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Position Title: Paralegal
Department: Legal & Corporate Governance
Company/Location: Silvercorp, Vancouver head office
   

Position Description:

The Paralegal has a key role in providing support to the senior management of the Company. This role works with the legal team to assist with the coordination and facilitation of the activities of Board of Directors and various Committees, manage the filing and maintenance of key company policy documents, contracts, corporate records and the Company’s long-term incentive plans.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain corporate records and minute books of the Company and its subsidiaries
  • Complete continuous disclosure filings in a timely manner as required by the applicable stock exchange policies and securities legislations
  • Update and maintain the Company’s corporate governance materials, including mandates, charters, and policies
  • Assist in the preparation of Board and Committee materials such as agendas and minutes, proposed resolutions, etc.
  • Attend board and committee meetings as required
  • Update various organizational charts, corporate structures, and subsidiary registers
  • Work with internal teams to coordinate and develop press releases and supporting material for corporate announcements
  • Coordinate the administration of the Company and its affiliates long-term incentive plans with the Accounting team and maintain records of grants, exercise and cancellations of options and other share based awards
  • Liaise with the Company’s transfer agent and prepare treasury orders and other related duties
  • Assist in the coordination of the Annual General and Special Meetings of the Company, including the preparation of the information circulars and supporting documents
  • Prepare data for annual information forms and other disclosure documents
  • Liaise with directors, officers and senior management to advise reporting requirements regarding insider trading and file SEDI Insider Reports and complete SEDI filings
  • Attend to various SEDAR and EDGAR filings
  • Assist with the legal aspects of various transactions including M&A and financings
  • Assist with regular internal/external audit process
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Paralegal certificate from a recognized paralegal program
  • Minimum five years of experience in corporate, securities, or other capacities in a law firm or in-house at a publicly traded company
  • Experience or training in corporate governance
  • Knowledge of SEDAR, SEDI, TMX Linx, and BC Online
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to accuracy, detail, and deadline driven
  • Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with different cultures across different time zones
  • Strong capabilities with Microsoft Suite

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in a publicly traded mining company is an asset
  • Spanish language ability considered a strong asset

Job Demands/Physical Requirements:

  • Availability via mobile device outside of office hours

 

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