Legal Administrator

  • Shaw
  • Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Jul 13, 2017
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support Legal Secretary

Job Description

Job Description

 

Every day, our passionate employees connect our customers to the world and everything in it – it’s why we exist at Shaw, and it’s why we strive to be the place where the best people choose to work. Our people reflect the richness of our communities, and our culture is inclusive of each individual’s diverse background and perspective, which makes us a stronger team.

 

At Shaw we believe a diverse workforce fosters diversity of thought and perspective, and more diversity means more solutions. We invite all qualified individuals to apply.

 

Career Opportunity: Legal Administrator

 

Shaw Communications Inc., the leading entertainment and communications company, has an exciting opportunity for a Legal Administrator. Reporting to the Director, Senior Legal Counsel the successful candidate will be accountable for assisting the Legal group with processing contracts for various Shaw business teams and will also be responsible for a variety of support services.

 

Accountabilities

 

  • Provides support to the Director, Senior Legal Counsel, Supply Chain and Manager, Contracts
  • Handle general inquiries and requests.
  • Play a key role in supporting the contracting process as a focal point for legal with the supply chain team, negotiating certain lower level contracts, under the supervision and coaching of the Director, Senior Counsel.
  • Assist with a variety of contract support services, including drafting correspondence, contract terminations, renewals, amendments and completing contract templates.
  • Prepare contract summaries and coordinate contract execution in accordance with Shaw’s policies.
  • Liase with Shaw’s internal and external business partners.
  • Creating and maintaining detailed and organized files, including tracking and managing file content and entering contract information into database.
  • Review contracts to ensure compliance with Shaw business standards and that the appropriate levels of approvals are obtained.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.

     

Required Skills And Qualifications

 

  • Completion of a Legal Assistant or Legal Secretarial program or minimum of three (3) years experience in a legal environment.
  • Back ground in Supply Chain would be considered an asset.
  • Negotiation background would be considered an asset.
  • Previous contract experience would be considered an asset.
  • Ability to deal with confidential matters.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, Power Point and Outlook).
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to handle several tasks effectively.
  • Ability to multi-task, well supported by strong organizational skills.
  • A team player with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • A positive “can-do” attitude and customer focused approach that will enable you to deal with challenging situations with integrity, empathy and sincerity.
  • A passion for learning and the will to accept exciting challenges.

     

If you want to be part of something bigger—part of a dynamic team of people who are aligned, focused, and passionate about working together to care for our customers, then we look forward to meeting you! Join us.

 

We thank all interested applicants; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted. This position requires the successful completion of a criminal & credit background check.

 

Shaw Communications, through its third party vendor, collects and stores information applicable to the candidate profile you create when you submit the information asked for below. The use and disclosure of the collected information is for the sole purpose of job search and placement activities for Shaw Communications. The information is subject to Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. The information will be retained and when disposed of, it is done so in a secure manner. Your profile will become inactive and moved to the archive if you do not access your profile for a period of 1 year.

 

Shaw Communications, through its third party vendor, collects and stores information applicable to the candidate profile you create when you submit the information asked for below. The use and disclosure of the collected information is for the sole purpose of job search and placement activities for Shaw Communications. The information is subject to Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. The information will be retained and when disposed of, it is done so in a secure manner. Your profile will become inactive and moved to the archive if you do not access your profile for a period of 1 year.

Practice Area(s)

Corporate Law