Director of Legal

<strong>Your next workplace is the sky<br /></strong><br />You love to travel, and you love fair, friendly and frequent flights. We&rsquo;re a new airline&nbsp;with deep roots in the industry, and we&rsquo;re looking for people like you! <br /><br /><strong>Join our crew.</strong>

Calgary, AB

Lynx Air

<p>You love to travel, and you love fair, friendly and frequent flights.</p> <p><span lang="en-us">Let your career fly with Lynx Air, Canada's newest ultra-affordable airline. Our mission is to make air travel accessible for all, by offering low-cost, safe and customer-first flying experiences. With airfares sky-high in Canada, we're here to change the game!</span></p> <p><span lang="en-us">Our brand-new fleet of Boeing 737 MAX planes will take Canadians to select Canadian and USA destinations at an ultra-affordable price point and we're excited to be building our team that will help us get there. With backing from prominent investors, we're poised to revolutionize the Canadian airline industry.</span></p> <p><span lang="en-us">Join our team and be part of the changing skies of Canadian aviation!</span></p>

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Industry competitive salary

Overview: <p>Are you excited about the prospect of joining a startup organization on the ground floor? Interested in being a part of the changing skies in Canada and beyond? Want to work with world-class leaders who have extensive industry know-how? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!</p> <p>We are seeking a Director of Legal to join our rapidly expanding, dynamic team!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><u><strong>WHAT THE ROLE ENTAILS:</strong></u></p> <p>This senior leadership position, reporting directly to the CEO (a former lawyer), will play an important role in shaping the future of our rapidly growing organization. As the first in-house corporate counsel, this role will provide pragmatic, business-focused legal advice to all functions of the Lynx Air business, including operations, commercial, people and finance. You will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team and play an important role in the implementation of Lynx Air&rsquo;s strategy.&nbsp;<br /><br /></p> <ul> <li>Industry competitive salary.</li> <li>The chance to be part of building something from the ground up. Aggressive growth plans of the organization mean there is no limit to how far you can grow your career with the organization.</li> <li>Open and collaborative work environment. You bring your great ideas, and we will put them into action.</li> <li>Comprehensive benefits.</li> <li>The opportunity to travel where we fly.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Provide legal advice on a range of business issues and transactions including consumer and marketing law; employment law; contractual negotiation and drafting; and regulatory compliance.</li> <li>Review marketing materials and corporate communications to ensure regulatory compliance.</li> <li>Keep up to date with legal developments which impact the business and brief management on these developments.</li> <li>Brief external counsel as required for additional expertise or bandwidth.</li> <li>Participate in executive-level meetings covering business performance, business opportunities, and business strategy and planning.</li> <li>Establish a framework for ensuring regulatory compliance across the business.</li> <li>Establish templates for employment and other frequently used agreements.</li> <li>Develop and draft policies to support legal and regulatory compliance across the business.</li> <li>Educate the business and provide training as required on legal risks and responsibilities.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>A law degree from a recognized university.</li> <li>Must be admitted to a recognized bar.</li> <li>5+ years of experience gained in a large law firm and/or in-house, preferably in a consumer-facing or highly regulated industry.</li> <li>Aviation experience is desirable but not essential.</li> <li>Experience in one or more of the following areas: commercial, corporate, contract, consumer or employment law.</li> <li>Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, along with the ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels of the organization.</li> <li>Strong negotiation and drafting skills.</li> <li>Strong business acumen, and a pragmatic approach to legal issues and advice.</li> <li>Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships within the organization and across all businesses.</li> <li>Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p>