Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

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This Crown Corporation is a pacesetter in energy and hydroelectric generation.

Nalcor Energy has a world class portfolio of energy assets and an assertive growth strategy. Based in St. John’s Newfoundland, you will provide leadership to your legal group, strategic thinking as a member of the senior executive team and sage counsel to the C.E.O. and Board of Directors. This Crown Corporation is growing its asset base from $2 billion in 2007 to $14 billion in 2018 as it develops both renewable and non-renewable resources, including Phase 1 of the Lower Churchill hydro-electric project, the highest potential undeveloped hydroelectric source in North America. With its admirable balance sheet and best-in-class safety and environment records, Nalcor has become a highly respected player in the energy sector and an employer of choice in the Canadian market.

As Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, you will bring broad-based commercial expertise to Nalcor’s legal activities, strategic planning and corporate governance. Work with senior corporate leaders to identify, understand, evaluate and monitor evolving issues affecting the industry and the corporation. Implement and maintain best practice processes and standards related to governance, corporate secretarial duties, ethical guidelines and transparency. Ensure that Nalcor’s line of business decision-makers have access to you and your legal team for support, advice and direction. Add negotiating and contract expertise to the organization. Work collaboratively, effectively and objectively with various stakeholder groups, political organizations, government entities, partners, and community groups.

An LL.B. with 15 years or more of progressively senior experience in the areas of corporate, business or commercial law, you have significant managerial and leadership experience and will be eligible for membership in good standing with the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. With Nalcor Energy, you will bring roll-up-your-sleeves energy and inspirational legal leadership to a corporation that has a bold and achievable vision of the future. You’ll play a central role in Nalcor’s success as it develops a rich portfolio of assets.  

If you are interested in more information or submitting your application for consideration, please contact Jeff Forbes or Jason Ozon in confidence at 902-421-9849 or submit your resume online at

Expiry Date: 
Thursday, December 31, 2015