Do you want to be part of an ambitious project to power global electrification efforts?
Is your sense of entrepreneurship stimulated by a culture of innovation and a constantly changing work environment?
Do you want to be involved in developing and growing a strong Quebec company?

We want your expertise!

We are looking for a legal advisor to work with the Company’s departments to offer various legal services in different areas of the law. Your counsel will be required in mining law, construction law, securities law, Indigenous law and general commercial law.

YOUR MISSION

In NMG’s legal department, no two days are the same and the weeks go by quickly. You may be called upon to negotiate an agreement in principle for a new partnership, a supply contract for specialized equipment, or a development agreement with First Nations; advise senior management on project risks; help implement new financing; or uphold our compliance with continuous disclosure obligations for a public company.

Take this unique opportunity to make your mark on a small, agile team at a dynamically growing company!

The position’s specific challenges include:

  • » Helping to negotiate and draft letters of intent, contracts, agreements of purchase and sale or mergers and acquisitions, documents related to investments or financing (bank loans, leasing, etc.) and all other legal documents (contracts for professional services, construction, procurement, leases, etc.).
  • » Identifying and evaluating the different risk factors related to the Company’s activities.
  • » Standardizing the contracts and legal documents commonly used by the Company’s departments.
  • » Advising the Company’s departments on legal and commercial matters.
  • » Drawing appropriate conclusions and meeting with stakeholders to resolve disputes.
  • » Developing a global understanding of the organization’s issues, particularly in relation to operations and more technical aspects.
  • » Researching and staying up to date on any legislation that pertains to the Company’s activities.
  • » Helping to develop and implement internal policies and processes to ensure compliance with the Company’s contractual, legal and regulatory obligations and to streamline operations.
  • » Making recommendations that account for the Company’s reality and industry.

YOUR SKILLS PROFILE

  • » Have a bachelor’s in law and be a member of the Barreau du Québec, as well as five (5) to eight (8) years of relevant experience at a law firm or in a company; experience negotiating and drafting contracts for engineering, construction, and specialized equipment purchases is essential.
  • » Knowledge of securities for small and mid-cap public companies is an asset.
  • » Have excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • » Have good business sense and demonstrate self-sufficiency and discipline.
  • » Have a pragmatic, thoughtful and results-oriented approach to the practice of law.
  • » Be able to manage and prioritize multiple files at the same time.
  • » Have an excellent command of French and English (both oral and written).
  • » Demonstrate a sense of humility and a keen interest in learning and growing.

Every individual has a unique profile. We’re above all looking for authentic and visionary people to help us fulfill our mission.

We encourage anyone who identifies as part of a minority group or who has had a unique career path to apply. Our diversity, equity and inclusion efforts are reflected in our recruitment and career management practices.

POWER UP YOUR CAREER

Nouveau Monde Graphite wants to drive the energy revolution with advanced eco-friendly graphite materials for electric vehicles and clean technologies.

We integrate principles of sustainability, innovation and collaboration into every part of our business, from our mine to our battery materials plant. All-electric mine. Carbon-neutral operations. Responsibly extracted and processed materials. Partnership approach with Firts Nations and communities. Greener future.

Nouveau Monde Graphite is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team, providing a dynamic and innovative environment, and fostering teamwork and creativity. Whether you work in the city or in nature, we give you the flexibility you need for a fulfilling work-life balance.

Job status: Permanent, full time

Location: Hybrid, Montreal office

Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted directly. Applications must be received by April 21, 2023.