Project Manager

Posted 4 January by Harcourt Matthews Ltd

Project Manager
London
£70,000 - £90,000

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This global Legal Professional Services group, operating within the UK, Europe, US and Asia, has a reputation for delivering outstanding services and innovative product solutions. The development & implementation of an exciting digital strategy has created a new Project Consultant role. You will be responsible for developing and implementing project management, working with clients and lawyers, and managing the end-to-end project life cycle of complex multi-disciplinary matters.

Key Responsibilities of the Project Manager:

  • Working alongside lawyers, provide project management support on large and complex real estate projects
  • Developing matter plans, budgets, workflows, timelines, defining scope, assumptions and prices
  • Proactively managing changes in scope, identifying risks and developing contingencies
  • Working with the Finance team to produce financial progress reports; analysing work in progress across multiple work streams; identifying out of scope actions; preparing revised scopes as necessary a knowledge Wiki, checklists, templates and forms
  • Supporting lawyers in the use of our Project tools and technologies
  • Identifying and supporting process, policy and procedure improvements across the project management function and more broadly across legal service delivery
  • Developing and delivering project management training for lawyers

Skills & Experience of the Project Manager:

  • Experienced client-focussed Project Manager or Management Consultant from either a global law firm, management consultancy, in-house legal team or other professional services
  • Prince 2 or other project management certification would be beneficial but not essential
  • Understanding of law firm or other consultancy partnership processes and lawyer-client relationships
  • Excellent communication skills, operating at a senior level
  • Must be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of all stages of the project lifecycle and apply project management principles

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.

Key Words: Project Manager, Legal Project Manager, LPM, Management Consultant, Project Consultant, Matters, lawyers, clients,

Ref: BHJOB3543_5436

Required skills

  • Consultants
  • Law
  • Project Management
  • Real Estate
  • Stakeholder Management

Application question

Are you authorised to work in the UK?

Reference: 44423111

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