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Job Title: Knowledge Management Counsel - Pricing ( ID: O8551 )
Career Category: Business, Business Affairs, Business Development, Business Law, Business Strategy, Marketing
Posted Date: 2021-02-23
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Description:  
Are you a transactional lawyer who still wants to work at a leading law firm but no longer wishes to practice law in the traditional sense? Then this is the role for you!

This is an excellent opportunity to join a top tier law firm as a Knowledge Management Counsel – Pricing. This unique position reports to the Senior Director, Knowledge Management and Pricing, and this individual will oversee the implementation of the firm’s strategic goals re: Pricing and collaborate with the existing Pricing Team and legal professionals.

Responsibilities:

• Significant responsibility re: the implementation of the firm’s strategic pricing and matter management objectives to ensure that standards of excellence are adhered to;
• Provide support re: pricing proposals, budgets, fee arrangements, cost strategies, and solutions to address client needs and objectives;
• Respond to firm requests for pertinent resources, such as: historical cost data, budget templates and checklists;
• Work in collaboration with the Pricing Team to develop new pricing arrangements and best practices;
• Utilize prior data and analytics to create more accurate forecasting and enhance delivery;
• Keep up with new pricing technology and contribute to the evaluation and introduction of new tools;
• Train professionals on pertinent resources and promote the firm's pricing tools and applications; and
• Extensive interaction and coordination across the firm, including with a variety of practice groups and administrative departments.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have:

• A law degree (B.C.L., LL.B. or equivalent), with strong academic credentials;
• A minimum of 2 years of legal experience, ideally in a transactional practice;
• Experience/knowledge re: legal pricing, project oversight and/or process improvement an asset;
• Excellent interpersonal and client service abilities, including relationship management skills;
• An interest and ease with data, analytics and legal technology;
• Strong drafting and communication skills (oral and written) and analytical abilities;
• Solid organizational skills and attention to detail and must be strategic;
• Excellent initiative and ability to work effectively in a team environment, and be innovative and forward thinking;
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, including strong Excel skills; and
• Bilingual skills (English and French).

This is a rare and exciting "Life after Law” opportunity to join a leading law firm as a Knowledge Management Counsel – Pricing and work amongst talented professionals in a sophisticated and rewarding work environment.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume along with their law school transcripts.

We thank all applicants. Only those candidates with the required expertise will be contacted.

        

 

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