PROJECT MANAGER - (Practice Management) - Job #S20120801 - Seattle, WA
This position will be responsible for managing both complex and routine project efforts across the firm for all Practice Groups. This will include oversight of all phases and components of those projects including initiation, planning, executing and closing. Will develop project plans, budgets, proposals, technical documentation, requirements and schedules as well as contribute to other initiatives in support of the Practice Management program of work.
Projects can be of a technical and non-technical nature. This position will manage projects requiring technical expertise, knowledge of the legal environment, knowledge of the organization and logistics coordination. These projects may include analysis of new legal applications, strategic planning related to the use of technology, introduction of new systems, major upgrades of existing systems, and development of related policy. Scope of responsibility includes resource management, planning, project management and program management.
Must have strong project management, time management and negotiation skills. Requires clear, descriptive and analytical writing skills along with effective oral communication. Experience managing projects in a legal environment is preferred. The position requires a minimum of 7 years of related experience, including 5 years of increasing project leadership responsibility, or equivalent. PMP or similar certification preferred.
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