DBR03780 Procurement and Contracts Lawyer

Local Government, Public Sector

Our Client in East London is recruiting Procurement and Contracts lawyer– to join our committed team to deal with a mix of procurement and commercial work:

Responsibilities:
To provide legal advice on a wide range of procurement, contract and public law matters including ad hoc project work. This is a challenging role that involves taking responsibility for a mixed caseload and providing proactive legal advice to every part of the operations. Strong negotiation and drafting skills together with the credibility to influence people at the highest level and from all backgrounds:

Qualification – Essential

GCSE/O Level, 5 GCSE’S including English & maths
Qualified solicitor or barrister or Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives
Advanced – user of the case management system
Advanced –Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Adobe, Outlook and Social Media
Skills, Abilities & Experience – Essential

Experience of undertaking a caseload of both routine and non-routine legal matters
Experience of providing clear, consistent and accurate legal advice to clients on the interpretation of the law
Knowledge of using a case management system.
Experience of advocacy
Experience of researching and presenting complex legal arguments
Experience of achieving chargeable hours targets.
Experience of providing legal services to clients to agreed standards and of implementing client care policies and initiatives
Understanding of the workings of local government and the issues affecting a multi-cultural inner-city area
Ability to provide high-quality legal services to clients across the operations
Proven ability to manage a demanding caseload of legal matters
Ability to achieve chargeable hour’s targets
Ability to represent in courts and tribunals
Candidates will undergo a pre-employment screening for this post
Able to provide Three Years of references – essential
To apply for this role, candidates require a full work history with no unexplained gaps
Diamond Blaque is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Diamond Blaque is acting as an Employment Agency for this vacancy

Ref: DBR03780
Job Title: Procurement and Contracts Lawyer
Salary: £24.13 – Per Hour PAYE-Inside IR35
Location: East London
Hours: 36.00 hours per week
Duration: Min 3 Months

To apply for this job email your details to info@diamondblaquee.com.