Oldham- Contracts/Procurement Lawyer Oldham

Sector: Legal

Type: Contract|Full Time

Oldham- Contracts/Procurement Lawyer


Full Time, Legal Vacancy In Greater Manchester


Oldham – Contracts/Procurement Lawyer

Location – OL1 1NL (Hybrid)

£25.46ph – On going contract – Full time 

To provide legal advice on the legal aspects of contract drafting, management and contact dispute resolution
To provide legal advice and legal services in relation to commercial law, contract and procurement law and practice
To provide comprehensive advice, support and training to Council officers and managers in respect of contracts/procurement matters
To assist the Council in updating, development and interpretation and legal application of the Council’s Constitution and governance arrangements

Delivering comprehensive, timely legal advice and legal work in particular in the areas of commercial law, contract law, procurement law, company law and local government law and practice.
Ensuring that decision-making in relation to the Council’s contracts is lawful and in accordance with the Council’s Constitution and the Council’s governance arrangements.
Support the provision of project management where required, and the provision of commercial support and governance of projects in accordance with the Council’s governance and management arrangements as required.
Undertaking the legal work of a specialist and/or complex nature, including research, the preparation of advice to Council officers and Elected Members, the drafting of contracts, and the drafting and presentation of reports and other documentation, without supervision.
Liaison with the Group Lawyer (Corporate) and the other managers/officers within Legal Services to ensure effective co-ordination of all legal services to the Council.
Working with client officers to ensure that they are appropriately advised and supported, and are able to provide informed instructions to the Council’s external advisers (where engaged) as required. Advising on the need for specialist external advice, procuring, instructing and managing external legal advisers where these are engaged.
To design and deliver regular updates and training on developments in contract/procurement law and practice that have implications for the Council’s policies, procedures and Constitutional matters.
To design and update all relevant precedents and documentation needed to comply with the key duties of the post.

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Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. We are an equal opportunity

2024-04-17 14:00:56

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Updated 14-05-2024 07:45

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