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Vice President, Legal

Vancouver, BC

The Opportunity:Posting ID: 26380 Position Type: Regular City: Vancouver, BC, Canada Location: Vancouver H/O - Canfor/CWPM_1000

Canfor Corporation (“Canfor”) (TSX: CFP) is one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper and a North American leader in green energy production. We turn the fibre that enters their mills into products we all use every day. Through operational excellence and innovation, we're working to maximize the use of each log, creating products the world wants, from lumber for housing to bio-fuels and more. We continue to look for new opportunities to apply sustainability innovation to supply low-carbon solutions.

The Vice President, Legal, as a member of the senior leadership team reporting to the Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary, is responsible for providing legal advice, counsel and oversight on issues related to governance, operations, corporate structure, financings, trade, real estate, environmental, Indigenous communities, natural resources, and regulatory matters. In fulfilling this responsibility, the VP, Legal will ensure the assets and the integrity of the company are protected and that all transactions are managed in a professional manner. The VP, Legal will also assist the executive and leadership team with potential merger and acquisition opportunities.

The ideal candidate is a seasoned lawyer who has worked nationally and internationally within a complex, resource based, corporate environment where they have provided legal, business and strategic advice as well as counsel on a broad range of issues including contract, litigation, regulatory issues, labour, trade, governance, financing, acquisitions, and divestitures. Alternatively, experience in a law firm dealing with complex commercial agreements supporting primary resource companies ideally in the forestry, mining or oil and gas sectors. Providing senior legal advice in a publicly traded company is a definite asset.

This role is based at Canfor’s corporate head office in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The salary range for this position is: $220,000 - $260,000.

Please Note: The range provided is for base salary only. In addition to base salary, Canfor proudly offers its employees a comprehensive and competitive total rewards package. It features programs such as performance-based incentive plans, recognition programs, benefits, paid leaves, pension plans with base and matching contributions, savings options and robust health & well-being initiatives. We also continually invest in the development of our talent to help them thrive professionally and personally. Above all, we are proud to offer our employees a value proposition that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion and fosters an environment where talent and performance is recognized and rewarded.

Don't check off every single bullet point? At Canfor, we prioritize the right fit for our organization over a strict checklist of criteria. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds may not perfectly align.

Our people-focused approach prioritizes safety, embraces diversity, valuing everyone’s unique qualities. We believe that inclusion and diversity are crucial for our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive edge. Our recruitment process is fair and equitable, based on qualifications and experience.

We appreciate all candidates' interest but will contact only those selected for interviews. Our hiring for various positions is ongoing and includes different screening processes such as behavioral assessments, references, and criminal record checks, depending on the role and location.

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