Legal Assistant

April 29 2019
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services , Consulting services
Categories Legal, Paralegal, Administrative - Public - Regulatory - Govt., Banking - Finance - Securities, Commercial - Corporate - Mergers/Acquisitions, Corporate Secretary - Governance, Commercial - Corporate - Business, Management - Administration, Banking - Financial
Victoria, BC

OVERVIEW

BCI is seeking a permanent full-time Legal Assistant to support our Legal Affairs team. The Legal Affairs department provides legal guidance to the BCI 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.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Supervisor, Legal Affairs, the Legal Assistant's main priority is to provide legal clerical support to members of the Legal Affairs department, including document preparation, formatting, generating reports, research and document review. The Legal Assistant maintains a very high degree of accuracy and attention to detail and is highly organized. Discretion is key to this role, as is the delivery of high-quality work in a timely manner, and the ability to work efficiently and effectively with a demanding workload. Working in a fast-paced, often complex and highly confidential environment, the Legal Assistant adapts quickly to and works well under the frequent changes in the priorities/deadlines of the department and of BCI.

QUALIFICATIONS

Must have:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience and comprehensive knowledge of office practices and procedures
  • Legal Assistant certification or diploma, or equivalent combination of education
  • Previous experience in a legal office and familiarity with law, legal procedures and protocols
  • Understanding of legal terminology and the ability to apply it correctly
  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task, react to changing priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A professional and discreet manner, using tact, discretion and diplomacy at all times
  • Advanced working knowledge of MS Office and fluency with a broad range of computer applications

Closing date:      May 15, 2019

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

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.

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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