Chief Legal Officer

NB Power (, a Crown Corporation owned by the Province of New Brunswick, is the largest electric utility in Atlantic Canada. The utility generates electricity at 14 facilities and delivers power to 400,000 direct and indirect customers.
NB Power is in the midst of unprecedented change as it evolves beyond its roots of generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, increasingly emphasizing renewable energy, new energy services, and customer-centric ways of serving its clients.
Due to the upcoming retirement of the incumbent, NB Power is seeking its next Chief Legal Officer (CLO).

The CLO is a member of the senior management team, responsible for providing strategic direction in all legal matters related to NB Power. The successful candidate will lead a specialized team of legal professionals responsible for providing diversified legal advice to all functional areas within NB Power.

As an ideal candidate, you are a member of (or qualify for membership in) the New Brunswick Bar and possess deep and progressive experience in corporate law, ideally within a complex commercial setting. You have substantial experience leading, motivating and developing highly skilled professionals in a dynamic, changing environment. A collaborative and inclusive leader with a strong client-service orientation, you excel at providing strategic, commercially minded and risk-appropriate advice that will enable innovation and the achievement of business goals. You consistently demonstrate high levels of personal and professional integrity, creative problem-solving skills, solid business acumen and superior negotiating and communication abilities. Proficiency in both official languages is not required but would be an asset.

The position is in Fredericton.

For further information regarding this opportunity, please contact Ron Robertson ( or Andrew Dumont ( at 613-878-1342.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

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Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 08/28/2020