Our client, Loblaw Companies Limited (“Loblaw”) is Canada’s food and pharmacy leader and the nation’s largest retailer. With a network of 2,500 corporate and independently-operated stores in communities across the country, it employs close to 200,000 Canadians, making it one of Canada’s largest private sector employers. Recently named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers (2021), Greater Toronto’s Top Employers (2021) and Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (2021), Loblaw clearly values and respects its employees and has created an excellent environment in which to work.
The Legal department plays an important role in the development of Loblaw’s innovative operations and services. Supporting business groups on legal, risk and strategic issues, the Legal department is involved in a wide range of matters. It is now seeking to fill two positions in its Corporate Retail legal group. Both positions will be located in Loblaw’s head office in Brampton with the opportunity for a hybrid work arrangement.
DIRECTOR, LEGAL COUNSEL (5 – 7 Years Corporate / Commercial experience)
Reporting directly to VP, Legal, the Legal department is now seeking a Director, Legal, to join its head office. The ideal candidate will have 5 – 7 years of corporate/commercial experience gained from a major firm and/or corporation. Any commercial IT or procurement experience will also be of great interest. Excellent strategizing, negotiation and drafting skills as well as experience working independently will be required. This individual will be responsible for managing a report.
SENIOR MANAGER (2 – 4 Years Corporate / Commercial experience)
This lawyer will provide corporate/commercial contracting support to various lines of business within Loblaw including Joe Fresh, T&T, Loblaw Digital, Loblaw Technology, Loyalty, Data Insights and Loblaw Media. The ideal candidate will have 2 – 4 years of corporate/commercial experience gained from a major firm and/or corporation. Strong time management skills and a natural curiosity as well as the ability to prioritize will be needed in this varied practice. This position reports directly to the Director, Legal Counsel.
This is an organization that is forward thinking, dynamic and diverse. If you are a constant learner and determined to pursue excellence, we invite you to apply. This position offers interesting work as well as long term career growth opportunities within the George Weston Limited group of companies. If you are interested in applying to this opportunity, please forward your cv and cover letter to Lorene Nagata at NagataCONNEX Executive Legal Search at firstname.lastname@example.org.