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Commercial Lawyer

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Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils
Place of work:
Riverside, Lowestoft or East Suffolk House, Melton
Salary details:
£34,538 - £38,237 pa
Job term:
Full Time
37 per week
Closing Date
30 October 2017 01:00 PM
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Part time hours will be considered.

Based in Lowestoft or Woodbridge (dependent on candidates preference).

Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils are leading the way as a progressive local authority partnership and we are committed to improving the quality of life for everyone living in, working in, and visiting east Suffolk.

We are currently working towards a full merger, which will create the largest District Council in the country, delivering vital services to those who need them most. It is a truly exciting time to join us!

We are recruiting for a Commercial Lawyer to join our talented and dynamic Legal Team. If you are looking for your next challenge in a progressive and forward thinking organisation, we would like to hear from you.

You will lead and provide accurate up to date legal advice on procurement and contracts across both councils and work on various corporate projects. You will support corporate initiatives and projects relating to procurement and contracts, including the development of a commercial approach and innovative ways of working. 

With demonstrable experience of working at a senior level, you will also be experienced at building and maintaining effective relationships with staff and partners at all levels.

Our councils are proud to offer great opportunities for training and development. We want you to stay with us for the long-term, so we’ll give you all the support we can to build a great career with our organisation.

There’s also a superb benefits package including flexible working options and purpose built brand new office accommodation, as well as a generous leave entitlement, discount scheme, pension scheme and free car parking.

For an informal discussion regarding this fantastic career opportunity, please contact Christopher Bing, Legal Services Manager on (01394) 444408.

Closing date: 1pm, 30 October 2017.

Interview date: w/c 6 November 2017.

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