Legal Counsel
Vancouver, BC, CA
2d ago

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Legal Counsel - Vancouver, Toronto or Calgary-(AUS0003RA)


Legal Counsel Vancouver, Toronto or Calgary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for aLegal Counsel to join our team in North America. The rolecan be base at our offices in Vancouver, Toronto or Calgary.

Reporting to our DirectorLegal, North America you will provide support to the provision of legalservices to all Ausenco business lines in North America.

This role would suitsomeone looking to continue a challenging and rewarding career in the resourcessector.

KeyResponsibilities of the Role :

  • Draft and review legal documents and a wide variety of contracts
  • Advise internal clients in all matters related with corporate, commercial, environmental and labor law
  • Research and respond to general legal inquiries from the business that may relate to disputes and litigation, regulatory issues, intellectual property, privacy matters, fraud issues, and client complaints
  • Act as a business partner, providing legal orientation and back office support to different business processes and negotiations
  • Review, develop, collate, negotiate and assess potential risks of client and sub-consultant contract documents
  • Develop and provide training to the business on various legal topics, including anti-corruption, conflicts of interest, competition law, contract negotiation and administration and other emerging issues
  • Prepare detailed recommendation for approval of contractual and commercial documentation and coordinate internal approval
  • Summarize legal and commercial requirements of executed contracts and participate in contract handover meetings with project team members
  • Actively support senior management by developing high quality innovative commercial proposals and pricing strategies
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to other members of the Legal and Commercial team on key legal issues
  • Qualifications

  • Legal degree and current bar admission in a Canadian province. A U.S. bar admission would be considered an asset.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of post-call legal experience in corporate / commercial law, preferably with both a top tier law firm and as an in-house lawyer the mining, oil and gas and / or construction industries
  • Solid understanding and background in legal concepts applicable to the engineering services and consulting businesses, including EPCM and EPC projects
  • Impeccable attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team
  • Ability to meet the challenge of tight deadlines and working under pressure
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work with all levels of management
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • We’re a global leader in engineering, project management and operations solutions for the resources and energy sectors.

    As a member of our team you’ll be encouraged to embrace challenges and discover innovative solutions to each and every project.

    For that, you’ll receive a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to pursue your career path. If this role sounds like you, please submit a detailed application directly to this posting.

    We thank you for your submission and will contact you if we need further information, or if we wish to progress to interview.

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