Morgan McKinley is partnering with a legal solutions provider, we are jointly looking for a Senior Project Manager to join the Managed Services Team.
The core of work that the team focuses on is on delivering legal projects from inception to close whilst providing the clients with top quality service and value. The successful candidate will bring a deep expertise in leading complex projects in a professional services environment.
Leading and managing a portfolio of projects across all stages from initial requirements gathering and planning through to successful closure
Preparing detailed project plans, budgets and client communication approaches and tracking progress against same
Working closely with the team of expert lawyers to develop new and innovative processes to achieve client objectives
Managing teams of highly skilled legal consultants, setting their priorities, ensuring they can operate effectively and being accountable for their outputs
Building strong relationships with our clients, keeping them updated on progress through timely, sophisticated reporting and working to become their trusted advisors
Setting a culture of quality on all projects and assuring this with stringent control processes and strong risk management strategies
Driving business development and generating new business by identifying opportunities to upsell existing clients and leveraging personal networks
Working with the Sales team by providing insight into the needs of our clients and advising on complex or novel opportunities
The ideal candidate will have
6 + years of experience working in a projects-based client service.
A relevant professional Project management qualification (PMP, Prince 2 or equivalent)
Demonstrated success with blue chip clients in leading and delivering end-to-end projects
A positive, solution focused mindset and the ability to bring clarity when faced with ambiguous requirements
A committed, hardworking and humble approach to their work
The ability to operate independently with little supervision while utilizing excellent judgement and problem solving
An eagernessto thrive and contribute to start-up / scale-up environment