Commercial LEGAL ADVISOR

Borealis is a well-established software developer that provides an innovative SaaS product to large international organizations. Our software helps clients improve their stakeholder management practices to build long-term, trusted relationships with their stakeholders. 

As we continue to expand into new markets around the world, we are seeking a legal advisor who has experience in both the commercial sector and international relations to join our team as a Business Contracts Specialist. 

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The challenge that awaits you at Borealis

  •  Write, execute, and maintain all contracts with our clients and suppliers. 
  • Manage client contracts and the renewal agreement process. 
  • Participate in developing and executing contractual and business strategies. 
  • Help design and implement standard procedures, policies, and contracts. 
  • Identify and integrate SaaS industry best practices for drafting and negotiating contracts. 
  • Support our account directors in client negotiations. 
  • Advise internal stakeholders regarding the company’s contract requirements. 
  • Keep abreast of new laws and regulatory trends related to our industry which may affect the company. (Example: Understand how GDPR is applied in various countries/legal systems and how we can comply with these standards). 
  • Assist in obtaining ISO 27001 certification. 

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate for this position has the following qualifications: 
  • An academic background in law. 
  • 2 to 4 years of experience in an administrative analyst position related to contracts, legal affairs or contract coordination, with a minimum of 2 years in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts.  
  • Strong negotiation and risk analysis skills to establish positive tradeoffs for the company. 
  • Able to pay attention to small details without losing sight of the big picture. 
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English (first language). 
  • Sound judgment coupled with keen business sense to propose innovative and pragmatic solutions that will move the business forward. 
  • Committed to handling sensitive and confidential information with a high level of professionalism, discretion and good judgment. 
  • Proficient in common IT tools (such as Microsoft Office 365, Filesite and DocuSign) along with good technical skills to learn new specific systems. 
  • Knowledge of laws applicable to international service business is an asset.  
  • Knowledge of French is an asset. 
  • Knowledge of a third language is an asset. 

Why join the Borealis team?

In addition to working with a team of dynamic and motivated colleagues, Borealis offers flexible working hours in a remote work environment (work from home), even after the pandemic is overOf course, we will provide you with the tools you need to work efficiently. 

If you believe this position suits you,
we invite you to reach out to our HR department