Solicitor (Procurement Team)
At Birmingham City Council, we are always looking for people of the highest calibre whose knowledge, skills and experience will help us provide the best possible service. We are working to support a hugely diverse city with a wide range of services in order to make a positive difference every day to people’s lives.Working within one of the largest legal teams in local government, you will be involved in complex, challenging work at this exciting time in Birmingham City Council’s future. Join us, and you’ll be in a great place for both professional and personal development in our large, vibrant and evolving city.
The Council is seeking an experienced Legal professional to join our Commercial and Procurement Law Team to help us continue providing a comprehensive range of commercially focused legal services to all Council Departments and our trading entities. The successful candidate will be focused on delivering successful outcomes across a wide range of projects which includes delivery of major transformational development and regeneration projects (including construction), creating trading companies and joint ventures, reviewing commercial contracts and providing extensive procurement advice. The role will also require the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with government departments, national and regional public bodies and the private sector.
The role will also require the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with government departments, national and regional public bodies and the private sector.
Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information.
For informal enquires please contact Rajesh Parmar, Senior Solicitor Tel: 0121 464 0986 E-mail: Rajesh.Parmar@birmingham.gov.uk
We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.
Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.