New Role: Legal Operations Manager (US)

New Legal Operations Manager role just in from US-based Unisys.

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About the job

What Success Looks Like In This Role

E-Billing, Outside Counsel / Vendor Management, Technology / Data Management

  • Serve as the internal owner of OGC’s e-billing operation, including assisting with onboarding of vendors and outside counsel, management and enforcement of OGC’s Billing Guidelines, and directing outside counsel regarding e-billing and related matters.
  • Ensure that OGC has updated and reliable data in its case management software.
  • Lead extensive data collection and reporting process for risk management and insurance reporting requirements.
  • Serve as liaison with USC’s Information Technology Systems in implementing and utilizing legal technology systems.
  • Provide education and support to OGC staff in use of technology tools for matter and law firm management.
  • Manage e-discovery vendor relationships and all vendor onboarding.

Financial Management

  • Monitor legal spend for OGC, including proactive reporting to determine trends in terms legal spend and case types, and progress against budget, goals, and benchmarks.
  • Help to manage OGC’s budgeting and internal financial reporting, including the preparation of regular reports and presentations regarding budgets and spend.
  • Collaborate with the Finance Department in developing, managing, and forecasting the outside counsel budget.
  • Compile and analyze data in order to produce dashboards, success metrics, analytics, and reports for various audiences.
  • Own law firm and consultant engagements, including reviewing and negotiating agreements and rates consistent with Billing Guidelines.

Additional Responsibilities Might Include

  • Manage a variety of short and long-term special projects for OGC as determined by the General Counsel and directed by the Associate General Counsel.
  • Oversee the development of the web presence and functionality for OGC.

Key Attributes We Are Looking For

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-starter who can independently, proactively, and strategically improve and direct the Legal Operations function.
  • Demonstrated skills in critical analysis, problem solving, discretion, and cultural and business development.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, utilizing effective organizational skills to prioritize and manage deadlines for many simultaneous projects for multiple stakeholders
  • Collaborative team-player.

You will be successful in this role if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in business administration or finance).
  • At least 5 years in managing legal operations, preferably in the in-house legal setting.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in management of complex projects, analyzing data and providing recommendations based on such data.
  • Expert experience with Legal Tracker and PowerBI.
  • Demonstrated administrative and project management skills, particularly with cross functional teams.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.

This role may require access to export-controlled commodities and technology. Therefore, to conform to U.S. export control regulations, applicant should be eligible for any required authorizations from the U.S. Government.

Unisys is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that considers all qualified applicants without regard to age, caste, citizenship, color, disability, family medical history, family status, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, parental status, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status or any other category protected by law.

This commitment includes our efforts to provide for all those who seek to express interest in employment the opportunity to participate without barriers. If you are a US job seeker unable to review the job opportunities herein, or cannot otherwise complete your expression of interest, without additional assistance and would like to discuss a request for reasonable accommodation, please contact our Global Recruiting organization at GlobalRecruiting@unisys.com or alternatively Toll Free: 888-560-1782 (Prompt 4). US job seekers can find more information about Unisys’ EEO commitment here.

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