Job: Information Governance Project Manager

Title Information Governance Project Manager
Categories Professional Support Staff
Salary 110K
Job ID 2132
Job Information

One of the world’s leading global law firms is seeking an Information Governance Project Manager Reporting to the Director of Information Governance and working collaboratively with the IG Leadership Team. The IG Project Manager (PM) is responsible for establishing and leading medium to large scale IG cross-functional strategic initiatives. The PM manages a variety of different types of projects, as well as identifying and managing project timelines and ensuring that each project meets its defined milestones.
Launches new services and products, large-scale IG initiatives; communication plans; training programs; IG system user experience; project marketing and branding; system integration; operational efficiency
improvement; process reengineering and infrastructure upgrades and deployments;
• Develops the project charter, integrated project plan, resource plan, and related project management artifacts; develops sets of tasks and activities and milestones to tract IG department objectives;
• Ensures end-results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit;
• Manages large-scale, complex projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents and matrix partners;
• Accountable for multiple concurrent initiatives including business and IG deliverables;
• Directly manages all aspects of project lifecycle and works with matrix IG partners to oversee all project development life cycle phases;
• Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time, cost and quality parameters;
• Participates in the development and deployment of IG project marketing and branding.
• Assists with the development of IG system user experience;
• Validates financial forecasts and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures;
• Becomes intimately knowledgeable of IG project goals and objectives prior to briefing key stakeholders on different aspect of assigned initiatives;
• Represents the projects in various project governance meetings and inter-department forums;
• Publishes periodic project status reports; • Proposes recommendations and adjustments;
• Establishes/adheres to department budget; seeks opportunities to improve department efficiency and reduce expenses by streamlining operations;
• Other duties as assigned.

This job requires:
• A Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university and;
• Minimum 5 years comparable experience leading multiple, medium to large-scale, enterprise-wide project initiatives in a complex environment including three years of experience working on project(s) involving the
implementation of project life cycle methodologies, working with enterprise Project Portfolio Management tools and in a leadership capacity; or, equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Law firm or corporate legal department experience preferred, but not required.
To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following knowledge skills and abilities:
• Technical skills
• Project management skills
• Planning/organizational skills
• Problem solving skills
• Creative thinking skills
• Communication skills
• Influencing skills
• Exceptional client service skills
• People management skills
• Interpersonal skills
• Leadership skills
• Strategic thinking
• Self-starter
• Teamwork
• Budgeting experience
• Ability to adapt to change and balance competing demands
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business and professional publications, prepare business correspondence, proposals and reports, effectively present information to groups of employees, and respond to
questions from employees, managers, clients and vendors
• Advanced arithmetic skills (compute rate, ratio, percent; able to create and interpret graphs and charts)
• Ability to solve practical problems, dealing with a variety of variables where little standardization exists
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication, including good presentations
• Strong understanding of different process styles
• Demonstrated multidisciplinary communications skills across all levels of an organization
• People management experience including the ability to influence those who are not direct reports
• Demonstrates leadership on cross-functional initiatives
• Ability to translate goals and metrics into business process results
• Demonstrates ability with processes improvements that show innovative outcomes
• Has proven track record of building consensus and forming coalitions, negotiation, and diplomacy
• Strong evidence of successful change management and user adoption methods
• Knowledge of and experience in multiple BPM methodologies
• Experience with business process modeling and analysis tools
• Excellent negotiation skills and the ability to resolve multiple, conflicting viewpoints
• Intellectually inquisitive and creative
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have be proficient in the following software:
• Project management software (i.e. Jira and Microsoft Project preferred)
• Proficiency working with project tracking tools (Confluence preferred)
• Proficiency working with Microsoft Office’s Excel
• Proficiency with SharePoint is a plus
• PMP Certification • Scrum Master Certification • Six Sigma Greenbelt

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