Commercial Lawyer - Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

08 Mar 2019
05 Apr 2019
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Partner, Senior Level
  • Commercial role - Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Trust's Commercial Directorate
  • High level/complex commercial work (both private and public sector contracting)

About Our Client

The Commercial Directorate within Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust) is responsible for making profits that go directly back into our NHS Clinical Services. This allows the Trust to diversify its income away from core NHS funding streams as well as to enhance our clinical, educational and research expertise. The Commercial Directorate has a wide portfolio of activities including private patients, international healthcare, intellectual property and commercial research, commercial education, NHS business development and retail services

Job Description

Reporting to the Head of Commercial Contracts, the post-holder will be required to provide legal and contracting professional expertise to Senior Trust managers, both within the Commercial Directorate and across the Trust.

In addition the role requires working with the wider group of senior Trust stakeholders.

The responsibilities with this role are as follows:

  • Authoring of contracts;
  • Reviewing and interpreting contracts;
  • Involvement in contract negotiations;
  • Contract approval/due diligence;
  • Contract Execution;
  • Continued oversight or effective handover of all live Commercial Contracts; and
  • Contract Renewal.

Optimising commercial contract management within the Trust requires an understanding of the strategy, policies and business practices of the Trust and an ability to reflect these in the contracts the Trust enters into.

The Successful Applicant

The Commercial Department of the Trust is looking for a dynamic solicitor qualified in England & Wales or another common law jurisdiction with up to 10 years post qualification experience* in a commercial setting (nb: references to PQE is for guidance only and all levels of PQE will be considered).

Experience working in or with the health care and or public sector(s) is desirable but is not a pre-requisite.

This role is also being advertised on NHS jobs. All applications through either this ad or the NHS portal will be referred to Michael Page.

What's on Offer

Salary, public sector pension and other miscellaneous benefits.

Ref Code: MPTW13990135Z
Closing Date: 29/03/2019

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