Careers 

Senior Project Management Specialist – Knowledge Management

2-Year Contract

We are seeking a Senior Project Management Specialist on a two-year contract, to be a key contributor in developing and implementing an integrated knowledge management and knowledge sharing structure at the Law Society. The Senior Project Management Specialist will work with the Director of Communications and Knowledge Management to plan and implement knowledge management technologies and platforms that are integrated, easy to access and use, and optimally designed and deployed to deliver demonstrable business value.

This Senior Project Management Specialist works with the Director to:

  • develop a business plan and conduct business analysis;
  • develop and maintain the project plan and schedule, write reports, set meetings, develop meeting materials and meeting notes;
  • conduct needs analysis;
  • develop knowledge sharing practices that are actionable through a broad set of collaboration tools and tactics;
  • develop and implement change management plans, including staff training sessions;
  • develop ongoing maintenance plans for the knowledge management and knowledge sharing systems;
  • develop and implement a system for project measurement.

Qualifications

  • PMP certification or similar diploma/certification, and a university degree, preferably a Masters, in information and knowledge management, business analysis, or a related field
  • 7 to 9 years’ experience with a focus on the design and development of knowledge management and knowledge sharing systems
  • strong experience with web platforms, online, social and face-to-face collaboration tools and tactics, information management, database and knowledge management and knowledge sharing systems and principles

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to personnel@lsbc.org. The closing date for this competition is April 24, 2015. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Claims Counsel

Change – it may be just what you need. This unique position offers you the professional challenges you’ve enjoyed in private practice in a warm, collegial and balanced workplace. Reporting to the Claims Manager, you will be part of an outstanding team of lawyers managing and defending lawyers’ professional liability claims in a professional and supportive environment.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • investigating professional negligence and theft claims against lawyers;
  • determining the applicability of insurance coverage;
  • managing the defence of actions by outside counsel and acting as defence counsel;
  • developing and implementing strategies to effectively resolve claims; and
  • participating in loss prevention activities and providing information to insured lawyers on practice and insurance matters.

This is either a full-time or contract position.

Qualifications

To be considered, you must be a member in good standing of the Law Society of BC with a minimum of five years of recent practice experience. Commercial litigation experience and an excellent reputation in the legal community are essential. Preference will be given to candidates who have:

  • recent commercial litigation experience and some familiarity with family law; and
  • Supreme and Provincial Court trial experience.

You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong analytical abilities, superior advocacy and sound judgment. You take a practical approach to issues. You also have superior writing skills and are able to meet changing deadlines and work effectively in highly stressful situations. Some travel within BC is required.

The Lawyers Insurance Fund is owned and operated by the Law Society of BC and provides insurance to all lawyers engaged in private practice in British Columbia. The Lawyers Insurance Fund has over $100 million in assets, an annual budget of $14 million and manages approximately 1,000 reports of claims and potential claims against lawyers each year. The terms and conditions of the Collective Agreement between the Law Society of BC and the Professional Employees Association apply to this position.

This position is within the Claims Counsel job classification and the salary range for this position is $101,634.62 to $130,854.94.

To apply, please email a resume, cover letter, and references to personnel@lsbc.org. The closing date for this competition is May 1, 2015. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Claims Counsel

Change – it may be just what you need. This unique position offers you the professional challenges you’ve enjoyed in private practice in a warm, collegial and balanced workplace. Reporting to the Claims Manager, you will be part of an outstanding team of lawyers managing and defending lawyers’ professional liability claims in a professional and supportive environment.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • investigating professional negligence and theft claims against lawyers;
  • determining the applicability of insurance coverage;
  • managing the defence of actions by outside counsel and acting as defence counsel;
  • developing and implementing strategies to effectively resolve claims; and
  • participating in loss prevention activities and providing information to insured lawyers on practice and insurance matters.

This is either a full time or contract position.

Qualifications

To be considered, you must be a member in good standing of the Law Society of BC with a minimum of five years of recent practice experience. Personal injury litigation experience and an excellent reputation in the legal community are essential. Preference will be given to candidates who have:

  • recent personal injury litigation experience and some familiarity with commercial litigation and family law; and
  • Supreme and Provincial Court trial experience.

You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong analytical abilities, superior advocacy and sound judgment. You take a practical approach to issues. You also have superior writing skills and are able to meet changing deadlines and work effectively in highly stressful situations. Some travel within BC is required.

The Lawyers Insurance Fund is owned and operated by the Law Society of BC and provides insurance to all lawyers engaged in private practice in British Columbia. The Lawyers Insurance Fund has over $100 million in assets, an annual budget of $14 million and manages approximately 1,000 reports of claims and potential claims against lawyers each year. The terms and conditions of the Collective Agreement between the Law Society of BC and the Professional Employees Association apply to this position.

This position is within the Claims Counsel job classification and the salary range for this position is $101,634.62 to $130,854.94.

To apply, please email a resume, cover letter, and references to personnel@lsbc.org. The closing date for this competition is May 12, 2015. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

For more information, contact Human Resources.



Working at the Law Society

Law Society staff, volunteers and Benchers (our board of governors) are committed to one common goal: protecting the public interest in the administration of justice by setting and enforcing standards of professional conduct for lawyers.

We are an organization that values diversity, equity and a shared sense of purpose. Our annual employee survey consistently reveals that the Law Society ranks much higher than other organizations in employee engagement, making us a very desirable place to work.

We seek high-performing individuals who enjoy challenging, and interesting work, a supportive team environment and a healthy work/life balance.