We have a fantastic opportunity for a strong project manager with a flexible, consultative and client facing approach to join the legal project management team of this global law firm. The successful candidate will be joining a team that has a growing reputation both internally and externally and as such provides an opportunity for the post holder to build on the work that has been achieved to date and provide new solutions around approach, technology and commerciality. Working with legal project managers, lawyers and client engagement teams, your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring effective project resource management – ensuring that it is aligned to its pricing strategy 
  • Involvement on specific (multi-jurisdictional) legal matters, which may include client contact, process coordination & refinement, and fee/scope management, management/coordination of other office resources
  • Contributing to team's provision of status reports and collaborative IT sites, and resolving issues / troubleshooting where needed
  • Internal consultancy - including continuous improvement projects, gathering learnings, analysis & know how, refining process and implementing change, advising on innovative use of IT for matters
  • Acting as subject matter expert on a range of topics (including London/global processes, project planning, scoping, fee estimating and budget preparation, fee and scope management, status reporting, business needs relating to finance systems)
  • Providing legal project management training needs as appropriate (including intranet materials, occasional departmental sessions, feeding into global project management training development, delivering training and partner coaching)

Candidates will be considered from a range of project management backgrounds including professional services, telecoms and financial services. In addition candidate will be able to demonstrate an ability to cover a wide range and level of tasks from thinking strategically to troubleshooting detail where needed.

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Job Details

Job Ref: 23254
Hours: Full Time
Location: UK – London
Working Term: Permanent
Salary: Competitive

Contact

Julius Reeves Julius Reeves

Consultant

+44 (0)20 7614 9208

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