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Senior Lawyer - Contracts, Procurement and Projects - Kingston upon Thames

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/816/1919
  • Published: Fri 24/05/2019, 15:55 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/06/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £44,838 per annum + Benefits
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Surrey

£44,838 per annum for 36 hours per week. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception. We are looking to relocate back into the county by 2020.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under-represented groups.

About the role

Surrey County Council is seeking to recruit two Senior Lawyers for the Contracts, Procurement and Projects Legal Team. The roles will support the Principal Lawyer to deliver key areas of the Council's transformation programme and non-routine procurements. Applicants should have a minimum of 4 years PQE.

The person appointed to this post will have conduct of a mixture of contracts, public procurement and projects. The work is fast paced and essential to the Council's Community Vision for Surrey in 2030.

To be shortlisted for interview your application will demonstrate significant experience of:

  • Advising on the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 and general public law matters;
  • Undertaking commercial negotiation of legal documents;
  • Providing solutions-focused and risk-aware advice;
  • Effective team working;
  • Managing competing priorities to strict deadlines; and
  • Exemplary client care.

The generic role profile for lawyers of this level is attached to this advert. Please note that advocacy will not form part of this role.

Additional information

Contact details

For an informal discussion contact David Cogdell, Principal Lawyer, on 0208 541 9033 or at david.cogdell@surreycc.gov.uk.

Additional information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 23rd June 2019.

Interviews will take place on 1st-2nd July 2019 at County Hall, Kingston upon Thames.

About the organisation

Values and behaviours

Our values are what support our vision, shape the culture and are crucial in delivering our corporate strategy. For more information about our values and behaviours please click HERE.

How to apply

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/816/1919
  • Published: Fri 24/05/2019, 15:55 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/06/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £44,838 per annum + Benefits
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Surrey

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