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CONTRACT2HIRE e-Discovery Project Manager (GOVT)

Washington, DC, United States
  • Employment Type: Contract To Hire

Our client is seeking an e-Discovery Project Manager with a passion for all phases of litigation support and a desire to lead challenging projects for the U.S. Government. This position requires a strong e-discovery and leadership background, solid understanding of e-discovery methodologies, excellent client management skills, and experience in leading projects with cross-functional technical and legal teams. Successful candidates must be action-oriented, with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively to executive, business, technical, and client audiences. In addition, the ideal candidate needs to be able to establish an effective project management approach that will deliver on the goals and objectives of all assigned projects. The ideal candidate will have several years of e-discovery and litigation support experience with a focus on client solutions; will be a team player with excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills with both e-discovery technical teams and non-technical business leaders; and will have experience and familiarity with e-discovery services covering all realms of the EDRM (file to trial). Relativity experience is required. Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a U.S. Government Security Clearance. Send resumes to [email protected].

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Develops project and client workflow standards, managing to a case or client annual budget, providing a consultative approach to problem solving, and identifying critical paths to completing projects with a focus on reducing costs, increasing speed of delivery and promoting the use of innovate technology to exceed client expectations
  • Serves as a key stakeholder in the development of proposal and project documentation, including requirements, timelines, resource allocations, cost projections, and operational processes
  • Develops strong partnerships with the clients and supports team leaders to provide stellar customer service
  • Effectively communicates technology and project strategies and trade-offs to senior and executive management as well as development teams
  • Assists with developing solution proposals and responding to RFIs and RFPs
  • Tracks and reports on project and program budgets
  • Establishes or refines processes and delivery methodologies to enable successful delivery on project goals
  • Coordinates with other project stakeholders to ensure the quality of all project deliverables in a proactive fashion
  • Consistently delivers well-articulated, balanced, and informed communications of project statuses to internal and external stakeholders, which requires the ability to effectively assess project health (i.e., time, cost, and resource statuses/impacts) and communicate with a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Participates in defining and maintaining the processes and tools that allow organizational leaders to effectively manage project lifecycle and change management processes
  • Facilitates standing meetings between key project stakeholders
  • Facilitates retrospectives and lessons-learned processes with large, cross-functional teams
  • Serves as a key stakeholder in the management of risks and issues across projects and within teams
  • Establishes collaborative relationships with co-workers and team members
  • Assists Upper Management in other client service tasks as needed

Day to Day Duties:

  • Responds to client requests and provides consultation to clients to service all client e-discovery needs 
  • Develops, modifies and implements workflows, essentials resources needed to progress work through the system, and tools being utilized
  • Initiates work on behalf of clients by crafting and submitting work orders for tasks associated with data processing, review, and production
  • Conducts quality checks to ensure accuracy and completeness of job instructions and of final work product
  • Communicates expectations for scope and deadlines to internal and external stakeholders
  • Establishes informed project schedules based on a solid understanding of project activities, sequences of events, dependencies, work effort, duration of tasks across departments, and associated resource requirements based upon the complexity of work and the size of the queue
  • Participates in project management tasks including kick-off call preparation and completion, and documentation of workflows, standards and project closure tasks such as final billing and data destruction
  • Maintains an understanding of e-discovery, market competitors and the tools used to support the industry

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have several years e-discovery/litigation support experience with a focus on client solutions 
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and inter-personal skills with both e-discovery technical teams and non-technical business leaders and team player
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment agile work environment
  • Experience and familiarity with e-discovery services covering all realms of the EDRM (File to Trial)
  • Must be able to work onsite in Washington, D.C. 
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • The ability to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (active clearance preferred)
  • No travel required
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent work experience (JD highly preferred)
     

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