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Head of Commercial Contracts

  • Job reference: EC0805HODSTKPT
  • Location: Stockport, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Location: Greater Manchester
Job Type: Locum
Area of Expertise: Commercial Contracts
Salary: £DOE per hour ltd

You will be working as the Head of Commercial Contracts for a local authority in Greater Manchester on a 3.5 month contract with possible roll over. The ideal candidate will be at least 5 years' PQE and be experienced in public sector commercial contract work, procurement and regeneration work. In particular you will be comfortable with risk associated with service redesign, outsourcing, shared services and health and social care integration.
*Governance and leadership in relation to legal matters
*Work to secure medium and long-term service and income generation
*Advise on legal decision making
*Legal monitoring, forecasting and managing risk
*Advocacy as relevant
*Mentor and supervise junior legal staff
*Maintain a bank of legal precedents
*At least 5 years' PQE
*Experience of public sector legal work in particular commercial contracts, procurement and regeneration
*admitted Barrister, Solicitor or Legal Executive
*strong leadership and influencing skills

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Exceptional referral bonuses
*Specialist legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Nationwide provider of legal staff to Private Sector and Public Sector organisations

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.