Barking and Dagenham, London
£36711 - £45585 per annum
10 months ago
Sellick Partnership are currently assisting the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham in their search for a Contracts and Procurement Lawyer to join them on a permanent basis.
This is an unmissable opportunity to join this dynamic council and further your career, with the security of a permanent contract.
One borough; One community; No-one left behind. Over the past four years, the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham have gone through an ambitious Transformation Programme and have built a new kind of council, capable of delivering real change for the community in the twenty-first century. Although a lot of improvements have been made, resulting in the council winning the LGC Driving Growth award as well as LGC Entrepreneurial Council of the Year 2019, there is still more to deliver. Over the coming years the council will consolidate the progress they have already made and use the new kind of council to empower residents to live longer, healthier, happier and more independent lives.
The Council are looking for a Contracts and Procurement Lawyer, ideally with local authority experience, to join the friendly and welcoming Contracts Team. Work undertaken will include:
- Undertaking and managing a full caseload of legal work relating to Contracts and Procurement, including:
- Framework agreements
- Services, supplies and other works
- Shared services
- Preparing, negotiating and drafting council contracts, local agreements and documents
- Providing advice
The council are offering the competitive salary of £36,711 to £45,585, dependent upon experience, and a huge range of benefits for the Contracts and Procurement Lawyer to enjoy.
- Flexible working (including flexi-time, part and term-time working)
- Up to 30 days annual leave
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- Learning and development
- Season ticket and travel loans
- Discounted gym membership
- Employee support and networking groups
- Retail, holiday and travel discount with the Wider Wallet scheme
- Cycle purchase scheme
- Credit Union membership
The role will be conducted remotely for the foreseeable future, with a large proportion of home-working once the offices reopen. Given this flexible working, applicants from further afield are also encouraged to apply.
Barking and Dagenham Council's offices are based in the large and attractive Barking Town Hall, a 5-minute walk from Barking Station, with ample parking close by.
Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity with Barking and Dagenham Council! Please get in touch with Emilia Casaus to discuss the role in greater detail and to see the job description.
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