Commercial ICT Lawyer - Government Body

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company
This is a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced Commercial IT Lawyer to join a public sector body's in house legal team. This team is at the forefront of managing some of the highest value contracts in the public sector.

Your new role
Working within a small and newly established team of Commercial Lawyers, you will play a key role in the delivery of the digitalisation of key public services, including major IT service and outsourcing contracts. Sitting within a broader Commercial team, you will negotiate and draft key legal documentation, including outsourcing agreements, service level agreements, non-disclosure agreements and much more. In addition you will work on the development of new templates and processes to drive commercial efficiency, manage external advice budgets and assess legal risk.

What you'll need to succeed
To be considered, you should have extensive experience in commercial IT matters, ideally within a public sector environment or facing public sector clients. You will have a solid grounding in, and understanding of procurement regulations, data protection law, freedom of information and ideally an understanding of public law. You will be capable of quickly assimilating complex information to provide commercial business advice and have excellent communication skills. The ability to manage multiple projects within tight deadlines will be essential.

What you'll get in return
In return, you can expect to gain unparalleled exposure to some of the most innovative, high value and complex commercial IT projects in public services. This organisation offers a good work life balance and competitive package for the sector, within a highly accessible location. Joining this growing legal team will offer candidates an excellent opportunity to develop their career and skills within a growing legal team.

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