Senior Legal Officer- Contracts – DMBC

Full Time
Posted 7 months ago

We are passionate about Doncaster – it’s a great place to live, do business and visit.

We have plenty to shout about – Doncaster is the UK’s best connected location, we have many major developments in the pipeline, a vibrant urban centre with a thriving arts and cultural scene, sport and leisure attractions, wonderful green spaces and a fascinating heritage.  We firmly believe, as do our partners, that Doncaster is the place to be with a bright future and ambitions ahead of it.  But don’t just take our word for it – anyone joining the council, can look forward to expanding their knowledge and skills in a dynamic, creative and nurturing environment while truly making a difference to the communities we serve.

Building on an already experienced team, we are looking to appoint a motivated Solicitor, Barrister or Chartered Legal Executive to join the Contracts, Property and Transformation Team.

Doncaster is transforming the way it looks and feels, anyone joining our council can look forward to working for a confident, ambitious organisation with big plans to develop further and deliver for our residents, workforce and visitors.

In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you the chance to be part of a great team dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive. You will also have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits including competitive leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to a range of staff discount and flexible benefits schemes. Visit our Working in Doncaster page to find out more.

A chance to work on a varied and interesting caseload consisting of contract and commercial matters including regeneration and project work, public procurement advice, public health and adults contracts, IT and funding matters

You must have good technical knowledge and an interest in the relevant area of law.

For further information please contact Nicky Dobson on (01302) 734626 and by email at

Shortlisting date will take place on the 18th February 2019 and interviews will take place week commencing 25th February 2019.

Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments.

English Fluency Duty Under The Immigration Act 2016: As you are applying for a customer facing role, you must have the ability to converse easily with customers being able to provide advice and guidance in accurate spoken English.

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Job Features

Job CategoryCouncil Vacancies
Salary£38,026 - £41,735
Closing Date15/02/19

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