Project Manager

Recruiter
Totum
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
1136442205
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are working with a law firm looking to hire one of their first project managers. This is an opportunity for a hands on project management professional to get in on the ground floor of a firms transformation strategy.

To be successful in this position will need to be hands on and able to look at a variety of different projects including, business change, IT implementation, infrastructure and process improvement. You will need to be able to build quick and strong business and stakeholder relationships.

You will have an extensive knowledge of project management methodology and likely will have a Prince2, agile or PMP qualifications.

This role will require a knowledge of law firm structure and the relationships within a partnership environment. With that in mind you may have come from a law firm, management consultancy or other professional service background. Note that legal experience is a preference.
  • Degree level qualification
  • Experience of project management in a professional services firm
  • Experience in managing complex projects (to time and budget)
  • Likely to have project management certification (e.g. PRINCE2 or PMP)
  • Hardworking, enthusiastic team player who demonstrates flexibility and creativity
  • High-level interpersonal skills to facilitate effective communication in person, by email, and telephone with professionalism and diplomacy
  • Advanced organisational and influencing skills, flexibility of style and ability to multi-task in a fast paced, detail-oriented environment
  • Possess a high degree of initiative and independent judgement with excellent troubleshooting, decision-making, and follow-through skills
  • An influencer with a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders and get buy in
  • An understanding and appreciation of the issues of privacy and confidentiality
  • High level of IT proficiency including Microsoft Office and project management software such as MS Project and Visio.

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