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Enbridge Sr Legal Counsel in Edmonton, Alberta

Posting End Date:

May 18, 2024

Employee Type:

Temporary (Fixed Term)-Full time

Union/Non:

This is a non-union position

Enbridge is looking for an upbeat legal professional to join our team as a Sr. Legal Counsel! In this position, you will provide advice and guidance on all matters relating to legal support of the Power Business Development group, Corporate Development group, Power Operations group and the Credit department.

Does this sound exciting? Apply today, we'd love to hear from you! #joinourteam

Note: This is a temporary full-time assignment role for a duration of 12 months subject to extension as required.

What You Will Do:

  • Provide corporate and commercial legal support to Enbridge’s renewable power business, which includes the development, construction, acquisition, and operation of solar and wind projects in North America and Europe. More specifically:

  • Provide legal advice and support with structuring, drafting, reviewing, negotiating and interpreting contracts related to mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures in the Power business unit.

  • When necessary, assist with due diligence in connection with M&A transactions and business development projects.

  • Provide legal advice and draft and review other commercial agreements and documents related to the business and operations of the Power business unit.

  • Provide legal support to other internal Enbridge departments, such as the Credit department.

  • Instruct and collaborate with external counsel as required to ensure that they are providing services in an effective and cost-efficient manner in accordance with Enbridge’s Outside Counsel Billing and Staffing Guidelines and manage legal matter budgets.

  • Uphold Enbridge's core values of Safety, Integrity, Respect, and Inclusion along with our ways of working.

Who You Are:

  • Law Degree from an accredited Canadian law school or a Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation.

  • Active member in good standing of the Law Society of Alberta.

  • Minimum of eight (8) years of corporate and commercial transactional experience either in-house or at a law firm.

  • Highly developed ability to identify and respond to legal commercial business issues on short notice, and under strict time constraints.

  • Ability to work independently, make decisions and meet multiple deadlines in a dynamic work environment, under tight deadlines.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively (cooperative yet persuasive approach) with all levels in the organization.

  • Excellent organizational, project management and facilitation skills.

  • Meticulous attention to detail, but pragmatic in approach.

Preferred:

  • Broad understanding of the North American energy industry; knowledge and experience in the renewable power industry is considered an asset.

Working Conditions:

  • High demand, fast-paced office environment, with flexibility to work from home certain days of the week.

  • Ability to travel (less than 10%) to offices of the Enbridge organization or counterparty locations, including internationally as required.

  • This position requires an ability to handle a high workload and provide legal advice and support on short timelines.

Flex-Work:

Enbridge provides competitive workplace programs that differentiate us and offer flexibility to our employees. Enbridge’s FlexWork (Hybrid Work Model) offers eligible employees the opportunity to work variable daily schedules with a flexible start and end time, to opt for a compressed workweek schedule, and the option to work from home on Wednesdays and Fridays. Role requirements determine your eligibility for each option or combination of options. #LI-Hybrid

Diversity and inclusion are important to us. Enbridge is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf) . We are committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, veteran status, Indigenous/Native American status, or disability. Applicants with disabilities can request accessible formats, communication supports, or other accessibility assistance by contacting careers@enbridge.com .

Information For Applicants:

  • Applications can be submitted via our online recruiting system only.

  • We appreciate your interest in working with us; however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

  • Final candidates for this position may be required to undergo a security screening, including a criminal records check.

To learn more about us, visit www.enbridge.com

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