Legal Counsel, Major Projects

Calgary, AB

Legal Counsel, Major Projects - ( 240001LX )


Grow with the best. Join a smart, creative, and inspired team that works to support operational excellence. The Stantec community unites more than 28,000 employees working in over 400 locations across 6 continents. Our Functional Services Teams (FSTs) include Corporate Development, Finance, HR, HSSE, IT, Legal, Marketing/Communications, Practice Services and Real Estate and Procurement. Bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, and expertise, our FSTs are vital to making our Company stronger.

Your Opportunity

This Major Projects Legal Counsel position specializes in alternative project delivery (APD), such as design-build, progressive design-build, P3, Alliance and Integrated Project Delivery projects and will be part of Stantec’s Commercial Risk Governance group.

The Major Projects Legal Counsel will work directly with Project teams and will also support the Director of Commercial Risk Governance. This is a great opportunity for lawyers with strong business and commercial acumen.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the review, drafting and negotiation of contracts and other legal documentation.

  • Support Project teams in the day-to-day pursuit and delivery of Projects to proactively identify and manage risks.

  • Assist with development and review of formal Project documentation, such as notices and responses to claims and disputes.

  • Support the Director of Commercial Risk Governance with review and development of resources, templates and reference material.

  • Build and strengthen relationships with Project teams by cultivating a deep understanding of Stantec’s business and being proactive in improving risk management practices for Stantec’s Projects.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Proactive, can-do and collaborative attitude is a must.

  • Proven ability to work as part of a team, and to be able to work independently.

  • Strong drafting skills.

  • Highly developed business sense.

  • Excellent communicator with a practical approach.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities.

Education and Experience

  • Possess a Juris Doctorate or equivalent degree and be admitted to the bar in the United States or Canada.

  • 3 to 5 years' experience.

  • Relevant APD experience is a must.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

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Salary Range(s):

  • Lower Mainland $99,500 - Lower Mainland $144,400 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in BC (Lower Mainland includes Vancouver & Burnaby)

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : Canada-Alberta-Edmonton

Other Locations : Canada-Alberta-Calgary, Canada-Ontario-Markham, Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver

Organization : BC-1208 COO-CA Canada

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Apr 10, 2024, 1:15:56 PM

Req ID: 240001LX


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