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Our client is a global law firm. Their office in Malaysia is looking for candidate to fill up the role of Legal Project Manager.

Candidate is required to travel overseas occasionally.
Legal Project Manager
In House
Full Time/Permanent
Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
4 - 6 Year(s)
Bachelor Degree
- Scope and plan specific client-facing projects

- Liaise with the client, the Firm's client matter team as well as the Firm's specialist departments and offices worldwide

- Support the Principal/ Lead Associate in defining matter scope, track and manage changes

- Prepare project plans and Gantt charts to support the client matter team.

- Report on status, track issues and monitor financial performance providing updates to client teams and internal teams

- Monitor costs and fees on an ongoing basis

- Support the post-matter review process for key matters and research practice area processes through discussions with fee earners and identify areas of improvement

- Identify and propose to Associate Directors of LPM (including Service Delivery) any future needs and improvements to the LPM framework

- Work with the Global Director of Legal Operations and Director of LPM to define, enhance and integrate a single set of project management standards, processes, methodologies and tools to improve the efficiency
of LPM

- Roll out improvements and solutions through specific attorney coaching and training sessions
Ideal candidate:

1. 4 to 6 years of project management experience in consulting industry. Formal Project Management qualification (e.g. PRINCE2, PMP, or equivalent) desirable but not a must. (no legal experience is required)


2. 3 to 5 years of legal experience who is passionate in project management and improvement of operational process related works.

This position is only open to Malaysian citizens.

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