Legal operations specialist
Posted on Thursday, November 2, 2023
Legal operations specialist
We are looking for a Legal operations specialist to join our Legal Operations Department team!
- Financial Management: Plan legal spending, implement and monitor e-Billing for legal services, track and forecast expenses, analyze legal budgets, identify cost-saving opportunities, while ensuring effective financial management.
- Vendor Management: Negotiate better rates, handle contract management, and onboard new vendors.
- Process Improvement: Identify inefficiencies in operational processes and implement improvements to enhance efficiency, productivity, and compliance.
- Legal Technology Management: Manage and implement legal technology solutions to streamline operations, such as contract management systems, e-billing platforms, document automation tools, etc.
- Data Analytics and Reporting: Utilize data analytics tools and techniques to analyze data, generate insights, and provide comprehensive reports for decision-making and strategic planning.
- Communication and Collaboration: Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and external partners.
- Manage Daily Operational Tasks: This includes maintaining knowledge bases, up-to-date information, and announcements, etc for Legal Team.
- Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Legal or Finance.
- Experience in a legal operations role or a similar operational capacity. A fundamental understanding of legal operations principles and processes.
- Knowledge in financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting.
- Experience with legal technology software and tools, such as contract management software (Ironclad or other), e-billing platforms, document automation tools, legal data analytics tools such as Tableau.
- Proficiency in Excel to manage and analyze legal data, create reports, and perform financial analysis. This includes using Excel for budgeting, data analysis, and creating spreadsheets to track legal expenditures.
- Project management skills for handling projects and initiatives.
- Other hard skills that are crucial for the position to effectively manage legal processes, support decision-making, optimize efficiency, and drive compliance within the company.
- Attention to Detail: Having a keen eye for detail and maintaining accuracy in legal documentation and processes.
- Capable of handling multiple tasks and projects concurrently.
- Collaboration: Working effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to achieve common goals.
- Effective Communication: Strong communication skills for collaboration within the team.
- Analytical Thinking: Applying logical reasoning and critical thinking to analyze legal issues and make informed decisions.