract and procurement matters consisting of services and works contracts
  • Drafting contract clauses
  • Negotiating with third parties
  • Advising on State Aid and Grant agreements
  • Working with the team to share knowledge and improve processes and practices
  • Building on client relationships across the Council

Required skills and experience of the Contracts and Procurement Lawyer

  • The ideal Contracts and Procurement Lawyer will have experience of working in a similar role within the public sector, however this is not essential providing that an excellent understanding of public sector contracts and procurement is held
  • A good working knowledge of the procurement process is absolutely essential
  • Ability to work with a relatively high degree of autonomy and take initiative
  • Ability to think independently, research and apply principles to client matters
  • Strong client care skills
  • Commercially minded with the ability to give good quality advice in a manner which is easily understood by clients

This local authority is easy to reach, situated within walking distance from main transport links, making it easily accessible by public transport. The organisation are happy to accommodate the successful candidate with some flexibility around working hours if required.

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for the Contracts and Procurement Lawyer role, please apply now by sending an up to date CV to Kemi Awodiji at kemi.awodiji@sellickpartnership.co.uk. We will be reviewing CVs on a weekly basis and shortlisted candidates will be contacted before the closing date.

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