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Risk and Legal Manager

Didcot, Greater London, United Kingdom, £75,000 - £80,000 , Permanent

Posted: 5 hours ago


Risk & Legal Manager Up to £80,000 plus excellent package
Curtain Walling & Envelope facades

Our client is one of the leading building envelope specialists in the UK, a worldwide leading contractor in the engineering, project management, manufacturing and installation of architectural envelopes and interior systems. They are looking to strengthen their Operations team with the appointment of a Construction Law specialist to join the City based Risk and Legal team.

With an extensive portfolio of works including commercial and residential projects with typical contracts varying from £10 through to £30 million, they seek a key member of the operations team, although the individual is likely to have a Commercial and Quantity Surveying background. This Risk & Legal Manager position requires excellent communication skills.

The ideal Risk & Legal Manager will have gained in the region of 5 - 10 years experience working in a suitable construction company and ideally possess c 3 years legal experience as a minimum, and exceptional organisational, analytical, and interpersonal skills.

This demanding position requires someone who possesses excellent communication skills who can hit the ground running.

Applications would be welcomed from both qualified solicitors and construction professionals who have specialised in construction law.

Required Attributes and Experience

To succeed, you will need to possess substantial construction experience coupled with a sharp commercial acumen and relish working closely at the forefront of the business, to carry out all contractual and legal work as required in relation to the preparation, review, tendering, negotiation, agreement, administration, termination and settlement of contracts with clients, suppliers, sub-contractors and third parties. Also:

Provide legal and contractual advice and support to project managers, members of their teams, and officers within the Group
Assist the Risk and Legal Department Manager and Group Risk Management and Legal Department to procure, administer and review all insurance covers relevant to the Group in the UK
Procure, liaise with and supervise external lawyers and contract and claims consultants
Negotiate contracts with lawyers and commercial executives from other parties,
Have a good working knowledge (including relevant qualifications) of contract law and/or construction law
Have good experience in negotiating contracts within the construction industry, including at design and build sub-contractor level
Be a good team player but also able to work independently on contracts

The salary will be dependant on level of exposure to industry and can go beyond the stated level. Bonus and additional benefits also make up the package. The group are a recognised performer in industry within the sector in which they operate

Job Details

Didcot, Greater London, United Kingdom
£75,000 - £80,000