Loblaw Companies Limited Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Jul 03, 2019Full time
1 Presidents Choice Circle, Brampton, Ontario, L6Y 5S5 C’est toute une décision que de se joindre à une entreprise. Nous offrons des perspectives d’emploi à des personnes qui, comme vous, sont travaillantes, dynamiques et fiables. Pourquoi ce role est-il important? Are you? A constant learner- who is bright, curious, open to new ideas and interested in our business? Insightful- giving new perspectives and identifying paths beyond the status quo? Engaging- a person who makes connections and builds trust? Motivated- determined to pursue excellence, deliver on commitments and achieve success? Company Overview: Every day approximately 200,000 full-time and part-time employees serve customers in nearly 2,500 corporate and franchised locations from coast to coast. This makes Loblaw one of Canada’s largest employers. Retail is fast and always moving – it starts with the customer and legal job board plus involves doing what it takes to deliver and measure results. We look for colleagues who value the same things that we do, and who are passionate about food and quality customer service. Loblaw is committed to being socially responsible by respecting the environment, sourcing with integrity, making a positive difference in our communities, reflecting our nation’s diversity and being a great place to work. Role Overview: The Legal Counsel will provide legal and strategic support to our various business groups within the context of goods and/or services procurement and other similar commercial contracts, both for those goods intended for resale (GFR) as well as those goods and services not intended for resale (GNFR). The Legal Counsel will also provide guidance to any supporting Law Clerks and Legal Assistants, , in order to provide those roles with learning and development opportunities. The successful candidate will provide sound, practical advice, using strong judgment in a fast-paced business environment. Responsibilities: Draft, review and negotiate commercial contracts related to goods and/or services procurement. Provide legal expertise to a broad variety of business initiatives and projects. Interpret legislation and support development of policies and training, to help the business achieve and maintain regulatory compliance. Collaborate with other legal department colleagues and business partners, in: the analysis, both legal and strategic, of potential and existing risks, implementation of optimal mitigation strategies and carrying out complex transactions. Apprise senior lawyers of significant legal issues and/or trends which may affect the business. Support achievement of business objectives: with timely identification of issues/resolutions and by fostering strong collaborative relationships with business clients (develop solutions rather than roadblocks). Qualifications: Minimum 3 years’ post-call experience Member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario Experience in business issues and practicalities Strong communication skills – both written and verbal. Able to communicate key information directly and effectively, in a manner that is appropriately tailored for the audience and instills confidence. Excellent drafting skills. Ability to produce concise, insightful legal opinions and summaries as requested by the business or other members of the Legal Department. Highly organized with the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrates the personal characteristics set out at the beginning of this posting. Bilingualism (English and French) considered an asset. Comment R é ussir: Chez Loblaw, nous recherchons toujours des personnes formidables pour continuellement renforcer notre culture. Nous croyons que les gens formidables façonnent nos valeurs, sont authentiques, bâtissent la confiance et créent des liens. Si cela vous ressemble et que vous êtes ouvert d’esprit, que vous avez une bonne attitude face aux changements et que vous aimez les défis d’un environnement de travail aux détails dynamiques, postulez aujourd’hui. En outre, nous croyons que la conformité aux lois consiste à faire ce qu'il faut. Le respect de la loi fait partie de notre Code de conduite; il renforce ce que nos clients et nos parties prenantes attendent de nous. Type d'emploi: Temps plein Role: Poste régulier Loblaw considère que la diversité culturelle du Canada est une source de fierté nationale et un symbole de force. Nous nous sommes donné comme priorité de refléter la diversité croissante du Canada dans les produits que nous vendons, les gens que nous embauchons et notre culture d’entreprise. Des accommodements sont disponibles sur demande pour les postulants et collègues atteints d’un handicap.