Lawyer – Projects & Contracts (2 Year FTC)

Salary Grade K (SCP 40-41) £44,624-£45,648 per annum

Reference CR/22/216745

Closing Date 18th December

Lawyer – Projects & Contracts (Growth Programme) – this post sits within the Contracts & Employment Team

Two-year Fixed Term Contract, Permanent Full-time: 36 hours per week

Agile working (base office Magdalen House L20)

Exciting and unique opportunity for a commercial contracts & projects solicitor to provide legal advice and support to the Council’s ambitious and transformative Growth Programme. You will be a qualified solicitor working either in private practice or in-house and have demonstrable experience of working on projects and understanding of the commercial contracts and procurement issues which arise within them. You will have the ability to identify and assess legal and procurement risk within a project and you will coordinate contract negotiation, finalisation and execution.

Sefton Council’s Corporate Legal Services is comprised of four legal teams with administrative support.  The Contracts and Employment Team provide legal services in relation to all commercial projects, contract and procurement issues, and employment law.

Sefton is a diverse and exciting Borough where people can enjoy work/life balance. It encompasses world-renowned nature reserves, thriving business and retail centres, top class leisure facilities and some of the best agricultural land and countryside locations in the country. With excellent links to Liverpool, Manchester and Preston, it is a central location for accessing the whole of the UK by road, rail or air. From vibrant town centres, intimate commuter towns, beautiful villages and stunning countryside or coastal locations, anyone can find their perfect home in Sefton.

Closing time/date for applications is 23:55 on 18th December 2022.

Interviews (by Microsoft Teams) expected to be held in early January 2023.

Equal Opportunities

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

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