Legal Project Manager

Posted 11 October by Harcourt Matthews Ltd

Legal Project Manager

London EC2

£70,000 - £85,000 + bonus / benefits

Please forward a Word copy of your CV if you wish to apply

This leading international Legal Professional Services group operating in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, boasts a strong track record of delivering high quality services to a blue-chip portfolio of clients in some of the fastest growing markets in the world. Ongoing expansion has created a new opportunity for a 2:1/1st class graduate and part qualified or qualified PRINCE 2, APMP or Six Sigma to undertake a Legal Project Manager role. With a remit to deliver complex matters across key international practice groups, your brief comprises legal project management and service excellence. As a Legal Project Manager your varied brief includes:

  • Ensuring project management best practice is applied to complex matters
  • Establishing initial scoping, planning, delivery, mobilisation to lessons learnt
  • Coordination of project management activity, control & monitoring across matters
  • Management of risks, assumptions, issues & dependencies
  • Identifying opportunities & challenges
  • Delivery of value & financial savings across legal matters
  • Supporting fee earners in delivering complex legal matters using service excellence standards
  • Maintaining a strong reputation for delivery across the firm
  • Building robust relationships with Partners on service excellence standards
  • Coaching fee earners in application of service excellence standards
  • Working with Marketing & Business Development in identifying project management opportunities

As a 2:1/1st class graduate and part qualified or qualified PRINCE 2, APMP or Six Sigma, you will demonstrate relevant project management experience of client-facing, complex matters gained within a Legal or Professional Services firm or an in-house Legal function. 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 is essential alongside evidence of consulting, coaching and advisory skills.

APPLICATIONS ONLY CONSIDERED FROM THOSE ELIGIBLE TO LIVE & WORK IN THE UK WITHOUT RESTRICTION

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

Ref: BHJOB3543_5396

Required skills

  • Legal
  • Project Management
  • Six Sigma
  • PRINCE2
  • Stakeholder Management

Application question

Are you authorised to work in the UK?

Reference: 42944302

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