Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (“HOOPP”) is one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans. It is dedicated to providing retirement security to more than 400,000 healthcare workers in Ontario and holds over $100 billion in net assets. HOOPP has been recognized as a leader in sustainable and responsible investing, winning environmental awards in the recent past as well as recently being named one of the Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for the second year in a row. With offices in downtown Toronto, our client’s environment is fast-paced, friendly and diverse.
HOOPP continues to grow, both in size and complexity of its operations, and it is therefore seeking a Regulatory Counsel to join its legal division. This individual will play an integral role in setting the parameters of this position and act as a central hub for this function. This role will include monitoring all changes in relevant laws that affect HOOPP, both domestically and globally. This person will also be required to liaise with and provide regulatory advice to a broad range of stakeholders and business groups which will span the whole organization. Working closely with the Compliance team and reporting directly to the Senior Legal Counsel, this position, post-pandemic, offers the possibilities of a hybrid work arrangement.
The ideal candidate will have 6 – 8 years of regulatory law experience gained from a major law firm, corporation / financial institution or government office. An understanding of investing in private and public markets and banking regulations will be helpful to succeed in this role as will experience with regulatory management systems. Excellent interpersonal skills and professionalism as well as leadership qualities will be valued as you will be interacting with a broad range of business clients including senior level management. Being a self-starter, adaptable and possessing the ability to work independently will also be required for this role.
This position will provide an excellent opportunity to continue to develop both one’s legal and business skills as the organization continues to evolve. The legal division enjoys a supportive, team-focused environment within a framework that respects work/life balance. HOOPP is dedicated to serving its members and other stakeholders in an environment with increasingly complex challenges. To ensure its success, the organization is committed to hiring exceptional people who will contribute their energy and talents towards achieving these goals. HOOPP offers its employees membership in its world class defined benefit pension plan and fulsome extended benefits. HOOPP also believes that equity, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to its success. For further information, please send your material to Lorene Nagata at NagataCONNEX Executive Legal Search at firstname.lastname@example.org