May 27 2019
Industries Retail
Categories Legal, Paralegal, Generalist, Support staff (other)
Montreal-Nord, QC


Application number: 52615
Career Group: Offices
Travel: 0 to 10%
Country: Canada (CA)
Province: Quebec (CA-QC)
City: Montreal
Location: Montreal North Office
Postal Code: H1G 3J5

Sobeys Inc. is one of only two food retailers in Canada. The company meets the food needs of its customers with more than 1,500 stores established in each of the ten provinces under different banners, including Sobeys, IGA extra, IGA, Safeway, Foodland, FreshCo, Rachelle-Bery, Traditions Markets, Price Chopper, Trifty Foods and Lawtons Pharmacies, and more than 330 gas bars, including Shell. Our grocery stores are designed around five basic concepts so that consumer offerings and store sizes are ideal for each of the markets we serve. From the full-service store to the convenience store, each is tailored to meet the unique needs of our customers based on the buying opportunity.

Job description

Reporting to the Legal Advisor, the incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Write, prepare and enter into loan agreements, lease agreements, various resolutions and legal documents designed to meet the operational needs of the business;
  • Support the needs of the Operations and Credit Departments, including: writing and analyzing assignments of rank, registration and renewal of movable hypothecs, processing of insolvency files (preparation of proof of claim, follow-up of files, exchanges with trustees, etc.);
  • Track life insurance records with insurers and insurance brokers;
  • Coordinate the process of signing legal documents by authorized representatives of the company and individuals and / or entities involved in commercial agreements;
  • Act as a resource person in several types of files, with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Construct and maintain certain reference documents, including lists (commercial files, insolvency records, trademarks, etc.) and the organizational chart of Sobeys Group subsidiaries;
  • Maintain the proper ranking system (physical and computer) for sector files.

Job requirements

  • You have training in legal techniques or other relevant legal training, combined with a minimum of 4 years experience in the commercial law sector as a paralegal;
  • You have excellent command of French and English (both spoken and written);
  • You work easily with Microsoft software;
  • You have knowledge of search tools on sites of a legal nature, including REQ, RDPRM and STRATEGIS;
  • You know how to show initiative, autonomy and have an excellent sense of organization;
  • You have the ability to handle a large volume of work and deal with short and rigid deadlines.

Why come to work at Sobeys?

  • Flexible schedule policy;
  • Welcoming and friendly environment;
  • Teamwork;
  • Proximity to senior management and openness to new ideas;
  • Business involved in his community
  • Inspiring cafeteria.


Sobeys is committed to meeting the needs of applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. The company will therefore work with candidates who will request accommodation at any stage of this process.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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