Senior Legal Project Management Analyst – Fully Remote. For Strategic Pricing Department team of prominent global law firm. This position is responsible for developing/implementing/coordinating legal project management tools, and also trains lawyers in best practices to use those tools in matter management. Candidate will provide matter support within team environments or individually for one or multiple practice groups, and for clients of varying size. Additionally, this role advances processes to further dissemination of Legal Project Management (LPM) as a best practice while building a repository of models and templates.
Assist in development of firm-wide budget outreach and compliance reporting.
Assist in the development/proliferation of best practices, tools, budget templates, and reference materials across client portfolio firm-wide.
Collaborate to automate legal project management workflow, task/phase code groupings, including the creation of dashboards for creating and updating matter budgets, viewing matter status reports, and searching historical data for future matter planning.
Create/facilitate LPM training for senior lawyers and associates. Train/coach/mentor lawyers on when/how to employ LPM on engagements.
Set/manage expectations with client and engagement team members. Collaborate with lawyers and clients to define matter management strategy and goals. Offer concrete project management guidance on best practices, roles, and responsibilities. Work with shareholders to respond to client requests regarding pricing, budgeting, and budget tracking capabilities.
Coordinate meetings with shareholders to track progress. Identify issues/options for resolution and course correction on matters that start to diverge from initial expectations. Ensure compliance with client billing terms to expedite the revenue cycle. Complete postmortem assessments and recommend process improvements as appropriate.
Bachelor’s degree. At least two years of experience in positions requiring strong project and budget management skills. Law firm LPM experience required. Proven proactive, self-starter who understands the details and can integrate them into a larger strategic context. Ability to deliver consistent, high quality work product. Strong organizational skills; able to manage multiple projects, assess priorities, and perform under deadlines, including a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm, reliability and ability to delegate and manage resources available. Able to anticipate problems/issues and exercise independent judgment to make sound, justifiable business decisions by taking action to solve issues while knowing when to escalate. Salary is commensurate with exerience.