General Counsel Lawyer Job in Vancouver, Canada
Trulioo is a global identity verification company that provides secure access to reliable, independent, and trusted data sources worldwide to instantly verify consumers and business entities online. Trulioo’s marketplace of global identity networks, GlobalGateway, helps organizations comply with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Customer Due Diligence (CDD) requirements by automating Know Your Customer (KYC) and Know Your Business (KYB) workflows.
Trulioo supports global clients to instantly verify five billion customers and 330 million business entities in over 195 countries – all through a single API integration. Trulioo’s mission is to solve global problems associated with verifying identities by powering fraud prevention and compliance systems for customers worldwide in an effort to increase trust and safety online.
Trulioo has been recognized as a ‘CNBC Disruptor 50 Company’, named by BC Tech Association as ‘Emerging Company of the Year’ and ‘Technology Pioneer’ by the World Economic Forum.
This is an incredible opportunity for a talented lawyer to thrive with a fast-paced, cutting-edge company offering excellent benefits and workplace culture.
Job Description – General Counsel Lawyer
Due to ongoing growth, Trulioo is seeking a well-rounded General Counsel to join its team. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the General Counsel will have overall responsibility and accountability for the legal department, including general corporate matters, transaction support, contract management, employment law, regulatory matters, risk management, and financing activities.
The role will be hands-on, leading a small team with a broad portfolio of responsibilities, including commercial agreement negotiations across a global customer base, understanding international data privacy standards, and managing corporate governance activities.
As the preferred candidate, you will have at least ten years of corporate commercial law experience, including a minimum of three years practising in-house and a demonstrated track record of effectively managing a team. You must have a flexible and adaptable mindset and working style, as well as thrive in a fast-paced, start-up environment. Success in this position requires excellent communication skills, strong business acumen, sound judgement, and solid negotiation skills.
Trulioo is an innovator in the exciting and impactful online identity space. The ideal candidate must be passionate about driving inclusion at the intersection of technology, the regulatory environment, and the digital economy.
Trulioo is dedicated to fostering a culture around collaboration, inclusion, and innovation. The company is in a constant state of improvement, and provides employees with competitive benefits, vacation policies, and development resources to support growth as well as work-life balance. A mixture of social events, wellness initiatives, and engagement activities to allow for employees to connect and collaborate.
Trulioo values its employees, creating a flexible and friendly work environment where everyone can succeed and grow. Trulioo is committed to diversity and inclusion and has incorporated an approach that allows for different perspectives to come together and support its overall mission.
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
- Manage for the legal department, including general corporate matters, transaction support, contract management, employment law, regulatory matters, risk management, and financing activities.
- Lead a small team with a broad portfolio of responsibilities, including commercial agreement negotiations across a global customer base, understanding international data privacy standards, and managing corporate governance activities.
Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge
- LL.B. or J.D. degree (or equivalent).
- Good standing with a Canadian Law Society.
- 10+ years of corporate commercial law experience, including a minimum of three years practising in-house.
- Demonstrated track record of effectively managing a team.
- Flexible and adaptable mindset and working style.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, start-up environment.
- Excellent communication skills, strong business acumen, sound judgement, and solid negotiation skills.
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