Our client,Irving Shipbuilding is part of the J.D. Irving, Limited group of companies and is in the business of building quality ships and repairing vessels. The company’s primary site is Halifax Shipyard, with three other locations in the Maritime Provinces. Irving Shipbuilding was selected in 2011 as Canada’s Combatant Shipbuilder and is in the early stages of a complex and large 30 year military shipbuilding program. It is currently working on a number of significant projects for the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Coast Guard.
The organization is looking for a Vice President & General Counsel to play a key role as a senior legal and business advisor to the executive management team. Your legal expertise will be sought on all major commercial contracts and transactions to ensure the organization’s interests are safeguarded. You will lead negotiations and drafting of commercial agreements and oversee the legal work of the business.
To succeed in this position you will be a superb communicator with excellent legal, business and interpersonal skills. You have a law degree and 15+ years of experience dealing with business law issues, either at a major law firm or large corporation. An MBA or an undergraduate degree in business would be considered an asset. You will also have a high degree of integrity, accountability and diplomacy.
This opportunity offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
If you are an experienced legal professional looking to offer your expertise and counsel to further your career with a renowned organization known for its high quality products and services you are invited to contact Lynn Breau at (506) 852-8043 or forward a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org .