We are PETRONAS Canada, one of the largest natural gas resource owners in Canada. As part of PETRONAS, a Fortune 500® company, we produce and deliver energy solutions in a responsible and sustainable manner. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our employees, partnerships with First Nations and our respect for the environment.
People are fundamental to our success. We foster a culture that depends on trust, honesty and empowerment. Because of this, our people are able to collaborate, innovate, find opportunities and make them happen.
With our ambitious growth plans, we are looking for new team members who are up to the challenge of making PETRONAS Canada a global leader of unconventional energy, all while making an impact in the industry and communities in which we work.
Are you an accomplished lawyer seeking an exciting opportunity to join an exceptional in-house legal team that thrives on collaboration and high performance? Look no further! Our legal team in Calgary is looking for a dynamic and well-rounded senior professional with a proven track record of success, excellent communication skills, and a passion for delivering outstanding results.
Reporting directly to the Director of Legal & Joint Venture, you will play a vital role within our organization. Your expertise will be instrumental in providing practical and timely legal, commercial, and strategic support to diverse groups and help PETRONAS Canada reach our ambitious goals.
HOW YOU WILL CONTRIBUTE:
Integrate with client groups to assist with a wide range of commercial matters (procurement processes, contract negotiations, transactions…etc.), intellectual property and internal governance matters
Manage litigation files and work closely with stakeholders to effectively resolve disputes
Create and enhance governance to align with internal requirements and industry best practices, including collaborating with PETRONAS Corporate Headquarters in Kuala Lumpur
Retain, instruct and manage external counsel
Train client groups to effectively tackle business needs and mitigate risk
Engage as a dynamic and collaborative member of the PETRONAS Canada legal team, actively contributing to the organization's success
WHAT YOU BRING:
Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or a Juris Doctor (JD) degree
Member in good standing with the Law Society of Alberta
Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience, including experience as in-house counsel
Working knowledge of the energy industry to provide credible advice and support to client groups
Strong relationship building skills to become a trusted advisor for various business groups with different needs, timelines and levels of legal sophistication
Possess a strong working knowledge of general contracting, commercial transactions, procurement, intellectual property and governance matters
Agile and creative mindset to deliver timely, practical, and fit for purpose solutions
Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to express legal concepts clearly and persuasively verbally and in writing
Job postings are typically only open for applications for two weeks so please submit your resume today.
WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN OUR TEAM:
Flexible arrangement options including working from home and a compressed work week with Friday afternoons off (office-based roles)
Dress for your day - a casual yet professional environment
Ability to contribute to a dynamic organization with large growth ambitions
Competitive compensation and bonus programs
Top tier benefit package, including a generous Health Spending Account and Savings Plan
Making a positive difference in our communities through volunteerism, community support and providing opportunities to those in the areas where we operate
Annual employee-directed charity donation program
Support for training and professional development
PETRONAS Canada would like to thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team; however only the candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.