In-House Legal Counsel

Burnaby, BC /
Trust & Compliance /
Full-time
We are looking for an In-House Legal Counsel to join our Trust & Compliance team. In this role, you will work closely with our Corporate Counsel and be a true business partner to add value for the whole Traction Guest team!

About Us

We are a global leader in enterprise visitor management. We are on a mission to help organizations across the world protect their facilities, employees and visitors. We pride ourselves on our innovation and growth and have been recognized by Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Company to Watch, Forbes Cloud 100 Rising Star and G2 Leader in Customer Satisfaction for Visitor Management. We are backed by investors that include Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures. To support our diverse customer base, we have employees across the world in Ireland, US and Canada.

Culture

Culture is important at Traction Guest. Our values don’t just sit on a glossy page. We live them every day. Our values are the cornerstone of who we are: 

Embrace Knowledge
Do the right thing
Seek adventure and smiles
Healthy hearts and heads
Pursue opportunity
Build community

Skills

    • A qualified lawyer with a minimum of 2 years of legal experience in a commercial role, in the technology sector
    • Experienced in dealing with a range of commercial contracts and licence agreements such as API/Integration licence agreements, partnership agreements, Saas agreements
    • Experience with privacy and data protection law an asset
    • Understanding of the complexities and pressures associated with complex technical and outsourcing agreements and mixed delivery supply models is desirable
    • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in legal issues relation to engineering and technology, and a commercially aware approach to legal matters
    • Demonstrable negotiation skills and utilizing technical/business and legal information with the ability to achieve the desired outcome
    • Understanding of the issues involved in and experience of working with multidisciplinary teams
    • Clear and concise communicator with the ability to shift style to accommodate a variety of audiences, and create effective working relationships with key contacts internal and external
    • Legal Degree and a current bar admission in a Canadian province. A US bar admission or other common law jurisdictions will be considered

Personal Attributes

    • Highly focused commercial approach to business in addition to legal flair
    • Strong eye for detail and effective time management and self-scheduling skills
    • The ability to remain confident and assured in difficult circumstances, and to possess the resilience and stamina to sustain performance, particularly when under pressure 
    • Ability to keep abreast of professional, legal, technological and working practice change and be motivated to convey any new such developments as necessary to the wider organization

What You Will Be Doing

    • Negotiating, drafting, reviewing, and managing Traction Guest general agreements (MNDAs, data protection agreements, employment agreements, procurement agreements),  commercial and technology agreements to ensure legal interest are protected and best value from its commercial relationships
    • To lead and support on drafting and negotiating of other engineering and technology agreements to help grow the integrator and partnership programTo ensure compliance with responsibilities under the various contracts, and to aid the effective resolution of any disputes
    • To ensure compliance with all relevant legislation, and in particular with data protection laws 
    • To identify legal issues and risks relevant to the different projects, and advise the business on strategies and solutions for mitigating such legal issues and risk
    • Working closely with security and compliance teams to ensure (i) legal and commercial objectives of third party contracts are effectively tracked and delivered (ii) up-to-date records of third party contracts are maintained and IPR is effectively managed (iii) effective and timely support and advice is provided, and communicated between the organization and its technology suppliers
    • To be a source of knowledge to stakeholders on the key terms and conditions of commercial, and technology contracts, and provide guidance and training as appropriate 
    • To ensure all third party agreements are consistent with policies and guidelinesWorking with external counsel to obtain their subject matter expertise, where appropriate
    • Reviewing and working with relevant stakeholders to revise corporate policies and processes
    • Contributing to and conducting employee compliance training, particularly to the leadership and sales teams
    • Reviewing and revising marketing materials to ensure compliance with applicable anti-spam and privacy legislation
    • Keeping informed of relevant legislative changes and training stakeholders as appropriate
This isn’t just about us getting to know you. We believe you need to dive in to get to know us. We encourage you to research and read up on our company news and articles. Throughout the recruitment process, you will be given the opportunity to ask lots of questions, meet different members of our team, and get hands on to showcase your skills. As you get to know what we’re all about, we hope you’ll become increasingly confident and excited that we could be your next big move.

Once your application is received and reviewed, qualified candidates will move on to our next steps. Our general recruitment process has the following steps:

Phone Interview with our People & Culture team
Meet with the hiring manager and other members of the team
Demo presentation and interview
Culture meeting with members of the Traction Guest team

We are an equal opportunity employer and love diversity at our company! We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.