Senior Director-Legal Operations

Lowe’s Home Improvement

3.5

(24)

Mooresville, NC

Why you should apply for a job to Lowe’s Home Improvement:

  • 5/5 in supportive management
  • 65% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 65% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • All eligible, full-time salaried or hourly associates receive up to 10 weeks of paid maternity leave and 4 weeks of paid parental leave.
  • Our Women Empowered Business Resource Group helps women achieve their full potential inside and outside of Lowe’s.
  • Recognized as one of the 2023 NBIC Best of the Best Companies for Inclusion
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    Position summary

    with the broader organization.
    • Oversees Legal operations, general administration to drive organizational efficiency and excellence. Works with cross functional leaders to establish and measure Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), tying them to case management, SLA's, and financial targets.
    • Establishes a cross-divisional operating model for Legal to guide the organization by developing and supervising a portfolio management framework, streamlining workflows, and developing an operational roadmap focused on enhancement and alignment to organizational priorities and risk mitigation.
    • Provides expert and strategic support and act as a key advisor to establish and communicate a constantly evolving long range strategy for Legal
    • Develops and enforces budget governance standards to ensure fiscal responsibility within the legal department and be a key stakeholder in the annual LRP process. Optimizes external and internal spend by identifying opportunities for efficiency to ensure optimal utilization of resources.
    • Utilizes data analytics to drive informed decision-making and translate metrics into a meaningful story that can be effectively communicated with executive level leadership.
    • Develops a cultural values framework to support legal operations, bringing definition to the way we work, accountability to our goals, and focus on high ethical standards. Fosters a positive and inclusive legal culture that promotes collaboration, diversity, and continuous learning.
    • Focuses on long-term success metrics for the Legal department, identifying and implementing process improvements to enhance operational efficiency of the legal department.
    • Manages special projects and initiatives on behalf of the Chief Legal Officer, focusing on operational effectiveness and engagement of key stakeholders through strong influential leadership.
    • Manages relationships with external legal counsel, ensuring alignment with organizational values and objectives.

    Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Finance, Management or Related Field or 14+ years of relevant work experience in related field
    • Experience developing and managing budgets and financial analysis
    • 3-5 Years Experience of managing team of people

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Master's Degree Business, Human Resources, or Legal Studies or 12+ years of relevant work experience in related field
    • Doctorate Degree or 9+ years of relevant work experience in related field
    • Experience working in a corporate law department or Law Firm
    • Experience managing non-exempt employees
    • Experience engaging with other senior leaders in addressing complex business issues and initiatives facing the legal organization
    • Knowledge of tools and systems used for analytical activities, project/program management, goal setting and performance management
    • Experience influencing change, developing strategies with impact and delivering results with a proven ability to influence others without formal authority

    Lowe's is an equal opportunity employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, mental or physical disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.
    Starting rate of pay may vary based on factors including, but not limited to, position offered, location, education, training, and/or experience. For information regarding our benefit programs and eligibility, please visit https://talent.lowes.com/us/en/benefits.

    Why you should apply for a job to Lowe’s Home Improvement:

  • 5/5 in supportive management
  • 65% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 65% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • All eligible, full-time salaried or hourly associates receive up to 10 weeks of paid maternity leave and 4 weeks of paid parental leave.
  • Our Women Empowered Business Resource Group helps women achieve their full potential inside and outside of Lowe’s.
  • Recognized as one of the 2023 NBIC Best of the Best Companies for Inclusion