Work Allocation Coordinator

Work Allocation Coordinator

Work Allocation Coordinator



New York

Employment Type



$150000 - $200000

Job Description:

Work Allocation

·Assist in the scoping of Global Transactions matters and assigning of associates to those matters based on availability and utilization data, understanding of individuals’ skill sets, and consultation with Practice Resource Attorneys.

·Liaise with stakeholders as necessary to understand timelines and key deliverables so that matters can be staffed accordingly.

·Facilitate coverage of matters as associates go on vacation or other leave.

Associate Development/D&I

·Assist Practice Resource Attorneys with tracking of associates’ skills development and career goals.

·Develop relationships with associates to understand their career goals and coach them on reaching them.

·Collaborate with Practice Resource Attorneys, Human Resources, Learning & Development, and Diversity & Inclusion on staffing-related projects to help the Global Transactions practice meet associate satisfaction, retention, training, and D&I objectives.

Utilization/Development Reporting

·Gather and maintain associate assignment and utilization data.

·Track associate vacation/leave schedules.

·Assist the Practice Resource Attorneys with preparing regular reports to the partnership relating to associate utilization and development.

·Evaluate tools used in work allocation and make recommendations on improvements to tools and processes.

Job Requirements:

Key requirements (Communication/skills/experience)

* Good academic qualifications

* Experience working in a support role within the legal sector; JD or prior experience as a corporate/securities paralegal a plus

* Experience with or keen interest in learning work allocation within a large team; experience with work allocation software preferred

* Excellent Microsoft 365 skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint

* Confident and mature individual

* Good communication skills

* Team player capable of building good working relationships