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Grade L, £40,876 -£43,857
Democratic Services/ Registrars
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic qualified Solicitor or Barrister to join our Commercial Team.
The applicant should have a sound knowledge of contract and public procurement law, including the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, and experience of a wide range of commercial transactions. The duties related to the post will include advising on social care, public health, construction, waste, and IT contracts and supporting projects of strategic significance to the Council. The role will also involve supporting collaborative and joint working with other local authorities and public bodies and supporting other Council client organisations.
The successful applicant will have strong experience in preparing contract documentation as well as providing sound procurement and commercial advice across the range of the Council's functions.
Good communications skills, the ability to build and maintain good personal relationships, the ability to work independently and as part of a team and to manage priorities and deadlines are essential qualities.
This is a re-advertisement, previous applicants need not apply.
Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk