Head of Commercial and Contracts (Grade P)

13 May 2021
10 Jun 2021
Job Title
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
One of our local authority clients are currently recruiting for a Head of Commercial and Contracts (Grade P). This is a temporary contract for 3 months with possible further extension based on budget and performance.

Main Purpose of Post/Job Summary

* To support the delivery of high quality, value for money, effective and authoritative legal services in respect of Contracts, Planning and Property Services across the council.

* To support the Divisional Director Legal Services in the provision of strategic, high level legal advice to the Councils, Members and Officers and lead on legal solutions (Contracts and Commercial) work and related areas to enable the Councils to achieve its corporate goals.

Job Duties

* To support the delivery of authoritative, high quality, consistent and creative legal services to the Council which support strong governance arrangements and ensure the Council's strategic aims are achieved.

* To ensure consistency, transparency and customer focus in work undertaken by legal services.

* As directed to provide accurate and timely advice to senior officers and elected Members, including at committee meetings.

* To lead and manage effective legal services in the Commercial and Contracts Teams, ensuring that service plans are produced which specify outcomes, performance measures, standards, and resource allocation.

* Performance manages all staff to ensure objectives are delivered.

* As directed to represent the Council on legal issues at all levels both within the Council and externally.

* To advise senior advisors and elected councillors, including at committee meetings.

The above is a brief overview of the role, details and specification will be provided should you be successful. If interested in this position, please send your CV to Jahker Miah at Coyle Personnel Ltd

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