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Project Manager - London

Jameson Legal
England, London, City of London
£50000 - £75000 per annum
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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A leading global law firm are going through a period of significant change and are now looking to hire a project manager to join their busy legal project management team. This is a great opportunity to join a successful team in a challenging and rewarding role.

Working alongside the legal delivery teams in a client facing role, you will work closely with Partners and matter teams to manage and co-ordinate the delivery of legal work to solve client's challenges.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with senior stakeholders across the full lifecycle of matters to define scope, design governance structures, build and set up budgets, conduct planning, monitor progress and financials, conduct risk management, manage resources and work allocation, control scope change and complete reporting.
  • Communicating with Partners, matter teams and clients.
  • Analysing planned vs actual performance at a profitability and margin level and identify opportunities for improvements.
  • Understanding process, technology, people and data challenges and identify and implement improvements into working practices.
  • Collaborating with other departments involved in the delivery process; notably Business Development, Innovation, Accounts, IT & Practice Development,
  • Providing matter teams with knowledge and support with tools, templates and legal technology systems.
  • Contributing to the continuous development and improvement of legal project management methodologies and processes.
  • Building strong working relationships with stakeholders and identifying opportunities to grow legal project management within the Firm.

Required experience and skills:

  • Project Management experience, ideally gained within a law firm.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and manage tasks.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong budgeting and numeracy skills.
  • Strong communication, presentation and stakeholder management skills.
  • Competent with MS Office tools (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio) and receptive to the use of new technology.
  • A strong academic record

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a very successful firm in an interesting and challenging position. The company offers very good scope to progress and a very competitive salary.

If you are interested in this role, and would like to have a confidential discussion please do not hesitate in sending your CV.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

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020 3427 3148
24 Greville Street
United Kingdom
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