Manager - Legal Process Consulting

Special Counsel is looking for passionate and creative Project Managers to assist in expanding our legal process consulting business.

 

If you are a self-starter with proven expertise in legal process consulting, team management, complex problem-solving, client- facing communication, and are looking to take a lead role in growing our business, then this is an excellent opportunity for you!

 

As a Project Manager, you will coordinate with our Senior Managers to develop an internal initiative designed to serve a wide variety of clients. Please see below regarding additional responsibilities and experience requirements. If you are interested and qualified, please submit your resume today!

Responsibilities

  • Leadership
  • Leads large-scale legal and business process improvement initiatives aiming to achieve substantial improvements, reduce risk, and decrease operational costs.
  • Support RFP submission efforts in coordination with relevant internal stakeholders.
  • Supports and mentors junior team members
  • Process
  • Design and implement legal service technologies such as CLM, contracts workflows, and document management systems.
  • Lends guidance to support implementation and maintenance of process improvement initiatives.
  • Develops and outfits negotiation playbooks and associated strategies.
  • Knowledge
  • Provides systems-specific knowledge, recognizing opportunities for legal process improvements and designing initiatives to address recognized opportunities.
  • Negotiation of a wide variety of agreement types such as MSAs, SaaS licensing, professional services, cloud, NDAs, purchasing agreements, manufacturing, and supply agreements.
  • Experience

  • Education
  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 4 years related experience required; JD and approximately 6 years of related work experience strongly preferred
  • Skills
  • Thorough understanding of contract fundamentals and strong aptitude to train and explain to others those fundamentals
  • Understanding of relational databases, and cloud-based AI tools.
  • Familiarity with low-code and no-code platforms in non-IT use cases, as well as experience in using them to drive efficiencies with an understanding how AI and Self-service workflows can deliver results in legal settings.
  • Aptitude to learn and develop proficiencies with new concepts, legal requirements, processes, and technology.
  • Values
  • Develops and applies solutions to complex problems which require a high degree of resourcefulness, creativity, and invention.
  • Comfortable with an open and collaborative work environment, with ability to identify and deliver with minimal supervision.
  • Interpersonal skills that result in teamwork, trust, integrity, and strong relationships
  • Adaptable, able to work independently and shift as needed by client/business
  • Client Facing
  • Experience identifying contractual risks and understanding the financial and long tail legal implications.
  • High level of knowledge of contract/policy processing concepts, policies, guidelines, and systems.
  • Proficient in developing and executing multiple projects with varying complexity


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