Dentons has an exciting new opportunity for a well organised, enthusiastic Analyst who is looking for the chance to launch a career in the Legal Project Management profession and play a part in supporting a dynamic, fast-paced global law firm.
The legal services market is experiencing a period of significant change. Driven by growing expectations, new technology and an evolving competitor market place. Our clients are increasingly looking for new approaches to satisfy the needs of their legal challenges.
The Dentons Legal Project Management Team is growing and we have an opportunity for a Legal Project Analyst to join our London based Legal Project Management Team.
Purpose of role
You will work closely with the Legal Project Managers to support them in managing and co-ordinating the delivery of legal work to solve client's complex legal challenges. Our goal is to focus on all aspects of delivery, process improvement and innovation, providing clients with an exceptional level of service throughout the full matter lifecycle.
We are looking for high performing candidates from either a legal or professional services consulting background who have experience in delivering complex projects and/or implementing change.
•Support Legal Project Managers to manage, co-ordinate and improve efficiency in the delivery of client matters
•Gather, compile and analyse data in a logical and efficient manner
•Use written communication to clearly and effectively present information, ideas and approaches
•Provide Input into producing tracking and progress reports
•Draft project documents such as project plans, schedules, milestone and action tracking
•Contribute to problem solving by suggesting appropriate ideas for options and recommendations
•Deliver appropriately structured deliverables without significant guidance
•Provide input for project meetings including agenda, status updates, financials tracking and action
•Support internal Legal Project Management initiatives
Required experience, skills and attributes
•A strong academic record of graduate level
•Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office tools – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio
•Strong budgeting and numeracy skills
•Ability to work flexibly in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
•Highly organised with excellent prioritisation and planning skills
•Quick to learn new skills
•Willing take on responsibility
•Confident communicator with the ability to interact at all levels
•Excellent attention to detail
We are a truly global law firm and as such, always welcome hearing from those with foreign language capabilities.