Project manager (Global leading law firm - *New HC*)
A great opportunity to work at one of the leading global law firm
Great work environment with very professional manners
A global leading law firm that us operating in across the world.
Tokyo office has a large number of employees and seeking to expand its business in Japan.
To provide exceptional client service (externally and internally) on the Firm's most complex matters through effective Legal Project Management (LPM); help increase matter revenue and profitability; accelerate the Firm's ability to deliver tangible financial and non-financial benefits on selected key matters in conjunction with the client team; and develop, co-ordinate and implement consistent best practice across the Firm.
To support those regional matters where scope is difficult to define, where management of the agreed commercial terms is critical and where there are a large number of practice areas, fee earners or jurisdictions involved; support client teams to better manage project scope and delivery, resulting in capturing out-of-scope revenue, minimizing write-offs and improving overall matter efficiency.
Bachelor's degree (law or business degree preferred)
Formal Project Management qualification (e.g. PRINCE2, PMP, or
Experience working within law firms or other professional services firms
(e.g. accounting, consulting)
Knowledge of relevant IT packages: e.g. Document Management
Systems, Project Extranets, Microsoft Project experience, and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Visio and financial systems and reports
Experience of acting in a project executive/manager capacity on client facing, fee-earning legal projects preferred
Fluent in Japanese and English (written and spoken)
Ability to build relationships with and influence senior stakeholders
Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in pulling, preparing reports, executive summaries and status reports for consumption by attorneys and clients