Description

The Legal Project Management Tech & Ops Analyst will assist with all aspects of supporting Legal Project Management (LPM) including finance and operations, and systems and technology, enabling the LPM team to focus on people, profitability and client (internal and external) outcomes.

Responsibilities:

Strategic Planning:

  • Contribute to special strategic projects and initiatives led by LPM Operations Lead as delegated by Global Director of Legal Operations and The Director of Legal Project Management

 

Change Management:

  • Assist with identifying, and executing on critical business change management initiatives, and high priority strategic and process improvement projects across LPM with a focus on standardizing, simplifying and streamlining processes; track, measure and report on results and benefits

 

Financial Management:

  • Create and distribute (publish or push) management reports for LPM Team Leadership including financial and non-financial metrics
  • Assist with creation of (zero-based) annual budgets and interim forecast updates as well as budget to actual variance analysis
  • Facilitate capacity tracking and demand management for new and existing projects

 

Technology:

  • Assist with implementation and ongoing support of new technology, including but not limited to Onit, Tableau, etc.

Experience Required

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Economics, Finance or Accounting
  • Generally one to three years of experience
  • Extensive experience working in large complex organizations ideally in a law firm or professional services firm
  • Strong technology background, proficient in Excel and MS-Office suite, prior experience with Onit and Tableau preferred but not required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Superior financial analysis skills
  • Proven skills, knowledge and experience in preparing reports, executive summaries and status reports for consumption by the Firm's leadership and clients
  • Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in data visualization and modeling
  • Ability to interact and build trusted relationships with all levels of the organization and across geographical and cultural boundaries
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • Proactive and highly motivated approach ; a self-starter with strong initiative and the ability to learn quickly
  • Adept problem solver