Project Manager, Legal Operations (Hybrid)

RTX

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(262)

Multiple Locations (Remote)

Why you should apply for a job to RTX:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 79% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Programs are also available for dependent and adult care, family leave, college planning, counseling and personal convenience services.
  • We provide programs that offer solutions to life’s challenges, including a variety of flexible work arrangements and paid time off.
  • Employees may participate in tax-advantaged accounts to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with pretax dollars.
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    Position summary

    ze our full potential, RTX is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors and communities to succeed.

    The following position is to join our RTX Corporate Team:

    The Project Manager, Legal Operations role will be joining the Corporate Legal, Contracts, & Compliance team within the Outside Counsel Engagement team and will assist with creating and managing value-based fee arrangements with law firms and vendors.

    The successful candidate will work closely with the Legal, Contracts, & Compliance Corporate functions and business units to maintain and identify areas of improvement for consolidated fee arrangements, as well as ensure the stakeholders for such arrangements are kept informed of utilization. This role requires constant collaboration with in-house attorneys, paralegals, non-legal professionals, supply chain, billing coordinators, government accounting, law firms, and vendors. This role will work closely with the business units on reporting metrics, creating streamlined processes, and developing training to follow Outside Counsel Engagement processes.

    What You Will Do

    • Serving as the Subject Matter Expert, champion, and trainer on alternative fee (value-based) arrangements

    • Developing, analyzing, and communicating metrics on portfolios, alternative fee arrangements, and legal spend; support audits as necessary

    • Addressing Outside Counsel, vendor, and RTX attorney/in-house support inquiries related fee arrangements

    • Preparing competitive Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Statement of Work (SOW), analyzing data, and presenting a best value source selection to relevant stakeholders

    • Assisting with law firm rate negotiations and recording

    • Assisting with obtaining conflict waivers with requesting law firms, relevant stakeholders, and the Vice-President of Litigation

    • Serving as the escalation point for law firm and legal vendor billing concerns

    • Owning the process to properly review, approve, and onboard new law firms

    • Organizing and managing the Legal, Contracts, & Compliance subscriptions and legal services

    • Developing standard processes in the Legal Operations group

    • Serving as a secondary backup to the Legal Tracker matter management system

    • Assisting lawyers and professionals on the Litigation, EH&S and Real Estate team, on an as needed basis, on various legal assistant and matter management projects

    • Assisting on various engagements and improvement projects for RTX with focus on Legal, Contracts, & Compliance

    Qualifications You Must Have

    • Typically requires a Bachelor's Degree and five years of prior relevant experience, or an Advanced Degree and three years of experience. In absence of a degree, nine (9) years of relevant experience.

    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to coordinate with various groups within Legal, Contracts, & Compliance, and, when necessary Outside Counsel and vendors

    • Proven capability of analyzing data to identify trends, discrepancies, and future projections

    • Experience leading RFPs and supplier or law firm negotiation

    • At minimum, intermediate knowledge of MS Excel

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen. This position may require access to systems/tools/sites that are restricted to individuals who possess US citizenship.

    Qualifications We Prefer

    • Paralegal or Law Firm experience

    • Legal Operations background

    • In depth understanding of Thompson Reuters Legal Tracker matter management system or other legal matter management system

    What We Offer

    • Robust total rewards package with compensation;

    • Healthcare, Wellness, Retirement

    • Work/Life Benefits

    • Career Development and Recognition Programs

    • Parental (including paternal) leave

    • Flexible Work Schedules

    • Achievement Awards

    • Educational Assistance

    • Child/Adult backup Care

    • +many other great benefits

    Learn More & Apply Now!

    • Location: Hybrid from Massachusetts or Connecticut, or Remote

    • Relocation assistance will not be available for this role.

    #reempowerprogram

    This role is also eligible for the Re-Empower Program. The Re-Empower Program helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey. Over the course of the 14-week program, experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive coaching to guide their return-to-work experience. Upon completion of the program, based on performance and contributions participants will be eligible for a career at RTX.

    Minimum Program Qualifications

    To qualify for the RTX Re-Empower Program, candidates should:

    • Be on a career break of one or more year at time of application

    • Have prior experience in functional area of interest

    • Have interest in returning in either a full-time or part-time position

    The salary range for this role is 77,000 USD - 163,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

    Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

    Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.

    This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

    RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

    RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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    Why you should apply for a job to RTX:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 79% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Programs are also available for dependent and adult care, family leave, college planning, counseling and personal convenience services.
  • We provide programs that offer solutions to life’s challenges, including a variety of flexible work arrangements and paid time off.
  • Employees may participate in tax-advantaged accounts to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with pretax dollars.