3 job(s) at Bantrel

Bantrel Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Sep 15, 2020
Full time
Summary Bantrel is seeking an energetic, self-motivated and team-oriented Legal Counsel to join its Legal and Risk Management team. Reporting to the General Counsel, the Legal Counsel will provide high quality, timely and relevant legal assistance to all the functional groups of Bantrel's core business and affiliates. *Please note this position is not eligible for a relocation subsidy or living out allowance. Key Responsibilities Serve as a key member of the Bantrel Legal and Risk Management (LRM) team, providing advice to Bantrel's oil, gas and chemicals, mining and metals, power, infrastructure and construction teams; Advise and collaborate with all Bantrel businesses in order to achieve commercial objectives in alignment with the corporate vision, values, and covenants; Negotiate and draft a variety of contracts and generally provide legal support on commercial transactions; Provide legal advice and support to functions across the business, in particular: Procurement/Supply Chain on contracting and related issues; Human Resources on employment, OH&S and labour relations matters; Client Solutions on tender management and processes, requests for proposal and award matters; Provide support as part of the LRM team on claims and litigation management; and Liaise with Bantrel legal staff and personnel in other departments on projects. Core Competencies The successful candidate is expected to bring deep knowledge of major capital projects in the heavy industrial industries. They will bring a balance of strong technical legal skills, as well as be highly organized, detail-oriented and discerning.   In addition, the successful candidate will: Be licensed and in good standing to practice law in Alberta; Have a successful track record of 5-8 years of post-call commercial legal experience, gained in-house or with a well-regarded law firm; Possess high-level commercial legal expertise, with strong reviewing, drafting and negotiating skills; Have experience supporting commercial transactions; Able to convey complex legal issues in a practical manner useful to all Bantrel's business teams;  Previous experience with construction law and EPC contract formation is ideal. Personal Characteristics As important as the technical skills this lawyer brings to the table, are the softer interpersonal components of the job. The successful candidate will: Display the confidence, judgment and business acumen required to successfully negotiate key contracts and be a key member of the Bantrel Legal and Risk Management team; Be a “hands-on” lawyer who is practical, pragmatic, and customer service oriented, with a willingness and ability to learn the company’s business; Be able to communicate in a clear, concise, understandable manner, both orally and in writing; Possess confident legal skills, a breadth and depth of expertise, exceptional team player skills at a senior level, and a positive attitude; Provide strong problem-solving instincts, with the capability to be decisive; Display a high level of energy, enthusiasm, and motivation to make Bantrel successful; Possess solid organizational skills and the ability to establish and focus on key priorities while taking a hands-on approach to managing issues and contributing to projects and transactions. How to Apply If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter, in MS Word format, to resumes@bantrel.com mentioning reference code B-008-COR-Sep20-C  in the subject line. Apply for this position We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for further review will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future consideration.
Bantrel Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Feb 25, 2020
Full time
Bantrel is seeking an energetic, self-motivated and team-oriented Legal Counsel to join its Legal and Risk Management team in Edmonton. Reporting to the General Counsel, the Legal Counsel will provide high quality, timely and relevant legal assistance to all the functional groups of Bantrel's core business and affiliates. *Please note this position is not eligible for a relocation subsidy or living out allowance. Key Responsibilities Serve as a key member of the Bantrel Legal and Risk Management (LRM) team, providing advice to Bantrel's oil, gas and chemicals, mining and metals, power, infrastructure and construction teams; Advise and collaborate with all Bantrel businesses in order to achieve commercial objectives in alignment with the corporate vision, values, and covenants; Negotiate and draft a variety of contracts and generally provide legal support on commercial transactions; Provide legal advice and support to functions in the Edmonton office and across the business, in particular: Procurement/Supply Chain on contracting and related issues; Human Resources on employment, OH&S and labour relations matters; Client Solutions on tender management and processes, requests for proposal and award matters; Provide support as part of the LRM team on claims and litigation management; and Liaise with Bantrel legal staff and personnel in other departments on projects. Core Competencies The successful candidate is expected to bring deep knowledge of major capital projects in the heavy industrial industries. They will bring a balance of strong technical legal skills, as well as be highly organized, detail-oriented and discerning. In addition, the successful candidate will: Be licensed and in good standing to practice law in Alberta; Have a successful track record of at least five years of post-call commercial legal experience, gained in-house or with a well-regarded law firm; Possess high-level commercial legal expertise, with strong reviewing, drafting and negotiating skills; Have experience supporting commercial transactions; Able to convey complex legal issues in a practical manner useful to all Bantrel's business teams; Previous experience with construction law and EPC contract formation is ideal. Personal Characteristics As important as the technical skills this lawyer brings to the table, are the softer interpersonal components of the job. The successful candidate will: Display the confidence, judgment and business acumen required to successfully negotiate key contracts and be a key member of the Bantrel Legal and Risk Management team; Be a “hands-on” lawyer who is practical, pragmatic, and customer service oriented, with a willingness and ability to learn the company’s business; Be able to communicate in a clear, concise, understandable manner, both orally and in writing; Possess confident legal skills, a breadth and depth of expertise, exceptional team player skills at a senior level, and a positive attitude; Provide strong problem-solving instincts, with the capability to be decisive; Display a high level of energy, enthusiasm, and motivation to make Bantrel successful; Possess solid organizational skills and the ability to establish and focus on key priorities while taking a hands-on approach to managing issues and contributing to projects and transactions.
Bantrel Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Nov 14, 2019
Full time
B-008-COR-Nov19-C Department: Business & Corporate Services 2019-12-13 Calgary (Alberta) Summary Bantrel Co. is seeking an experienced Corporate Paralegal to assist the Legal and Risk Management department with day to day legal and insurance operations. The Corporate Paralegal will be responsible for: Duties & Responsibilities: Support the Corporate Secretary function: Maintaining corporate records and minute books Prepare resolutions for routine matters such as annual resolutions, changes to directors, officers and addresses Undertake corporate compliance functions consistent with legislation and corporate by-laws including arranging for required government filings such as notices of change and annual returns Liaise with agents in other jurisdictions for extra-provincial registrations and associated maintenance Preparations for regular board meetings Assist with preparation, review and management of litigation and claims documents Support the Risk Management function: Review incoming and outgoing Certificates of Insurance against contract requirements Review contractual insurance provisions against Insurance Program Liaise with insurance brokers and carriers Assist with insurance annual renewals and new applications Assist with processing of insurance claims Participate in Risk Management education programming Conduct or coordinate necessary corporate searches and legal due diligence to support the business Analyze and prepare correspondence and legal documents (with lawyer supervision as required) such as letters, non-disclosure agreements, statutory declarations and summary tables using precedents, statutes, and other research materials Reply to internal and client inquiries Liaise and coordinate with external counsel as well as the Legal and Risk Management Functions of Bantrel’s shareholders, as required Other administrative duties as determined by the needs of the legal department. Minimum Qualifications: Paralegal or Legal Assistant Diploma plus at least 5 years of relevant experience, with at least 2 years in a corporate/in-house environment being preferred. An equivalent combination of training, education and experience will be considered. Knowledge of laws/legislation relevant to the practice area, legal terminology, forms and documents related to the corporate practice area. CORES accreditation would be considered an asset. Thorough understanding of legal procedures and practices involved in preparing, processing, and filing a variety of legal documents Advanced English vocabulary, spelling and grammar; excellent verbal and written communication skills Proficiency with computers including advanced MS Word, Excel, Internet, applicable corporate records software, and other relevant software programs Strong analytical skills and an ability to problem solve Possess a strong attention to detail and an ability to complete proof-reading and editing tasks with accuracy How to Apply If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter, by way of the clear legal job board in MS Word format, to resumes@bantrel.com mentioning reference code B-008-COR-Nov19-C in the subject line.   We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for further review will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future consideration.