Law Department Transformation Consultant

Recruiter
PWC 1
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About the team

In the UK, PwC Legal is now fully integrated into the PwC partnership and our vision is to harness the expertise of the firm to provide end-to-end, technology-enabled services to meet our clients’ needs.

Our New Law services department is one of the most highly regarded and fastest growing practice areas within the PwC legal network. We have a multi-disciplinary team across multiple regions including London, Birmingham, Leeds and Belfast which is dedicated to providing an exceptional high standard of service to our clients. We supporting them in managing their legal operations, by assisting them in transforming their law departments to become more efficient and providing process and technology optimised managed legal services and contract review and remediation services.

Our clients include numerous household names, MNCs and listed groups as well as privately owned companies across a range of sectors. The work we undertake is often high profile and cross-border in nature and can involve other legal teams in the PwC international network. Our teams often work with Consulting, Deals, Tax and other professionals from within PwC to deliver a comprehensive and integrated service to our clients.

The team will focus on helping large in-house legal teams to improve their performance by making changes to their strategy, organisation and operating models, and business processes. In doing so, it helps clients identify the capabilities that will support future growth, free up funds to invest in that growth, and develop the law department and its relationship with the business and its external suppliers to make changes sustainable.

About the roleIn this role you’ll:

You will focus on helping large in-house legal teams to improve their performance by making changes to their strategy, organisation and operating models, and business processes.

Help clients identify the capabilities that will support future growth, free up funds to invest in that growth.

Develop the law department and its relationship with the business and its external suppliers to make changes sustainable

Essential skills and experience

SG&A functional transformation and operational excellence

Target operating model and organisation design assessment and redesign

Business analysis - analysing activities and baseline costs data to spot trends and patterns

Financial modelling - business case development

Creating client facing presentations and data visualisation

Structuring and conducting stakeholder interviews

Creating and developing simple and efficient processes and workflows

Understanding of professional services and outsourcing procurement strategy and planning

Translating the needs of the business into functional requirements

Project management

Managing stakeholders and sensitive organisation wide communications, and change management

Coaching and managing junior team members with a multi-disciplinary skill set

Excellent communication skills and a positive “can do” attitude - ability to achieve goals through teamwork, direct and indirect influence and collaboration

Strong financial acumen

Advanced excel and ppt skills

A keen ability to learn in a fast moving, innovative and technology enabled environment and a desire to be part of the movement to modernise the in-house delivery of legal services and advance the practice of New Law Services.

Knowledge of legal strategy and vision creation and implementation, and the understanding, implementation or use of key legal technologies on the market would be advantageous and looked on favourably but not mandatory.

Location
London


Tax

We help organisations and the people who run them answer the big business questions. How should we raise finance? Where should we be based? How should we reward our people? With some 3,300 experts whose expertise covers every conceivable area of taxation, we’re one of the UK’s leading tax practices.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

Diversity

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

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