Assistant Managing Solicitor (Fixed Term – 5 Years) – Renfrewshire Council

Assistant Managing Solicitor (Fixed Term – 5 Years)              REN03100

£43,526 - £47,596

Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley

Working within Legal and Democratic Services you will be part of our legal team and provide construction and projects advice to Council departments, Scotland Excel and officers.

You will provide advice and support in relation to the Council’s varied projects and construction advice and support in connection with planned and ongoing construction procurement for the Council and Scotland Excel.

You must hold a current Practising Certificate and have significant construction experience and be able to carry out a range of tasks within a broad construction based remit. You will have an ability to work under pressure. You will be able motivate others and demonstrate an ability to deliver innovation in service delivery. You must have an ability to deal with complex legal matters and have sound contract drafting skills.

You must have an understanding of how the EU procurement rules affect local authority projects and construction contracts and framework agreements.

You will be able to demonstrate involvement in such projects either in the public or private sector, and an ability to make a contribution to the successful delivery of such projects.

For an informal discussion about the role contact Lesley Currie on 0141 618 7610 or email

If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check. The level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit

Closing Date – Friday 8 June 2018.