White & Case is an elite global law firm serving leading companies, financial institutions and governments worldwide. Our long history as an international firm means we are perfectly placed to help our clients resolve their most complex legal challenges, wherever they may be.
With lawyers operating from more than 40 locations, working in virtually every country of the world, we have invested heavily in building a high-quality full-service practice competing at the top of the market. We are distinguished by our on-the-ground presence in the world’s key financial markets and our strengths in handling complex cross-border work.
It is not just about our global network of offices; it’s the global interconnectedness of the Firm that our people, and our clients, value most. We work well together across geographic and practice boundaries. It is one of the reasons we attract and retain cross-border work and why we attract a diverse group of people.
Our lawyers are globally minded, enterprising, collaborative and committed to excellence. Diversity is a core value of our Firm and it has been recognized with numerous awards and top rankings around the world. Our people represent 90 nationalities and speak 80 languages.
This is a unique opportunity to join a team that is implementing significant change, by focusing on client service excellence and process innovation. This Manager role is a key part of the Firm’s strategy to deliver an enhanced client experience, increase profitability and demonstrate operational efficiency.
This role is part of the Firm’s global Legal Project Management (LPM) team. The team was set up to work with our lawyers, as well as with our clients and their in-house legal and operational teams, to manage client portfolios and to co-deliver projects.
The main focus will be on Legal Project Management. From advice to delivery of the full project/matter life-cycle, the ideal candidate will have demonstrable project management capabilities preferably gained in a professional services environment. The candidate will be required to understand and assess business and change management needs and will have experience delivering complex projects across multiple business functions, teams, geographies/jurisdictions and industries, defining scope and identifying the most appropriate project delivery approach in collaboration with our lawyers, other key stakeholders and clients.
The Manager will have the opportunity to influence and help to grow the LPM capability and may also have line management responsibility for Analysts/Senior Analysts. They will be involved in development opportunities for more junior members of the global team. The Manager will be someone who is able to work with limited supervision to effectively build relationships and manage project delivery.
The success of this role will be measured by the candidate adding value to the organization by contributing to the roll out of LPM best practices, tools and techniques across our global practice groups.
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White & Case is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. It is our Firm’s policy to recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable law.
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The Firm may modify and amend this job description at any time at its sole discretion. Nothing herein creates a contract of employment or otherwise modifies the at-will nature of employment.
1The above is a general description of the essential duties associated with this position and does not represent an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all duties.
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