Associate General Counsel

Our client J. D. Irving, Limited (JDI) is one of Canada’s leading privately-held companies with diverse operations across multiple industries and more than 18,000 employees.
JDI is seeking an Associate General Counsel. Based at its headquarters in Saint John, New Brunswick, the Associate General Counsel role reports directly to the Vice President, Corporate and Legal and will be a key member of the legal team, operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment and providing a broad range of legal and commercial advice to the business.

Please note the General Counsel position is currently vacant, and the intent is to promote the successful candidate for the Associate General Counsel position to General Counsel within 12 months. This is a unique opportunity for a business savvy lawyer who brings 10+
years of corporate/commercial legal experience acquired in a top tier law firm and/or as in-house counsel. The ideal candidate brings strong academic credentials combined with strong organizational and time-management skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities. Moreover, the ideal candidate will bring strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels of the organization.

To explore this exciting opportunity in further detail, please send your resume and cover letter to: Gillian Tessis Executive Search at [email protected]

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however, we will only contact candidates under consideration.

Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 01/27/2023