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Paralegal

Requisition ID:  167950 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Juridique exploitation des magasins 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time

 

Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Québec  

City: Montréal-Nord

Location: Bureau de Montréal-Nord 

Postal Code: H1G 3J5 

 

Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  

 

A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 

 

All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.

Job Description

Our commercial legal counsel is currently looking for a paralegal to join his or her team! If you are passionate about commercial law and have experience in business, this position is for you!

 

What you will do in this post:

 

  • Support the needs of legal counsel and business people from different departments, such as: Finance, Operations and Franchise Business Development. Responsibilities would include:  drafting, preparing and entering into various contracts and agreements: promises to purchase, affiliation agreements, securities agreements, loan agreements, lease agreements, various related resolutions and other legal documents intended to meet the needs of the company, conducting research and making the necessary follow-ups;
  • Coordinate the process of signing legal documents by authorized representativesof the company and individuals and/or entities involved in the commercial agreements;
  • Act as a contact person in several types of files, with stakeholders internal and external to the company;
  • Write and maintain certain reference documents and file follow-ups;
  • Maintain the proper functioning of the filing system (physical and computer) for sector files.
     

What you need:

  • You have training in legal techniques or any other relevant legal training, combined with a minimum of 2  years of experience in the commerciallaw sector as a paralegal;
  • You have an excellent command of French and English (both oral and written);
  • You work easily with Microsoft software;
  • 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 schedules.

 

Could be an asset:

  • You have knowledge of search tools on sites of a legal nature, including the REQ, the RDPRM. 

Why come to work at Sobeys?

  • Flexible working hours and teleworking policy;
  • High-growth enterprise;
  • Welcoming and friendly environment;
  • Proximity to senior management and openness to new ideas;
  • Company involved in its community;
  • Inspiring cafeteria and on-site gym;
  • Power your electric vehicle in the office.
  • 10% discount at participating IGA, Rachelle Béry and Tradition Markets stores.
     

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.

 

 

While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

 

We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.