Dorval, Quebec, Canada
Administrative Assistant - Legal Services-MON17314 Description BOMBARDIER At Bombardier, our employees work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we’ll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel. In your role, you will:
Provide administrative support to members of the Legal services leadership team.
Accomplish administrative tasks, which require a thorough comprehension of the business and legal activities and practices.
Draft letters, emails, procedures and other documents of a legal or administrative nature.
Manage the agenda/calendar and emails of the leaders you will support.
Coordinate meetings, appointments, travel reservations and organize business trips.
Ensure follow-up on activities and files of the leaders you will support.
Compile and update data for various reports.
Prepare and verify expense claims in accordance with company policies.
Organize and classify documents and files in accordance with applicable policies.
Create and maintain databases/lists.
Make decisions and recommendations within the authorized guidelines and procedures.
Act as back up to Executive Assistant to the Vice President, Contracts & Legal services when she is away from the office.
Use judgment and initiative to plan and organize the assigned tasks.
Support the invoicing and accounts payables process for the certain external providers
Qualifications As our ideal candidate,
You hold a College Diploma in office management, an Attestation of Collegial Studies in office management with legal specialization, a diploma in legal secretarial studies, or an equivalent.
You have more than 5 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. You have experience working with lawyers, including litigators. You are able to work in a minimal supervision environment, involving coordination and organization of work methods for the assigned duties. You are able to work under pressure and handle multiple priorities. You are a team player. You are bilingual, English and French, spoken and written (perfect command of terminology, syntax, grammar and punctuation.) You have experience with invoicing, accounts payables or accounting processes. You have an extended knowledge of computer applications (SAP, Concur, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Salesforce.com, etc.). Bombardier is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply. Whether your candidacy is moving on to the next step of the hiring process or not, we will keep you informed by email or by phone. Join us at careers.bombardier.com Your ideas move people.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
We’re building a relationship-oriented bank for the modern world. We need talented, passionate professionals who are dedicated to doing what’s right for our clients.
At CIBC, we embrace your strengths and your ambitions so you feel empowered at work. Our team members have what they need to make a meaningful impact and feel truly valued for who they are and what they contribute.
To learn more about CIBC, please visit CIBC.com
What You’ll Be Doing
The CIBC Legal Department provides legal services to all lines of business within CIBC and assists in identifying, assessing and mitigating legal risks. The Managing Counsel role at CIBC leads a team of legal professionals accountable for providing a wide range of legal services and advice to business and functional leaders across the organization. Utilizing strong independent judgment, broad-based legal knowledge, and a high level of professionalism, the team proactively works with employees at all levels in designated lines of business and functional areas to mitigate potential legal risks. The team manages certain litigation matters in-house. The Managing Counsel also provides legal expertise to executive and senior leadership on complex and/or sensitive issues.
How You’ll Succeed
Legal Advice & Counsel – Provide proactive, responsive and innovative litigation advice on complex issues to all Canadian lines of business to assist with the mitigation of legal and reputational risk. You will keep apprised of developments in Litigation and applicable legislation and case law and take a lead role in the identification and assessment of any impact such developments may have on CIBC. You will identify systemic legal issues that may have significant organization implications and prepare practical recommendations to assist CIBC in addressing the identified issues.
People Management & Leadership – Lead the performance, development and professional growth of lawyers, law clerks and students, if applicable, in a manner that enables Canada Legal to deliver its value proposition to be professional partners, proactive counselors and knowledgeable advisors.
Relationship Management – Manage partnerships and relationships across CIBC by integrating into the business, facilitating open communication, maintaining and improving levels of internal business partner satisfaction, anticipating business needs and proactively offering legal advice. You will independently engage external legal counsel and work closely with them to ensure efficiency, cost-effectiveness and a solid work product.
Who You Are
You can demonstrate experience in & have proven track record of providing litigation advice on complex issues & mitigating legal and reputational risk. You have significant relevant experience gained at a bank, a similar large organization or a top tier law firm. People management experience is a significant asset.
You’re a certified professional. Successful Candidate must have been called to the Bar in Ontario and are a member in good standing.
You understand that success is in the details. You notice things that others don't. Your critical thinking skills help to inform your decision making.
You are a bold and accountable leader. You're passionate about developing and coaching to bring out the best in people. You have led diverse, high performing teams.
Values matter to you. You bring your real self to work and you live our values – trust, teamwork and accountability.
What CIBC Offers
At CIBC, our people are our greatest asset. You’ll become part of a diverse community that acknowledges everyone’s unique talents, and empowers teams to do what’s right for the client, and to do it well. As part of our team, you will:
Thrive : Benefit from an open and approachable culture that provides the flexibility and support you need to integrate your life at work and at home
Connect : Work in a place where the right technology and infrastructure fosters innovation, collaboration and creativity
Develop : Grow your skills and career through our best-in-class onboarding experience, ongoing learning opportunities, individual development planning, and comprehensive product training
Prosper : Share in our collective success with a competitive salary, incentive pay, banking benefits, health benefits program, and employee share purchase plan
What You Need to Know
CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact Mailbox.email@example.com
You need to be legally eligible to work at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work or study permit
Toronto-CC West 11th Floor
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Our Transaction Services and Corporate Legal division provides professional support to all parts of the organization through the services it provides, including legal and transaction finance. Lawyers within the team specialize in services that support infrastructure and commercial projects, real estate and leasing, lending, privacy, government affairs, litigation, construction, and contract management.
As Corporate Secretary, you will be an officer of the corporation required to ensure the integrity of the governance framework and act as the primary support to the CEO/EMT and Board Chair/Board in the efficient administration of IO's decision-making at the level of the Board of Directors. You act as an advisor to the Board Directors and as executive liaison, while managing a team of professionals. All activities associated with the Board, Committees and other corporate governance matters are coordinated through this role.
What You Will Do
Oversee agenda-setting and attend meetings to take minutes and maintain corporate records.
Analyze decision-making needs of the organization and determine best path forward to the Board.
Respond to Directors on all queries and provide a level of customer service to Directors.
Synthesize Committee/Board meeting activity and ensure implementation and coordination of Board deliverables with the support of a team.
Interpret governance documents, including legislation and government directives, and advise the CEO/EMT/Chair/Board on appropriate courses of action on a variety of governance matters.
Who We're Looking For
Corporate Governance Certification or Law Degree is desired.
Prior experience in providing governance support to a Board is an asset; knowledge of the manner in which crown corporations are governed is also an asset.
The ability to be diplomatic and discreet with confidential information is paramount, in addition to being able to read cues and provide early warning signs.
Politically astute with superior interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated proficiency drafting and editing high quality and concise written communications; ability to pay attention to detail and excellent research/documentation skills (e.g. board level minutes, briefing notes, etc).
Proven project management experience with strong research and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to synthesize information from multiple sources and clearly define and articulate requirements, priorities, and action items identified, in a time sensitive environment.
Sound judgment and sensitivity in assessing difficult situations; proactive and confident with the ability to develop, foster and maintain relationships at all levels.
Experience in managing a team and fostering an environment of collegiality while driving results.
Demonstrated self-starter with the ability to work in a complex, fast-paced and variable environment, requiring flexibility and frequent extended and/or varied work hours.
Infrastructure Ontario is an inclusive employer, we encourage applications from all qualified candidates. We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
By submitting your application you are granting Infrastructure Ontario permission to process your personal data during the recruitment process and for keeping records of the process. Infrastructure Ontario may share your personal data internally to appropriate persons involved in the recruitment process and to third parties where there is an administrative or lawful basis for doing so. Provided that Infrastructure Ontario does not have any lawful reason to continue processing your personal data, you may make a formal request to rectify, erase or restrict (the processing of) your personal data.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Job ID #3421
Are you a seasoned ICBC Paralegal looking for a career change? We have an exciting opportunity you might be interested in!
Our client, a highly esteemed law firm located in North Vancouver, is actively seeking an Intermediate ICBC Paralegal to join their busy legal team. This firm is known for their client dedication and commitment.
Minimum of 5 years’ ICBC Paralegal experience
Paralegal diploma or certificate from an accredited institution
Must have an ICBC billing number or qualify for one
Strong attention to detail, self motivated and responsible
Excellent computer skills including a proficiency with Microsoft Office
The chosen candidate will be polished, professional and self-motivated. Working within the firm’s ICBC practice group, this is an excellent opportunity to utilize your advanced ICBC Paralegal skills.
While we thank all those who apply for their time, only those who are short-listed will be contacted due to the high volume of resumes received.
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In our efforts to reduce any possible risks due to COVID-19 we will be taking the necessary actions within our office. New applicants will have the option to register either online or by face-to-face interview. For those who choose to come into our office for a face-to-face interview, please be assured that our office will follow the necessary steps to keep you safe. There will be social distancing at all times and any items people may touch will be sanitized after every use.
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