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Legal Counsel



Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Visier is the leader in people analytics and we believe in a 'people-first' approach to business strategy. Our innovative technology transforms the way that organisations make decisions, allowing them to elevate their employees and drive better business outcomes. Embarking on an exciting new chapter in our growth story, we are looking for talented individuals who can help both Visier and our customers grow, evolve and win!

With Visier’s continued growth we are in need of a dynamic Legal Counsel who possesses calculated business acumen, a passion for details, and comprehensive contract management experience to join the highly collaborative Legal team.

Reporting to the Vice President- Legal, you'll be responsible for partnering with cross-functional teams throughout Visier with the principal goal of driving revenue growth, assisting in compliance and technology initiatives, and supporting Visier’s global expansion efforts.

This is a hybrid role, based in-office Tues - Thurs at our global HQ in Yaletown with Mon & Fri, flexible.

What you'll be doing...

  • Negotiating, formulating, and executing on growth-impacting deals of varying complexity, including with some of the largest customer and partner organizations around the world
  • Partner with cross-functional teams, including Privacy, Finance, HR, Marketing, and Governance, Risk and Compliance, to harmonize risk tolerance, manage compliance expectations, and set a pro-growth directive bound by appropriate safeguards
  • Serve in an expert role in relation to Visier’s customer contract negotiations and expanding vendor and partner portfolio through various initiatives targeted at optimizing and accelerating Visier’s growth
  • Support research and product expansion initiatives
  • Counsel on general corporate business matters, including employment relations across Visier’s global workforce
    Assist in Visier’s global expansion efforts, as Visier looks to move beyond its core North American operations
  • Operate with relative autonomy as a trusted partner and advisor

What you'll bring to the table...

  • Active member of the Law Society of British Columbia, with between 4 and 7 years post-call experience
  • Experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer, with exposure to any of: (i) SaaS technology, (ii) cross-border transactions, (iii) technology M&A, or (iv) international privacy and compliance (GDPR, CCPA, SOC2) being considered advantageous
  • Experience in driving and negotiating complex contracts through to close, often as the only negotiator against a team of negotiators
  • Organized, critical thinker, with strong attention to details and great sense of urgency
  • Ability to work well under pressure, managing multiple closings, and meet established goals in a deadlin-driven environment
  • Expert collaborator who thrives on building relationships with internal teams in order to solve interesting issues and deliver results
  • A personality that shines throughout the organization, as Visier’s not just about doing quality work for profit, we’re about connecting people, both internally and externally, in a meaningful way.

Most importantly, you share our values...

  • You roll up your sleeves
  • You make it easy
  • You are proud
  • You never stop learning
  • You play to win

The base pay range for this position in Vancouver is $130k - $165k / year + bonus

The compensation offered will be determined by factors such as relevant qualifications, experience, knowledge and skills. Many of our positions are eligible for additional types of compensation (e.g., commission plans, bonus, etc.) which our Talent Acquisition team will share with you if you interview for the role.

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