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Legal Counsel, Major Projects

Company: Stantec
Location: Chicago
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Legal Counsel, Major Projects - ( 240001LY )DescriptionGrow with the best. Join a smart, creative, and inspired team that works to support operational excellence. The Stantec community unites more than 28,000 employees working in over 400 locations across 6 continents. Our Functional Services Teams (FSTs) include Corporate Development, Finance, HR, HSSE, IT, Legal, Marketing/Communications, Practice Services and Real Estate and Procurement. Bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, and expertise, our FSTs are vital to making our Company stronger.Your OpportunityThis Major Projects Legal Counsel position specializes in alternative project delivery (APD), such as design-build, progressive design-build, P3, Alliance and Integrated Project Delivery projects and will be part of Stantecs Commercial Risk Governance group.The Major Projects Legal Counsel will work directly with Project teams and will also support the Director of Commercial Risk Governance. This is a great opportunity for lawyers with strong business and commercial acumen.Your Key ResponsibilitiesLead the review, drafting and negotiation of contracts and other legal documentation.Support Project teams in the day-to-day pursuit and delivery of Projects to proactively identify and manage risks.Assist with development and review of formal Project documentation, such as notices and responses to claims and disputes.Support the Director of Commercial Risk Governance with review and development of resources, templates and reference material.Build and strengthen relationships with Project teams by cultivating a deep understanding of Stantecs business and being proactive in improving risk management practices for Stantecs Projects.QualificationsYour Capabilities and CredentialsProactive, can-do and collaborative attitude is a must.Proven ability to work as part of a team, and to be able to work independently.Strong drafting skills.Highly developed business sense.Excellent communicator with a practical approach.Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities.Education and ExperiencePossess a Juris Doctorate or equivalent degree and be admitted to the bar in the United States or Canada.3 to 5 years' experience.Relevant APD experience is a must.This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each others talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. #INDCorpFSTBenefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.Primary Location : United States-Illinois-ChicagoOther Locations : United States-Connecticut-New HavenOrganization : BC-1908 COO-US United StatesEmployee Status : RegularJob Level : Individual ContributorTravel : Yes, 10 % of the TimeSchedule : Full-timeJob Posting : Apr 10, 2024, 1:14:13 PMReq ID: 240001LYStantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veteransby Jobble

Keywords: Stantec, Chicago , Legal Counsel, Major Projects, Legal , Chicago, Illinois

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