Legal Counsel - Compliance

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
October 18, 2012
November 18, 2012
Full Time
Experience Level
5-9 years

PotashCorp, the world’s largest crop nutrient company plays an integral role in global food production.  The company produces the three essential nutrients required to help farmers grow healthier, more abundant crops.  With global population rising and diets improving in developing countries, crop nutrients such as potash, phosphates and nitrogen offer a responsible and practical solution to help produce the food we need, from the land we have.


The company has a career opportunity for qualified applicants at PotashCorp located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.


The position of Legal Counsel - Compliance will report to the Associate General Counsel and provide legal services primarily in the Compliance area as well as advice related to Human Resources, IT and other areas as appropriate.  The individual dispenses both proactive and reactive advice and counsel regarding applicable legal standards and practically assesses factual circumstances in light of such legal standards.  This position selects, manages and directs outside counsel as needed. This position requires a cooperative working relationship with the business units it serves and other company counsel.


The successful candidate must be a lawyer in good standing with at least 5 years experience. Experience with corporate compliance programs, conducting internal investigations and general litigation would be considered an asset. This position will be of interest to individuals who have a knowledge of various compliance laws and regulations including The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and The Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act.  Effective written and oral communication skills, with an ability to communicate at all levels of the organization is required.


The successful candidate may be required to undergo a background check.  All safety sensitive positions require a substance test in accordance with PotashCorp policy.


PotashCorp offers competitive compensation and benefits programs.  We are a dynamic, expanding company, offering new opportunities to motivated, hard-working and energetic employees.  Interested candidates should submit resumes in confidence by November 20, 2012 to:



Suite 500, 122 1st Avenue South

Saskatoon, SK S7K 7G3

Fax: (306)933-8550



We would like to thank all who apply; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.