IT/Commercial Lawyer -2 year contract position

January 30 2019
Industries Public administration
Categories Legal, Paralegal, Commercial - Corporate - Mergers/Acquisitions, Legal, Paralegal
Toronto, ON

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) helps people overcome workplace injuries and illnesses and helps business owners make their workplaces safe and healthy. Our people are at the heart of what we do. Bring your enthusiasm and expertise to the WSIB, and we'll help you achieve your personal and professional goals through meaningful work, development opportunities and a culture of compassion, integrity and teamwork.

We are the WSIB. And we're here to help. 

IT/Commercial Lawyer -2 year contract position

Job Summary:

The Legal Services Branch provides expert, timely and responsive legal counsel and corporate services to every division of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. We are currently seeking a Commercial Lawyer with a strong information technology background.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

Review, draft and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements, including, hardware, software, cloud and service-acquisition contracts

Provide support through the entire procurement process

Requirements and Qualifications:

The successful candidate must possess a Law Degree from a recognized institution and membership in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario.

3 to 7 years relevant experience 

Call to the Bar of the Province of Ontario

Excellent communication, analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills, computer literacy, the ability to work independently with a minimum of support resources and the ability to work effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.

Committed, motivated, pragmatic, results-oriented and collegial

Knowledge and experience related to one or both of the following areas will be considered an asset:  public procurement and privacy.

As a precondition of employment, the WSIB will require a prospective candidate to undergo a criminal records name check prior to or at any time following hire. 

To apply for this position, please submit your application by the closing date noted above on our Job Opportunities page:

We appreciate the interest of all candidates.  Due to the volumes of applications we receive, we are only able to contact candidates that are selected to move forward in the recruitment process. The WSIB is an equal opportunity employer.   

The WSIB is an equal opportunity employer and provides accommodation for job applicants in accordance with the Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you are an individual with a disability and you need accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact ***********************@**** If you are invited to participate in the assessment process, please provide your accommodation needs at that time. Please be advised that you may be

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