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Caisse de Dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)

Paralegal- Legal Affairs, Companies and International

Caisse de Dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)
Montreal, Canada
Posted 8 days ago Permanent Competitive
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Job Description

Reporting to the Director, Legal Affairs, Companies and International, the successful candidate will work closely with CDPQ's paralegals. They will collaborate with their Legal Affairs colleagues and with other CDPQ groups, demonstrating rigour and professionalism by fostering team work. They will contribute to analyzing and managing Legal Affairs information on CDPQ's subsidiaries and holding structures. They will gather needs and prepare documents related to the legal administration, constitution, modification or dissolution of subsidiaries and conserves and analyzes the archives of subsidiaries and holding structuring using various technology tools.

Main responsibilities
  • Help analyze and manage corporate information on subsidiaries and holding structures constituted outside of Québec;
  • Take part in projects or initiatives supported by the Legal Affairs team, including creating subsidiaries or holding structures or internal reorganizations;
  • Coordinate gathering needs from various stakeholders and prepare all document related to the legal administration, creation, dissolution or modification of subsidiaries;
  • Archive and update documents, including corporate ledgers, and enter data using internal technological tools and external databases such as the Registraire des entreprises;
  • Ensure that documents and data are reliable and that protocols for their conservation and entry are followed;
  • Collaborate in creating models for resolution and delegation, as well as standard legal documents, and keep them updated;
  • Generate reports, lists or organizational charts using the data collected;
  • Conduct legal research using various databases;
  • Obtain signatures, notarization or legalization while ensuring compliance of signatures with relevant corporate documents;
  • Reply to inquiries from any CDPQ team regarding CDPQ subsidiaries and holding structures;
  • Assist members of the Legal Affairs team in their functions.


Requirements
  • Hold one of the following combinations of education and experience:
    • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience as a paralegal, including in corporate law (Québec Companies Act, Act respecting the legal publicity of enterprises) ; and
    • College diploma (DEC) in paralegal studies, secretarial arts, desktop publishing or a related field; or
    • Bachelor's degree or university certificate in a field related to humanities with a profile focused on law; or
    • Any other combination of education and experience considered relevant
  • Excellent oral and written communication ability in French;
  • Strong written and spoken English;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel;
  • Knowledge of Englobe, DocuSign or Visio is an asset.


Competencies
  • Rigour and deadline-oriented;
  • Strong sense of collaboration and teamwork;
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills and ability to multitask;
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm;
  • Professional and courteous;
  • Discretion;
  • Autonomy.


Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CDPQ wants to offer equal employment opportunities to everyone . It encourages women, visible and ethnic minorities, aboriginal people and people with disabilities to apply. CDPQ is also committed to further incorporating diversity into the organization and making it a source of enrichment and pride for all its employees. Please inform us if your current condition requires an accommodation during therecruiting process.

CDPQ represents la Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and its subsidiaries.
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