Supplier Contracting Paralegal

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Supplier Contracting Paralegal
Remote with occasional travel to Serco offices
Full Time, Permanent 

Salary: £35,000 per annum full time


 Serco is a global company with a primary focus on serving governments around the world, Serco's operations in the UK span defence, space, healthcare, justice and migration, transport and citizen services. Our core capabilities include service design and advisory, resourcing, complex programme management, systems integration, case management, engineering and, asset and facilities management.


We are looking for a Supplier Contracting Paralegal to join our Legal department who will support operational, procurement and other shared-service colleagues to put in place suitable contracts with suppliers.



As part of this you'll:


  • Gather key facts about proposed contracts so the context of the proposal can be understood
  • Identify key risks in 3rd party contract terms, based on guidance documents
  • Recommend suitable standard contract terms, based on a set of templates and rules
  • Assign support requests to team members and external legal providers based on defined risk/complexity rules
  • Support colleagues with the use of self-help guidance and toolkits.



What you'll need to do the role:

  • Interpretation - reading and understanding goods and services contracts
  • Drafting - making changes to contracts, based on a legal playbook
  • Knowledge of the public sector outsourcing market
  • This role would be suitable for graduates or similar who are looking to get into this line of work
  • Qualifications relevant to the role are desirable but not essential.
  • 1-2 years' experience in a relevant sector is desirable


Why Serco:

Meaningful and vital work: In this position, your work is vital to the business, in terms of decisions and growth. You will gain a world of opportunity working for a globally operating business delivering essential services across 5 vital sectors, personal growth, achievement and development won't be hard to find. You'll also work with great people. You'll find yourself working in a highly motivated, supportive environment where no two days are the same, with experienced colleagues who strive for excellence.


What we offer:


  • Flexible working considered
  • Pension - 6%
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Serco Benefits


About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.



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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.


We see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates. We're a proud holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard and we actively encourage applications from females, those with disabilities or from an ethnic minority background. 

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28/02/2024 01:20:00
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