Job Details

e-Discovery Project Manager (VENDOR)

ANYWHERE, United States
  • Employment Type: Direct Hire
Our client, a top e-discovery service provider, has several openings for remote Project Managers. The Project Manager role is responsible for high level management, delegation, and execution of day-to-day e-discovery project tasks. The role involves concurrently managing multiple projects of varying complexity. The Project Manager will collaborate with attorneys, paralegals, IT personnel, and other members of the counsel and/or client legal team to ensure the successful completion of e-discovery matters. Project Managers must also mentor, train, and delegate to an assigned team of Project Coordinators. Resumes to [email protected].

Overview

The Project Manager role is responsible for high level management, delegation, and execution of day-to-day e-discovery project tasks. The role involves concurrently managing multiple projects of varying complexity. The incumbent will collaborate with attorneys, paralegals, IT personnel, and other members of the counsel and/or client legal team to ensure the successful completion of e-discovery matters. Project Managers must also mentor, train, and delegate to an assigned team of Project Coordinators.

Responsibilities

Management of Projects:
  • Provides end-to-end oversight of discovery matters and serving as primary client point of contact
  • Provides expertise and consultative advice regarding data collections, processing, review workflows, analytics, and production/export deliverables
  • Creates and maintains project schedules, including defining activities, sequence, dependencies, work effort, duration, and associated resource requirements
  • Develops and manages relationships with internal teams
  • Defines, communicates, implements, and monitors quality standards on all project deliverables
  • Plans and manages internal and external project communications, ensuring effective exchange of project information and deliverables
  • Serves as expert on the firm’s review platforms and proprietary offerings
  • Forecasts, tracks, and manages project budgets and invoices
  • Successfully oversees multiple, concurrent projects
  • Generates and distributes reporting metrics for processed requests and KPI’s on a regular basis
  • Develops strong client relationships through collaborative, consultative service
Qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree or experience in the litigation support / legal industry
  • Several years’ experience as a Project Manager and some experience as a People Manager
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple, concurrent projects involving cross-functional teams within budgetary and schedule constraints
  • Demonstrated ability to manage client expectations and maintain client satisfaction
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving and the ability to anticipate client needs
  • The ability to confront unexpected problems quickly and effectively
  • Strong teamwork, communication (written and oral), client management, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage project teams, including teams of supporting project managers
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