Legal Deputy Director

  • Government of Manitoba
  • Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Apr 30, 2019
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel) Lawyer (Public Sector)

Job Description

Deputy Director- Legal

P7 Professional Officer 7

Regular/full-time

 

Department of Growth, Enterprise and Trade

Companies Office, Entrepreneurship Manitoba

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 34893

Salary(s):   P7 $70,584.00 - $85,979.00 per year

Closing Date:   April 3, 2019

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter, resumé or application if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to Indigenous people. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.

Position description available upon request.

The Companies Office is the authoritative Manitoba registry for information related to incorporated and unincorporated businesses. The Companies Office regulates the names of registered entities.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Law Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience interpreting and administering various acts, legislation, and policies
  • Extensive knowledge of administrative and business law principles
  • Superior interpersonal skills reflected by an ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships and networks with a variety of organizations, external agencies and other service partners
  • Excellent written communication skills for composing legislative and regulatory proposals for senior leaders
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple or competing priorities within tight timeframes
  • Excellent judgement and critical thinking skills required to make appropriate, unbiased and timely decisions
  • Strong political acumen

Desired:
  • Experience providing leadership or supervision to staff

 

Duties:
The incumbent oversees document processing and name reservations by staff under the Corporations Act, and the Business Names Registration Act, ensuring that reservations are in accordance with legislation and policy. The incumbent conducts hearings under the statutes in accordance with the principles of natural justice in order to determine whether a statutory power should be exercised, and guides and drafts statutory and regulatory changes, including the necessary Cabinet and Treasury Board submissions, and Ministerial/Executive briefings. The incumbent receives complex queries from lawyers, accountants, general public and other government departments as to the laws and policies.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 34893 Service Centre 4 Human Resource Services 600-259 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9 Phone:  204-945-7518 Fax: 204-945-0601 Email: govjobs@gov.mb.ca

 

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We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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