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San Francisco or Denver

Operations Management
2 Days
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About the opportunity

We’re looking for a seasoned, results-oriented leader to join our fast-growing Legal Department as Director, Legal Operations. In this strategic role, you will define and execute on a vision to build a world-class Legal Operations function in a dynamic, high growth environment, driving operational excellence and continuous improvement in the delivery of legal services across the organization.

As Director, Legal Operations you will be a proactive, forward-thinking agent of change who is excited about developing and implementing scalable processes, organizational models and workflows to increase the quality, efficiency, value and effectiveness of the department’s operations and service delivery. Among other things, you will partner with the Chief Legal Officer to develop and execute on the department’s strategic roadmap; coordinate and optimize strategic financial management, outside counsel and vendor management, litigation management, knowledge management, matter management and talent management activities; develop KPIs and other metrics to measure and enhance performance; develop and execute on the department’s legal technology roadmap and IT system implementations; and manage department communications.

What to expect?

– Design and manage processes to positively impact the Legal team’s productivity and effectiveness (including finances, knowledge management, eDiscovery, and litigation support)

– Drive the development of monthly and quarterly business metrics, provide operational analysis through reports and dashboards and implement changes to improve performance

– Lead the development, execution and management of the Legal Department’s strategic planning process and annual operating plan, including headcount planning, monitoring expenditures and disbursements and recommending and instituting budget revisions when necessary

– Manage all vendor relationships with Legal service and technology solutions providers

– Develop and manage billing and legal billing guidelines

– Lead and manage key Legal Department initiatives and projects, including contract management, document management, knowledge management and other areas

– Develop and maintain an internal Legal intranet page and content

– Partner with Learning and Development to facilitate company-wide training on Legal topics

– Train the Legal team and the broader organization on legal processes and procedures (e.g. new hire onboarding training, new software or process rollout)

– Develop, implement and enhance a comprehensive departmental strategic communications plan (e.g., newsletters, announcements, and messages from department leadership)

– Support the Chief Legal Officer with Legal team structure, strategy and engagement

– Partner with the Chief Legal Officer to manage organizational planning for the department, including supporting efforts related to recruiting, training, retention and performance management of department personnel

– Help organize Legal team meetings, offsites, and learning and development programs

– Assist department leadership with day-to-day operations, including identification, development and implementation of department policies and procedures, and reporting and dashboarding

– Keep current on latest legal operations industry trends and developments and identify opportunities to implement best practices

What you need to be successful?

– 7+ years of relevant, broad-based legal operations experience working in an in-house legal department (ideally at a SaaS or other technology company)

– Strong project planning and management experience with a proven track record of consistently successfully completing projects on-time and on-budget, and achieving the desired result

– Demonstrated ability building and leading a complex, data-driven function

– Demonstrated strength in analytical problem-solving—analyzing complex tasks, synthesizing information, developing options, including comprehensive plans inclusive of alternatives, and presenting data and recommendations

– Experience implementing and developing Legal technology solutions and technical awareness to identify need, search for, and adapt to new technology solutions as needed

– Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, utilizing effective organizational skills to prioritize and manage deadlines for multiple simultaneous projects for multiple stakeholders

– Team-player with the ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional role

– Excellent judgment, discretion, interpersonal skills and highly team-oriented

– Strong written and oral communication skills

What’s in it for you?

– Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital products

– Health, vision and dental insurance

– Generous time-off policy that rivals the best companies in tech

– We set you up for success, equipping you with the latest and greatest hardware

– Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career, with extra days off

– Plus, Contentful socks! Oh yeah!

Who are we?

Contentful powers digital experiences for 28% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our content platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Spotify, Urban Outfitters, Jack in the Box, The British Museum, Xoom and Lenovo use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice-controlled apps and more.

We’re growing rapidly and are backed by over $150 million in funding from top-tier venture capital firms like Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 450 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco, Denver and distributed locations around the world.

“Everyone is welcome here” — it’s a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability or length of time spent unemployed. We look forward to your application!

By clicking “Apply here,” I acknowledge that I have read the “Contentful’s Candidate Privacy Notice”, and hereby acknowledge and accept the collection, processing, use, and storage of my personal data as described therein.


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Newark, NJ

Operations Management
3 Days
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Job Description
Broadridge is hiring! We are currently looking to hire a Contract Lifecycle Management Operations Manager. This is a Full Time / Direct Hire role based out of our Newark, NJ location.

Are you passionate about joining our growing team? If so, please read below!  

How To Apply:  Please send your resume to:  karen.ryan@broadridge.com

Primary duties and responsibilities

CLM Implementation and Operation

Serve as a critical member of the project team to implement and migrate to a new enterprise-wide Contract Lifecycle Management system, including collaborating with cross functional departments such as Legal, Sales, Sales Operations, Account Management, IT, Procurement and Finance Departments, and Broadridge’s CLM vendor
Handle the configuration, operation and maintenance of Broadridge’s CLM system, including its integration with other business systems and tools
Deliver on ad hoc contract management requests and special projects, reporting and status inquiries
Participate in assessing, refining and executing on future business requirements for the CLM system
CLM Support and Training
Provide first level support for CLM training, data requests and dashboards / reporting
Triage CLM system-related requests and provide broad day-to-day support for end users, including coordinating troubleshooting support with the IT Department and the CLM vendor
Onboard and train new users (both technical and non-technical) on the CLM system functionality and related processes
Assist in developing CLM training materials and user manuals, and implement a train-the-trainer model
Contract Templates, Processes and Practices
Run the company’s templates, playbook terms, and clause libraries for its commercial contracts with customers, partners and suppliers
Design and configure new contract templates and process workflows
Develop and use a strong working knowledge of Broadridge’s Legal, Sales and Procurement business and contracting processes
Maintain governance of CLM solutions and drive contracting standard methodologies across the business to improve quality, accuracy and efficiency
Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
At least 2-5 years of relevant experience as a CLM systems administrator or manager, preferably in the corporate legal or IT department of a company in the financial or technology sectors, or as a systems administrator or manager of other similar business applications
Experience in leading or actively participating in the implementation of a CLM system is strongly preferred (Icertis, SpringCM, Conga, Apttus, Agiloft, OnBase)
Experience with developing and implementing system driven workflows
General knowledge of sales processes
Experience in change management
Experience in integrating with CRM and other sales-related platforms
Knowledge of Salesforce.com system, application data model, and data management standard methodologies
Experience integrating with Salesforce.com, including knowledge of application and data management
Knowledge of commercial agreements and legal terms and conditions
Personal Skills

Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Analytical skills and comfort with multiple data sets, with the ability to draw conclusions and make informed recommendations
Detail oriented, with strong organizational and project management skills
Ability to promptly identify and solve software and process problems
Ability to multi-task and to work independently in a fast-paced environment and prioritize workflow based on company’s business objectives and priorities
Willingness and ability to automate repetitive tasks
Capable of interacting with and establishing the respect and confidence of colleagues in different functions and at various levels.
Additional Information
Broadridge is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age or any other protected status. “Everyone Benefits from Diversity & Inclusion. Diverse & Inclusive Teams Drive Growth.” US applicants: Click here to view the “EEO is the Law” poster. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation in the event you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request a reasonable accommodation(s) by calling 888-237-7769 or by sending an email to BRcareers@broadridge.com


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Greater London Area or equivalent time zone

Contract Management
8 Days
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Come help us herd cats!  We are growing fast.  The business is doing new things, and our teams need sound procurement and contracts guidance integrated into their decision-making processes.  We need someone rooted in his/her understanding of the legal operations process who can creatively help address the issues that confront a growing U.S.-based tech company. Cricut’s legal department is looking for a high-performing Legal Operations Manager to join our Legal Operations Team to become the first legal team member located outside of the United States. Reporting to our Head of Legal Operations with a strong dotted line to our Associate General Counsel, come help grow and scale the legal team into new territories, assisting our international employees in their purchasing, contracts, and vendor management. In this role, you will assume a wide range of responsibilities, all of which will require critical thinking, innovation, and integrity. We are looking for someone with impeccable attention to detail, high energy, strong project management skills, and a positive attitude.

Key responsibilities:

·        Vendor Management

o   Procurement partnership with members of Cricut’s International Sales & Marketing Teams (“Business Sponsors”)

§  Demand Determination – work with Business Sponsors to determine needs

§  Requirement Determination – work with Business Sponsors to identify specifications, cross-functional dependencies, and budgeting needs

§  Source Determination – work with Business Sponsors to research new or existing solutions, including assisting with the RFI process (as required)

§  Due Diligence/Risk Management Assessment, including RFP process (as required)

§  Assist Business Sponsors with vendor selection

o   Administration of International New Vendor Set-up workflow in Contract Lifecycle Management System (CLM)

o   First tier review of International purchase order requests

o   Cradle to grave procurement assistance to Business Partners, including the purchase order request process

o   Legal approval of International PO requests, as requested

o   Provide fly-by assistance to cross-functional departments

·        Contract Management & Administrative Assistance

o   Follow prescribed Contract Playbook

o   First tier review of Procurement Contract Review Requests

o   Generate contracts using Gold Standard Templates

o   Import legacy contracts and supporting documentation into company’s document repository and CLM systems

o   Coordinate contract and document signatures using company’s preferred electronic signature software

o   Storing and meta-tagging of new contracts and agreements in the company’s document repository and CLM systems

o   Calendaring of contract renewal dates, auto-renewal notification dates, and other key milestones

o   Monitoring of key milestones, contractual obligations, material contracts and other key metrics

o   Provide guidance to Business Sponsors on contractual requirements/obligations and ensure requirements/obligations are fulfilled

o   Monitoring and follow-up on contract auto-renewals and expirations

o   Reports for contract sponsors and management, as requested

o   Provide fly-by assistance to cross-functional departments

·        Legal Operations

o   Training new International employees on existing Legal processes

o   Training all International employees on new Legal processes

o   Project/operations assistance, as needed

o   As requested, conduct legal research related to International contract laws and regulations

o   Review and monitor new legislation/regulations affecting the company’s International expansion, product development and pricing, processes and the like

o   As requested, assist with the filing and management of International business entity documents

·        Other Responsibilities

o   Don’t be a jerk.  Be competent.  Be unquestionably ethical.  Have a sense of humor.  Have humility.  Work hard.

o   Be able to act as an “interpreter” from legalese to words that normal (but smart) business people understand

o   Process complex, significant matters that cut across legal and business functions and be able to render an informed view to the Team in short order

 

Qualifications

Required skills and experience:

·       Fluent in English, including reading, writing, and contract negotiation

·       Fluency in additional languages a plus

·       3-7 years of experience with Procurement or Contracts Management in a corporate environment

·       Bachelor’s Degree (or its equivalent) with strong academic record

·       Previous experience with an International Tech Company a plus

·       Previous financial and project/operations management experience a plus

·       Ability to set priorities, be flexible, handle multiple tasks, and to track and follow up on projects

·       Detail-oriented, meticulous, and strong organizational skills

·       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (English required, see above) while working collaboratively in a team environment with all levels of the company

·       Ability to work independently with minimum supervision, shift focus, adapt to changing priorities, maintain patience in high pressure situations, and take initiative where appropriate

·       Highly proficient in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

·       Experience with a contract management system (e.g., SAP CLM, Apttus, Conga, or the like)

·       Experience with electronic signature software (e.g., Docusign, EchoSign)

Personal attributes:

·       Positive attitude and ability to work in a fast-paced, high-output, team oriented, practical environment

·       Demonstrates enthusiasm for solving problems and adding value to the company

·       Courteous, flexible, highly organized, competent, and reliable and proactive and uses independent judgment

·       Committed to his or her personal growth and development by actively seeking feedback and responding with action

·       Open and honest in communications with all stakeholders – legal and contracts colleagues, management, customers, and others

·       Must manage highly confidential information with professionalism and unquestionable integrity

·       A good sense of humor and willingness to assist others no matter how small the task


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Cincinnati, Columbus, or Seattle

Analysis
8 Days
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Our Practice Services department has an excellent opportunity for a Legal Process Engineer in the Cincinnati, Columbus, or Seattle office (other Firm locations may also be considered).  This is an exempt position that will champion the development of innovative technologies and processes to help the Firm better serve its clients and create a competitive advantage. This role will support key projects and initiatives focusing on improving process across all six practice areas and requires continuous collaborative communication across diverse, billable initiatives. This role will champion projects on intelligent automation, research and development on emerging technology and integrating technology into our legal services and projects to support our clients in achieving their digital strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with legal practice teams to create a deep understanding of the legal process in order to recommend the best solution (technology or process improvement) to optimize client service delivery.
  • Manage the collection of business requirements and final deliverables of document automation projects using Contract Express or similar technologies.
  • Support use case identification and serve as a collaborative team member toward the deliverables of robotic process automation projects.
  • Manage projects using agile project planning and support requirement specifications of the Project Management Office (PMO).
  • Develop strong understanding of advanced technologies and trends in the industry as they pertain to law firms and demonstrate knowledge of the range of technologies available to deliver superior legal services.
  • Identify, evaluate and recommend best-in-class advanced technology tools that align with the strategic imperatives of the Firm and provide attorneys with opportunities to increase efficiency when serving clients.  This includes contributing to the Emerging Tech Dashboard and gaining knowledge around products, use cases and competitive intelligence.
  • Facilitate taking business requirements and translating those needs to key developers as well as helping to build appropriate solutions.
  • Develop expertise in technology and workflow solutions relevant to the position.
  • Help educate attorneys on emerging technology and maintain a virtuous feedback loop.
  • Proactively use most current technology to further teamwork, client service, and efficiency.
  • Build strong relationships across the Firm, external networks and with clients.
  • Other duties as requested and assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctorate with a minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Law firm experience is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Strong internet research skills with a demonstrated ability to use legal and financial research systems.  Proven aptitude to learn new software applications.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral formats with attorneys and other key personnel, to manage and exceed expectations, and to exhibit a high degree of responsiveness, diplomacy and professionalism in these interactions.  Ability to present technical information and respond to questions from all levels of clients and staff, including top Firm management.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.  A tolerance for uncertainty and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects with minimal supervision and collaborate with other members of the team.
  • Strong project management skills.  Project and team management experience with attention to detail and a willingness to “roll up sleeves” and operate at whatever level is needed to accomplish tasks.
  • Ability to coordinate the activities of department resources.  Thorough understanding of technologies that can be applied to Firm operations and enhance working efficiency.  Demonstrated ability to employ software at the power-user competence level.  Ability to demonstrate impeccable integrity and exercise discretion with confidential and sensitive information.
  • A strong client service approach and team orientation.  Demonstrate good judgment, tact, and flexibility under pressure in a mixed-matrix environment with many stakeholders and potentially competing priorities.
  • Familiar with the assigned practice groups, industries, and/or geographies.

 

How to Apply:

Interested individuals should submit their resume to fwresumes@bakerlaw.com.  Please remember to include the job title and office location in the subject or body of your email.

Baker & Hostetler LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Utah, United States

Contract Management
10 Days
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Come help us herd cats!  We are growing fast.  The business is doing new things, and our teams need sound procurement and contracts guidance integrated into their decision-making processes.  We need someone rooted in his/her understanding of the legal operations process who can creatively help address the issues that confront a growing tech company.  And yes, we are a tech company – not just a crafting or scrapbook company. Cricut’s legal department is looking for a high-performing Legal Operations Manager to join our Legal Operations Team. In this role, you will assume a wide range of responsibilities, all of which will require critical thinking, innovation, and integrity. We are looking for someone with impeccable attention to detail, high energy, strong project management skills, and a positive attitude.

Key responsibilities:

·        Vendor Management

o   Development of procurement functions

o   First tier review of corporate purchase order requests including approval workflow kick-off

o   Cradle to grave procurement assistance to Business Partners, including the purchase order request process

o   Legal approval of PO requests, as requested

o   Provide fly-by assistance to cross-functional departments

·        Contract Management

o   Follow prescribed Contract Playbook

o   First tier review of Procurement Contract Review Requests

o   Administration of Contract Lifecycle Management System (CLM)

o   Manage Contract Review and Contract Drafting workflows in CLM

o   Generate contracts using Gold Standard Templates

o   Import legacy contracts and supporting documentation into company’s document repository and CLM Systems

o   Coordinate contract and document signatures using company’s preferred electronic signature software

o   Storing and meta-tagging of new contracts and agreements in the company’s document repository and Contract Lifecycle Management systems

o   Calendaring of contract renewal dates, auto-renewal notification dates, and other key milestones

o   Monitoring of key milestones, contractual obligations, material contracts and other key metrics

o   Provide guidance to Business Sponsors on contractual requirements/obligations and ensure requirements/obligations are fulfilled

o   Monitoring and follow-up on contract auto-renewals and expirations

o   Reports for contract sponsors and management, as requested

o   Provide fly-by assistance to cross-functional departments

·        Legal Operations

o   Training new employees on existing processes, as requested

o   Training all employees on new processes, as requested

o   Project/operations assistance, as needed

·        Other Responsibilities

o   Don’t be a jerk.  Be competent.  Be unquestionably ethical.  Have a sense of humor.  Have humility.  Work hard.

o   Be able to act as an “interpreter” from legalese to words that normal (but smart) business people understand

o   Process complex, significant matters that cut across legal and business functions and be able to render an informed view to the Team in short order

Qualifications

Required skills and experience:

·       3-7 years of experience with Procurement or Contracts Management in a corporate environment

·       Bachelor’s Degree (or its equivalent) with strong academic record

·       Previous financial and project/operations management experience a plus

·       Ability to set priorities, be flexible, handle multiple tasks, and to track and follow up on projects

·       Detail-oriented, meticulous, and strong organizational skills

·       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills while working collaboratively in a team environment with all levels of the company

·       Ability to work independently with minimum supervision, shift focus, adapt to changing priorities, maintain patience in high pressure situations, and take initiative where appropriate

·       Highly proficient in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

·       Experience with a contract management system (e.g., SAP CLM, Apttus, Conga, or the like)

·       Experience with electronic signature software (e.g., Docusign, EchoSign)

Personal attributes:

·       Positive attitude and ability to work in a fast-paced, high-output, team oriented, practical environment

·       Demonstrates enthusiasm for solving problems and adding value to the company

·       Courteous, flexible, highly organized, competent, and reliable and proactive and uses independent judgment

·       Committed to his or her personal growth and development by actively seeking feedback and responding with action

·       Open and honest in communications with all stakeholders – legal and contracts colleagues, management, customers, and others

·       Must manage highly confidential information with professionalism and unquestionable integrity

·       A good sense of humor and willingness to assist others no matter how small the task


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Utah, United States

Contract Management
10 Days
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Come help us herd cats!  We are growing fast.  The business is doing new things, and our teams need sound procurement and contracts guidance integrated into their decision-making processes.  We need someone rooted in his/her understanding of the legal operations process who can creatively help address the issues that confront a growing tech company.  And yes, we are a tech company – not just a crafting or scrapbook company. Cricut’s legal department is looking for a high-performing Legal Operations Specialist to join our team. In this role, you will assume a wide range of responsibilities, all of which will require critical thinking, innovation, and integrity. We are looking for someone with impeccable attention to detail, high energy, strong project management skills, and a positive attitude.  The primary functions of this position center around Contract Management, however, this role will support other areas of Legal Operations including Procurement/Vendor Management, Financial Management, Process Management

Key responsibilities

·        Administrative Tasks

o   Monitor contract-related workflows to ensure timely progression

o   Import legacy contracts and supporting documentation into company’s document repository and Contract Lifecycle Management systems

o   Calendaring of contract renewal dates, auto-renewal notification dates, and other key milestones

o   On-boarding/off-boarding users in Contract Lifecycle Management systems

·        Contract Management

o   Manage Contract Review Requests for many types of contracts and agreements, including NDAs and buy-side (vendors, contractors and services).  Escalate requests to the greater Legal department.

o   Storing and meta-tagging of contracts and agreements in the company’s document repository and Contract Lifecycle Management systems

o   Coordinate contract and document signatures using company’s preferred electronic signature software

o   Reports for contract sponsors, upon request; generate monthly tracking reports

o   Provide fly-by assistance to cross-functional departments

·        Procurement/Vendor Management

o   Assist with Vendor Due Diligence, as requested

o   Other support as requested

·        Financial Management

o   Submission of PO requests to assist with spending for the greater Legal Team

o   Submission of Invoices for payment

·        Other Responsibilities

o   Don’t be a jerk.  Be competent.  Be unquestionably ethical.  Have a sense of humor.  Have humility.  Work hard.

o   Identify opportunities to improve processes, share best practices, and improve efficiency within the Legal department’s organizational structure, systems, and technologies.

o   Build and maintain strong relationships within the Legal department and with cross-functional departments

Qualifications

Required skills and experience:

·        1-2 years of experience in the area of legal operations or contract management in a corporate environment

·        Bachelor’s Degree (or its equivalent) with strong academic record

·        Ability to set priorities, be flexible, handle multiple tasks, and to track and follow up on projects

·        Detail-oriented, meticulous, and strong organizational skills

·        Excellent communication and interpersonal skills while working collaboratively in a team environment with all levels of the company

·        Ability to work independently with minimum supervision, shift focus, adapt to changing priorities, maintain patience in high pressure situations, and take initiative where appropriate

·        Highly proficient in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

·        Experience with a Contract Lifecycle Management system preferred (e.g., SAP CLM, Apttus, Conga, or the like)

·        Experience with electronic signature software preferred (e.g., DocuSign, EchoSign)

Personal attributes:

·        Positive attitude and ability to work in a fast-paced, high-output, team oriented, practical environment

·        Demonstrates enthusiasm for solving problems and adding value to the company

·        Courteous, flexible, highly organized, competent, reliable, proactive and uses independent judgment

·        Committed to his or her personal growth and development by actively seeking feedback and responding with action

·        Open and honest in communications with all stakeholders – legal and contracts colleagues, management, customers, and others

·       Must manage highly confidential information with professionalism and unquestionable integrity 

·        A good sense of humor and willingness to assist others no matter how small the task

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Candidates must pass a background check and reference check.

 


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Jones Lang Lasalle

Sr. Business Analyst

Chicago

Analysis
14 Days
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Senior Business Analyst 

The Senior Business Analyst participates actively in the development and implementation of best in class Legal department operations. Responsible for identifying requirements, defining and providing metrics for the Legal department at global level, he/she will work closely with Finance and IT (where necessary) and will find innovative ways to help improve Legal processes and provide expert recommendations and insights to Legal leadership, helping drive data-based strategic decisions.  The position is full-time based at our Chicago, IL headquarters and reports directly to JLL’s Executive Director, Legal Operations & Strategy.

The Responsibilities

Business Information & Analytics

  • Define relevant data points and metrics for the Legal function
  • Drive review of requirements for and creation of a Legal Metrics Dashboard, including for example contract metrics, litigation/outcomes metrics, Legal function scorecard, metrics related to communications and Online Reputation management
  • Take an active role in driving the digitization of the Legal and Risk department, leveraging technology / AI for metrics, analytics and improvement of existing processes
  • Benchmark department practices (e.g., overall spend, spend on technology, hiring and staffing, outside counsel spend and selection, department quality of service to internal clients, etc.) against industry standards and produce dashboards and reports on the same along with any recommendations to improve efficiency and lower costs. 

Financial/ Billing

  • Work with relevant stakeholders to increase visibility and control of Legal spend within and outside Legal function
  • Collaborate with finance to enable regular views of rolled-up actuals costs and evaluate spend vs budget (Collective Budget approach including Plan, Forecast, Actuals, Accruals, Expense reviews)
  • Drive analysis and review of Legal spend; perform monthly analytics on Legal spend by practice area, business unit, and spend outside of Legal department; review and ensure proper allocation of costs to Legal
  • Leverage metrics to identify savings opportunities
    Support annual budgeting process for the Legal department
  • Work with Finance and relevant stakeholders to help better understand insurance spend; help define end to end process for increased visibility & control. 

Outside counsel spend

  • Define and develop relevant metrics contributing to the development of a consistent process and rigor for selection, onboarding, management of outside counsel
  • Support Firm Selection program: classify firms as Preferred/Standard with help of inhouse counsel;
    Work with lawyers to assess and select appropriate attorneys and law firms using AdvanceLaw, Persuit, or otherwise
  • Establish and manage law firm scorecard / evaluation process for outside counsel performance /costs.
  • Implement a regular review globally of firm timekeeper rates and analysis against preferred vendor list
  • Assist with firm rate negotiation, matter-specific budgeting, and billing disputes
  • Provide data points to support Alternative Fee Arrangements initiatives
  • Guide eBilling Coordinator to develop communication plan to law firms for items such as changes to Outside Counsel Guidelines, year-end accruals, year-end close.
    Support Law Firm RFP activity. 

General

  • Lead or support general Legal Operations projects as assigned (for e.g. supporting the assessment of right work at the right level in the legal function, supporting the design and roll out of Knowledge Management systems and technology for efficiently creating, storing, and sharing written material, developing standards, process and tools including contract templates, shared documents and collaboration tools, supporting Legal Operations Process mapping etc.)

The Requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance/Accounting, Statistics, Economics, Social Sciences or related fields
    Professional qualifications in Finance or Computer science a plus 

Required Experience

  • 5 years+’ experience in a related position utilizing data analysis tools and techniques or metrics research in a corporate environment, with exposure to process improvement, operations / methods analysis
  • Technology / software support experience
  • In-House Legal department or Law Firm experience a plus
    Financial background a plus 

Attributes, Knowledge & Skills

  • Independent – Ability to work independently, but also collaboratively in a team environment
  • Data-driven problem-solver – Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills, including data analysis and meticulous attention to detail
  • Positive mindset and change agent – Highly proactive, self-starter who embraces opportunities to improve processes
  • Strategic and critical thinking – Ability to conceptualize and articulate practical and creative solutions to meet legal requirements and business needs; inquisitive, challenges status quo, thinks outside the box, exhibits strong levels of insight and intellectual curiosity
  • Project Management- Ability to coordinate multiple projects concurrently and managing multiple deadlines and priorities across internal departments.
  • Digital savviness and learning agility – Extremely comfortable with technology, able to recognize and act on evolving technology trends impacting the business, quick to learn and master new tools
  • Communication skills – Excellent communication skills – both written and spoken. Comfortable working with department leaders and senior management.
  • Cultural alignment – Excellent judgment, positive personality and sense of humor, Unwavering personal and professional ethical standards; drives excellence and innately collaborative
     

JLL is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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San Francisco

Operations Management
15 Days
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Lyft is looking for an eDiscovery Manager to support our expanding Legal Operations eDiscovery Team. This position reports directly to the Senior Manager of eDiscovery within the Legal Operations organization. In this role, you will help manage a wide range of eDiscovery tools and workflows and will be tasked with handling some of Lyft’s most sensitive data. While providing litigation support to a fast-growing legal team you will be interacting with Lyft’s attorneys, outside counsel, and third-party vendors ensuring that our eDiscovery processes run smoothly. The successful candidate will be an engaged and resourceful self-starter, collaborative, excellent at building strong relationships, communicating, and comfortable working in an ambiguous, quickly-changing, and fast-paced environment. 

Responsibilities:

-Support Lyft’s growing legal operations initiatives
-Collaborate with IT, Data Security, and Product teams
-Manage the tooling and workflows governing legal hold and preservation
-Oversee all vendor and outside counsel eDiscovery efforts while implementing cost-cutting measures
-Assist with amending standardized procedures relating to the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (“EDRM”)
-Own all aspects of data collection, including collections from Google Suite, Slack, Atlassian (Confluence, JIRA), and other cloud and proprietary solutions
-Obtain data for ingestion, including through use of hosting sites that can be ingested and processed while maintaining chain of custody
-Assist in identifying, preserving, collecting, processing, analyzing, reviewing, producing, and presenting electronically stored information (“ESI”) and paper documents
-Create and execute complex searches across vast repositories of data
-Coordinate electronic and forensic collections and internal investigations
-Assist in creating productions and exports for delivery to clients
-Track data acquisition from internal and external resources and verify data integrity
-Maintain eDiscovery process and templates, coordinating with other process owners and updating / creating new documentation of processes and procedures
-Provide training on process and procedures, including tooling, as needed

Experience:

-Bachelor’s degree preferred
-5+ years of eDiscovery, or relevant experience, in either a law firm or in-house legal department or an outside vendor supporting law firms and legal departments
-Strong computer skills, PC or MAC (preferred)
-Proficiency in Google Suite Platform (a plus)
-Experience with eDiscovery tools, including but not limited to DISCO, Onna, Google Vault and Code42’s eDiscovery capabilities
-Highly organized, detail-oriented, and effective at time management
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills, problem-solving capabilities, and sound judgment
-Be a resourceful self-starter and have a passion for results
-Able to operate autonomously while being a team player who brings a positive attitude to the team and workplace
-Comfortable operating in a fast-paced, rapidly-evolving workplace
-Ability to think quickly, convey grace under pressure, and simultaneously manage complex workloads, multiple client demands, and shifting priorities
-Embody Lyft’s culture, and operate with high standards and ethics

Benefits:

-Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
-Mental health benefits
-In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
-401(k) plan to help save for your future
-18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible
-Pre-tax commuter benefits
-Lyft Pink – Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program

Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment  without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.


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London

Operations Management
15 Days
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We’re a full service in-house legal, corporate governance and compliance function, with lawyers in London, Porto, Shanghai, Moscow and New York. We provide solutions to challenging business matters and leadership and advice on strategic projects. We are a valued and integrated partner to global teams, in all business areas.

THE ROLE

We are looking to scale our Legal, Ethics & Compliance (LEC) team in a sustainable and efficient way. We’re looking for a Head of Legal Operations to drive change, build a framework and set up the strategy & streamline processes. Someone who is excited by the FARFETCH mission and culture, and passionate about technology. We are looking for someone who can establish and build a legal operations function to support our growing team of nearly 40 in seven jurisdictions.

WHAT YOU’LL DO 

  • Identify opportunities to optimise processes for the LEC team and for the wider team around Legal, Ethics and Compliance processes & contribute to the strategic planning for the team.
  • Build scalable processes to prepare the LEC team for continued growth.
  • Establish processes to report on key operational and substantive metrics for the LEC team leadership that will better inform decision-making
  • Determine root causes for bottlenecks in our internal legal processes and recommend and implement solutions and proactively search for new opportunities to improve our legal service to other parts of the business
  • Optimise workflows within the team and in its interactions with other teams within the wider business
  • Identify and implement tools (including technology solutions) to streamline new or existing practices, as well as manage design, rollout, and training for new systems
  • Leading and execute (end to end) complex change projects;
  • Develop and monitor processes to analyse and report on efficiencies and utilisation in the LEC team
  • Develop and monitor processes to analyse, report and manage outside counsel usage and spend & assist with budget matters

 

WHO YOU ARE: 

  • You will have strong experience of operations within the professional services (finance or legal) ideally in an e-commerce or other technology environment.
  • You do not need a legal background, although experience within the legal sector would be an advantage.
  • You have strong stakeholder management experience at all levels and functions, articulate, and able to negotiate.
  • You thrive in operational efficiency and you are able to manage multiple projects at one time.
  • You display initiative, solutions focused with attention to detail.
  • You love tech and tools, and love exploring how they can contribute to efficiency and customer experience.
  • You have an ambitious mindset and are willing to embrace new opportunities, encouraging of others and a strong team player.

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Data Scientist

New York, NY; Austin, TX; San Francisco, CA;

Analysis
30 Days
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Are you a data scientist who thrives in professional services environments?  Do you love working with smart, dynamic, & collaborative teams? This may the opportunity for you!

Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity for a Data Scientist. This position could be located in any of our US offices

In your role as a Data Scientist, you will continue to develop tools and processes to help us make informed, data-driven business decisions in areas such as pricing, profitability, spend management, talent management and return on investment.  The ideal candidate will be a critical leader in identifying and executing on opportunities to utilize data to improve the firm’s performance.

In this role you will: 

  • Work collaboratively with the firm’s growing Business Intelligence team, helping to develop enterprise data analytics and business intelligence strategies in collaboration with executive-level operational and functional leaders.
  • Interpret the data needs of senior management and design, develop and deploy analytical tools to improve and optimize business decisions and performance.
  • Work cross-functionally across a number of different areas of the firm, including Pricing, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Sales, as well as across the firm’s global geographical footprint.
  • Handle special projects on request under the direction of the CEO, COO and other senior executive staff.
  • Lead efforts on data visualization and presentation, including the development of in-house tools and/or evaluation of third party products that best align with the firm’s current analytical reporting structure and future business intelligence projects as well as the more general use of graphical images to convey data within presentations. Participate in the development and implementation of firm-wide data visualization and reporting standards
  • Collaborate with various departments to ensure that new data systems are engineered for greater flexibility and reuse and meet a variety of needs.
  • Plan, configure and maintain analytical systems to perform macro- and micro-level data analyses and predictive analytics. Responsible for extracting, cleaning, interpreting and analyzing trends and patterns in data. Verify the mathematical accuracy of analytical systems.
  • Implement firm-wide data assessment to evaluate data sources and their quality. Catalogue data and data dictionaries and other reference material.
  • Develop methods to connect disparate data sources; create new processes to link datasets; and rethink and improve current systems to develop new data connections.
  • Automate manual data analysis processes and streamline current data intake and analytics.
  • Include open-source datasets (e.g., government or cohort datasets) to provide baseline data comparisons and augment the strength of the insights provided.  
  • Assist the firm’s Technology and Innovation teams in assessing new tools and technologies that rely on data analytics and machine learning.
  • Explore projects that will add value to the firm. Such projects include but are not limited to the following: space utilization, client engagement intelligence, competitive intelligence, recruitment and retention, travel and cost analysis, department and practice growth, client business profitability and trends, and project cost and time forecasting.
  • Continue situational awareness of current and forthcoming data science and business intelligence processes, tools, technologies and trends as they relate to technology, data analytics and machine learning in support of the legal services industry.
  • Serve as a mentor to other reporting and analytics-focused team members as we continue our transition to a more data-driven organization.
     

Job Requirements:

  • 2+ years of work experience as a data scientist; corporate or professional services environment, preferred
  • Advanced degree or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge of statistics and machine learning
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate data
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to translate results in an understandable format
  • Experience assessing data analytics needs and directing the approach and process
  • Accurately perform advanced mathematical functions
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with SQL, R and Python
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Power BI, Excel and PowerPoint
     

Who is Orrick? Orrick is a global law firm focused on serving the technology & innovation, energy & infrastructure and finance sectors. Founded more than 150 years ago in San Francisco, Orrick today has offices in 25+ markets worldwide. Financial Times has selected Orrick as the Most Innovative Law Firm in North America from 2016-2018 and named us runner-up in 2019. The American Lawyer gave the firm its first Legal Innovation Award and in 2019 recognized us for “Best Use of Technology.” For the fifth year in a row, Fortune named Orrick to its 2020 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For.  Learn more about our awesome employee experience here: Fortune 100 Great Place To Work certified company.

Orrick offers a collaborative work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits, including lots of extra perks like free biometric screenings, paid time to participate in community service activities and the day off for your birthday.

Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm.

How to Apply: If you are searching for a chance to create an impact, you have a little grit and you love working with a team, we want to talk with you. To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Staff and Paralegal Opportunities Listings at www.orrick.com/Careers.

No phone calls please.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring


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Bloomberg Industry Group

Legal Analyst – Legal Operations

Arlington, VA

Operations Management
32 Days
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Position Overview:

The Legal Analyst is responsible for creating and delivering technology-enhanced content for the markets served by the business.  For this Legal Analyst position, we are seeking a lawyer with experience in legal operations, business intelligence, and/or project management who is interested in using that experience to inform and advance the legal industry. 

Primary Responsibilities:

Works with the Analysis Team Leads and fellow Analysts on project-based teams to create and deliver unique, recurring, technology-enhanced tools and content for the markets served by the business.

Works with the Analysis Team Leads and fellow Analysts to optimize workflows through technologies.

Serves as a subject matter expert and as the face of Bloomberg Law expertise in the market through interactions with law school, law firm, government, and corporate leaders.

Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements:

Good knowledge of relevant areas of law and the legal tech market.

Understanding of the Bloomberg Law platform, including relevant platform tools and architecture.

Strong understanding of data governance and analysis.

Must be a self-driven individual who sets high standards of performance for self and others and leads by personal example.

 

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required.  J.D.  Required.

Minimum 3+ years’ experience and demonstrated success in developing and executing on workflow solutions to solve customer problems in the legal, professional and financial markets.  Diverse experience as an individual contributor.  An understanding of business practices, project and people management tools, data analysis, and technology utilized in legal environments desired.  Experience in legal operations preferred.

 

Special Requirements:

Candidates may be required to pass a test for this position.


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California; Washington, DC; New Jersey; Dublin, CA

Operations Management
35 Days
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TriNet is a leading provider of comprehensive human resources solutions for small to midsize businesses (SMBs). We enhance business productivity by enabling our clients to outsource their HR function to one strategic partner and allowing them to focus on operating and growing their core businesses. Our full-service HR solutions include features such as payroll processing, human capital consulting, employment law compliance and employee benefits, including health insurance, retirement plans and workers’ compensation insurance.

TriNet has a nationwide presence and an experienced executive team. Our stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol TNET. If you’re passionate about innovation and making an impact on the large SMB market, come join us as we power our clients’ business success with extraordinary HR

JOB SUMMARY/OVERVIEW
The Legal Change Manager will implement projects designed to optimize the delivery of legal services. You will have an important role in the continued implementation of operational efficiency within the legal team, freedom to identify key areas of improvement and influence procedures and best legal practices for the Legal Department. You must be able to adapt to changing priorities and business needs, and must be proactive in identifying areas of need and generating action plans.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
• Law firm relationship oversight
• Manage outside law firms to ensure compliance with billing guidelines, including adherence to negotiated rates and specified billing practices.
• Define metrics for increased visibility and insight into law firm performance.
• Oversee, optimize, and manage law firm invoicing program.
• Identify, implement, integrate, and optimize legal department applications and tools to create automation capabilities.
• Partner with key stakeholders to develop a technology roadmap and technology initiatives.
• Translate ideas and best practices to results by executing on action plans, and project/program management through building centralized resources, processes, documentation, and legal department intranet.
• Manage one legal coordinator.

JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Bachelor’s degree desired; or a minimum of 4 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience or related work experience.
Training Requirements (licenses, programs, or certificates): No special licenses or certifications needed

 

Experience:
• Minimum of 4 years in an operational role in a legal department
• Experience with Thomson Reuters Legal Tracker preferred
• Good understanding of law firm billing / business models
• Strong process, project and operational management skills
• Technological aptitude and eagerness to learn new technologies
• Demonstrated organizational and prioritization skills and an ability to successfully juggle multiple mandates at the same time
• Excellent analytical skills and an ability to effectively use both data and experience-based instinct to make decisions
• Experience building and maintaining strong, collaborative relationships across many levels and functions within an organization
• Creative thinker with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

 

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Outstanding written & verbal communication skills, ‘hands-on’ style and willingness to proactively engage with peers
• Must be detail oriented and highly organized
• Must embrace change and have a proven track record of process redesign
• Demonstrated self-initiative, integrity, and resilience
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Ability to manage high-volume, small scale projects
• Excellent collaboration, teamwork and interpersonal skills
• Ability to effectively meet customer needs, taking responsibility for customer satisfaction
• Ability to create and comprehend reports and spreadsheets
• Ability to maintain effectiveness and professionalism when experiencing change in work tasks and/or the work environment
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment and under pressure of deadlines
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products required
• Strong presentation skills and ability to create presentations and create process flow diagrams in Visio or other software applications as needed.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/OTHER INFORMATION (Travel required, physical requirements, on-call schedules, etc.)
• Minimal travel may be required.

Please Note: TriNet reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time. The above job description is not all encompassing. Position functions and qualifications may vary depending on business necessity.

TriNet is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, religion, color, disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), age, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Any applicant with a mental or physical disability who requires an accommodation during the application process should contact a company manager, a company officer or a TriNet HR representative to request such an accommodation.


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San Francisco, CA or Denver, CO

Contract Management
37 Days
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Legal Operations Manager
Oakland, California, or Denver, CO – United States

The role: 

Want to have an impact at one of the fastest-growing unicorn companies in the Bay Area? Join the Legal & Privacy team at Fivetran! Fivetran was recently named to the Cloud 100 list as one of the hottest cloud software companies today. We’re looking for a seasoned legal operations and/or paralegal professional who can roll up their sleeves and dive into any and all that comes their way. This role reports directly to the General Counsel and will be a key member of the team, with the potential for huge impact and increasing leadership responsibility across our rapidly-growing global company. The role will begin as an individual contributor and the right candidate will be capable of building out a team over time. This role will be based remotely through the duration of Fivetran’s COVID-related work from home period (currently through July 2021) and then be based out of Fivetran’s Oakland, CA headquarters or Denver, CO office on a more permanent basis.

Who we are:

Data fuels powerful insights. We believe access to data should be as simple and reliable as utilities. We provide data power to companies big and small looking to extract their data from a variety of data sources, to be loaded into warehouses like Snowflake, Databricks,  Amazon Redshift and more. Check out our customer stories to see how we help some of the world’s most innovative companies (including Docusign, Strava, and Donors Choose) superpower their data analytics capabilities with Fivetran’s modern data stack. Fivetran reached unicorn status in June 2020 when it raised a $100M Series C led by Andreessen Horowitz and General Catalyst. We power the modern data stack from our Oakland, CA headquarters with a global team grounded in integrity, initiative, and our ethos of “1 Team, 1 Dream.”

What you’ll bring to the table:

A driven and detail-oriented multi-tasker with superb project management skills and a healthy sense of humor.

Key qualities include: 

  • High attention to detail
  • Gravitation towards designing and implementing processes that scale
  • A belief and practice that no task is too big or too small
  • Self-initiative that drives a desire for impact and achievement
  • Comfort with fast-paced environments
  • Demonstrated project management skills and ability to run complex, multi-stakeholder projects with minimal supervision
  • A pragmatic approach to getting things done
  • Experience working with a broad and diverse group of stakeholders and communicating effectively across different groups and individuals of varying seniority levels
  • Enthusiasm for wide-ranging topics that are critical for in-house legal departments, including corporate, employment law, privacy law and compliance and commercial contracts
  • Demonstrated capacity for relationship-building with new stakeholders within and outside of the legal function
  • Someone who wants to take the lead, and be rewarded for doing so
  • Experience in a related role in the legal operations and/or paralegal function at or with fast-scaling technology companies
  • Experience with contract management (including marking up documents, storing documents, categorizing customer contracts, and working with contract management software systems as that integrate with Salesforce)
  • Familiarity with legal software tools and ability to implement new software with an eye towards effective change management
  • Preferred: experience with Salesforce
  • Preferred: experience managing company capitalization tables in accordance with equity-related tax and securities rules
  • Preferred: familiarity with data analytics and a desire to take data-driven approaches to decision-making wherever possible
  • Preferred: familiarity with privacy or privacy operations matters within a legal or compliance team. 


As a Legal Operations Manager at Fivetran, you will:

You will bring your experience and insights to this role, and the day to day responsibilities will be tailored to your strengths of the candidate. Key projects will be to:

  • Implement new software tools that integrate with Salesforce to enhance the efficiency of the Legal & Privacy team and help scale Fivetran to global proportions
  • Take day to day lead on contracts management processes, working closely with Fivetran’s Revenue Operations and Deal Desk teams to ensure an organized contract lifecycle process and up to date processes and policies across our sales teams
  • Help templatize recurring agreements and ensure they are executed in accordance with Fivetran’s contract policies
  • Assist with the management of procurement processes and vendor review
  • If experienced, manage Fivetran’s capitalization table as lead Equity Administrator, under the advisement of corporate counsel
  • Work with Fivetran’s Security & IT team on records retention policies, software implementation, software vendor tracking and more
  • Assist with preparing board materials and board books in advance of meetings of Fivetran’s Board of Directors and their committees (including compensation and privacy compliance committees), which may include compiling corporate governance resolutions and drafting and reviewing slide decks and other materials
  • Take lead on company-wide communications regarding legal department policies and processes, helping communicate up to date information to our global employee base
  • Assist with billing matters and helping manage outside counsel and other external provider spend
  • Other special projects, which may include: maintaining up to date trackers for intellectual property registrations, implementing new HR policies and soliciting signatures from our employee base on the same, assisting with security and/or privacy audit tracking, drafting internal communications, editing and reviewing compliance-related trainings, conducting file-management, and more 


Perks of working with us:

100% paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance
Flexible PTO
401k match program
Pet Insurance — and yes, you can bring your well-behaved fur babies to work
Commuter Benefits to help with transit and parking costs
Professional development and training opportunities
Company happy hours and fun team building activities

Shaped by the real-world needs of data analysts, Fivetran technology is the smartest, fastest way to replicate your applications, databases, events and files into a high-performance cloud warehouse. Fivetran connectors deploy in minutes, require zero maintenance, and automatically adjust to source changes — so your data team can stop worrying about engineering and focus on driving insights. To learn more about Fivetran’s culture and what it’s like to be part of the team, click here and enjoy our video.


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Multiple Locations: Los Angeles, California, United States • Austin, Texas, United States • Seattle, Washington, United States • Georgia, United States

Operations Management
43 Days
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In EA’s Legal team, we deliver practical solutions to manage risk so our EA teams can focus on offering great gaming experiences. To succeed, we have to put our players first, know our business partners’ goals and emphasize problem-solving by being innovative, nimble and taking smart risks. We think globally, we build valuable partnerships, and we build satisfying and sustainable careers by growing our skills and focusing on work that matters. We celebrate diversity and inclusion by creating a place where you can come to work and be yourself.

Cool Opportunity

Our EA Legal team is looking for a Sr. Analyst to work in their Legal Operations team. The Legal Operations team is involved in nearly everything the legal department does, with the exception of practicing law. This team enables each of the legal practice areas by delivering processes, technologies, and administrative support in an efficient and cost-effective manner. 

The Sr. Analyst, Legal Operations will manage legal-focused projects, applications, and processes. This role will interact with key legal and business stakeholders and collaborate with other Legal Operations team members, to identify business opportunities and then design, implement and support solutions that will improve the day-to-day productivity of the legal and business teams. 

This position can be located in Los Angeles, California; Seattle, Washington; Austin, Texas, or Atlanta, Georgia and will report to the Sr. Manager, Legal Operations. 

Sounds Like A Fun and Interesting Challenge

Your Primary Responsibilities:

  • Gather, validate, prioritize and interpret requirements and produce technical designs
  • Select existing or research new solutions to meet business requirements
  • Configure and implement technical and functional solutions as needed
  • Create and manage project schedules, identify risks, and provide timely status to stakeholders
  • Create test cases/scenarios and manage user acceptance tests
  • Create and update self-help and training materials
  • Conduct training and drive user adoption
  • Assist with budgeting and managing vendor relationships
  • Identify ways to improve and leverage current processes, policies, solutions
  • Create and produce operational metrics and KPIs
  • Ensure solution controls are adhered to and respond to SOX and internal audit requests
  • Other duties as assigned

 

I Have What It Takes 

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • 7+ years prior relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) preferred
  • Experience in implementing technical solutions; leading global projects in a legal department preferred
  • Experience identifying, writing, and prioritizing business requirements
  • Strong interpersonal skills with experience as a liaison between business clients, technical and cross functional teams
  • Is intellectually curious and embraces technology to enable and automate business processes
  • Loves to solve problems and is not deterred by initial obstacles or the unknown
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while working on multiple projects in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

 


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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Chief Legal Counsel

Berkeley

Litigation
44 Days
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Chief Legal Counsel – 91571

Organization: LD-Laboratory Directorate

 

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is searching for a Chief Legal Counsel to lead the Office of Laboratory Counsel at one of the world’s leading research institutions. As an integral member of Berkeley Lab’s executive leadership team, the Chief Counsel serves as advisor to Laboratory leaders on significant strategic initiatives, carefully evaluates and assesses legal and other risk in context of the Lab’s mission objectives, mentors and leads a team of dedicated legal and regulatory professionals, and serves as a laboratory champion of ethical standards. This is a unique opportunity to lead a vital in-house legal department in an intellectually stimulating, cutting-edge research environment at one of the crown jewels of federal science research.

 

Berkeley Lab has a dynamic workforce of about 4,000 employees and an annual operating budget of approximately $1.1 billion. The University of California (UC) manages Berkeley Lab for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science. The Chief Legal Counsel reports directly to the Laboratory Director with a dual reporting relationship to the UC General Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs; this position is a member of UC Legal and ultimately represents the Regents of the University of California.

 

What You Will Do:

• Responsible for advising Berkeley Lab’s management on a broad range of legal matters, including:

  – Adherence to UC/DOE contract requirements, and compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and UC/Berkeley Lab policies and procedures;

  – Employment, personnel and labor matters;

  – Environmental, health and safety matters, including CEQA, NEPA and other land use issues;

  – Capital projects and improvements, including construction subcontracting and claims;

  – Subcontracts for the procurement of goods and services, intellectual property licenses and agreements, memoranda of understanding and other agreements and documents;

  – Litigation, grievances, arbitrations and claims; 

  – Regulatory/compliance audits and investigations;

  – Sponsored projects and grants, international collaborations and agreements;

  – Strategies and communications in response to public and/or community relations issues;

  – Response to subpoenas, legal inquiries and public records requests;

  – DOE Orders relating to proper conduct of research;

  – Aligning UC orders and policy with DOE prime contract requirements; and

  – Mission-critical strategic initiatives as they arise.

• Identify risks to the Laboratory and develop plans and/or processes to minimize or eliminate the risks.

• Retain and manage all outside counsel hired to provide legal advice and representation on selected matters, including prosecution, defense and settlement of lawsuits, claims, disputes and grievances.

• Manage the Office of Laboratory Counsel, including: supervision of general law attorneys, patent attorneys, Office of Export Controls, paralegals and support staff; compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies; and manage department budget.

• Serve on various Laboratory committees as requested, including Investigations Workgroup for Whistleblower/Whistleblower Protection, Ethics and Compliance Risk, Conflict of Interest, Crisis Action Team, and Internal Audit.

• Apprise the UC General Counsel of all material developments at the Laboratory affecting the legal rights, obligations, opportunities and risks of the University and/or otherwise bearing on the representation of The Regents.

• Serve as the Laboratory Risk Manager and local liaison to the UC Office of Risk Services and provide counsel and advice to Laboratory management regarding insurance, indemnity and risk issues.

• Keep informed of existing and emerging legislative issues, statutes, decisions, and regulations, and provide advice to Laboratory management on potential impacts to the organization.

• Interact and coordinate with DOE and UC on selected legal and other matters as appropriate.

 

What is Required:

• LLB/JD degree from accredited law school, member in good standing in the California Bar with admission to practice law (or willingness to become a member of the California Bar), and at least 15 years of relevant experience.

• In-depth expertise providing advice and counsel reflecting sound and ethical legal and professional judgment. Proven ability to assess short-term and long-term legal and business challenges and risks, identify opportunities for operational improvement, and to conceptualize and recommend strategies to accomplish business objectives. 

• Experience in adversity leadership; ability to proactively identify and/or manage crises and controversies effectively.

• Litigation experience, including working knowledge and expertise in alternative dispute resolution and mediation. Established record managing and providing cost-effective oversight of retained outside counsel.

• Previous experience managing a high-performing legal counsel office and cultivating environments with a shared sense of mission and proven commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion principles.

• Prior experience representing the interests of an organization through interactions with federal, state, and local agencies.

• Sound knowledge and understanding of applicable laws and regulations. 

• Inspiring, visionary and collaborative leader who can influence others to achieve common goals by engaging and developing robust relationships with stakeholders.

• Demonstrated abilities as a skilled communicator with exceptional interpersonal, relationship building, advocacy and negotiation skills applied across a broad spectrum of constituents and stakeholders.

• Commitment to upholding the Lab’s stewardship responsibilities, especially with regard to the Lab’s research, people, and resources, and ensuring that it remains a valuable national asset.

 

Desired Qualifications:

• Expertise and experience managing a legal counsel office in an organization that provides services to the federal government.

• Experience working in an organization with a strong academic and/or research mission.

• Familiarity with UC and/or DOE policies and processes for conflicts of interest, business practices, contracting.

 

Notes:

• For full consideration, please submit your CV and letter of interest by January 18, 2021.

• This is a full-time career appointment, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.

• This is a career position that is appointed by and serves at the discretion of the Laboratory Director, and this appointment is “at will” and may be terminated at any time with or without cause.

• This position is subject to the financial disclosure requirements of the California Political Reform Act of 1974. The successful candidate for this position will be required to file financial interest statements upon assuming this position, annually while holding this position, and when leaving this position.

• This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

• Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.

 

How To Apply

Apply directly online at http://50.73.55.13/counter.php?id=190546 and follow the on-line instructions to complete the application process.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4. Click here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) to view the poster and supplement: “Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.”

 

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups presently considering scientific research careers.


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San Francisco

Operations Management
44 Days
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We are currently looking for the first member of our Legal Operations function. This role will be one of the first members of Notion’s Legal Team and you will work with the General Counsel to build the foundation for an efficient and effective Legal Team from day one. You will have the opportunity to contribute towards building a forward-thinking Legal Team that reflects Notion’s agile operating environment. You will be able to use your excellent organizational and problem-solving skills to help meet Notion’s ambitious goals. In this role, you will be relied upon to identify and execute on operational improvement opportunities across the team through independent analysis and assessment of team and company priorities.

This role will be based in our San Francisco office. However, under current circumstances, remote work is being accommodated in order to comply with safety measures.


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New York

Operations Management
46 Days
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Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is currently seeking a Business Development Advisor – Key Clients – Client Development to join our winning team, located in New York. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation and collaboration.

The Business Development Advisor will receive a generous total compensation package. Bonuses are awarded in recognition of individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program including healthcare, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401k plan, and more! In addition, employees receive 10 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure.

The Client Development Team is responsible for growing the Firm’s key accounts as well as developing and maintaining client development best practices to be shared and leveraged throughout the Firm.

As a Business Development Advisor at Latham, you will be responsible for coordinating the account management and sales efforts with the investment bank client teams. You will navigate the client and partner relationships, identify new opportunities to grow revenue, share best practices, and ensure the client teams are coordinated in all their efforts. The responsibilities of the Business Development Advisor will also include:

  • Coordinating account management for 6-7 investment accounts
  • Maintaining and growing revenue within the accounts
  • Developing, cascading, and executing a business development plan for each client
  • Capturing, maintaining, and reporting on key metrics for both internal and client stakeholders
  • Coordinating and leading effective monthly client team meetings with partners and associates to drive forward business plan
  • Supporting on conducting account feedback (including post-matter and post-bid evaluations) and cascading findings appropriately
  • Conducting annual client review
  • Supporting and inputting into broader client engagement activities including thought leadership creation, events, CLE, and other value-add activities.
  • Supporting the secondment process for assigned accounts, gather and distill client intelligence, and develop actions with the client team to capitalize on opportunities 
  • Mastering a deep knowledge of Firm organizational structure and engaging other verticals as appropriate to provide top quality client service
  • Developing a deep understanding of the investment bank industry, bank structure, and strategic goals
  • Managing the various administrative requirements as set forth by each client which may include (but is not limited to) monthly financial reports, diversity statistics, and trainings
  • Promoting Firm’s values and culture, leading by example, and working for the good of the whole
  • Advocating on behalf of the Firm and BD for leadership’s decided strategy, vision, and goals to peers and the BD department
  • Exercising operational effectiveness, applying systems and resources effectively with colleagues at all levels
  • Sharing workflow and processes with peers, identifying opportunities to streamline or share resources to increase productivity, and leveraging Firm capabilities across internal boundaries

As a Business Development Advisor, you will be expected to apply your organizational and communication skills while displaying a positive, high-energy attitude. The successful Advisor  must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in similar roles (business development, account management). The ideal candidate will have experience managing multiple large accounts, the ability to influence without authority, familiarity with business development tools, and an understanding of the marketplace based on the role. The ideal candidate will also have experience working with financial institutions. The Advisor should have a track record of managing accounts in a complex selling environment as well as experience navigating in the confines of a partnership—more of a connector (we can’t sell our services without the partners’ input/buy in/involvement).

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ link.

Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world’s leading law firms.


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New York, New York

Contract Management
52 Days
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–COVID-19 Hiring Update–

Dataminr is still actively hiring.

As the health and safety of our candidates and our employees come first, 

we’re excited to provide virtual experiences for interviews and new hire on-boarding.

This is an office-based role, but we will provide all the necessary support to work remotely until our offices reopen. 

Who we are:

We are Dataminr. We are a mission-driven company committed to the power of AI, public data, and real-time information as a force for good in the world. Over the last decade, our team has established and refined the leading AI platform for real-time event and risk detection. We surface the earliest signals of unfolding events and emerging risks within an increasingly diverse and complex landscape of publicly available information, enabling more effective risk mitigation strategies, faster response, and better crisis management. Dataminr serves thousands of professionals in 70+ countries by delivering timely, relevant, and actionable alerts to public and private sector organizations around the world.

We’ve grown to over 500 talented employees across seven global offices and raised $392 million in funding in our most recent investment round. Our culture promotes cross-team interaction, work-life balance and the sharing of information and ideas because it enables us to do our best work together, make a meaningful contribution, and have fun. Join us and help the world manage risk in real time.

Who you are: 

You’re organized, creative and resourceful. You’re energized by complex new challenges and the opportunity to solve them and create lasting impact for the organization.

You’re skilled in managing processes and identifying areas of opportunity to help improve organization and efficiency. You’re able to develop effective and thoughtful solutions and leverage technology as a way to solve problems.

As our Legal Operations Associate, you’ll report to the General Counsel and play a key role in helping shape the Legal Department at Dataminr now and in the future.

Responsibilities:

Manage Legal Department intake, processes, procedures and workflow, including maintenance of contract management system

Work with internal and external parties in drafting, negotiating and processing a broad range of contracts, amendments, NDAs and other legal documents

Assist with legal escalations including responding to inquiries from internal business stakeholders regarding legal guidelines, policy inquiries, and contract-specific questions

Proactively design and implement strategic and effective solutions and improvements across the Legal Department, including identifying, assessing and implementing new processes and technology solutions to help scale and increase cross-functional efficiencies

Provide support to and assist with project management

Liaise with specialist teams (such as Human Resources and Marketing) on legal projects as needed

Desired Skills and Experience: 

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent 

2-5 years of contracting, operations and/or project management experience in an in-house legal department or law firm

Previous exposure to legal documents, concepts, workflows, and responsibilities of lawyers 

Superior organizational skills and attention to detail are absolutely critical

Demonstrated program and/or project management experience with the ability to collaborate effectively with other teams 

Tech savvy and proficient with technology applications and productivity software

Exceptional time management and problem solving skills, including ability to think quickly and be resourceful

Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team

Strong, clear, and concise verbal and written communication skills 

Why you should work here:

We recognize and reward hard work with:

company paid benefits for employees and their dependents, including medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance

401(k) savings plan with company matching

flexible spending account for out-of-pocket medical, transit, parking and dependent care expenses

We want you to be your best, authentic self by supporting you with:

a diverse, driven, and passionate team of coworkers who want you to succeed

individual learning and development fund and professional training

generous paid time off; including sick leave and 100% company paid parental leave

in-office perks such as a kitchen stocked with snacks and beverages, and catered meals

remote working friendly perks such as expanded telehealth options for mental and physical well being, virtual yoga, meditation and health and fitness app reimbursements

…and this is just to name a few!

 

Dataminr is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Individuals seeking employment at Dataminr are considered without regards to race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status, pregnancy, unemployment status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or veteran status.


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Mountain View, Foster City, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Monica (CA); Seattle (WA); New York (NY)

Operations Management
52 Days
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Fenwick is seeking a Senior Litigation Project Manager who will lead complex projects to ensure process control, create effective models, and manage the quality and timely delivery of project deliverables to both internal and external clients. In addition, the Senior Litigation Project Manager will work with practice management, knowledge management and other departments to define, enhance, and integrate project management standards, processes, methodologies, and tools to improve efficiency and achieve project goals. This position can be based in any of our offices with Bay Area (CA) offices being preferred. 

 

Job Description:

  • Lead and communicate the process and responsibilities of large and complex projects and litigations; drive and enforce standardization of project activities and deliverables.
  • Guide and support partners and lead associates in defining matter scope and project approach, determining staffing and managing workstreams, and tracking and managing changes.
  • Capture legal requirements and explicit and implicit client requirements/preferences and design project approach accordingly; enforce process and project protocol.
  • Plan and organize streamlined and cost-effective support model, and engage and direct paralegals, litigation support, and other staff on project activities.
  • Propose solutions to manage expectations and manage scope throughout project delivery and enforce solutions and project decisions.
  • Prepare internal team and client status reports and provide timely updates to client team partners on potential issues identified; follow up with stakeholders to ensure potential issues are addressed.
  • Lead on matter review process for key matters and establish practice area best practices through discussions with partners and review of lessons learned; evangelize and apply best practices to future projects and support refinement.
  • Identify future needs/opportunities for new service delivery and lead analysis and design workshops; work with senior attorney team members on implementing new ways of working and organizing projects on client teams.
  • Promote, manage, and deliver the continuous improvement of project activities and delivery.
  • Establish and maintain repository of project forms and templates and enforce use as appropriate on applicable matters.
  • Monitor and report on costs and fees on an ongoing basis on all large projects in process and assist with budget revisions, tracking and guidance.
  • Proactively drive any necessary communications with client and/or project team regarding budget adjustments.
  • Support creation and maintenance of budgeting procedures for select clients.
     

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Ability to lead complex litigations and departmental projects, manage a diverse set of stakeholders and cross-functional teams, and manage multiple/competing deadlines.
  • Strong ability to engage directly with leadership on strategy and be able to pivot to granular detail within working teams.
  • Ability to effectively convey solutions to teams and related support personnel, explaining results within a legal project management framework and achieving buy-in from matter teams.
  • Ability to integrate and synthesize information from multiple teams and workstreams in order to analyze complex issues, mitigate risk, and solve problems.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrate sharp attention to detail in executing and reviewing work products to ensure the highest quality deliverables in the allotted timeframe.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion.
  • Possess highly developed organization, writing, analytical, presentation and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of extranets or other collaborative project management tools, Visio, Excel, and financial systems and reports.
  • Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in compiling executive summaries and status reports for consumption by attorneys and clients.
     

Reporting to the Practice Management Director, the qualified candidate will have 5+ years of program/project management in professional services industries. Experience working on legal, compliance, privacy and/or related projects. Bachelor’s degree required; preferably in Business, Management or related field. JD or MBA a plus.

To be fully considered for this position, please apply directly online: http://www.fenwick.com/pages/Careers-Professional-Staff.aspx


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Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Legal Project Manager

Seattle, WA

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This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the U.S.! Davis Wright Tremaine is looking for a Legal Project Manager to join our team in Seattle.

 

This position will work directly with the Client Experience Manager, project teams, and various attorney matter owners to create and implement project management frameworks for efficiently fulfilling requests for substantive legal support. The firm strives to provide differentiated client service and capitalize on opportunities to strengthen and expand relationships. The Legal Project Manager shall also act as a liaison between staff departments and client leadership.

 

At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion. DWT fosters inclusiveness and authenticity. Regardless of position, everyone here has a voice and the support is unparalleled.

 

On a typical day you will be responsible for:

Service Delivery: The Client Experience Team augments the traditional legal services provided to clients through proactive communication, actionable reporting, and strategic client satisfaction initiatives. The Legal Project Manager assists in driving these initiatives together with client leadership. The Legal Project Manager is expected to:

  • Work with lawyers and staff on high-volume matters to meet service expectations and address specific problems or opportunities to enable the firm to provide excellent, differentiated service
  • Work with lawyers and staff to deliver service more efficiently, effectively, and profitably, including evaluating and developing new business process opportunities using technology, process improvement, legal project management, and alternative staffing
  • Develop and implement project management frameworks in support of monitoring matter budgets and project volumes to empower matter owners to improve matter sustainability and enable firm leadership to track progress against and adherence to stated scopes of work
  • Identify key opportunities for knowledge management improvements, such as creation of templates, by understanding business context, client demands, and lawyer workflow
  • Collaborate with client program team members to analyze and visualize data (using tools such as Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, and Microsoft Excel) to give matter owners operational insight into financial and matter data
     

Project Management: The Client Experience Team is responsible for managing numerous requests that affect the firm’s legal teams, the client’s legal operations team, and corresponding success metrics, requiring deft management of time and resources. The Legal Project Manager is expected to manage their own tasks and to:

  • Track and report on implementation plans and deliverables in support of client leadership
  • Drive projects forward with De Novo, Information Technology, Finance, and other firm departments to create solutions that address client needs and maximize program capacity
  • Be willing and able to quickly and independently learn new technology tools (such as document automation) to create efficiencies and add value to the client team
     

Client Communication: Understanding how and when to communicate with our clients can help build trust and strengthen the relationship. The Legal Project Manager will assist in developing formal and informal lines of communication to ensure the firm has a deep connection with our clients. The Legal Project Manager is expected to:

  • Build direct relationships with the client and their legal operations team
  • Support the collection of client feedback, share feedback with client team, act on feedback received, and track progress towards client satisfaction
  • Work with lawyers and staff to ensure service level agreements, ad hoc project milestones, reporting requirements, and other client expectations are met
  • Assist with tracking compliance with outside counsel guidelines related to time keeping, rate-setting, billing, conflicts, etc.

 

Join us if you have:

  • 4+ years’ experience in a law firm/in-house counsel environment or similar professional services industry
  • Bachelor’s degree required; emphasis in Business Administration or other technical discipline
  • LPM, PMP, Lean, Lean Six Sigma, or similar certification preferred, or the ability to demonstrate comparable experience and training in project management and process improvement
  • Demonstrated understanding of alternative fee arrangements in the service industry (understanding of law firm pricing models and economics a plus)
  • Demonstrated understanding of the business of law, including finance, sales and marketing, staffing models, technology, and industry trends a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously with high attention to detail and minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-oriented, service focused environment and successfully navigate stressful situations in a calm, composed manner
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with and guide decision-makers on strategic decisions
  • Strong problem solving skills, with a focus on how we can provide a solution and not the reasons we cannot
  • Strong communication skills in English, both verbal and written, with all levels of a professional services organization, including interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, and OneNote
  • Experience with HighQ, Azure DevOps, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Power BI, and Tableau preferred
  • Availability and willingness to work overtime as needed or requested
  • Located in Seattle, WA

 

Who We Are
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is an AmLaw 100 law firm with eight offices nationwide. We are relentlessly committed to client service and look for candidates who share that commitment. At DWT, client service means having empathy for each client’s and each lawyer’s work and personal pressures, business objectives, and legal needs; anticipating their needs; and having the capabilities and commitment to deliver what matters most to them.

 

What’s in it For You?
DWT offers competitive compensation in addition to ample benefits including but not limited to:

  • Choice of health and vision insurance plans
  • 2 paid volunteer days for qualifying community service work
  • Dental plan
  • Fertility and adoption benefit
  • Paid sabbatical after 13 years of service
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Commuter benefits
  • Retirement contribution
     

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to feel and reach with hands and arms and frequently required to sit, stand, walk and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

This job description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP embraces diversity and inclusion. It brings out the best of what each individual has to offer and inspires us to build strong and lasting connections with each other, our clients, and our communities.  We are committed to promoting a diverse workforce and inclusive environment where every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is our policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religious creed, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military condition, military or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal laws.


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Fenwick & West LLP

Client Project Manager

Mountain View, Foster City, San Francisco, San Jose (CA)

Operations Management
64 Days
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Fenwick is seeking for a Client Project Manager who will work with partners, matter teams, and clients to manage all aspects of the relationship for one or more major clients. This includes scoping matters and monitoring budgets, managing vendors, tracking key deadlines and milestones, and constant communication with partners for a portfolio of matters across multiple practices. In addition, this position will also develop and refine project management tools, checklists and processes for the assigned clients and conduct regular meetings with all stakeholders including interaction with the client’s personnel. This position will collaborate with finance, practice management, knowledge management, docketing, marketing, records, IT and the pricing and legal project management team to meet these goals. This position can be based in any of our Bay Area (CA) offices.

Job Description:

  • Manage project budgeting/forecasting and comparison against actual time and billing, as well as project calendaring, timeline and milestone development.
  • Create project plans, estimate the resources needed to achieve project goals, and lead the budget-creation process.
  • Facilitate communication within matter teams to ensure the appropriate effort is expended on tasks.
  • Review staffing arrangements and collaborate with partners and practice management to determine optimal staffing levels.
  • Develop a holistic picture of the firm’s financial investment in the portfolio and performance against client satisfaction goals.
  • Interface with clients regarding budget creation and monitoring, scope changes, and improvements in service delivery methods.
  • Create metrics and analytics which demonstrate value delivered to the client during the life cycle of matters.
  • Identify and lead process improvement initiatives that can increase client satisfaction and firm profitability.
  • Oversee matter closing documentation, including gathering relevant matter intelligence for use in knowledge management, pricing, project budgets, and analysis.
  • Liaise with outside vendors to ensure cost effective and efficient delivery of services.
  • Help ensure adherence with client outside counsel guidelines.
     

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Advanced Excel skills required; strong Word, PowerPoint and/or database skills preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to work seamlessly with high level executives and as part of a team.
  • Advanced communication and writing skills in order to convey and explain various budgeting scenarios, to report progress against the budget and to make recommendations to better manage the engagement.
  • Must be organized, self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams on complex projects.
     

Reporting to the Director of Pricing and Legal Project Management, the qualified candidate will have 10+ years of experience in project management, law or Finance positions with an emphasis on budget and matter management. Legal industry experience required. Bachelor’s degree in business or finance related area required; JD or MBA degree preferred.

To be fully considered for this position, please apply directly online: http://www.fenwick.com/pages/Careers-Professional-Staff.aspx


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Remote - US

Operations Management
66 Days
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We are Relativity. A market-leading, global tech company that equips legal and compliance professionals with a powerful platform to organize data, discover the truth, and act on it.  The US Department of Justice, 199 of the Am Law 200, and more than 329,000 enabled users trust Relativity during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects.
 
Our SaaS product, RelativityOne, has become the fastest-growing product in the company’s history and we have consistently been named a great workplace. As we grow, we continue to seek individuals that will bring their whole, authentic self to our team.
 
We believe that great talent is not bound by geography and that what you do matters more than where you do it. Relativity has assumed a hybrid work strategy, allowing choice and flexibility for employees to work either from home, a physical Relativity office location (once safe to do so), or a combination of the two, within certain logistical boundaries. Submit your application to learn more from our recruiters or contact us for more details.
 

Our SaaS product, RelativityOne, has become the fastest-growing product in the company’s history and we have consistently been named a great workplace. As we grow, we continue to seek individuals that will bring their whole, authentic self to our team.  
  
Join us in the transformation of the legal industry and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of the practice of law and beyond. We don’t believe in ‘ideal’ candidates, so if you see a job that sparks your interest, go for it. Wherever you’re from, however you identify, and whatever experience you have, you can belong at Relativity.   
 
The Product Management team is looking for a Senior Product Strategy Manager to lead the product strategy for our SaaS product, RelativityOne, in one of these segment: Corporate, Law Firm, Litigation Support Provider. RelativityOne is already the fastest growing product in the company’s history. Join the team that leads this growth and is responsible for the product strategies for each customer segment. 

Responsibilities:
Serves as a core member of the cross-functional Segment Team who steward the integrated segment strategy – commercial and product – to win in that segment. 
Utilize deep knowledge of the segment’s buyer personas, user personas, industry structure, market, competition, and technology to identify segment use cases and articulate a long-term segment product vision to serve those use cases. 
Own product segment product strategy, synthesizing and aligning multi-domain product roadmaps and goals with segment go-to-market roadmaps and goals.  
Infuse segment product roadmaps with both qualitative and quantitative data evidence 
Communicate segment product strategy and roadmap to create common understanding and support from senior leadership and stakeholders. 
Translate segment’s strategy and customers’ wants/needs/use cases to educated and influence product domain-level strategy and tactics. Translate product domain problems, solutions, and technology to inform segment strategy and use cases. 
Prioritize and execute a backlog of product discovery projects to drive segment commercial growth, including market share, ARR, CAC, and churn.  
Work collaboratively with UX research, domain product management, and product development to test direction and solution hypotheses during product discovery. 
Lead research and proposals to drive multi-domain build/buy/partner product decisions. 
Partners with Portfolio Marketing on commercial-driven and product-driven pricing and packaging decisions for RelativityOne. Regularly evangelizes our Relativity product strategy and roadmap (across all products) with segment customers and prospects in terms of the segment’s wants/needs/use cases (often spanning product domains). Can inspire the segment about the future of the product. 
Become an industry thought leader in the assigned segment and represent Relativity at industry trade shows and events.  
Mentor junior team members, help improve the Product Group strategies, and contribute to team-wide initiatives. 

Preferred Qualifications:
Solid understanding of SaaS growth drivers and strategies. 
Solid understanding of software development life cycle and agile. 
A team player with proven ability to validate solutions and deliver features from inception to delivery 
You focus on the details, but focus your strategy on the big picture objectives 

Minimum Qualifications:
7+ years of experience in product strategy, product marketing, or product management, building custom software. 
3+ years of recent experience in an IT, legal operations, or regulatory role at a Litigation Support Provider, Law Firm, Fortune 500 Corporation, or a U.S. State or Federal government agency or contractor. Or recent experience at software product provider targeted at these customer segments. 

At Relativity, we live our core values and we thrive on solving complex problems. We’re dedicated to continually improving our product and providing relentless customer service, and we’re always looking for people to join us on the journey.  
 
Relativity is a team of smart, passionate people always looking to grow, contribute, and make our product and customer service the best it can be. Our team members come from diverse backgrounds with different skills and life experiences—and we love and celebrate those differences. We believe that employees are happiest when they’re empowered to be their full, authentic selves, regardless how you identify. 
 
So, please come as you are. We can’t wait to meet you. 
 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

 


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Arlington, VA

Operations Management
67 Days
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Position Overview:

The Senior Legal Analyst is responsible for creating and delivering technology-enhanced content for the markets served by the business.  For this Senior Legal Analyst -Legal Operations position, we are seeking a lawyer with experience in legal operations, business intelligence, and/or project management who is interested in using that experience to inform and advance the legal industry. 

Primary Responsibilities:

Works with the Analysis Team Leads and fellow Analysts on project-based teams to create and deliver unique, recurring, technology-enhanced tools and content for the markets served by the business.
Works with the Analysis Team Leads and fellow Analysts to optimize workflows through technologies.
Acts as back-up to the Principal Legal Analyst
Coaches and reviews work of Legal Analysts.
Serves as a resource for other Analysts contributing to the same or related content area.
Serves as the face of Bloomberg Law expertise in the market through interactions with law school, law firm, government, and corporate leaders.
Serves as a subject matter expert, demonstrated, for example, via internal and external speaking opportunities, authoring deep-dive analysis and trend pieces, etc.
Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Strong knowledge of relevant areas of law and the legal tech market.
Deep understanding of the Bloomberg Law platform, including relevant platform tools and architecture.
Strong understanding of data governance and analysis.
Must be a self-driven individual who sets high standards of performance for self and others and leads by personal example.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required.  J.D. Required.
Minimum 5+ years ‘practicing law, a minimum of 5 years demonstrated success in developing and executing on workflow solutions to solve customer problems in the legal, professional and financial markets.
Diverse experience as an individual contributor. An understanding of business practices, project and people management tools, data analysis, and technology utilized in legal environments desired.
Experience in legal operations functions preferred. 

Special Requirements:

Candidates may be required to pass a test for this position.
 


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University of California Office of the President

Senior eDiscovery Specialist

Oakland, CA

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Senior eDiscovery Specialist

Location: Oakland

Job ID: 12654

Job Posting

For UCOP internal applicants, please login to the internal candidate gateway at: https://jobs.ucop.edu/

UC OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

At the University of California (UC), your contributions make a difference. A world leader producing Nobel and Pulitzer prize recipients with over 150 years of groundbreaking research transforming the world. Choose a career where you can leverage your knowledge, skills and aspirations to inspire and support some of the greatest minds in the world, and those who will follow in their footsteps. Working at the University of California is being part of a unique institution, and a vibrant and diverse community. At the University of California, Office of the President, we propel our mission through impactful work locally, in government centers and systemwide. We are passionate people, serving the greater good.

The University of California, one of the largest and most acclaimed institutions of higher learning in the world, is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and public service. The University of California Office of the President is the headquarters to the 10 campuses, five medical centers and three national laboratories and enrolls premier students from California, the nation and the world. https://www.ucop.edu/about

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

As part of UC Legal – OGC, the team delivers ethical, timely, efficient and high quality legal services to the University of California’s ten campuses, five medical centers, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, as well as to the Board of Regents, the President, the Chancellors and other officers of the University.

POSITION SUMMARY

Perform and monitor standard electronic discovery processing and litigation functions, including import/ingestion, export, job quality control, and case database administration. Track eDiscovery data & ESI (electronically stored information) workflows and QC, in accordance with standard operating procedures. Consult with UC Legal, IT, the Legal Operations and campus legal departments to evaluate and recommend standardized procedures relating to the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (“EDRM”): identifying, preserving, collecting, processing, analyzing, reviewing, producing, and presenting electronically stored information (“ESI”) and paper documents. Evaluate UC Legal’s technology portfolio that includes Service Now, CounselLink and Adobe to identify best use of each to maximize efficiency. Recommends long and short term strategic direction for either augmenting or replacing existing eDiscovery technology that will benefit not only UC Legal and the California Public Records Act/Conflict of Interest group, but multiple divisions within UC including Office of the President’s Risk Services as well as Ethics, Compliance and Audit Services. Identifies risks and responds accordingly. Communicate, coordinate, and consult with in-house and outside legal counsel, IT, and outside vendors to ensure legal requirements are being satisfied. Maintain eDiscovery process and templates, coordinating with other process owners (IT Information Security department) and updating / creating new documentation of processes and procedures as well as provide training as needed.
Duties include working with outside counsel law firms and clients to obtain data for ingestion, including through the use of FTP, or hosting sites such as Dropbox, that can be ingested and processed while maintaining chain of custody. Perform or coordinate electronic and forensic collections and internal investigations. Track data acquisition from internal and external resources and verify data integrity. Track and manage eDiscovery requests by outside counsel law firms to completion. Create productions and exports for delivery to clients.
By practicing UC Legal’s established Values for Principles of Community, members of the UC Legal – OGC team are committed to maintaining and supporting a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Required Qualifications

• Strong technical skills, including in the use of FTP, Dropbox, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Acrobat.
• Able to work comfortably with quantitative data analysis, including Tableau, Excel and Smartsheet.
• Excellent communication skills, especially written, with the ability to clearly present technical information to non-technical clients and users.
• Ability to process, load, and troubleshoot native data into eDiscovery platforms throughout the entire eDiscovery lifecycle utilizing eDiscovery tools, such as Ipro, Relativity, Legal Hold Pro, Logikull, Everlaw.
• Knowledge of project management concepts and electronic evidence rules and laws.
• Strong attention to detail and ability to follow standard workflows and protocols.
• Proven ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.
• Demonstrated skills associated with adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs. Demonstrated comprehensive understanding of how system management actions affect other systems, system users and dependent / related functions.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience successfully working with in-house legal department.
• Demonstrable track record influencing outcomes in a matrixed environment.
• Demonstrated competency in selecting and implementing project management methods and techniques.
• CEDS – Certified eDiscovery Specialist
• EnCE – EnCase Certified Examiner

Education

Bachelor’s degree in related area and a minimum of three years of relevant experience and/or equivalent experience/training.

License/Certifications

• CEDS – Certified eDiscovery Specialist (Preferred)
• EnCE – EnCase Certified Examiner (Preferred)

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/benefits-of-belonging.html

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

HOW TO APPLY

Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.

APPLICATION REVIEW DATE

The first review date for this job is November 18, 2020. The position will be open until filled.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Background Check Process: Successful completion of a background check is required for this critical position. https://www.ucop.edu/local-human-resources/manager-resources/hiring-process/background-checks.html

Smoke Free Work Environment: The University of California, Office of the President, is smoke & tobacco-free as of January 1, 2014. https://www.ucop.edu/safety-and-loss-prevention/environmental/program-resources/uc-smoke-free/uc-smoke-tobacco-free.html

EEO STATEMENT

The University of California, Office of the President, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction

The University of California, Office of the President, strives to make this job board accessible to any and all users. If you have comments regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at: https://www.ucop.edu/accessibility/index.html or email the Human Resource Department at: mailto:epost@ucop.edu.

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New York, NY; San Francisco, CA

Analysis
78 Days
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Position Summary 

At Orrick, the Manager, Client Collaboration & Inclusion Analytics will work directly with Orrick’s Managing Director, Inclusion and Client Relationships to advance Orrick’s collaboration with clients to increase the diversity of the profession and to increase the inclusiveness of the teams serving our strategic client relationships and the opportunities available to our diverse attorneys. The manager is responsible for modeling and acting in accordance with Orrick’s client service standards and core values. This position can be located in any of Orrick’s US offices.

Essential Position Responsibilities

–Design and implement approaches to collaborating with clients to grow our business and to advance our diversity objectives, including the achievement of our Move the Needle Fund (MTN) client goals.
–Collaborate with Relationship Partners for our MTN clients to advance our shared D&I goals, to expand the client relationship, and to increase the diversity of the client teams.
–Act as a project manager for strategic DEI client initiatives.
–Work with the lawyers and other departments to manage the firm’s responses to RFPs, RFIs, and surveys for diversity program information data from clients, potential clients, attorneys, and publications.
–Collaborate with Orrick’s Communications and Marketing teams to identify ongoing opportunities to market Orrick’s diversity and inclusion platform, initiatives, and successes at business development events as well as in marketing materials, web-based content, client newsletters, internal communications, and social media.
–Assist in managing the firm’s compliance with client and industry diversity reporting requirements, various bar associations, supplier diversity initiatives, and other organization’s diversity pledges and commitments the firm may undertake.
–Establish strong work relationships throughout the Firm and be a respected culture ambassador to all attorneys and staff.

QUALIFICATIONS
–Minimum of 10 years of work experience, with at least 5 years focused on the implementation and delivery of marketing and business development and/or diversity and inclusion initiatives in a professional services environment.
–Strong experience in client relationship management.
–Proven experience supporting the development of workforce analytics metrics, reporting, and tools to enable an integrated and holistic approach to D&I, and leveraging insights to design, implement, and evaluate solutions.
–Strong organizational and problem-solving skills, including a demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities, prioritize work, maintain deadlines, and produce high-quality work.
–Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to relate to and gain the confidence of people at all levels within an organization.
–Excellent written and oral communication skills, including speaking to groups.
–Ability to build strong relationships and work in a collaborative environment.
–Strong judgment and ability to maintain and protect highly confidential and sensitive information.
–Ability to work independently and to be proactive.
–Ability to travel as necessary.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

–Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred
–Experience working in a law firm environment strongly preferred

Consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.


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The Boeing Company

Business Manager

Chicago, Illinois

Uncategorized Job
332 Days
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At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the seabed to outer space, you’ll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Find your future with us.

 

Boeing’s Law Department is looking for a Business Manager for the Law Department Finance & Operations Team. This position is located in the Corporate Office in Chicago, Illinois.

 

In this role, you will manage employees and first-level managers across multiple locations performing integrated departmental financial analysis.  You will identify, lead and implement business process improvement strategies and initiatives.

 

You will manage financial analysis includes oversight and preparation, analysis and presentation of monthly financial reporting packages, identify associated risks/opportunities to providing understanding of financial performance to internal/external stakeholders, oversight and preparation of quarterly Estimates at Completion (EACs) and annual Long Range Business Plan (LRBP).  You will be also responsible for ad hoc cost analysis and day-to-day finance support for Law Department leadership.

 

You will manage process improvement includes working with Law Department management and staff to evaluate current processes and develop recommendations for greater efficiency; implementing change initiatives, including the quantification and tracking of cost savings; and leading transition of new processes, strategic directions and company initiatives.

 

You will also develop and motivate employees and first-level managers.  You will develop and maintain relationships and partnerships with customers, stakeholders, peers, partners and direct reports and provides oversight and approval of technical approaches, products and processes.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Law Department Business Management team, attorneys, and the Law Department Finance & Operations team to provide financial analysis and reporting to and for the Law Department, and required on behalf of the department; including but not limited to: EACs and LRBP, Law Council reporting, and assistance with the integration and accuracy of data from the matter management system (Passport).
  • Providing analysis and reporting of financial and legal matters as it relates to operational and financial Law operations.
    Managing the Law Finance and Operations team in providing financial analysis, working with data from the Matter Management system (Passport), financial reporting, and ad hoc reporting and projects as required for efficient and effective Law Operations.
  • Implementing policies and procedures and setting operational goals.
  • Addressing workload issues, backup staffing, expected levels of support, employee morale, training and development, office standards, schedules, and customer satisfaction.
  • Coaching, counseling, mentoring and providing developmental opportunities and job assignments to enhance employee performance and expand capabilities.
  • Recruiting, hiring, and developing finance and operations staff, as needed.
  • Recognizing contributions of individuals and teams to improve employee satisfaction and retain a skilled and motivated workforce.
  • Working closely with Senior Business Manager to manage support staff performance, including establishing goals, gathering performance feedback, rating performance, conducting performance and salary reviews.
  • Addressing performance problems, including administering corrective action up to and including termination.
  • Working with Law Department Business Management team to determine and communicate policies and procedures and further cross-regional cooperation and initiatives in support of the Law Department.
  • Overseeing and executing special projects as necessary. 

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Finance or Accounting
  • Experience leading and managing a team 

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience in a law firm, corporate in-house counsel, or governmental legal setting
  • Experience developing and implementing process improvements
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Products such as Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word 

Relocation:

Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

 

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Experience Level
Manager

Contingent Upon Program Award
No, this position is not contingent upon program award

Schedule
Full time

 

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.