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Legal Project Manager

Posted 4 January by Harcourt Matthews Ltd Ended

This leading global £multi-billion turnover Legal Professional Services group, operating within the UK, Europe, US and Asia-PAC markets, has developed an enviable reputation for outstanding professional services and delivering innovative products & service solutions. Enjoying continued growth through service and market development, the business delivers challenging assignments for a worldwide blue-chip client base. Internal promotion has created an opportunity for a 2:1/1st class graduate with a PRINCE 2, APMP or Six Sigma qualification, and a minimum of 3-4 years' experience within a Big 4 Management Consultancy or Corporate In-House Consulting project management, to undertake a commercial and operationally focused Project Manager role. Supporting the Head of Business Improvement, a broad and varied brief includes:

•Ownership of a portfolio of projects delivering management of large, complex operational business matter management & business efficiency programmes
•Ensuring core material, documentation & business intelligence controls are managed effectively e.g. engagement terms, working resources, business plans & WIP analysis are in place for projects/client work
•Utilising plan & resource models to determine pricing & budgets including commercial deals & client profitability
•Lead projects & assist commercial operations management/lines of business with budget creation, WIP - work-in-progress & debt monitoring processes highlighting risks & opportunity around profitability, recovery & payment
•Driving structured communication & reporting channels
•Sharing best practice, highlighting risks & opportunities & driving new tools, innovations & methodologies
•Assisting with decision making on the information format for client - customer sharing
•Involvement in continuous improvement and efficiency strategy

As a 2:1/1st class graduate with a PRINCE 2, APMP or Six Sigma qualification, you will demonstrate a minimum of 3-4 years' experience within a Big 4 Management Consultancy or Corporate In-House Consulting project management, alongside strong MS Project, Excel and PowerPoint skills. The gravitas to manage and influence key stakeholders, outstanding interpersonal and presentation skills and the ability to manage several concurrent project lifecycles is prerequisite. A professional and proactive approach alongside attention to detail and the confidence to deal with complex situations is essential.

Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; HR - Human Resources & Personnel; IT - Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Project Management & PMO; Sales & Marketing.

Required skills

  • Six Sigma
  • APMP
  • PRINCE 2
  • 2:1/1st class graduate

Reference: 34132862

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