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  • Ref no: NLA05018
  • Published: 17/3/2020
  • Closes: 31/3/2020
  • Location: Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, Motherwell, ML1 1AB
  • Salary: £39,054.00 - £42,957.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Advert

We are looking for an experienced and confident individual to support the work of the Council and the Enterprise team within Legal and Democratic Solutions. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team to advise on contracts and infrastructure projects including the delivery of the Council’s Enterprise Regeneration Deliver Plan (ERDP). 

You will be required to advise Council officers on the Council’s internal governance arrangements in respect of procurements and commercial contacts; drafting of bespoke agreements as well as advising on the Council’s infrastructure and construction projects. 

You must be a fully qualified solicitor and hold a Diploma in Legal Practice or equivalent, as well as a current unrestricted Practising Certificate from the Law Society of Scotland.  Knowledge and practical experience of contracts and procurement law is essential, as is practical experience in these areas.  Experience of drafting planning agreements is also essential.

You should be an excellent communicator with the ability to work to deadlines and manage a large caseload and be adaptable to change.  

This post is politically restricted in compliance with the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.

North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a
Smarter Working Policy.


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Disability Confident Leader Happy to Talk

We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the job.

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, and Audio. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 01698 403151.




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