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Practice Technology Project Manager (LAW FIRM)

Frankfurt, Germany
  • Employment Type: Direct Hire

Must speak German! Our client, a global Am Law 10 firm, is seeking a Practice Technology Project Manager in Frankfurt, Germany. E-discovery vendor, Big 4, or Am Law 100 practice technology experience, with a strong emphasis on litigation is required. The position will be responsible for overseeing, coordinating and tracking project progress and workflow from inception to trial. Strong Relativity database and analytics experience is required. Experience designing databases and reports; reviewing and quality checking database data loads; developing recommendations, plans, cost estimates, budgets, procedures, and specifications for case-specific projects from discovery to trial phase; providing end user support and customer service; troubleshooting litigation support firm applications; and processing experience is preferred. Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment under strict deadlines, effectively manage multiple responsibilities, and meet budget and deadline demands is a must. Candidates with RCA certification go to top of consideration! Send resumes to [email protected].

Responsibilities

  • Works with case teams to plan electronic discovery projects for both ESI and paper files, including identification, preservation, collection, processing, analysis, review, and production of ESI
  • Oversees each project and ensuring quality and success through actions
  • Consults with case teams regarding best practices for document management, electronic discovery, and matter workflow
  • Prepares recommendations, budgets, and project plans
  • Communicates with case teams on discovery management issues, such as budget status and production planning
  • Reports to case teams and management on project status
  • Tracks and analyzes incoming client data
  • Designs databases in vendor applications and internal litigation support applications
  • Advisies and recommends vendor selection
  • Travels domestically and internationally to support cases 
  • Meet billable hours set by firm

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; RCA Certification strongly preferred
  • Project management and business analysis certification a plus (PMP or ACEDS)
  • Experience working with and managing electronic discovery projects
  • Thorough knowledge of at least four of the following Firm Applications: Relativity (including Relativity Analytics and RAR), VenioOne, Brainspace, CaseNotebook, TrialDirector, Concordance 10, Opticon, CaseMap, LAW 5.0., Intella
  • Experience training users on firm applications in class-room setting a plus
  • Thorough knowledge of designing databases and workflows for organizing and review of data
  • Experience analyzing data processing reporting generated by vendors and internal processing
  • Experience with government investigation matters and managing the data deliverables
  • Experience managing cases across multiple offices, domestic and/or international, on large matters
  • Thorough knowledge of the electronic discovery process, including evolving standards created through case law, rulemaking, and groups such as EDRM and The Sedona Conference
  • Detailed knowledge of hardware and software utilized for information retrieval and archiving; ongoing deep, broad, and current knowledge of emerging products and technological solutions
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and priorities simultaneously with a high degree of professionalism and client service orientation
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Highly developed organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills to enable effective and professional communication with clients, colleagues, and vendors
  • Ability to manage time and resources to meet or exceed established service level agreements
  • Familiarity with arbitration presentation software OPUS2 Magnum a plus

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