Legal Assistant, Burnaby, BC Canada

Location: Burnaby, British Columbia

Ballard Power Systems has an opening for a dynamic Legal Assistant to support the Legal Department.

Reporting to the General Legal Counsel, the successful candidate will be highly motivated, energetic, proactive, and will be responsible for a wide range of duties.


  • Receiving and processing Confidentiality Agreement requests, updating database, following up on reminders
  • Maintaining internal corporate database and files, and handling of legal documents and records including filing of insider reports (SEDI), maintaining minute books, and related filings
  • Coordinating insider reporting for Board of Directors and corporate officers
  • Independently performing special projects of a confidential nature
  • Coordinating extensive travel arrangements
  • Managing expenses for the General Legal Counsel
  • Processing invoices



  • Diploma in Office Administration
  • 5 to 10 years’ Legal Assistant experience
  • Excellent computer and technical skills in all aspects of MS Office Suite (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel) and Board software (Diligent)
  • Ability to work independently, think strategically, and to anticipate unspoken needs
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and integrity in all aspects of work
  • Flexibility and attention to detail required
  • Exceptional interpersonal, organizational and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Legal experience and shorthand skills are a definite asset
  • Ability to take initiative, be responsive, proactive, detailed, professional and a great team player!


Ballard values diversity in the workplace and is committed to Employment Equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates.

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