Paralegal

July 10 2019
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services , Consulting services
Categories Legal, Paralegal, Administrative - Public - Regulatory - Govt., In-house - Industry - Contract administrator, Commercial - Corporate - Mergers/Acquisitions, Tax, International - Arbitration - Competition, Corporate Secretary - Governance, Commercial - Corporate - Business, Management - Administration, Professionals (other), Support staff (other)
Victoria, BC

BCI is seeking a permanent full-time Paralegal to support corporate and transactional work for our in-house legal team. The Paralegal also responds to requests for information and supports Legal Affairs with general administrative matters.

The Legal Affairs department provides legal guidance to BCI's Board, management, and all departments within BCI. They provide legal advice and support for transactional, investment and operational activities, advise on contractual, legal and regulatory requirements and issues, provide procurement services, and manage corporate entities and records.

With a global portfolio of $145.6 billion, BCI offers an exceptional opportunity to work at a world-class organization while living in a west coast setting. We are a significant institutional investor whose investments span the world. Our major clients are pension plans, and the work we do helps to secure the retirements of hundreds of thousands of people. Our success depends on our employees. BCI empowers high-performing people in the continuous pursuit of excellence and sustainable success for our clients. The people who work here live our values – clients and BCI first, performance focused, world class, accountability, transparency, and integrity – each and every day.

QUALIFICATIONS

Must have:

  • At least 2 years' experience working in a corporate law or legal office setting;
  • Experience working with a legal database;
  • Strong work ethic and talent for detailed work;
  • Meticulous attention to detail, superb accuracy and organizational ability;
  • Proven ability to manage high volume of priority work under competing deadlines, take initiative, work collaboratively as part of a team and be discreet with confidential information;
  • Strong and accurate keyboarding (60+ WPM), writing, editing and word processing;
  • Ability to maintain positive long-term professional relationships with all parties;
  • Ability to work effectively in a close interdependent team environment.

Preferred:

  • Legal degree, law clerk or paralegal certificate or diploma from an accredited institution (or equivalent corporate records experience);
  • Knowledge working with ALF Corporate or similar corporate database;
  • Experience working with Canadian federal corporations;
  • As BCI is a global investor, familiarity with other legal jurisdictions from a corporate or tax law perspective is considered an asset, as is speaking a foreign language.

Closing Date: July 23, 2019

To learn more about this position and apply, go to https://www.bci.ca/careers

BCI provides employees with a productive and fast-paced work environment, competitive compensation, a performance incentive plan, four weeks of vacation, employer-funded health & wellness plans, and a defined benefit pension plan.

Our recruitment process requires that the successful candidate agrees to undergo a criminal record search, education and designation verification; to provide a declaration of no previous or current criminal status; and to comply with our corporate Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct.

Interested in joining our team and want to learn of other career opportunities with BCI? Create a profile and sign up for job alerts at https://careers.bci.ca.

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