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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Contracts and Procurement Lawyer


Job Description:

Contracts and Procurement Lawyer needed in Manchester Paying  £45 per hr ref 0008 DCA /1

Full time hours on a temporary basis

  • The post holder will support stakeholders by providing specialist and proactive legal advice and assistance across a range of areas arising within the post holder’s area of responsibility, including:-
    • Public procurement rules and application;
    • Contracting and procurement processes;
    • Employment law;
    • Data Protection and Freedom of Information;
    • Commercial and financial awareness;
    • Contract management and dispute resolution;
    • Drafting and where appropriate, negotiating, relevant documentation
  • You will need to have experience in contract drafting and will be skilled at drafting legal documentation. Ideally, you will also have a working knowledge of EU Procurement Regulations. You will also possess commercial awareness and have a “can do” approach.
  • In addition, you will have experience of one or more of the areas listed above and you will be capable of:
    • developing and advising on a wide range of high-level complex and sensitive work;
    • representing Legal Services at committee meetings and other meetings and also represent their interests with external organisations;
    • supporting the Principal Solicitors, Monitoring Officer and Deputy Monitoring Officer as required;
    • possessing up-to-date knowledge in respect of national trends, policy, legislation, guidelines, initiatives and best practice in Legal;
    • ensuring that the service meets all its statutory requirements and responsibilities; and
    • communicating and engaging with a wide range of stakeholders, building partnerships and productive working relationships to achieve shared objectives.

    You’ll be skilled at providing concise and clear advice, an

If you are interested in the role, please email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.

Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Legal