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Contracts and Procurement Officer Legal

  • Location

    City and District of St. Albans

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Contracts

  • Salary:

    Up to £30 per hour + Excellent Benefits

  • Job ref:

    5186737_1631898421

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 months +

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Expiry date:

    17-10-2021

A 3 months+ opportunity for a Contracts and Procurement Officer has arisen with the local authorities in St Albans.

The job purpose is to provide a high level of legal support in the provision of contract and procurement-related legal services to the Council and its officers. To provide proactive legal advice and carry out legal research on a wide range of contract/procurement matters. To draft documentation as appropriate to ensure that the aim of the client is achieved in a timely manner, and Council's resources are used efficiently.

To provide legal services on a wide range of procurement and associated matters including the preparation of advice and provision of suitable guidance and support for Council departments.

Skills and Experience:

  • Degree or other equivalent level in a relevant work area or with significant practical professional experience in procurement/contract area of law.
  • Experience of drafting legal paperwork and contracts.
  • Knowledge of primary and delegated legislation, case law and rules relating to procurement and contract law and practice.
  • Previous experience of working in legal environment preferably in local government.

Hours of work are 9am till 5.30pm, 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

To apply please send your CV or email for more information.

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