Senior Knowledge Officer FTC

Recruiter
Alexander Mae (Bristol) Ltd
Location
Bristol
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Company:

Our client is a full service law firm, with their head office in Bristol. Their expertise and client commitment sets them apart.

The Job:

On behalf of our client we are seeking a Senior Knowledge Officer on a fixed term contract. This role will be to support them in achieving objectives for service delivery and profitability by the creation and sharing of first-rate legal and commercial knowledge.

To contribute to the development, implementation and promotion of knowledge sharing strategy.

Required skills, knowledge and experience

· pro-active, user-focused attitude to knowledge sharing and service delivery

· understands the need to work in partnership with lawyers and support staff, for the benefit of clients

· good IT skills, including intranet and database development

· experience of working in a legal or commercial information service

· experience of contributing to knowledge sharing initiatives

· ability to work independently

· organisational skills, efficiency, accuracy and attention to detail

· team working and interpersonal skills

The Person:

  • Participate in knowledge sharing projects, in particular the identification, management and dissemination of know-how
  • Liaise with legal teams and sector teams to build collections of precedents, know-how, matter management pages and templates
  • Represent the Knowledge team at legal teams' meetings
  • Ensure that precedent records are added to the catalogue (Ferret) as appropriate
  • Support the knowledge sharing forum for the trainee solicitors
  • Support and liaise with legal teams
  • Assist staff in the exploitation of knowledge resources
  • Participate in Knowledge Centre inductions
  • Provision of in-house databases
  • Help with the creation and development of in-house databases in response to the Firm's needs
  • Contribute to the updating and maintenance of in-house databases (Ferret, Staff Directory, Who Knows How, Tenders database, Experts and Barristers, Foreign lawyers etc.)
  • Knowledge Centre administration
  • Contribute to the maintenance of the enquiries database and Knowledge manual
  • Develop and document Knowledge Centre administrative procedures

The Benefits:

25 days holiday plus UK bank holidays. Life Assurance. Private Medical Insurance. PHI scheme. Discounted conveyancing. Travel loans/discounts. Cycle-to-work scheme. Childcare vouchers. Exclusive staff discount.

The Hours:

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, 35 hours per week

The Location:

Central Bristol, no car parking.

The Salary:

£30,000