Allstate Canada Group - Director, Corporate & Privacy - Markham

  • 7 to 10 years experience
  • In-house
  • Allstate Canada Group
  • Markham, Ontario, Canada

Allstate Canada Group (ACG), which includes Allstate Insurance Company of Canada,  Pembridge Insurance Company, Pafco Insurance Company and Ivantage Insurance Brokers Inc., is a member of one of the largest insurance organizations in the world – The Allstate Corporation. ACG has provided peace of mind and property and casualty insurance to Canadians since 1953. The company’s network consists of over 2400 employees across Canada, including 900 agents. “You’re in Good Hands” exemplifies the commitment, knowledge and professionalism of Allstate’s trusted advisors to customers, making them one of Canada’s strongest personal lines insurers.

ACG is seeking an experienced corporate and/or privacy lawyer to join their team at their headquarters in Markham, Ontario. Reporting to the VP, Legal, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, the successful candidate will work closely with an incredible leadership team and provide strategic corporate and privacy advice across the company’s various business functions. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: advising on a broad range of commercial matters including marketing and strategic partnerships; advising on privacy compliance including updating and improving policies as well as developing guidelines and other tools to support accountability; advising on the negotiation and drafting of vendor, customer and third party contracts; identifying and advising on intellectual property and data privacy risks; and providing general legal and business risk analysis on a range of matters from new products to commercial agreements.

This role offers great opportunities for professional development with responsibility for 3-4 direct reports, significant interaction with the management team and a clear path for advancement within the organization. Additionally, the successful candidate will have a chance to work on challenging and novel legal issues in a fast-paced setting, but in an environment that offers a balanced and flexible work schedule. The ideal candidate will have 7-10 years of corporate commercial experience as well as exposure to privacy and intellectual property matters gained from reputable law firm, in-house organization or both. Experience in insurance, financial services or another highly regulated industry would be considered an asset.

If you are equal parts ambitious and a team player and are seeking to take on the next challenge in your career with a growing organization, please apply in complete confidence to Danya Cohen or Adam Lepofsky (both Canadian qualified lawyers) at RainMaker Group.

As this is an exclusive assignment with RainMaker Group, all resumes sent directly to
Allstate Canada Group (ACG) will be re-directed to RainMaker Group.

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