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Senior Legal Counsel, Services and Support

Date: Jun 9, 2022

Location: Montreal Dorval, QC, CA

Senior Legal Counsel, Services and Support-MON17856



Bombardier is a global leader, creating innovative and game-changing planes. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficeincy, reliability and safety. We are a global organization focused on working together with a team spirit.

In your role, you will:

Report into the Director Legal Services and Contracts for Services and Support (Aftermarket).

Assist in developing, implementing and maintaining a comprehensive know your customer (KYC) due diligence program for Bombardier’s Aftermarket activities covering all lines of the Aftermarket business.

Support and advise on the development and implementation of compliance plans consistent with a risk-based compliance program.

Review existing KYC due diligence processing standards for deficiencies and assist in the development and implementation of new KYC due diligence programs.

Ensure all identified regulatory changes related to money laundering, corruption and economic sanctions are monitored, reviewed, tracked and actioned for the Aftermarket business, along with timely communications to all relevant stakeholders.

Develop and deliver annual, periodic and ad hoc compliance training and awareness activities to appropriate internal stakeholders and business divisions within the Aftermarket business, taking into account, general compliance training provided to all Bombardier employees.

Act as a cross functions project lead representing the Aftermarket Legal team and the Aftermarket Customer Compliance Analyst Team across the organization as directed by your Director of Legal Services.

Review due diligence questionnaire responses and clear red flags.

Assist and/or lead the negotiation, drafting or review of various commercial contracts related to the support of the aviation aftermarket business including but not limited to, agreements for lease, leases, , support services agreements, authorized service facility agreements, maintenance contracts, and procurement agreements for new products and services.

Manage claims and potentially litigious matters, in conjunction with the Legal Services Litigation team.

Be solicited by your clients regularly in order to ensure compliance with contracts and to obtain an interpretation on different contractual provisions. Your recommendations will impact the day-to-day relationships with our customers and our service providers.

Be relied upon for your ability to identify and anticipate commercial and contractual problems by ensuring efficient communication between your clients and Legal, Tax, Risk Management and Export Control.

Play a key role in proactively managing legal risk through training and coaching, as well as through the creation and implementation of efficient governance processes.

Anticipate stakeholder’s needs and proactively develop solutions to meet them.

Serve as a key resource on complex and critical legal and compliance issues.

Be required to travel occasionally.


As our ideal candidate,

- You are a practicing member of the Bar of at least one Canadian Province or one U.S. State.
- You have a minimum of 8 years of experience related to compliance matters with experience in, commercial or transactional law or commercial litigation.
- You show great leadership, are autonomous and have excellent legal and business acumen, giving you the confidence to take quick decisions and provide strategic advice in a stressful environment.
- You are at ease to work in an environment where technical questions are discussed.
- You can easily manage a busy schedule.
- You have strong negotiations, drafting and communication skills as well as a superior capacity to convince people.
- Sound business judgment, coupled with good business sense, allowing you to provide efficient and value-added advice and solutions is essential.
- Strong organizational skills are needed.
- You have the ability to operate and deliver results in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
- You have good knowledge of MS-Office environment (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Bombardier is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of any race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age immigation status, disability or other applicable legally protected Characteristics to apply.

Whether your candidacy is moving on to the next step of the hiring process or not, we will keep you informed by email or by phone.

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Job: Contracts
Primary Location: CA-QC-Montreal Dorval
Organization: Aerospace
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
15.12.2021, 2:18:07 PM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

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