This role will sit in the People & Development function and work closely with the Head of Diversity & Inclusion, the People & Development team, Employee Resource Group Committees and other interdisciplinary departments internally.
This role is critical to the achievement of the firm's diversity and inclusion objectives to advance reconciliation with Indigenous communities and to build greater French speaking capability supporting our diversity and inclusion initiatives in our Montreal and Quebec City offices. The Diversity & Inclusion function at the firm is well developed and has a focus on gender parity, racial equity, LGBTQI2S+ inclusion, disability confidence and also life stages (including parenting transitions, generational diversity and flexible and hybrid working models).
The role is both strategic and operational and the primary focus areas will be to:
They will also support the Head of Diversity & Inclusion to lead and/or support a range of national initiatives and projects. The ideal candidate will be able to implement both a "top down" and "grassroots" philosophy that engages and seeks input/participation from both firm leadership and firm members broadly, and specifically those from underrepresented communities.
Key Responsibilities and Duties
Qualification and Skills Required
Please note that Norton Rose Fulbright Canada requires all Firm members to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to entering the workplace. Applicants who receive an employment offer will be required to provide proof of full vaccination upon arrival to the Firm as a condition of employment. Norton Rose Fulbright has a duty to accommodate those who are unable to get vaccinated due to religious, medical or other protected grounds. For applicants who require an accommodation, please contact TORHR_RH@nortonrosefulbright.com to discuss further.
Norton Rose Fulbright
Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal firm. We provide the world's pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.
Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.
Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.
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Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity is an important firm value. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and to providing a workplace which is free from discrimination and harassment. This means that all job applicants, employees and partners will receive equal treatment regardless of race, colour, ethnic or national origins, sex, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.
To apply, please visit the Careers page of our website at www.nortonrosefulbright.com. We thank all candidates for their application, but will be contacting only those whom we select to invite for an interview.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP has an accommodation process in place that provides accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you are unable to apply for a position online or require any further accommodations during our recruitment process, please contact TORHR_RH@nortonrosefulbright.com.
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