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Legal Counsel (LEG122)

October 30 2017
Industries Energy
Categories In-house - Industry - Contract administrator
Longueuil, QC

Company Profile

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. is a global player with an extensive and growing portfolio of assets in Canada, France and the United States. The Company develops, owns, acquires and operates run-of-river hydroelectric facilities, wind farms and solar photovoltaic parks exclusively producing renewable energy.

Sustainable development producing positive social, environmental and economic results guides our actions. We are not only proud of the work we do, but also of the way we do it. Our many accomplishments and continued successes are made possible by our outstanding team of employees.

Innergex, a publicly traded company, has offices in Longueuil, Vancouver, Lyon and San Diego.

Role and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Vice President – Corporate Legal Affairs and Secretary, the main responsibilities of the candidate will be to:

  • Participate in renewable energy acquisition and project development files;
  • Coordinate and manage the legal aspect of project financings, in close collaboration with the Finance team;
  • Ensure the necessary follow-up of all commitments prior to and following the closing of project financings, acquisitions and development;
  • Draft, negotiate and review financing agreements and various commercial contracts;
  • Coordinate and manage the legal side of setting up and following up on community or financial partnerships, in close collaboration with the Project Development team;
  • Assist and advise all business units in all legal aspects related to the activities of the Company;
  • Carry-out various mandates related to securities, corporate law and governance.

Profile and professional requirements

  • 3 to 7 years of relevant experience in financing, acquisition or renewable energy project development or infrastructure an asset;
  • Member of the Quebec Bar or the Bar of another Canadian province;
  • Autonomous and proficient in French and English, written and spoken;
  • Solid knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel);
  • Proven ability for teamwork and to work under pressure.

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