ukad

Paralegal

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD)
 
Location London, UK
Posted 16/06/2017
Closes 30/06/2017
Sector Science & Medicine
Function Legal, IT, HR, Finance & Procurement, Medicine & Science, Legal, Anti-Doping
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive
 

Job Description

Job Purpose:

• To assist in the prosecution of anti-doping rule violation matters
• To provide general legal and administrative support
• To assist in the provision of efficient and top quality legal support to the organisation

Person Specification:

Qualifications/Experience and Skills:

  • Educated to degree level/or equivalent legal qualifications
  • Demonstrable experience in-house and/or within private practice of handling or assisting in relation to -
    •  litigation matters
    •  working with anti-doping rules and regulations (preferable)
    •  preparing for hearings
    •  drafting and reviewing commercial contracts
  • Experience of communicating and presenting to a variety of levels of seniority and backgrounds
  • Experience of managing sensitive and confidential information in an appropriate manner
  • Ability to work proactively with external suppliers
  • Experience of interviewing and documenting what is learned
  • Experience of analysing legal documents for accuracy
  • First rate writing and presentation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • In depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles
  • Ability to build and sustain relationships with a network of key people internally and externally
  • Self-aware and excellent interpersonal, influencing, negotiation and communication skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft office
  • The ability to prioritise workload and work under a tight schedule

For further details please click here.

Staff Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays and accrue 1 days holiday for every year of service up to 30 days
  • 2 days paid sports leave and 1 day paid volunteer leave per annual leave year
  • Christmas closure, between Christmas and New Year (not deducted from your holiday allowance)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan (interest-free)
  • Healthy Lifestyle Benefit
  • Flexible working hours (start between 08:00 - 10:00 finish between 16:15 - 18:15)
  • One working from home day per week after successful completion of probationary period
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) with four per cent pension allowance on top of your basic salary

How to Apply:

Please complete the UK Anti-Doping Application Form (attached) along with the Equal Opportunities Form (attached), outlining how you meet the person specification and send via the provided APPLY button by 5pm, Friday 30 June 2017. CVs alone will not be accepted.

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD)

UKAD is the national organisation dedicated to protecting a culture of clean sport.

Insight content to support your application

Supporting documents