Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 24 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential.
If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Pricing and Legal Project Management department, in Chicago, as a Legal Process Lead Analyst.
Implement process improvement and operational analysis to assigned local and global practice groups and support functions
Lead process improvement initiatives by employing effective project management techniques, disciplines and tools where appropriate
Assign and monitor work tasks; ensuring quality of work products; facilitate project communications; develop and implement change management plans supporting new processes; and provide issue management administration
Document current processes supporting the delivery of legal services, evaluate and assess current service delivery processes, skill requirements and resources and develop specific plans to improve business performance
Gather necessary information, perform data analysis, and maintain data and analyses for future use in matter modeling, pricing and benchmarking
Collaborate with internal stakeholders and external clients on process and operations analysis and resulting application of technology to deliver legal services efficiently and effectively
Document definitions and attributes of current processes using visual diagrams, process models, process maps or other tools as appropriate
Design new or improved legal service delivery processes based on analysis; manage subsequent changes to improved business processes
Provide input to IT and business units in the selection and configuration of software solutions that integrate with or impact the processes of the business unit
Lead performance information needs analysis to identify data in support of quality and performance benchmarking in assigned process projects
Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience required
A minimum of 5 years as a business analyst successfully delivering impactful business and process improvements solutions required
A minimum of 2 years leading medium scale projects, preferably with global scope preferred
4-7 years of experience working in the legal industry or professional services required
Must be proficient with MS-Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel; in particular, must possess solid and demonstrable skills in data analysis using Excel, and process mapping using current releases of MS Visio and Task Manager
Possess business acumen across a wide number of functional disciplines and techniques; in particular, financial analysis and modeling, cost/benefit analysis, performance metrics and benchmarking, practice area operations and matter (project) budgeting and control is preferred
Strong knowledge of project management principles and methodologies with demonstrated experience in all aspects of project delivery preferred
Business requirements definition experience preferred
Process analysis and process improvement experience required
Strong understanding of case management and matter planning technology, particularly in the legal industry preferred
We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous PTO plan, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.
If Mayer Brown sounds like the right place for you, and if you have the qualifications we are seeking, please apply through the career section on www.mayerbrown.com. EOE m/f/d/v
Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. The firm takes a cross-practice, cross-border approach to solving the needs of its clients through the seamless integration of its lawyers across the globe.
Mayer Brown is noted for its commitment to client service and its ability to solve the most complex and demanding legal and business challenges worldwide.