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Business Solutions Project Manager

Company: Wilson Elser
Location: New York
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Business Solutions Project Manager 10/27/21 - New York, NY
Wilson Elser currently seeks a Business Solutions Project Manager. This role has the flexibility to be fully remote or in person in any office location within the CST and EST time zones.

This hands-on Project Management position will reside within the Firm's Business Solutions department, providing oversite and leadership to critical projects that cut across multiple technology areas and the business areas they support, providing major technology platform transformation and change management, where 20+ years of legacy technology and business process is undergoing a complex and strategic overhaul, focused on efficiency, sustainability and providing a competitive industry advantage.

This position will have matrix supervisory responsibility of project-based resources from both internal staff and external vendors/contractors and will also be responsible for managing all related team resources on project-based engagements. This role will provide input into project lifecycle and methodology guidelines, where applicable, for departments and staff directly impacted by operational/system improvements.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 800 attorneys, across 41 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required
Hands-on early career experience coordinating, planning and overseeing department projects
Prior industry experience in Professional Services/Management Consulting or Financial Markets a plus
Minimum of 2 years recent experience providing hands-on project management within an Operational and/or Information Technology department, matrix managing both internal and external resources
Proficiency in JIRA or comparable software for Agile project management a plus
Experience leading the transition, integration and implementation of legal e-billing platforms a plus
Strong communication and interpersonal skills with exceptional written, verbal, presentation
Skilled multi-tasker with ability to manage numerous projects and tasks concurrently
Responsibilities
Liaison between department management and project teams
Facilitate project requirement discussions
Support project teams by redirecting and prioritizing tasks
Plan sprints, daily meetings, and project retrospectives
Track and manage product backlog, burndown metrics, velocity, and task breakdown
Prepare and deliver end user training/related materials
Oversee vendor resources for projects that fall outside of internal functional areas
Work hands on with team members to inspire and motivate all levels of staff towards both tactical and strategic delivery goals
Why Should You Apply?
Excellent Benefits
Generous PTO plan
Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
Corporate Discount Plans
Interested?
Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or sending your credentials to Careers@wilsonelser.com and putting "Business Solutions Project Manager" in the subject line.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.

Keywords: Wilson Elser, New York , Business Solutions Project Manager, Executive , New York, New York

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