Vacancies

Contracts and Procurement Solicitor (£44,496 to £53,088)

Our Shared Legal Service undertakes legal work for and advises Members, Committees and officers at the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster City Council.


We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic England and Wales qualified lawyer who has contracts and procurement experience, and who is able to provide specialist contracts and procurement advice to Officers and Members on a wide range of matters. The post holder will enjoy a wealth of challenging and varied legal work, sometimes within tight timescales. The successful candidate will strengthen our Contracts and Employment Team. 


If you are successful you will be responsible for drafting various forms of contracts including ICT services contracts and construction contracts, drafting procurement documentation, advising on the Public Contracts Regulations and Standing Orders, and acting as the Legal Adviser to council departments on a wide range of legal matters that fall within the team’s remit. You will also be keen to develop your skills in other areas of legal work covered by the team. You will need to manage your own workloads and juggle competing demands and deadlines.


You will be a confident and skilled lawyer with a “can do” attitude, have a commercial outlook and will look for innovative and collaborative ways to deliver a client focused service which adds value for our clients.

If you would like to be part of a dynamic, busy and friendly team which is committed to providing an excellent legal service we would very much like to hear from you. 


This will be a 36 hours per week permanent role.

The successful candidate will be based in Kensington Town Hall and will be employed by Westminster City Council.


For further information or to apply, please click on the following link:  https://www.westminster.gov.uk/jobs-and-careers

Closing date for applications is 16 February 2018.

 Interviews are likely to be held in the week commencing 26 February 2018 at Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street, W8 7NX.


For further details about the skills and experience required, please contact Kar-Yee Chan, Principal Solicitor (Contracts and Employment) on 0208 753 2772 or by email at kychan@westminster.gov.uk