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The City of Winnipeg Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Jan 17, 2018
Full time
Recruitment Details   Clerk B - Legal Counsel Unit   Winnipeg Police Service   Posting No. 115849   The City of Winnipeg is a vibrant and dynamic organization with many opportunities!   We offer a diverse and welcoming work environment that delivers quality services to our citizens.   Closing Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018   Job Profile   The Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) is offering an exciting opportunity for those interested in a career within the WPS, as a Clerk B in the Legal Counsel Unit. The successful candidate must be able to work under minimal or no supervision, have the ability to deal with confidential and sensitive matters, and the ability to multitask and prioritize work under pressure.   As the Clerk B in the Legal Counsel Unit you will:   Provide clerical support to the Legal Counsel by receiving and responding to telephone inquiries. Prepare and assemble legal briefs. Assist in preparation of contracts, agreements, affidavits, and various legal documents. Compile and maintain accurate filing and record keeping systems. Arrange discipline hearings while ensuring proper availability. Other duties as assigned.   Your Education And Qualifications Include   Grade 12 Diploma, GED certificate. IMPORTANT: Applicants who have been educated outside of Canada must have education which is comparable to the minimum qualification in Canada. Applicants submitting foreign credentials require an official academic assessment report issued by a recognized Canadian assessment service ** at application . Completion of Legal Assistant program considered an asset. 24 months administrative experience in an office environment. Experience working as a legal assistant required. Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft applications – Word, Outlook (Basic Level).   Conditions Of Employment   Must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident. Must be 18 years of age. Job related testing is applicable. Ability to meet and maintain the standards of a Winnipeg Police Service security check / background investigation and required police clearances. No involvement in any criminal activity within the last two years (including the use of illegal drugs). No criminal record for which a Pardon has not been granted.   CORE COMPETENCIES for ALL EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY OF WINNIPEG:   Citizen & Customer Focus Respecting Diversity Ethics and Values Integrity and Trust Results Oriented   How To Apply   APPLY ONLINE , including all documentation listed below:     Current resume ( Required ) Grade 12 Diploma or GED Certificate - Diploma or FINAL transcripts ( Required ) Completion of Legal Assistant Program - Certificate or FINAL transcripts ( Required if applicable ) Proof of Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residency - i.e. Birth Certificate, Canadian Passport, Landed Immigrant Papers, Canadian Citizenship Card, Permanent Resident Card ( Required ) Foreign Credential Academic Assessment ( Required if applicable )   Applications submitted without REQUIRED documentation will not be considered.*   If you do NOT have access to a computer/email, please apply, including all documentation listed above, to: Winnipeg Police Service Headquarters, 245 Smith Street, Winnipeg, MB by 3:00 P.M., Tuesday, January 30, 2018.   Notes   Online applications can be submitted at http://www.winnipeg.ca/hr/ . For instructions on how to apply and how to attach required documents please refer to our FAQ's or contact 311. The City of Winnipeg uses the Korn Ferry Leadership Architect Competency Model as part of the recruitment process.   The salary range for this position is $1,839.05 to $2,135.38 bi-weekly.   We have great benefits and competitive salaries, and we are committed to ongoing learning and career development!   WE SEEK DIVERSITY IN OUR WORKPLACE. INDIGENOUS PERSONS, WOMEN, VISIBLE MINORITIES, AND PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO SELF-DECLARE.   Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Requests for Reasonable Accommodation will be accepted during the hiring process.  
Willis Towers Watson Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Jan 17, 2018
Full time
Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com. The Business The Technical Services Unit is a team of attorneys and other professionals within the Research and Innovation Center (RIC) who provide centralized support to the U.S. and Canadian associates on the legal, regulatory and policy issues affecting our clients’ employee benefit plans and compensation programs.  Based primarily in Arlington, Virginia, Stamford, Connecticut and Toronto, Ontario, Technical Services staff work directly with consultants to: support Line of Business (LOB) initiatives; respond to inquiries on legal and regulatory issues; prepare written material on legal and regulatory developments for internal and external client use; assist with client assignments related to all aspects of benefits and assist with training and quality assurance on legal and regulatory issues. The Role The position is an attorney in the Toronto office that will support our Human Capital and Benefits (HCB) segment in Canada as a technical expert with a primary focus on Health and Benefits-related legal and regulatory developments.  The responsibilities of this position include: Serving as a primary author of client advisories, consultant advisories and other intellectual capital and government submissions (collaborating with colleagues in the LOB and Marketing, as appropriate); Performing research and advising clients and consultants on a wide range of health and benefits issues; and Monitoring for legislation, regulations and case law with respect to health care in various jurisdictions throughout Canada.   You will have the opportunity to: Deeply enhance your technical skill set with respect to health and benefit plans, while working closely with expert colleagues, Build relationships with Canadian associates by providing expertise and advice on health care-related legislative and policy developments, Directly contribute to the core business strategy of the firm by creating groundbreaking and timely intellectual capital, and Work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, which also respects work/life balance.   Performance Objectives:   Clients Serve as national technical resource for associates on legislative and regulatory issues Monitor for legislative and regulatory developments that impact health and benefit plans Ensure internal and external clients are regularly informed about the implications and opportunities that changing laws and regulations have on the design, administration and governance of health and benefit plans Respond on a timely and effective basis to requests for assistance from Canadian associates concerning technical/regulatory issues                                                           Excellence   Foster a culture of quality and continuous improvement Contribute to and support an inclusive, empowering and cross-pollination environment that fosters innovative thinking and thought leadership Ensure appropriate governance and work quality processes are adopted on all work carried out Increase internal sphere of influence and external marketplace presence by creating broad awareness of WTW subject matter areas of expertise On occasion, present at internal or external conference/business roundtables and other events on current legislative and regulatory developments   People Model WTW core values of client focus, teamwork, excellence, integrity and respect. Strive to ensure the quality and accuracy of colleagues’ work and welcome the constructive input of others as part of a collegial and professional environment. Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams   Financial Manage client-specific work to ensure that chargeable hours are appropriately recorded           Participate in new business development meetings as needed The Requirements Law degree and 8+ years relevant employee benefits experience at a legal, accounting or consulting firm, or in a corporate legal department Substantial knowledge of the design and ongoing administration needs of Canadian health and benefit programs Substantial knowledge of relevant benefits, tax and employment law Ability to analyze complex legal and regulatory developments affecting benefit plans and their employer-sponsors and share key implications and insights in cogent written form, Strong service orientation and sense of urgency regarding clients’ needs, Collaborative style suited to working on a team with expert colleagues who strive to ensure the quality of one another’s work, and Effective speaking and presentation skills for occasional internal training and client contact.
BC Public Service British Columbia, Canada
Jan 17, 2018
Full time
Articled Student Ministry of Attorney General Salary is $1,912.67 bi-weekly  17 positions available Articled Student Program - Notice of Articles The British Columbia Ministry of Attorney General offers interesting and varied articles at its offices in Victoria and Vancouver, and in Crown counsel offices around the province. The ministry will be interviewing soon for articled student positions starting in 2019. Further information about the Articled Student Program is available at: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/justice/for-legal-professionals/articled-student-program . Students select rotations through areas of practice such as: • B.C.’s Prosecution Service (Crown counsel) • B.C’s Prosecution Service (Criminal Appeals and Special Prosecutions ) • Justice Services Branch (Dispute Resolution Office) • Justice Services Branch (Civil Policy and Legislation Office) • Health and Social Services Law • Resource, Environmental and Land Law  • Constitutional and Administrative Law • Indigenous Legal Relations • Finance, Commercial and Transportation Law • Office of the Assistant Deputy Attorney General  • Civil Litigation • Legislative Counsel • Revenue and Taxation Law • Justice and Education Law Application Deadline 4:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Who Can Apply Anyone who is entitled to work in Canada as of May 1, 2019 and is eligible and required by the Law Society of British Columbia to complete articles in order to practice law in B.C. How to Apply **Applications made online through this website will NOT be accepted.** You must visit  http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/justice/for-legal-professionals/articled-student-program/applying-for-articles and see attachments for information on how to apply for these positions. Late or incomplete applications may not be considered. Complete the application form available from Jan. 15 to Feb. 28, 2018 at http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/justice/for-legal-professionals/articled-student-program/applying-for-articles; or at your law school; or from Rachel Simunkovic: Rachel.Simunkovic@gov.bc.ca. Deliver to the location listed on the application instruction sheet:     • the application form, together with:    • a cover letter;    • a copy of your law school (LLB/JD) transcript; and    • your résumé (not to exceed three pages).    • If you completed law school outside of Canada, you must also provide us with documentation showing that either you are pursuing a Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation or have been granted the certificate. You will need to have been granted that certificate by May 1, 2019. Who to Contact with Questions   Heidi Hynes, Manager of the Articled Student Program at  250 356-8473 or Heidi.Hynes@gov.bc.ca   Interviews - When   Legal Services Branch: Written interviews  March 26 – March 29, 2018; In person/by videoconference Round April 23 – April 27, 2018 Criminal Justice Branch: Written interviews March 26 – March 29, 2018; In person/by videoconference April 23 – April 27, 2018   Interviews - Where Victoria, Vancouver or by teleconference for applicants  in other locations. How Many Positions  Legal Services Branch: Seven in total; one or two in Vancouver and the rest in Victoria. All positions are civil-focused, with the option of spending six to eight weeks with the Criminal Justice Branch. One of the positions in Victoria is open only to Indigenous Canadian students. Criminal Justice Branch: Ten positions throughout B.C. at B.C.’s Prosecution Service, with the option of rotations of two to three months with the Legal Services Branch. Indigenous Canadian Students The Ministry of Attorney General is particularly interested in receiving applications for all positions from Indigenous Canadian law students. One articled student position with Legal Services Branch is open only to students who identify as Indigenous Canadian. For more information, contact Heidi Hynes. B.C.’s Prosecution Service / Criminal Justice Branch   This is an articled student experience primarily devoted to the practice of criminal law in a Crown counsel office. Students will be based in one of eight Crown counsel offices throughout the province. The application materials must clearly indicate that the applicant has successfully completed, or will enroll in, a Canadian evidence course and a Canadian criminal law course, or has related experience in Canadian criminal law. Preliminary shortlisting for all positions may be done based on law school grades and the clarity and completeness of application materials. Applicants selected for an interview may be asked to provide further documentation at that time, including confirmation of law school grades and references. All applicants will be contacted by mail or email. Successful applicants will be required to undergo criminal record checks. Successful applicants for positions with B.C.’s Prosecution Service will also be subject to Enhanced Security Screening.  
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Jan 17, 2018
Full time
This unique non-partnership track role will be responsible for providing oversight, guidance and quality control to a team of lawyers who will perform due diligence, contract review, manage deal rooms and other routine elements of complex transactions. The Transactions Services Lawyer, Lead will also be responsible for process improvement, implementation of new technology and liaising with clients. Working under the direction and guidance of the Head of Osler Works- Transactional , the successful Transactions Services Lawyer, Lead will: be called to the Ontario Bar be bilingual (French and English) have a minimum of 3-5 years’ of corporate law experience, specifically in M&A, Private Equity, and/or Capital Markets have prior experience conducting and overseeing due diligence, contract analysis, closings and other routine elements of complex corporate transactions be proficient using technology and adaptable to change have proven experience leading and managing projects of various sizes How To Apply: Consistently ranked as one of Canada’s leading business law firms by clients and leading independent reviews, Osler offers the successful candidates the benefit of working with more than 400 of the best legal minds in the country and the opportunity to develop your skills in this innovative and exciting area. If you have strong attention to detail, can manage multiple deadlines, work in a fast-paced environment independently and as part of a team, and are looking for a unique opportunity, please reply in confidence with a cover letter, detailed résumé and academic transcripts to: Barbara Fisher Office Manager, Ottawa Office Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Suite 1900, 340 Albert Street Ottawa ON K1R 7Y6 No agencies please. Osler is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  
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