Pollard Banknote Limited (TSX: PBL) is a leader in the lottery and charitable gaming industries, globally, and through its NeoPollard joint venture, holds the leading position in the US iLottery market. We provide high quality instant ticket products, licensed games, retail merchandising solutions, and a full suite of digital offerings, ranging from game apps to comprehensive player engagement and iLottery solutions to more than 60 government lotteries worldwide, with operations throughout Canada, the US and Europe. Established in 1907, Pollard is owned approximately 64.3% by the Pollard family and 35.7% by public shareholders and was recently named among the top 30 best-performing stocks on the TSX.
Pollard’s legal department is equally impressive, having recently been selected as a finalist for In-House Counsel/Legal Team of the year at the 2021 Global Regulatory Awards. Following a series of recent acquisitions and unprecedented growth, we are now seeking a Senior Legal Counsel to join our Legal Team. Our team oversees a wide range of global legal matters including acquisitions, joint ventures and other commercial partnerships. In addition to managing the delivery of legal services to our worldwide subsidiaries, you will work closely with our various business units, contributing to strategic discussions, supporting the development of technology and digital projects and formulating corporate policy. This position is located in Winnipeg and will report to the EVP, Legal Affairs.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of corporate / commercial experience gained at a well-respected firm or corporation. Previous experience in technology, public procurement or employment law will be of interest as will experience in a regulated industry. A strategic thinker with an interest in having a ‘seat at the table’ and the ability to provide creative solutions is preferred. Good judgement, strong business acumen and excellent drafting skills are required. A demonstrated commitment to team work and customer service excellence will also be important.
We offer a challenging and dynamic work environment in a growing industry devoted to creating games and solutions that maximize player engagement and proceeds for good causes in local communities across the globe. We seek diverse and talented people who are dedicated to delivering pragmatic business solutions to complex legal problems. Pollard offers a highly competitive compensation package including a profit sharing program and pension plan and the opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues across international borders. If you are interested in applying to this opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter to Lorene Nagata or Garrett Giannidis of NagataCONNEX Executive Legal Search at firstname.lastname@example.org.