General Counsel

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Job Description

About Us

Join an established, scaling and award-winning team at Trulioo (Truly-you)! Recognized as a “CNBC Disruptor 50 Company”, “Technology Pioneers” by the World Economic Forum, “Emerging Company of the Year” by the BC Tech Association, and KNOW Identity’s “Industry Leader of the Year!”

We are a Silicon Valley-funded tech company solving the problems of trust and safety online. To realize that goal we’ve built the world’s leading identity verification platform, enabling instant verification of 5 billion people and 330 million businesses in more than 100 countries through a single API. Hundreds of businesses worldwide depend on Trulioo GlobalGateway to help streamline and scale their customer onboarding, fraud prevention, and compliance operations across the world. With offices in Vancouver, San Francisco, and Dublin, we’ve fostered a world-class team committed to building trust online. Our competitive advantage is, and always will be, our people.

Position Summary:

Trulioo is looking for a well-rounded General Counsel to join its team. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, this is a robust role that works closely with the executive, sales, compliance, and business operations teams. You will be hands-on, leading a small team with a broad portfolio of responsibilities, including commercial agreement negotiations across a global customer base, understanding international data privacy standards, and managing corporate governance activities for one of Vancouver’s fastest growing technology companies.

We innovate in the exciting and impactful online identity space. The ideal candidate will be passionate about driving inclusion at the intersection of technology, the regulatory environment, and our digital economy. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility and accountability for legal department, including general corporate matters, transaction support, contract management, employment law, regulatory matters, risk management, and financing activities
  • Reinforce a positive and efficient working and communications style inter-departmentally
  • Draft, review, and negotiate wide variety of commercial agreements including End-User and Master Services License Agreements, Data Privacy Addendums, and Subcontractor/Partner Agreements, with domestic and international clients, partners, and vendors
  • Provide subject matter expertise regarding laws and guidelines specific to Trulioo’s industry, including researching and reporting on data privacy and protection changes, the global KYC/AML compliance regulatory landscape, and other relevant legal developments impacting the identity verification space
  • Work with outside counsels on key initiatives, corporate structure considerations, internal policy decisions, and other business objectives
  • Develop functional plans and tools for managing legal matters, including activities to be performed in-house or through third-parties, to efficiently manage the company’s legal activities and minimize risk for the business
  • Manage a small team, including identifying and communicating roles and responsibilities, setting goals and priorities, and carrying out performance reviews

Key/Technical Skills:

  • A strong interest and willingness to become proficient in regulatory affairs, specifically around data privacy and protection legislation, GDPR, CCPA, and other similarly applicable law
  • Previous demonstrable experience managing a team
  • Proficiency in hands-on commercial agreement negotiation
  • Ability to fulfill corporate governance responsibilities
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Business acumen, sound judgment, and solid negotiation skills
  • Flexible and adaptable mindset and working style

Education and Experience:

  • Law degree and member in good standing of the Law Society of British Columbia
  • 10 years of relevant experience, with at least 3 years being in-house

Working at Trulioo

A great place to work! Trulioo offers a fast-paced, dynamic, inclusive work environment where all employees have an impact. You will be challenged to achieve, develop, and grow as part of a hyper-growth company.

We offer you the opportunity to make a difference and create a better world by revolutionizing how technology, trust, and identity intersect online. We are on a mission to make sure no one is left behind and everyone has the opportunity to participate fully in the modern digital economy. In order to do this well, diversity and inclusion have always been fundamental to our mission, our culture and our life. Trulioo is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and our commitment to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity and experience connects us with the customers and communities we serve, attracting top talent and passionate changemakers across the globe. Our mission matters – for billions of people everywhere. At Trulioo, we truly believe “everyone is someone” and we invite you to join our mission and celebrate the positive change we are making in the world.

Trulioo offers competitive compensation and extended benefits package including dental, vacation and learning opportunities and programs. We value our employees and have created a flexible and friendly work environment where everyone can succeed and grow with the company! We are team-driven, collaborative, and accountable to one another.

Trulioo is a growing company and while we thank everyone in advance for considering us, only those who are being considered will be contacted. For this position, you need to be legally authorized to work in Canada. We collect your full name, email address, phone number, and home address for the purpose of reviewing your application and establishing a possible employment relationship with you.

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