Avmax Careers - Canada
  • Legal
  • Calgary, AB, CAN
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Avmax Group offers a competitive compensation package including an optimal benefits plan and pension plan.


Reporting

The Intermediate Legal Counsel reports directly to the Senior Legal Counsel.

Core Competencies

  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Accuracy and Attention to Detail
  • Communication (oral and written)
  • Confidentiality
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Development and Continual Learning
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Judgement
  • Negotiating
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Providing Consultation
  • Quality Orientation
  • Research and Analysis
  • Team Work
  • Time Management

Key Performance Indicators / Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide accurate and timely counsel and support for inquiries and requests.
  • Advise on regulatory and contractual issues. Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations and present findings to the Senior Legal Counsel and project stakeholders.
  • Review applicable statutes and regulations.
  • Draft and solidify legal documents to ensure the company's full legal rights.
  • Assist with the monitoring of ongoing programs and operations to ensure legal compliance.
  • Inform management on the progress and risks of judicial procedures and transactions.
  • Communicate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authorities, etc.); establish and maintain positive working relationships.
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications for others in the organization.
  • Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Member in good standing with the Law Society of Alberta.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the influences of the external environment in a corporation.
  • High level of integrity, confidentiality, and accountability.
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills.
  • Ability to respond appropriately in pressure situations with a calm and steady demeanor.
  • A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills.
  • Excellent teamwork and team building skills.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
  • Proven ability to perform well in complex matters, prioritize and deal with multiple assignments, all under significant time and other pressures.
  • Proven ability to work in collaboration with senior management.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Ability to attend and conduct presentations.
  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Travel may be required.

Experience

  • 5+ years experience in Corporate and/or Contract Law (Leasing and Financing backgrounds are preferred).
  • Experience in the aviation sector considered a strong asset.
  • Litigation experience considered an asset.
  • Experience in Banking and Finance is considered an asset.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Avmax Group offers a competitive compensation package including an optimal benefits plan and pension plan.

Avmax Group Inc. is dedicated to, and prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate and welcome the diversity of all of our employees. Avmax Group Inc. has specific policies in place to prevent discrimination in our hiring practices on the basis of the protected grounds dictated by Canadian legislation. We therefore encourage applications from qualified Aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women.

In order to be in compliance with the law, employees must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

Avmax Careers - Canada
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