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27th January 2023

We're growing! Come and join our team as In-House Lawyer

  • £50,431 to £55,297
  • Full Time (37 hours per week)
  • Permanent
  • Closing date: Noon Thursday 16 February 2023

This is a brand new role for NEPO. Our growth means the time is right to move away from the previous legal provision under a Service Level Agreement to a dedicated in-house role working within our team. We are therefore seeking an experienced lawyer who has public sector experience and expert knowledge in a broad range of procurement law.

The role:

  • Assist in the successful delivery of NEPO’s services by providing the NEPO Senior Management Team with responsive and high-quality legal advice to support the delivery of collaborative procurement for local government regionally and nationally
  • Support the compliant, timely and effective delivery of NEPO solutions against our procurement policies, processes and Public Contracting Regulations.
  • Ensure NEPO makes appropriate and informed decisions and is advised on the potential risks and benefits of any contract.

NEPO employees benefit from:

  • Flexible working
  • Access to technology that enables agile working
  • Continuing professional development, including training opportunities
  • Annual leave ranging from 25 to 30 days (depending on length of service), plus public holidays
  • Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Hybrid working model with HQ in Gateshead’s Baltic Quarter

The deadline for applications is Noon Thursday 16 February 2023.

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