Commercial & Procurement Lawyers

Location
Hereford, County of Herefordshire
Salary
£36,019 - £39,660
Posted
21 Nov 2016
Closes
21 Nov 2019
Job Ref
J1954
Job Type
Community
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Annualised Hours
Hours
Full-Time

Commercial & Procurement Lawyers

Permanent

Hours: 37 per week

Salary: £36,019 - £39,660

Location: Union Street, Hereford      

                                           

Herefordshire Council is seeking to appoint 2 Commercial & Procurement Lawyers, working closely with the council’s commercial and procurement team and commissioners from the 3 directorates.

The council will continue to directly deliver services where we are the best organization to do so, as well as arranging for others to deliver services on our behalf. The post holders will help the council to achieve the outcomes of: getting the maximum benefit from public money; achieving cost savings through the use of shared services, outsourcing opportunities and a reduction in the use of consultants; delivering value for money services; with a modern diverse workforce. The posts are an essential part of a specialist legal team who work closely with our directorates, senior officers and members.

The wider legal team supports Herefordshire Council in carrying out all of its functions whether service delivery, development of strategy or delivery of major developments and initiatives. The service takes the lead for litigation on behalf of the local authority as well as working proactively with services to provide comprehensive legal advice, and guidance on a vast range of legal issue from commercial property transactions to employment law. The demand for the service has increased and will continue to see a pull on demand as the council addresses challenges and changes in the way it operates. It is also an opportunity to work in a beautiful county for an authority committed to ongoing improvement in all aspects of its organization and service delivery.

Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must apply online for this vacancy, we do not except emailed CV’S.

Please apply online via the Herefordshire Council website for this vacancy. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at: enquiries@hoopleresourcing.co.uk

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