Director Legal and Regulatory Affairs

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Director Legal and Regulatory Affairs

Rodan Energy is “Making Sustainable Attainable” and seeking a skilled corporate lawyer with strong advocacy skills to join the leadership team of our growing and innovative business.

If you are an ambitious, curious, hard-working and business savvy lawyer, this is an exciting opportunity for you to join Rodan Energy – an organization recognized as one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers for three years in a row.

Rodan Energy is a leading North American provider of energy solutions to large energy consumers, distributors, and power producers. Our solutions help build a sustainable energy future while reducing energy costs and optimizing the power grid.

We are seeking a Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs with general corporate law experience to be responsible for Rodan’s legal, advocacy and risk management activities.

Reporting to the CEO and a member of the Management Team, this role will be expected to:

  • Lead all legal matters and stakeholder advocacy for the company in both Canada and the US.
  • Identify strategic opportunities for the business by maintaining an entrepreneurial, business-minded perspective
  • Draft, negotiate, review, and interpret complex commercial agreements and RFPs.
  • Oversee legal aspects of transactions, including financings, mergers and acquisitions, and joint venture structuring.
  • Support the human resources team on employment law and policies, including advising on health and safety and employee benefits matters.
  • Lead and coordinate risk management and compliance efforts in all the markets where Rodan operates, including developing policies and procedures; managing insurance coverage; and working with energy regulators, agencies, system operators and utilities.
  • Provide accurate, efficient, and timely legal support to business stakeholders and colleagues in all functional areas of the business.
  • Keep the legal and governance records of all Rodan Energy companies up to date.
  • Engage and oversee external counsel as required.

Qualifications:

  • Qualified lawyer with a J.D. or LL.B. degree from a top tier Canadian or American university and in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a corporate/commercial practice, in a top-tier law firm and/or in-house environment.
  • Knowledge of the electricity markets and technology sectors is an asset.
  • Sound legal and business judgement to make effective decisions and problem solve.
  • Positive, professional team player who is a self-starter and can work independently, reliably, and efficiently.
  • Well organized, detail-oriented, with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and conflicting deadlines under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with all levels of staff, independent contractors and outside parties.
  • Demonstrated advocacy skills to lead policy development discussions with government, agencies and industry associations.

If you are looking for an innovative, entrepreneurial and dynamic company at which to build a great career in an exciting industry, Rodan Energy is the place for you.  Don’t delay! Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and the position will be filled when we find the right candidate. Please provide: (i) a cover letter which highlights why you would be a great fit for Rodan; (ii) your resume; and (iii) a representative list of transactions or other matters which you’ve advised on.

Rodan Energy offers a competitive compensation package including a comprehensive benefits package.

Rodan Energy is strongly committed to diversity and equality of opportunity. We strive to create an environment that is welcoming and inclusive for everyone.  Full COVID-19 vaccination is a required pre-employment condition.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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