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Commercial & Procurement Lawyers (4 roles)

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Job ID:

17366

Practice Area(s):

Procurement/Contracts

Location:

Lancashire, North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

07.06.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

Salary: £38,890 - £43,857 per annum| Permanent | 37 hours per week | Commercial & Procurement Team

Lancashire's Legal (Commercial & Procurement) team deals with a wide variety of high value and complex commercial legal matters including drafting and amending contracts and procurement documents, negotiating with third parties and advising on tenders. We advise on a broad range of projects including Redefining Lancashire economic development work, highways, infrastructure, insourcing and outsourcing of council functions and the council's commercialisation agenda.   

All these roles involve advising on the application of the council's constitution, relevant procurement legislation, subsidy control, grant funding and a variety of other commercial matters.  

Pensions
This role will be primarily focused on advising the council's Pension Fund on a range of contract and commercial matters, including discharge of functions and liability agreements relating to the pension administration and investment functions carried out by Local Pensions Partnership Ltd, along with associated transactional work.  

General Commercial
This role will involve supporting a broad range of general commercial legal work from social care services to ICT to construction, with advice relating to subsidy control, grant funding and the opportunity to work on high value and strategic projects.  

ICT
This role will be primarily focused on advising the council's new Digital Service on a range of contract, commercial and procurement matters, including the procurement of hardware and software, software licences, the use of third-party frameworks and the council's role as a communications provider. Candidates for this role should have demonstrable ICT related legal knowledge and experience.  
Construction
This role will be primarily focused on advising the council's Construction and Assets and Highways services on a range of construction, contractual and procurement matters, including those of a contentious nature. Candidates for this role should have demonstrable construction related legal knowledge and experience.  

All successful applicants will need to have been admitted as a Solicitor or called to the Bar or be a Chartered Legal Executive.

Desirable requirements:
•    Demonstrable commercial background, with credit given for the breadth and depth of experience that a candidate can demonstrate
•    Experience of local authority legal work with an appreciation of the requirements of adhering to our constitution and the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
•    In respect of the Pensions and General Commercial role, we will consider lawyers with commercial experience from any setting as well as newly qualified lawyers who can demonstrate a strong work ethic and professional attitude.

Essential requirements for ICT and Construction roles:

•    Demonstrable knowledge and experience in the respective sectors.

Please make it clear within your application which role/s you are applying for.

For an informal discussion, please contact Rob Cathey on – (01772) 533387 or email rob.cathey@lancashire.gov.uk

Due to current COVID -19 circumstances, council employees are currently working remotely.  The council is undertaking a review of the way in which employees will work in future.

For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

Closing date:
28 June 2021
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Lancashire County Council
Lancashire, North-West, United Kingdom

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Lancashire County Council
Lancashire, North-West, United Kingdom
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Commercial & Procurement Lawyers (4 roles)

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

17366

Practice Area(s):

Procurement/Contracts

Location:

Lancashire, North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

07.06.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

Salary: £38,890 - £43,857 per annum| Permanent | 37 hours per week | Commercial & Procurement Team

Lancashire's Legal (Commercial & Procurement) team deals with a wide variety of high value and complex commercial legal matters including drafting and amending contracts and procurement documents, negotiating with third parties and advising on tenders. We advise on a broad range of projects including Redefining Lancashire economic development work, highways, infrastructure, insourcing and outsourcing of council functions and the council's commercialisation agenda.   

All these roles involve advising on the application of the council's constitution, relevant procurement legislation, subsidy control, grant funding and a variety of other commercial matters.  

Pensions
This role will be primarily focused on advising the council's Pension Fund on a range of contract and commercial matters, including discharge of functions and liability agreements relating to the pension administration and investment functions carried out by Local Pensions Partnership Ltd, along with associated transactional work.  

General Commercial
This role will involve supporting a broad range of general commercial legal work from social care services to ICT to construction, with advice relating to subsidy control, grant funding and the opportunity to work on high value and strategic projects.  

ICT
This role will be primarily focused on advising the council's new Digital Service on a range of contract, commercial and procurement matters, including the procurement of hardware and software, software licences, the use of third-party frameworks and the council's role as a communications provider. Candidates for this role should have demonstrable ICT related legal knowledge and experience.  
Construction
This role will be primarily focused on advising the council's Construction and Assets and Highways services on a range of construction, contractual and procurement matters, including those of a contentious nature. Candidates for this role should have demonstrable construction related legal knowledge and experience.  

All successful applicants will need to have been admitted as a Solicitor or called to the Bar or be a Chartered Legal Executive.

Desirable requirements:
•    Demonstrable commercial background, with credit given for the breadth and depth of experience that a candidate can demonstrate
•    Experience of local authority legal work with an appreciation of the requirements of adhering to our constitution and the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
•    In respect of the Pensions and General Commercial role, we will consider lawyers with commercial experience from any setting as well as newly qualified lawyers who can demonstrate a strong work ethic and professional attitude.

Essential requirements for ICT and Construction roles:

•    Demonstrable knowledge and experience in the respective sectors.

Please make it clear within your application which role/s you are applying for.

For an informal discussion, please contact Rob Cathey on – (01772) 533387 or email rob.cathey@lancashire.gov.uk

Due to current COVID -19 circumstances, council employees are currently working remotely.  The council is undertaking a review of the way in which employees will work in future.

For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

Closing date:
28 June 2021