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We are looking to hire an attorney to join our Legal team in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania (25 miles northwest of Philadelphia) to report to the Vice, President, Senior Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer of the Reinsurance Division. In this role, you will provide support to the Reinsurance Division’s Senior Counsel for all US legal matters, with a particular focus on life reinsurance. In more detail your responsibilities will be to:
Draft reinsurance agreements and related contracts and documents
Support and manage legal projects and strategic initiatives
Provide correct and timely assessment of legal and regulatory issues
Identify, manage and mitigate legal and regulatory risks
We are looking for a technically strong candidate, who enjoys collaborating with internal partners and seeks a challenging new job in an entrepreneurial environment. An ideal candidate will possess the following experience, skills and mindset:
Prior experience in transactional matters
Prior experience in insurance matters is preferred
Prior experience in transactional reinsurance matters is preferred
Strong interpersonal skills and communication style
Effective time management and organizational skills
Previously demonstrated ability to work well within a team, and to build strong relationships with colleagues
Three years of experience in a law firm or insurance in-house legal department
Pennsylvania bar admission or ability to become so admitted on an expedited basis
Additional Salary Information: Full benefits and annual bonus.
About Canada Life Reinsurance
Canada Life Reinsurance offers a range of innovative risk and capital management solutions covering mortality, longevity, health and lapse risks for insurers, reinsurers and pension funds across the U.S. and Europe. Canada Life Reinsurance is an operating division of Great-West Lifeco.
Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSX:GWO) is an international financial services holding company with interests in life insurance, health insurance, retirement and investment services, asset management and reinsurance businesses. Great-West Lifeco has operations in Canada, the United States and Europe through Canada Life, Irish Life, Great-West Financial and Putnam Investments.