Procurement and Contracts Solicitor

Sellick Partnership Limited
Full time
£40,000 - £50,000
14 days ago

Procurement and Commercial Solicitor

Yorkshire / Hybrid working

£46,549 - £49,590 per annum (pay award pending)

An excellent permanent opportunity has arisen for a Procurement and Commercial Solicitor within one of the largest authorities in the country. This forward thinking and vibrant organisation boast a culture of engagement and growth, as well as being able to offer a diverse range of work and flexibility with hybrid working.

About the Procurement and Commercial Solicitor role:

For this opening of a Procurement and Commercial Solicitor ideally you will have had previous local authority experience and looking to build on the next step of your career. This senior role will provide you with the opportunity to continue with your professional development within a large Commercial and Procurement team, leading on complex projects and procurements and contributing to the development of leading practices.

This senior role will bring challenge, leadership, team working opportunities and is highly rewarding.

The successful Procurement and Commercial Solicitor will be responsible for the following duties:

  • The provision of legal advice and legal services through all stages of the complex projects and procurement processes across the service.
  • Providing leadership, support, and challenge to clients to safeguard the council's business plan.
  • Draft and negotiate various types of contracts, ensuring due diligence.
  • Supporting the delivery of local government change programmes.
  • Ensuring compliance and contributing to the updating of the council's contract procedure rules.

Benefits of the Procurement and Commercial Solicitor role include:

  • Flexible/hybrid working arrangements, as well as flexi-time and generous leave entitlement.
  • Employees benefits packages, including; cycle to work schemes, car leasing schemes and many others!
  • Excellent pension fund, one of the most generous pension funds in the UK.
  • On-going training and development opportunities.

Experience required for the Procurement and Commercial Solicitor role:

Our client is keen to hear from candidates that have experience in public commercial and procurement law and from a public sector background. They must have an understanding of how a local authority operates and the procedures within this. This senior role is the chance to prove yourself in a dynamic team environment.

How to apply for the Procurement and Commercial Solicitor role:

If you are interested in this Procurement and Commercial Solicitor opportunity, please apply immediately to be considered for short-listing. Alternatively, should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying, please do not hesitate to contact India Langman in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion. The closing date will be the 28th of June.

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an inclusive and accessible recruitment business and we support applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. We can adapt our processes to accommodate everybody, so please let us know how we can help improve your recruitment experience. Please note, our advertisements use years' experience, hourly rates, and salary levels purely as a guide based on the specific skills set out in the advert. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who can demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. Our Consultants assess based on the experience and skills evidenced on the CV. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion due to the CV not matching the skill set required. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.

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