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Job Title Process Improvement Manager
Department Central Management
Role Business Services
Job Location London
Description

Main purpose of job: To be responsible for process improvement and its application to legal matters.

Reports to: Ben McGuire (Innovation Chief Operating Officer)

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Will be responsible for ongoing management of the matter deconstruction project and associated change
  • Analysis of existing processes to identify business improvement activity needed
  • Defining the scope and scale of key process improvement projects
  • Ensuring best practice with new processes and that these adapt to the current culture of the firm.
  • Act as an ambassador for change and a key point of contact for improvement projects
  • Continually review processes and improvements to ensure this is in line with the firms expectations

Key relationships:

  • Working closely with senior stakeholders on projects.
  • Regular contact with lead partners involved in key matters.
  • Contact with various business services departments (Finance/IT).

Person specification:

Education/Experience/Qualifications:

  • Experience of working within a law firm would be preferable.
  • Experience of dealing with legal processes would be desirable.

Knowledge and technical skills:

  • The ability to gain an understanding of a process, map it, and identify improvements.
  • Be able to understand finance, technology and other functions to be able to examine all parts of a process.
  • Flexible, resilient, persistent and independent in nature.
  • The ability to make changes at the appropriate pace for the firm and in line with current processes.
  • A natural influencer with the ability to lead and manage ideas.
  • Excellent organisation skills, attention to detail and writing ability.
  • A keen problem solver who is quick to learn and is proactive in their approach.

General skills:

  • Able to work effectively as part of a diverse and inclusive team.
  • The ability to build relationships at all levels.
  • The ability to grow and expand the team.

Please find further details in the job description below.

Simmons & Simmons offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package.

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