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Unisys about 1 year ago
location: remoteus
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Legal Operations Manager

USA Remote

Full time

job requisition id

REQ545972

We Believe in Better!

We are a global information technology company that builds high-performance, security-centric solutions that can help change the world. Enhancing people’s lives through secure, reliable advanced technology is our vision.

At Unisys, we believe in better! Here, you have the opportunity to learn new skills, apply your expertise, and solve complex problems with cutting edge technologies and solutions. You are part of a global erse team that supports you, drives change, and delivers successful results consistently.

Our associates are at the forefront of everything we do, driving our clients’ successes while giving back to communities and making this world a safer and more secure place to live and work. Our success is a direct result of the work of our people who live and breathe our Core Beliefs. Simply put, we believe in better lives. Join us!

What success looks like in this role:

E-Billing, Outside Counsel / Vendor Management, Technology / Data Management

  • Serve as the internal owner of OGC’s e-billing operation, including assisting with onboarding of vendors and outside counsel, management and enforcement of OGC’s Billing Guidelines, and directing outside counsel regarding e-billing and related matters.
  • Ensure that OGC has updated and reliable data in its case management software.
  • Lead extensive data collection and reporting process for risk management and insurance reporting requirements.
  • Serve as liaison with USC’s Information Technology Systems in implementing and utilizing legal technology systems.
  • Provide education and support to OGC staff in use of technology tools for matter and law firm management.

Financial Management

  • Monitor legal spend for OGC, including proactive reporting to determine trends in terms legal spend and case types, and progress against budget, goals, and benchmarks.
  • Help to manage OGC’s budgeting and internal financial reporting, including the preparation of regular reports and presentations regarding budgets and spend.
  • Collaborate with the Finance Department in developing, managing, and forecasting the outside counsel budget.
  • Compile and analyze data in order to produce dashboards, success metrics, analytics, and reports for various audiences.
  • Own law firm and consultant engagements, including reviewing and negotiating agreements and rates consistent with Billing Guidelines.

Additional Responsibilities Might Include

  • Manage a variety of short and long-term special projects for OGC as determined by the General Counsel and directed by the Associate General Counsel.
  • Oversee the development of the web presence and functionality for OGC.

Key Attributes We Are Looking For

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-starter who can independently, proactively, and strategically improve and direct the Legal Operations function.
  • Demonstrated skills in critical analysis, problem solving, discretion, and cultural and business development.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, utilizing effective organizational skills to prioritize and manage deadlines for many simultaneous projects for multiple stakeholders
  • Collaborative team-player.

You will be successful in this role if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in business administration or finance).
  • At least 3-5 years in managing legal operations, preferably in the in-house legal setting.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in management of complex projects, analyzing data and providing recommendations based on such data.
  • Experience with e-billing software, preferably Legal Tracker.
  • Demonstrated administrative and project management skills, particularly with cross functional teams.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.