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Solicitor AC1422017

Employer: Birmingham City Council

  • Reference: CA1422017
  • Published on: Wed 17/05/2017 14:23 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 26/05/2017 14:23 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Temporary
  • Hours: 36.5 hours per week.
  • Salary: £33437 - £41025
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Birmingham

Solicitor

£33,437.00 - £41,025.00 – (Per annum)

Come and join the Acivico team on a journey of innovation, challenge and opportunity and play your part in further honing this growing organisation into a market leading company ready to face the future and lead the way.

Acivico Ltd (a multi-disciplinary company wholly owned by Birmingham City Council) is seeking to expand its established and well respected legal service which provides a range of services to Birmingham City Council, other Local Authorities and a wide range of private sector clients.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with the Head of Legal and Company Secretary in providing legal advice and support on a diverse range of areas.

Services include including commercial contracts, governance, company commercial and corporate matters, procurement matters, business transfers, and alternative business structures and delivery models. The successful candidate will also be required to work, in tandem with the Head of Legal on high profile commercial, procurement and transactional matters.

You will also be required to provide legal support to and represent Acivico at external meetings. You must have a working knowledge of commercial law and company law and ideally local government and EU procurement law and have good drafting and negotiating experience. You should also have the ability to work in partnership with external organisations and Birmingham City Council departments.

To meet increased demand in all areas of work we are offering a range of opportunities to individuals looking for a career in legal to develop their career within an organisation offering a diverse and stimulating workload.

We look forward to applications from individuals who share the Acivico values of customer focus, teamwork, flexibility, first class service delivery, honesty and integrity and would enjoy working for a company offering a unique blend of private sector innovation and efficiency with a public sector ethos.

Required qualifications and experience;

Applicants for the Solicitor position must hold a current Practising Certificate or be a lawyer with demonstrably equivalent skills, abilities and knowledge and several years’ PQE in private practice or local government is desirable but not essential.

Working for Acivico…

Acivico promotes a healthy work/ life balance and offers generous annual leave, training and development opportunities and a flexitime scheme. This role is full time working 36.5 hours per week.

How to apply…

For a full job description and an application pack please visit www.birmingham.gov.uk/jobs

Please quote the appropriate reference number and ensure your application is sent to:

Closing date for all applications is Friday 26 May 2017

Find out more…

For information about the post: please contact Sonya Clarke on 0121 303 3773 or 07912 793 373

Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Acivico Limited and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.

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