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Contracts and Procurement Solicitor

  • Job reference: ZHCPS24/05
  • Location: Stafford, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: A new opportunity for a Contracts and Procurement Solicitor to join a busy local authority in Staffordshire. The role will involve dealing with a caseload of public procurement and contract matters.

Responsibilities include:
*The Development and implementation of contracts of all types, e.g. spot purchases, block, or service level or framework agreements, for procured services, in line with national and local guidance and relevant legal and financial regulations

*Assisting with the identifications and implementation of improved working techniques in line with systems thinking practices.

*To contribute to the delivery of good quality council services, and to the development and monitoring of contractual arrangements with providers of devices.

*You will demonstrate excellent teamwork with partners and stakeholders to support the delivery of contentious improvement of the case management & wider customer support functions.


Essential experience:
*Qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive, Barrister with a current practising certificate
*A minimum of 4 years PQE with a minimum of 1 years' experience in Contracts and Procurement
*A minimum of 2 years' experience of delegation
*Previous experience in handling a complex caseload of procurement or contracts matters
*Previous experience working with diverse legal environments and the ability to undertake complex case work with specialism.


Working in local authority is preferable, however candidates with private practice or in house experience will be considered.


Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Zakkiya Hussain:
Telephone: 01772 208969
Email: zakkiya.hussain@servicecare.org.uk.
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The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Specialists legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Twice weekly payroll runs
*£250 training allowances
*Ltd and PAYE payment options available


Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.


We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role. Please contact Zakkiya on 01772 208969 with any referrals.