This Job posting is only open to Internal Applicants at Brent Council
Salary range: £43,869 - £46,839 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic centre and other locations from time to time
Join an exciting Legal Service
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
Our Legal Services team provides comprehensive legal services to the council and to our external clients. We are a busy, friendly team and pride ourselves on the quality and responsiveness of our service. The team plays a pivotal role in supporting the council’s high profile and ambitious programme of regeneration and its commercial aspirations.
We are looking for a contract lawyer to join our Contracts and Governance Team following promotions in the team. The role in our busy and growing contracts team is to advise on a varied range of contracts and to support the senior colleagues in the team in our most complex and challenging work.
As a contracts lawyer, you will have a sound understanding of procurement regulations and statutory processes that apply within local government. You will be a strong team player with enthusiasm for undertaking a variety of work to develop your skills in a busy but supportive environment.
Closing date: 28 November 2021 (23:59)
Assessment & Interview Date: w/c 13 December 2021
This position is only open to current employees of Brent Council or Temporary Agency Workers currently working in Brent Council. External candidates are not permitted to apply for internal only roles. Forwarding ‘internal only’ roles to external candidates may lead to disciplinary action being taken.
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org