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Council Job Vacancies

Welcome to St.Helens Council's Job Vacancies. Please follow the instructions on each individual form to complete your application. Completed forms will be submitted automatically to the appropriate team for processing and you will be notified should your application proceed to interview.


Job title:
Lawyer (Contracts & Procurement)
Job reference:
Corporate Services
From: 41,675 To: 44,632
37 Hours
Closing date:


St Helens Council are inviting applications for a post within its Legal Services Team. If you are the successful candidate, you will have a flexible approach to problem solving, demonstrating sound judgement and the capability to deal with unexpected situations. You will be organised, an excellent communicator and an effective team member. In providing legal services to the Council’s client departments, the post holder will be dealing with a range of legal work across the wide spectrum of local authority functions.

The successful candidate will have experience of advising on contract law and will have drafted contracts on a wide range matters. The post also involves advising on procurement issues and related matters such as state aid and joint ventures. It is anticipated that the post will play a key role on various multi-agency project teams which will be established to deliver a variety of projects as part of the Council’s commercialisation agenda.

If you would like to know about this post or have an informal discussion please contact Mark Fisher, Legal Services Manager on 01744 673256 or email

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The Council's official job application form must be completed in all cases. CVs should not be submitted as a replacement.