Legal Counsel – Legal Services

Legal Counsel – Legal Services



Permanent – Full Time - Mobile

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Alberta Blue Cross® is an Alberta based organization dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experience and community leadership. We’re committed to providing the best health coverage to over 1.8 million members and take an active role in promoting wellness. We believe in what we do—and place trust in our employees to deliver our vision.

Working at Alberta Blue Cross® means having a career where you’ll be recognized for your contributions. We value diversity, encourage our employees to maintain a healthy work-life integration and provide opportunities for career growth.

Alberta Blue Cross® has an opening for a permanent full time individual to join our organization as Legal Counsel in the Legal Services department. As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for supporting the Legal Services team in identifying, managing, and controlling legal and operational risks within Alberta Blue Cross®

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Reporting to the General Counsel, provide strategic legal advice and guidance on a broad range of legal issues, including insurance, human rights and employment law
  • Draft and negotiate contracts and other legal documents and policies
  • Ensure compliance with all laws and regulations that apply to Alberta Blue Cross® and implement practices for compliance, including monitoring legal and legislative changes that may impact the business
  • Assist the General Counsel in identifying and assessing legal risks and developing strategies to mitigate risk
  • Working collaboratively with support staff and other members of the organization on long-term projects

WHAT YOU WILL HAVE:

  • Law degree from a recognized institution and membership in good standing of the Law Society of Alberta
  • Minimum 3 years relevant post-call to the bar experience. Experience as in-house counsel is an asset, but not required
  • Experience and/or knowledge with insurance legislation preferred
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Exceptional organizational skills and an ability to handle multiple files and projects
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness and ability to learn and understand business processes and perspectives from throughout the organization
  • Must be self-motivated and energetic
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Tact, confidentiality and diplomacy

Alberta Blue Cross® is an inclusive employer committed to a workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. We empower and are advocates for our employees by welcoming, respecting and valuing their unique perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work in an innovative, high-energy team-focused environment. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. If you have the qualifications we are looking for, apply online at careers.ab.bluecross.ca.

COVID-19 Vaccination Notice: Alberta Blue Cross has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that applies to all of its employees. As a condition of employment, successful job applicants will be asked to confirm their COVID-19 vaccination status and may be required to provide proof of a valid negative COVID-19 test or a valid exemption pursuant to applicable human rights law if not fully vaccinated.

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