TransCanada Legal Counsel (6-12 Month Contract) Temporary in Calgary, AB


Branch Calgary AB CA

Legal Counsel (6-12 Month Contract)
Calgary, AB

Legal Employment Type:. Legal Counsel (6-12 Month Contract). Researching and drafting memos on various legal issues;…

Reference Code: 29801 Location: Canada (CA) – Calgary, AB Job Category: Legal Employment Type: Contractor Full-time Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program

General Information:
Reporting to the Manager, Land Law these two positions will have a primary focus on supporting the Land legal team. The successful candidates will work with internal and external legal resources to support TransCanada’s Land group for both operational and project work, including major projects in Alberta and other regions of Canada. The successful candidate will work closely with the Land client group as part of a multi-disciplinary approach to operational and project support.

Work with the Land client group may include drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, leases, easements and other land agreements, assisting in the development of land acquisition strategies for projects and other strategic initiatives, and assisting in the development of standards and best practices. The successful candidate will provide Land related support on regulatory applications and commercial business agreements.

  • This is a contract opportunity through a third party.

Advising with respect to the application and implementation of TransCanada’s internal policies and processes;
Providing Land legal work as required to support TransCanada’s Canadian operations and projects;
Researching and drafting memos on various legal issues;
Other tasks as required.

Qualifications and Education:Qualifications :
Strong interpersonal and written communication skills;
Demonstrated drafting skills;
Experience in negotiation of agreements;
Sound judgment and decision making skills;
Flexible and adaptable; ability to navigate and work through change;
Fluency in French is an asset.

Education / Experience:
Law degree from a Canadian law school or an ABA accredited law school is required;
Minimum of 4 years of related legal experience (related legal experience includes experience in Land, Surface Rights, Real Estate and/or Regulatory Law); and
Membership to the Alberta Bar.

This position may require the successful candidates to:
Travel and practice in other Canadian jurisdictions.

  • Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.

Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions.

All positions require background screening. Some include criminal and/or credit checks in order to comply with regulations.

Please apply to this posting by 02/27/2017. To apply, go to jobs.transcanada.com and enter reference code 29801. Only applications submitted through the TransCanada Careers website will be acknowledged.

TransCanada is an equal opportunity employer.

Make what you do matter.

At TransCanada we dream big, think big and do big things. For over 60 years, we’ve had the vision and scale to deliver big things that matter to the world. From supplying reliable and efficient energy to millions of North Americans with our pipelines, gas storage and power generation facilities, we believe in making big things possible.
TransCanada is looking for people who are willing to think about the future…and think big. We’re looking for people who are ready to take on the most significant challenges of their careers and define energy infrastructure in North America.
Thank you for choosing TransCanada in your career search.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-12
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