2 job(s) at CN

CN Canada
May 19, 2024
At CN, everyday brings new and exciting challenges. You can expect an interesting environment where you’re part of making sure our business is running optimally and safely―helping keep the economy on track. We provide the kind of paid training and opportunities that long-term careers are built on and we recognize hard workers who strive to make a difference. You will be able to thrive in our close-knit, safety-focused culture working together as ONE TEAM. The careers we offer are meaningful because the work we do matters. Join us! Job Summary The Counsel, Privacy is responsible for advising on all legal questions relating to privacy and data protection law for CN’s Canadian and U.S. operations. The role collaborates with internal clients on compliance programs and issues, provides recommendations to mitigate risks of privacy breaches, and develops and implements privacy policies and training. Main Responsibilities Privacy Law in Canada and the U.S. Provide legal advice and guidance to internal clients on privacy and data protection matters Provide legal advice on privacy impact assessments and recommendations to mitigate risks Collaborate with internal teams to assess privacy and data protection risks and response in the event of complaints or incidents Prepare responses to freedom of information and access to personal information requests Draft, negotiate, and revise privacy and data protection provisions in agreements Instruct external counsel in complex matters Develop Policies and Training Develop, implement, and refine privacy policies, procedures, and playbooks Develop training and education to employees on privacy and data protection matters Ensure Regulatory Compliance Monitor and analyze developments in privacy and data protection laws and regulations and take proactive steps to ensure compliance Working Conditions The role has standard working conditions in an office environment with a regular workweek from Monday to Friday. The role is eligible to participate in CN’s hybrid work policy of 3 days in office and 2 days remote. The role requires minimal travel (10%) within Canada and the U.S. Due to the nature of the role, the incumbent must be able to meet tight deadlines, handle pressure, and stress. Requirements Experience Privacy and Data Protection Law Minimum 5 years of experience with privacy and data protection law in Canada Minimum 5 years of experience with privacy and data protection law in the U.S., including Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) as well as Illinois and other state privacy laws* Any experience for any of the above would be considered as an asset Education/Certification/Designation Juris Doctor or Equivalent from a recognized law school Member of the Bar in a province or state where CN has substantial operations Competencies Collaborates with others and shares information Communicates with impact Demonstrates agility and drives change Knows the business and stays current on industry needs Applies critical thinking Identifies potential safety and security risks Technical Skills/Knowledge Knowledge of privacy and data protection laws in Canada Knowledge of legal regulatory environments in Canada and the U.S. Knowledge of constitutional law Knowledge of transportation regulations* Knowledge of privacy and data protection laws in the U.S.* Fluently bilingual, both written and verbal (English, French)* Any knowledge for any of the above would be considered as an asset About CN CN is a world-class transportation leader and trade-enabler. Essential to the economy, to the customers, and to the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tons of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout North America every year. As the only railroad connecting Canada’s Eastern and Western coasts with the Southern tip of the U.S. through a 19,500 mile rail network, CN and its affiliates have been contributing to community prosperity and sustainable trade since 1919. CN is committed to programs supporting social responsibility and environmental stewardship. At CN, we work as ONE TEAM, focused on safety, sustainability and our customers, providing operational and supply chain excellence to deliver results.   At CN, we are dedicated to building North America’s safest, most inclusive and sustainable railroad, which includes reflecting the communities in which we operate. Research shows that candidates from underrepresented groups often don’t apply unless they feel they fit the job posting at 100%. Even if you don’t see yourself in every job requirement listed in a posting, we still encourage you to apply. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations), please reach out to our team at cnrecruitment@cn.ca. As an equal employment opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.        
CN Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Jun 13, 2023
Full time
Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) are now CPKC. As the only truly North American railway, we are making big moves! Drawing on our strong foundations and heritage, CPKC moves essential goods across our 20,000-mile network to support economic growth throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Be a part of history as we connect a continent and create exciting career opportunities across our new transnational network. Visit cpkcr.com to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.     PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: CPKC Legal Services is seeking an experienced Legal Counsel to join our dynamic Commercial group, reporting to the Senior Legal Counsel - Commercial. The successful candidate will provide proactive business-oriented legal advice to the corporation at all levels, and will provide support to senior lawyers primarily in the area commercial law. The successful candidate must have the ability to work on-site, based in CPKC’s corporate headquarters five days a week.     POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES: Work independently and in coordination with various internal business departments in negotiating and drafting contracts and related documents, including procurement agreements, construction agreements, service agreements, software license and/or service agreements, facility agreements, shipping/customer agreements, and other industry-related type business agreements Provide legal support to the Purchasing Department and other internal business departments as dictated by the needs of the departments and the direction of the Senior Legal Counsel – Commercial and the Legal Services leadership team Provide general legal advice in the interpretation, and application of legal concepts and principles relating to contract provisions and applicable commercial, transportation and regulatory law, while ensuring alignment with established CPKC policies, practices and procedures Prepare precedence forms of template agreements to reflect current legal trends, compliance with CPKC policies, practice, and procedures, and the business needs of CPKC Provide internal legal support to various departments regarding contract disputes and pre-litigation matters Provide instructions, direction and oversight to outside counsel in their performance of CPKC legal work in all matters assigned to outside counsel Provide support to the Legal Services team in other areas of law, including regulatory and litigation, as needed from time-to-time Provide legal opinions as requested by Senior Legal Counsel – Commercial and the Legal Services leadership team Professionally and effectively communicate with internal clients and the Legal Services leadership team in a timely manner regarding commercial transactions Provide legal support to internal clients and the Legal Services leadership team on joint ventures and other commercial arrangements with third parties Provide back-up and support for other members of the Legal Services team as required Assist the commercial legal team in all aspects of its legal practice Other duties as determined from time-to-time by Senior Legal Counsel – Commercial and the Legal Services leadership team     POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Graduate of a recognized law school and membership in the Law Society of one or more of the provinces of Canada Minimum 5 to 7 years of legal practice in a private law firm, or corporate law department Knowledge of transportation and regulatory laws, both federal and provincial, would be preferred Possess strong analytical skills and ability to apply applicable legal principles to CPKC business and operations, and excellent communication skills to deliver effective, proactive, holistic, strategic legal advice Ability to effectively manage relationships with outside counsel Demonstrated organizational skills to prioritize high volume work load in a time sensitive environment Demonstrated experience in participating in multi-faceted transactions and achieving successful results with a diverse group of stakeholders Willingness and ability to work outside of normal business hours as required to provide timely legal advice and services Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently with minimal supervision     WHAT CPKC HAS TO OFFER: Flexible and competitive benefits package Performance Incentive Program Competitive company pension plan Employee Share Purchase Annual Fitness Subsidy     ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: As an employer with North American presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.     Background Investigation: The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances: Criminal history check Reference check     Management Conductor Program: Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CPKC. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.     CPKC is an employment equity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities. Accommodations for the job application process can be provided, as appropriate, upon request. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)”.