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Contracts & Procurement Officer

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Job Description:

Contracts & Procurement Officer needed in St Albans paying £24.10 per hr PAYE Ref: 5190825

This role is working full time hours on a temporary basis

Responsibilities:

  • To provide proactive legal advice and carry out legal research on a wide range of contract/procurement matters
  • 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 departments.
  • To interpret and apply statute, case law, government guidance and court procedure as appropriate in order to provide timely and appropriate legal advice.
  • To support and assist the senior procurement solicitor(s) as needed, including carrying out more complex aspects of procurement transactions.
  • To liaise effectively with officers, external solicitors and members of the public on procurement matters, whether by phone or in writing.
  • To provide legal updates as required to officers about any legal developments in the commercial sector.
  • To monitor the fees of counsel and other external advisors to ensure effective management of the financial resources and to generate income by charging third parties legal fees where appropriate.
  • To provide the services above in the knowledge that the advice given, or transaction involved will have substantial financial consequences.

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