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Organisation: Cambridge City Council   Hours: 37
Salary: £33,799 - £38,813   Working Pattern:Permanent
Location: Cambourne and Cambridge City locations   Reference: 18950

Closing date:

14 February 2020 at midday

Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £33,799 - £38,813 per annum (City Pay Band 6)
Primary Office Location: Cambourne (with travel to other offices)
Flexible Working: Available for this role
Relocation Assistance: Contribution costs for relocation may be applicable
Closing Date: 12 noon, 31 January 2020

3C Shared Legal Practice has a great opportunity for a Contracts & Procurement Lawyer carrying out work for South Cambridgeshire District Council (main office base), Cambridge City Council and Huntingdonshire District Council.

Applicants will be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister or Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives.

Applicants for the post must have good knowledge of the current law on contracts and public procurement including the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Applicants must be able to draft goods, services and works contracts, MOU’s, grant agreements, complete call-off terms and conditions and framework agreements and attend meetings and assist the Principal Lawyer as required. Legal research and document assembly are key aspects of the job and attention to detail is required. The ability to use PLC, Westlaw and an electronic case management system (including time recording) is essential as work is predominantly computer based, without paper files.
The successful post-holder must be willing to share information and work positively with all other team members and officers, attend team and client meetings and follow office and Council procedures and policy.

Requests for flexible working and some home or remote working will be considered. Our family friendly policies support our staff by enabling a positive work/ life balance where possible. In addition to this, the Council offers many excellent employee benefits which include: pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement, travel benefits, health & well-being initiatives, employee support scheme and learning and development opportunities.

Please note that this post is Politically Restricted.

Further information about this opportunity is detailed in the Recruitment Information Pack or, additionally by contacting
Cara De La Mare (Principal Lawyer) on phone 01223 457471 or e-Mail:

No CV's accepted.

For further information, including the job description and person specification please click on the Information pack below. To apply for the position, click on the "Apply Online" link below and follow the on screen instructions.

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