Specific Job Description
Reporting to the IWSS International Counsel, the General Counsel is responsible for leading and advising on LMCa’s strategic, tactical and operational legal issues. The General Counsel provides senior management and staff with effective advice on company strategies and their implementation, manages the legal function, and obtains and oversees the work of outside counsel. The General Counsel is directly involved in complex business transactions and in negotiating critical contracts. The General Counsel is a trusted legal advisor that is expected to provide timely, efficient, knowledgeable and practical general legal advice with an emphasis on appropriately balancing compliance, risk and business goals.
Substantively, the General Counsel is a strong generalist or has the capacity to become one quickly. The General Counsel will be expected to provide support on varied legal matters including procurement initiatives (with emphasis on government procurements both local and international), contracts, lobbying, communications, intellectual property, human resources and employment, corporate governance, export/import regulations, ethics and anti-corruption, privacy, and competition.
Essential Duties and Areas of Responsibility:
Lockheed Martin Canada is the Canadian-based arm of Lockheed Martin Corporation, a global security and aerospace company employing 98,000 people worldwide, including nearly 1,000 Canadians. By applying innovative approaches of our highly skilled and experienced Canadian workforce, we have been Canada’s trusted defence and aerospace partner for over 75 years. We operate major facilities in Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax, Calgary and Victoria and work on a wide range of major programs from advanced naval technology products and unmanned systems software to providing delivery and in-service support of the latest military aircraft to commercial engine repair and overhaul capabilities.
Clearance required for role
Required skills, qualifications and experience
Desired skills, qualifications and experience
Equal Opportunity Statement
Lockheed Martin Canada is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We are committed to excellence in serving all customers, including people with disabilities, and we encourage feedback on the provision of these services.