Legal Project Manager

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 7 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Patrick Young
Job ref PY8822_1578589225

Job description

Role: Legal Project Manager

Location: Belfast

Salary: Dependent on experience, Competitive

Grafton Specialist recruitment is currently searching for a Legal Project Manager to join our fantastic International Client, to meet their expansion needs.

A successful candidate will play an integral role in increasing the revenue, profitability and efficiency within the team, and will gain invaluable experience working with Top Tier Clients.

The role

  • Scope and plan specific client-facing projects
  • Manage client matters
  • Roll out improvements and solutions
  • Develop new legal service delivery models
  • Encourage successful, client-centric, and 'holistic' adoption of new technologies
  • Lead improvement projects for Services functions (see next section)
  • Work with Leadership Team to define, enhance and integrate a single set of project management standards, processes, methodologies

Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Bachelor's degree (law or business degree preferred)
  • Experience in project management roles
  • Formal Project Management qualification (e.g. PRINCE2, PMP, or equivalent) desirable
  • Experience working within law firms or other professional services firms
  • Knowledge of relevant IT packages
  • Previous experience of acting in a project executive/manager capacity on client facing, fee-earning legal projects preferred
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to build relationships with and influence senior stakeholders
  • Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in pulling, preparing reports, executive summaries and status reports for consumption by attorneys and clients
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, and financial systems and reports

In Return:

The successful candidate will be rewarded with the opportunity to grow and develop professionally within the company.

They will be offered a competitive package, the chance to come in and make the role their own and the opportunity to be part of a long-standing team.

The Grafton Specialist Team is a dedicated division within Grafton Recruitment, focused on providing Permanent, Contract & Temporary staffing solutions across; Construction, Engineering, Accountancy & Finance, Health & Safety, HR, IT, Legal, Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing and Procurement.

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