Senior Legal Counsel

Winnipeg, Manitoba, ca
Company: NFI Group
Category: Legal
Published on 2021-05-13 20:45:43


With over 8,000 team members operating across ten countries, NFI is a leading independent global bus manufacturer providing a comprehensive suite of mass transportation solutions under brands: New Flyer® (heavy-duty transit buses), Alexander Dennis Limited (single and double-deck buses), Plaxton (motor coaches), MCI® (motor coaches), ARBOC® (low-floor cutaway and medium-duty buses), and NFI Parts. NFI buses and motor coaches incorporate the widest range of drive systems available, including clean diesel, natural gas, diesel-electric hybrid, and zero-emission electric (trolley, battery, and fuel cell). In total, NFI now supports over 105,000 buses and coaches currently in service around the world. NFI common shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol NFI. News and information are available at , , , , , and .
Position Summary:
As a key member of our organization, reporting to the Executive Vice President, General Counsel of NFI Group Inc., you will be responsible for providing general legal support and advice in a diverse range of areas to NFI and its various business units and subsidiaries.
What You Will Do:

  • Provide proactive strategic and tactical advice on legal issues on a variety of matters relating to NFI’s businesses, including corporate/commercial, litigation and regulatory matters.
  • Identify legal issues and risks and provide advice regarding the management of those issues and risks.
  • Manage litigation matters and supervise external litigation counsel.
  • Negotiate and draft a wide range of legal agreements and other documents.
  • Provide advice in respect of and manage regulatory, risk prevention and compliance matters.
  • Draft corporate policies and provide advice on governance issues.
  • Assist the NFI Legal team and senior management with corporate, financing, mergers and acquisitions and other transactions.
  • Liaise with the NFI business units and other functional areas of NFI (e.g., Finance, Tax, Supply, etc.).
    Skills and Experience:
  • Have a law degree and a current license to practice law in a Canadian or U.S. jurisdiction.
  • Three to five years of corporate or commercial legal experience in a law firm or in-house legal department.
  • Advanced problem-solving, analytical and decision-making skills are essential.
  • Ability to converse in a professional manner and collaborate with all team members at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills with the ability to multitask.
  • Ability to work independently and possess initiative to seek improvements.
  • Motivated self-starter with capabilities to work within a fast-paced team-oriented environment.
    OUR WHY: 

     At NFI, we exist to move people. Our mission is to design and deliver exceptional transportation solutions that are safe, accessible, e­fficient and reliable.
    Leveraging 450 years of combined experience, NFI is leading the electrification of mass mobility around the world. With zero-emission buses and coaches, infrastructure, and technology, NFI meets today’s urban demands for scalable smart mobility solutions. Together, NFI is enabling more livable cities through connected, clean, and sustainable transportation.
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