The Legal Operations Manager will be responsible for supporting
the strategy of the Risk & Business Analytics Legal Operations
function, with particular focus on the day-to-day execution of key
projects to improve the effectiveness of the Risk & Business
Analytics Legal team. This role reports to the VP of Legal
Operations and is concerned with all operational aspects of the
Legal team across the globe. An effective Legal Operations Manager
will drive the implementation and use of proper systems, processes
and tools to deliver Legal services in the most efficient and
cost-effective manner, including supporting both internal and
external resource management.
The globally focused Risk & Business Analytics Legal Operation
function has a strategic vision to create, develop and mange a set
of business processes, activities and professionals that enable the
Risk & Business Analytics Legal team to serve their business
clients more effectively. The Legal Operations functions is focused
on a core set of defined operational objectives to achieve its
Technology Management. Lead optimal utilization of technology by
the Legal team, though planning, selection, procurement and/or
development, training and adoption of key technology resources.
External Resource Management. Establishing and driving the
selection, onboarding and performance of legal team vendors,
including law firms, through performance management and
Contract Management. Drive the development of processes and
adoption of technology to support the management of contract
creation, execution, storage and compliance with contractual
Metrics & Analytics. Establish protocols to collect, organize
and use data to inform decision making and performance management
related to the Legal team and the Legal Operations function.
Internal Resource Management. Identify and drive activities for
legal personnel related to recruiting, onboarding, training, work
allocation, performance management, talent development and employee
Knowledge Management. Create processes for capturing,
distributing, and effectively using legal knowledge and
information, from work products (such as legal memos, emails and
contracts) to ensure efficient use of prior experience.
Change Management. Provide leadership and direction to the Legal
team in connection with technology and process changes led by the
Legal Operations function.
Project and Process Management. Directly manage identified
projects to support the strategic objectives of the Legal
Strategic Planning - Provide support to the Legal Operations
team in defining the strategic objectives of the group, executing
on the defined strategy and reporting on the progress and success
of the Legal Operations team.
Financial Management - Assist the VP of Legal Operations with
activities that support the allocation of financial resources,
forecasting of expenses, and creation/maintenance of budgets to
ensure alignment with financial requirements and expectations.
Compliance - Identify and support areas of Legal Operations that
impact the Legal team’s compliance obligations.
E-Discovery - Provide technical and operational support to the
Litigation team around e-discovery technology, systems and
Information Governance – Understand the company-wide Information
Governance requirements and apply the same to the Legal Operations
initiatives, especially in the area of Knowledge Management.
5+ years of experience; experience in Legal Department
operations and/or managing department operations preferred.
Strong experience with and understanding of technical systems
and tools utilized by law departments to efficiently manage its
provision of legal services, including contract and knowledge
Direct experience in working with law firm management and
Strong understanding of law departments, the processes that they
use to deliver services and how legal services are managed.
Advanced organizational, design and time management skills.
Effective communication and presentation skills.
Detailed planning and organizational skills to manage multiple
Experience collaborating across diverse groups of stakeholders
to drive necessary change to processes and behaviors.
About Risk & Business Analytics:
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