We are currently working with a global manufacturer to identify an experienced Legal Operations Specialist. This is a newly created role in the company’s legal, intellectual property and compliance department. This is a great opportunity to work with a dynamic legal team, in a fast paced innovative environment, for a company that is currently in a growth mode.
Reporting to the Chief Legal/Compliance Officer, in summary the Legal Operations Specialist will be responsible for supporting the in-house legal department and leading the external legal team. This person will be involved in most everything going on in this department with the exception of practicing law.
The successful incumbent of this position will be a results oriented team player who:
Is strong at planning/organizing, problem solving and conflict management and is not deterred by obstacles.
Has an eye for continuous improvement coupled with strong analytical skills and a high attention for detail.
Has proven experience and success in establishing processes/systems and identifying/implementing technology.
Can juggle multiple projects simultaneously, has strong project management skills and ability to meet deadlines while working in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment.
Guide choice of new legal applications and tools; manage implementation of new tools; ensure optimal use of existing tools (e.g., CounselLink, legal department portal on SharePoint, CSC Entity Management).
Support Department’s project management needs.
Develop Department metrics and dashboards.
Participate in Departmental budget process.
Manage third party vendors (selection and on-going relationships).
Manage outside counsel legal invoicing/billing and spend management.
Manage document retrieval and hold process for litigation and investigations.
Provide support for Corporate Compliance Committee (maintain policy and training archives; develop master policy update and training calendars; schedule training and maintain logs).