• Canada

Job Description:

At IBM, work is more than a job - its a calling To build To design To code To consult To think along with clients and sell To make markets To invent To collaborate Not just to do something better, but to attempt things youve never thought possible To lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the worlds most challenging problems

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM is a global cognitive solutions and innovation company that stands for progress With operations in over 170 countries, IBMers around the world invent and integrate hardware, software and services into cognitive solutions to help forward-thinking enterprises, institutions and people everywhere succeed in building a smarter planet

IBMs operations are supported by an integrated global legal department with in country professionals in most of the countries in which we operate

In Canada, the legal team is centered in Markham, Ontario, at the IBM Canada headquarters but has professionals located in various parts of the country The team provides legal support in a number of core areas including information technology, general commercial, procurement, employment, intellectual property and privacy

We are looking to add to our diverse high energy team an experienced Staff Counsel focused on Procurement matters

Reporting to the General Counsel, IBM Canada, the successful candidate would be responsible for assisting, with minimal direction, procurement professionals supporting the IBM business in Canada and acting as a consultant to internal business clients on various legal matters This could include reviewing, interpreting and providing advice on federal, provincial and local laws, agency rulings, IBM policies and practices, business conduct and ethics A focus of this role will be the drafting, reviewing and negotiating of vendor contracts in all areas of IBMs business,

*the successful individual will be required to work out of our 3600 Steeles Ave E, Markham office on a regular basis*

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
English Fluent (verbal and written)
Qualified to practice law in Ontario or another common law province
At least 3-7 years experience in legal practice (Information Technology and Procurement experience will be helpful)
Ability to provide independent advice to senior level management on complex matters
Fluent in Microsoft Word (ie able to execute contract document drafting and revisions)
Solid organization skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Experience working within procurement organizations
Experience in privacy, data security and related legal matters
Solid capability in Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint
Formal project management training or experience
Bilingual English and French (verbal and written)

About Business Unit
IBM Corporate Headquarters (CHQ) team represents a variety of functions such as marketing, finance, legal, operations, HR, and more, all working together to solve some of the worlds most complex problems, help our clients achieve success and build collaborative work environments for IBMers

Your Life IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice What about all of these If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible

Impact Inclusion Infinite Experiences Do your best work ever

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application

Being You IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status

Preferred Education Bachelors Degree Commissionable No

Key Job Details CountryCA
Required EducationBachelors Degree
Position TypeProfessional
Employment TypeFull-Time
Contract TypeRegular
Req ID264735BR

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Software Services, IT-Software
Functional Area : Legal/Law
Role : Corporate
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Mar 2020

Key Skills:

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