l ONTARIO REPORTS JUNE 14, 2019
HYBRID LEGAL / BUSINESS ROLE
(2-5 Years Experience)
The Housing Services Corporation (HSC) is on a mission to build a strong, financially
sustainable, affordable social housing sector. Created by the Province of Ontario in
2002, HSC works directly with municipalities and housing providers to deliver business
services that help them achieve their goals. Self-funded, entrepreneurial and ambitious,
this organization is very “corporate” in its approach. This is an organization that has been
successful in attracting dynamic and bright individuals who are passionate about making
a social impact.
HSC is constantly developing and expanding its services, including recently setting up a
sector-based financing vehicle, and is at a stage where it is in need of an individual who
possesses both legal and business acumen. You will not only provide legal advice, but
also provide business analytical and strategic advice to your client base. The legal work
will include negotiating and drafting commercial contracts and advising on governance,
freedom of information, insurance, privacy and risk management matters. The business
work will include analyzing data, drafting proposals, financial modelling and strategizing
for HSC and its municipal and housing provider clients. This position reports directly to,
and will be mentored by, the CEO, who is also a lawyer.
The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of corporate / commercial experience gained
in a well-respected firm or corporation. A business degree will also be required for the
consulting portion of this role. Experience with or exposure to business and financial
modelling and business analysis skills will be needed to succeed in this role. You
are a creative thinker, pragmatic and an excellent listener with the ability to work
collaboratively or independently.
This is an opportunity to make a significant, positive difference to an issue that is so
important to our community in an environment that is professional and forward thinking
in its approach. The office, located in downtown Toronto is friendly, young, informal and
trendy. HSC is able to offer lifestyle friendly hours and a compensation package which
includes a generous benefits package and a defined benefit OMERS pension plan. If you
are interested in this opportunity, please send your cover letter and cv to Lorene Nagata
at NagataCONNEX Executive Legal Search at the contact information below.
As this is an exclusive campaign with NagataConnex Executive Legal Search,
any resumes received from other sources will be forwarded to them.
Suite 1910, 8 King Street East, Toronto, M5C 1B5
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