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Project Manager - Legal Systems

Job Title: Project Manager - Legal Systems
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH5532_1603857723
Contact Name: Melissa Turkington
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 28, 2020 15:02

Job Description

The company
This well-respected government agency currently has a Project Manager role available. This role has been developed to manage the selection and implementation of an "off the shelf" legal practice management solution for the legal services team.

The role
This is a contract role until 30th April 2021 and will play a key conduit between understanding the requirements of the legal services team and translating this into finding the right management system.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Interacting with the Legal Services and IT managers and staff to understand business needs.
  • Undertaking procurement activities
  • Investigation of selected software platform/s to identify product risks and benefits to meet required management processes and legislative requirements Coordinating internal resources and external vendors
  • Providing recommendations to inform final product selection with consideration to integration of current systems, implementation, resourcing

Essential requirements
  • 3+ years' Project Management, ideally on a similar project
  • Previous experience working with a legal team/law firm
  • Knowledge of Legal practice management systems and processes used currently in small to medium sized legal firms.
  • Highly developed project management, time management, administration, organisational and reporting skills with proficiency in MS Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to exercise strong interpersonal skills in areas such as facilitation, negotiation, and working with internal (and external) stakeholders
  • Ability to work in teams, to self-direct work, and work to deadlines