Associate General Counsel

Basic Information

Ref number

Req_00018558

Last day to apply

16-Mar-2019

Primary Location

Home Office

Description and Requirements

Location -Remote

United States: California, Nevada, Denver Colorado, Chicago Illinois,
Texas, Florida, Washington, Oregon, Arizona


Position Overview

The Law & Governance team provides world-class, innovative solutions to the TELUS International group of companies. We partner with colleagues across the organization to progress business priorities and deliver outstanding outcomes for the clients and communities we serve.


Our service delivery model is based on engaging the best legal talent who are expert collaborators that see the details and the big picture. We thrive on complex challenges, time pressure and diverse work environments because each of us are passionate about the success of our business and our ability to deliver a superior legal customer experience. 


Reporting to the SVP and Chief Legal Officer, as an Associate General Counsel focused on litigation, employment and related matters, you will partner with our People & Culture, Operations and Finance teams as well as a range of leaders and team members to shape our global response to litigation risk, employment best practices, pension obligations and any other practice area that develops your value. You will continue to enhance our strong, collaborative relationship with clients and expand our impact in shaping strategy 

 

Responsibilities


  • Strengthen relationships with business leaders by cultivating a deep understanding of their business and providing proactive, solution-oriented advice 
  • Strive to continuously advance legal and business practices by driving new approaches  and process improvements 
  • Lead our litigation strategy and related practices as well as maintain conduct of key files 
  • Evolve leading legal employment practices and provide expert consultative advice on executive and acquisition driven employment matters 
  • Oversee pension compliance, legal risks and enhance related governance practices 
  • Share your expertise, mentor and coach other team members to develop the next generation of legal talent
 

Required Knowledge  and Skills 

 
  • Advanced knowledge in call center operations and organization required
  • Active license to practice law 
  • Minimum of 5 years leading complex commercial litigation
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in a large, complex, and dynamic organization 
 

 Qualifications

  
  • Must be respected for your legal skills, business acumen, initiative, creativity, learning-oriented mindset and collaborative style 
  • Confident at engaging and interacting with sophisticated stakeholders, internally and externally 
  • Effectively communicate legal advice (including written) to a diverse audience
  • Successfully manage multiple, concurrent litigation files 
  • Excellence in execution and follow-through on the delivery of commitments 
  • Qualified to practice law in California and one other jurisdiction 
  • International work experience 
  • Fluency in Spanish or French a plus
  • Experience in customer and supplier contracts as well as corporate governance matters
     
 Location 

United States: California, Nevada, Denver Colorado, Chicago Illinois, Texas, Florida, Washington, Oregon, Arizona   

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