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Interim Contracts Officer

Interim Contracts Officer

May 12, 2022

Interim Contracts Officer – 1 year covering maternity leave

Legal Department

Location:  Home Based / Turnford

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 (Depending on Experience) + Excellent Company Benefits 

Our client is growing their team and want you to join them on an interim basis.  They have reached an exciting stage of their business strategy and now looking to grow their central legal function with the addition of further Contracts and Legal Officers.

Joining this highly successful Group means you are joining a business with purpose and value. You will be supporting their brands who sit within Life Sciences, Health & Community, Managed Workforce and the agency staffing division called Diversified Healthcare.

Your experience and passion will help to deliver winning responses across the Health, Social Care and other niche markets serviced by the Group. In return for your contribution, you will be supported by excellent people who form part of our commercial team and can work fully remotely, managing your workload autonomously.

The Role:

The Interim In-house Contracts / Legal Officer will be covering maternity leave for 1 year and you will be responsible for conducting thorough reviews of all contracts across the diverse range of businesses within the Group, ensuring that every contract is reviewed in accordance with the governance procedures in place and align with the relevant risk profile for the business or service to which each contract document relates.

  • The role requires a very keen attention to detail, an ability to draw upon legal expertise and align this with commercial need to provide advice/guidance and resolve complex contract matters for agreement by the organisation.
  • Primarily focused on reviewing and/or preparing contracts and associated documents, the role also requires strong negotiation skills and an ability to impart often complex information to colleagues, clients and suppliers.
  • Equally, the role involves providing advice and information to colleagues across the business to resolve legal and contractual queries.

The Candidate:

  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ post-qualification experience in a multi-disciplinary legal or contracts role.
  • It is also important to have an understand of commercial risks and considerations and how to apply end-to-end contract and legal review processes and governance criteria.
  • If you also have contracts/legal experience within a health/social care/life science services or recruitment environment, then this will be highly desirable.
  • You will be a tenacious and dynamic individual who can adapt to a constantly changing environment and finally, someone who is passionate about healthcare.

What You Will Be Offered:

In addition to going to work each day for the UK’s largest healthcare solutions partner, you will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary and business structure, along with an annual bonus. Opportunity to work on international contracts for the Group.  Also included is structured internal and external learning & development training opportunities, which comes from working with a global market leader. The opportunity may arise to become a permanent employee.

If you wish to apply for this exciting opportunity, please send your CV to Alison Poole at Kendall Poole Consulting asp@kendallpoole.com quoting the reference ASP/ICO. Suitable candidates will be contacted within 3 weeks.