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Legal Project Manager

Job Title: Legal Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 2998595
Job Published: September 06, 2019 17:31

Job Description

National role
Opportunity to grow
Up to $140K package

The Opportunity:

This leading, global law firm is looking for an experienced Legal Project Manager to work closely with one of their key practice areas on a national basis. With significant buy-in and support from the business this is a unique opportunity to implement substantial change business by partnering with the legal, support, and innovation teams to provide efficient and innovative matter management to clients. Utilising structured and agile project methodology this role will be involved from an initial brief/pitch for a matter through scoping, resourcing, pricing and managing the matter to competition. This role will also work closely with the LPM, Legal, Finance, Marketing, IT and HR teams to analyse, develop and improve the work processes, products and systems in the firm to ensure that the firm follows best practice and provides the best possible service to clients. Our client is quite open to consider candidates who are practicing lawyers looking to move into projects management, commercial project managers looking to move into legal, and directly comparable Legal Project Managers from other firms.
About you:
  • At least 4 years’ experience leading projects and developing strategic initiatives
  • Experience in a law firm/professional services is highly desirable
  • Prince2 project management certification is desirable but not necessary
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability and eagerness to build strong relationships with staff, especially partners
  • Experience and confidence managing and influencing senior stakeholders
  • Financially aware
  • Experience and comfort implementing change
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Collegiate and team focused
  • Creative and innovative thinker with a desire to always provide the best product
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Comfortable with occasional national travel
The client is keen to interview immediately so please APPLY NOW.