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Our client, a top tier consulting firm, seeks consultants for their group that is dedicated to transforming legal departments. This position can be located in any of the firm's office locations in the US including, NY, DC, Houston, Dallas, Atlanta, Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, San Diego, or other remote locations. This group, dedicated to legal operation transformation, is a strategic cross-functional team of highly skilled legal domain and technology consulting experts focused on services for the Chief Legal Officer / General Counsel for corporate clients. With the goal to help optimize the legal function and move the function from being viewed as a cost center up the value chain, we seek to be a trusted advisor for the strategy and operations that extend throughout the law department.

The team is at the core of innovation and emerging technology development, discovery, deployment and support activity. The team is leading the effort to digitally enable the Firm’s business. Their mission is to develop disruptive & innovative technologies and products that drive the evolution of how they deliver services now and in the future. The key technology domains of current focus include business process automation, data curation, industrialized analytics, machine learning & AI and scalable delivery platforms.

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
• Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
• Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
• Coach others, recognize their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
• Analyze complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
• Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
• Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
• Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
• Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
• Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
• Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarizing key points.
• Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:
4 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader directing efforts in one or more of the following areas:
• Analyzing financial product contracts;
• Understanding of one or more LegalTech products including eBilling, Matter Management, legal spend management;
• Familiarizing yourself with Contract Lifecycle Management tools;
• Designing optimized process maps, workflows and gap analysis for various workstreams in legal departments, particularly with respect to contracting;
• Implementing legal technology, including selection of software packages, assessments of processes and data flows, legal systems implementation and configuration and digital transformation;
• Identifying and addressing client needs by developing and sustaining client relationships using networking, negotiation and persuasion skills to identify and sell potential new service opportunities;
• Preparing and presenting complex written and verbal materials, and defining resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing, and collection; and,
• Directing and leading teams to generate a vision, establish direction and motivate members, create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff and encourage improvement and innovation.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader by effectively utilizing written and verbal business communication skills within a professional business services environment, including interacting with clients and firm staff and/or management.

Travel Requirements
Up to 40%

Please note that, at this time, to be in-person at a Firm office, client location or Firm-sponsored events, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. This employer is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

Khrys McKinney
K.L. McKinney
14090 Southwest Freeway, Suite 300
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Phone: 7132595872

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