Information Technology (IT), Knowledge Management, Operations
Ballard Spahr, a national law firm with more than 600 lawyers in 15 offices across the United States has an exciting opportunity for a Manager of Knowledge Management to join the Client Value & Innovation team. The Manager, Knowledge Management works as part of the management team to provide expert analysis designed to help the firm’s strategic plan. The scope of the work is varied and challenging and includes analysis of emerging legal issues, markets and sectors, clients and competitors, practice areas, and industries. This position reports to the Director of Knowledge Management and the location is flexible, although Philadelphia, PA is preferred.
The Manager of Knowledge Management will:
Work with the Client Value and Innovation Team to design, develop, and maintain flexible technology that delivers data and research insights to lawyers and clients.
Create new reports while proactively proposing specifications and workflows, recommending best practices and planning on deployment.
Identify Power BI reporting requirements by interviewing users, analyzing department applications, programming and operations, evaluate existing reports and create new reports.
In addition, the Manager will perform analysis related to legal and business issues with Power BI. Use this information to promote data-driven decisions; provide technical support and troubleshooting for Power BI reports; document all Power BI processes and procedures and conduct research and analysis on a variety of company, business, industry, market, regulatory and competitor data to support the firm’s clients as well as its strategic initiatives.
The selected individual will have a demonstrated ability to develop, implement and manage projects; ability to serve effectively as a project team member; the ability to digest and manipulate large sets of data and formulate effective ways to communicate strategic insights in a concise manner; a proven ability to analyze and synthesize large amounts of data and information and present findings in an appropriately detailed manner; an understanding of the internal business data necessary to conduct analysis that supports strategic decision making; strong writing skills and ability to present ideas and communicate complex information clearly and concisely and a demonstrated ability to develop, implement and manage multiple projects simultaneously successfully and within tight deadlines.
A college degree and 2+ years' experience with Power BI or similar data visualization tools, Proficiency with Microsoft SharePoint, Excel, Word and Access as well as with research databases, such as Lexis, Bloomberg, Lex Machina, ALM Legal Compass, Pitchbook, and Capital IQ and experience writing DAX Measures and Calculated Columns. A familiarity with legal information and the legal industry; law firm experience strongly preferred.
Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and to supporting the communities where we live and work. People from all backgrounds are valued and integrated into every part of the firm. Diverse candidates, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Ballard Spahr is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
Ballard Spahr LLP offers excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package and a generous paid time off program is offered. For immediate consideration, please visit our career page https://jobs.silkroad.com/BallardSpahr/Careers and apply online.
Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.
Additional Salary Information: The benefits package includes medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage; life insurance, short and long-term disability; 401(k) retirement savings plan with a firm contribution and match; generous paid time off program; health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and a health savings account; firm subsidized emergency child and elder care services; family and medical leave; employee assistance program; and a pre-tax transportation program.
Internal Number: 173612
About Ballard Spahr LLP
Ballard Spahr LLP, a national firm with more than 600 lawyers in 15 offices in the United States, provides a range of services in litigation, business and finance, real estate, intellectual property, and public finance. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, life sciences and technology companies, health systems, investors and developers, government agencies and sponsored enterprises, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. The firm combines a national scope of practice with strong regional market knowledge. For more information, please visit www.ballardspahr.com.