We are delighted to be working exclusively for Reed Smith, a leading law firm with more than 1,800 lawyers in 28 offices throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and the United States, to recruit an Innovation Manager to join a well-established team, taking the lead for innovation in the London office. The core focus for the role will be to enhance and further develop the reputation of its renowned Innovation Hub.

In recent years Reed Smith has become synonymous with delivering progressive legal solutions for its clients, a mix of FTSE 100 corporations, mid-market and emerging enterprises. This role is a key hire that will further cement the firm’s position as a centre for legal innovation and service excellence.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Working from the Innovation Hub (London), act as the innovation and legal technology evangelist. This will involve pro-actively working with practice areas, industry groups and business services teams to promote a culture of innovative thinking and an understanding of how to engage and adopt the existing technology offering that firm has.
  • Working with the client facing innovation team to identify, promote and deliver new client facing legal technology offerings. This will involve working with the practice innovation team to identify new client facing solutions, building and facilitating client sessions and delivering legal technology consultancy engagements to clients as and when required.
  • Leading on the development and implementation of firm wide strategic projects that focus on creating environments for the fostering of new ideas on new ways of working and the delivery of legal services.

Candidates will have relevant experience from within a professional services environment. A track record in both commercially focused innovative thinking and solution development is essential, as is the ability to execute and follow through on ideas. Candidates will need to demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholder groups to encourage ongoing change and new ways of thinking.


Job Details

Job Ref: 894538
Hours: Full Time
Location: UK – London
Working Term: Permanent
Salary: Competitive


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