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Job Title: Manager - Conflicts, Records and Risk Management ( ID: A1697 )
Career Category: Conflicts, Information And Risk Management, Records, Technology
Posted Date: 2011-01-28
Location: Toronto (downtown core)
Our Client, a leading Canadian law firm, is seeking a Manager – Conflicts, Records and Risk Management for their busy Toronto office but with firm wide responsibilities.

Reporting to the Director, Professional Development, the Manger of Conflicts, Records and Risk Management is responsible for the development, implementation, management, auditing and evaluation of the Firm’s work intake processes and the national conflicts, records and information management programs.

Your responsibilities will include:

- Overseeing the management of conflicts, records and information management
- The development and maintenance of a standard firm-wide conflicts and records management program
- The implementation of a monitoring and auditing program to ensure periodic assessment and continuous improvement of the conflicts, records, and information management program
- Corporate Governance – monitoring legislative changes, industry standards, local policies and procedures
- Evaluating, developing and implementing technology solutions for the management of all records and conflicts of interests


You are the ideal candidate if you:

- Have a minimum of 5-7 years experience with a large Canadian or International law firm
- Alternatively, you have worked in-house, dealing extensively with conflicts and records issues
- Have at least five years of management experience with an ability to manage, mentor and motivate staff
- Have Conflicts, Records and Information Management experience (i.e. conflicts of interest principals, information and records management standards, practices and trends)
- Direct experience in retention schedule development and disposition techniques is required
-Knowledge of record retention is desirable

Required Skills:

- Exceptional negotiation and consultative skills
- Intricate knowledge of laws and ability to interpret legislation pertaining to conflict of interest, records and information management, as well as insider trading
- Extensive knowledge of technological systems and applications (i.e. electronic document management, records and information management life-cycle activities , process, functions and systems)
- Research, analytical and problem-solving skills in order to develop policies and procedures
- Leadership and management skills
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Organizational and time-management skills to effectively prioritize among competing demands

If this describes you, and you are interested in joining an organization that provides a competitive compensation package, and a stimulating work environment send us your details



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