Senior Contracts Solicitor

Shipley, West Yorkshire
15 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Contracts Solicitor

Full time

Salary £43,177


We manage and run our business in a way that we can continue to be successful and make a real difference in the communities in which we work. We put our residents at the heart of the business and strive to offer a personal, modern, better service.

We are looking for a Senior Contracts Solicitor to join our Legal and Governance Team. You will plan, co-ordinate and undertake a caseload of complex contract, procurement and commercial work including the provision of legal advice.

You will draft and negotiate contracts for works, services and supplies and other legal documentation and investigate and advise on contract claims by or against the organisation, including those arising out of building and/or construction contracts.

You will provide advice on procurement, including but not limited to, standing order requirements, EC regulations, partnerships and joint ventures. With previous experience of drafting and negotiating complex contract documentation, you will have a thorough knowledge of and the ability to apply contract law, commercial law and public procurement law.

You will be able to meet strict deadlines and have an ability to work under pressure with a constant regard for accuracy and confidentiality at all times. Experience of managing and leading teams is required as you will manage a small team.

You must be a Qualified Solicitor with significant post qualification experience in contract and procurement law. We offer an excellent benefits package including a salary based contributory pension scheme with life assurance cover, generous holidays, flexi-time and both internal and external training opportunities.

Closing date 2nd December 2016

We positively welcome and support the diversity of the communities we work with and the people we employ.