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Ballard Power Systems Inc.

Legal Administrative Assistant

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
7 days ago
Ballard Power Systems has an opening for a legal administrative assistant to support the Legal Department. This position is regular, full-time at 5 days (40 hours) per week.

Reporting to the Associate General Counsel, the successful candidate will be highly motivated, energetic, proactive, and will be responsible for a wide range of duties.

  • Assisting lawyers and paralegal in the preparation of legal documents and correspondence
  • Providing word processing assistance to the legal department including formatting documents, processing revisions, comparing documents and etc.
  • Providing administrative support to the lawyers and paralegal in the department including filing, scheduling meetings, managing appointments, processing invoices and expenses, and any legal affairs

• Manage legal calendars for meetings, appointments, due dates and updating accordingly
  • Coordinating travel arrangements

• Managing the day-to-day operation of the department document management system including opening electronic files, organizing documents and files, and closing files

• Organizing and updating legal department's database under supervision of lawyers and paralegal

• Responding and attending to routine inquiries and requests from internal business units and external clients
  • Conducting corporate and other searches
  • Providing general administrative support to legal department when required

  • Graduate from an accredited legal administrative assistant program or applicable work experience
  • 1-5 years of legal assistant experience in in-house legal department or law firm setting
  • Excellent computer and technical skills in all aspects of MS Office Suite (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Ability to work independently, ability to maintain confidentiality and integrity in all aspects of work
  • Flexibility and attention to detail required
  • Exceptional interpersonal, organizational and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to take initiative, be responsive, proactive, detailed, professional and a great team player!

Our Values

Listen & Deliver | Quality. Always. | Inspire Excellence | Row Together | Own It

Ballard values diversity in the workplace and is committed to Employment Equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates