Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Procurement and Contract Monitoring Team at the Isle of Wight Council.
The team is responsible for sourcing a diverse range of goods, works and services in accordance with the Council’s Procurement Strategy, Contract Standing Orders and UK legislative requirements, and we are seeking an organised and commercially aware individual to fulfil the role of Contracts and Procurement Lawyer.
We are looking for an enthusiastic lawyer who has a can-do attitude, excellent drafting, legal research and communication skills who is flexible and innovative in their approach.
The successful candidate will have substantial experience of contract law and the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and will be a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal executives (FCILEX), barrister or solicitor.
The successful candidate will possess excellent personal management skills and be able to keep clear and accurate records to demonstrate high process compliance.
In return we can offer you a comprehensive benefits package including flexible working, a local government pension scheme, 31 days annual leave, employee discount benefits, and access to a range of technologies to support modern ways of working.
For further information or an informal discussion please contact Hayley Holden on: 01983 82100 ext 6344.
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The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.
The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, who is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also
a Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.
We often receive a high volume of applicants for our vacancies. If you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion. If unsuccessful, we actively encourage you to revisit our job pages and apply to alternate posts that may be suitable.