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Cael Project Manager

Help us shape the future.  Elevate is changing the way legal support services are delivered and we are looking for creative, innovative people who can help.  If you are a client-focused professional who wants your creative and innovative ideas to make a difference, Elevate's team of legal service experts could be the right fit for you.

The Cael Project Manager is responsible for managing product and change management implementations of Elevate’s Cael product solution for law firms and corporate law departments.  Desired candidate is a natural born problem solver and someone who thrives in a team-oriented, results-driven, and customer-focused environment, welcomes challenges, embraces change, is creative, can learn fast, and delivers a polished output.

You might be the person we are looking for if you:

  • Enjoy being part of innovation in the legal industry
  • Have a strong technology background and would like to apply it to legal
  • Have consulting experience managing technology and/or change management initiatives
  • Have a passion for improving the way legal services are managed and delivered
  • Are familiar with legal project and matter management
  • Thrive in a fast paced, entrepreneurial legal environment

Specifically you will:

  • Coordinate internal engineers and product managers for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all project sprints are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Manage project and lead implementation efforts and work streams, including design, development, testing, training and rollout
  • Develop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Assist with identifying and documenting best practices and challenges associated with configuring Cael products

Skills for Success

  • Exceptional client and relationship skills
  • Superb presentation skills
  • Extremely disciplined while working remotely
  • Project management experience
  • Change management experience
  • Experience facilitating technical projects from start to finish, including design, development, integration, conversion, testing and rollout.
  • Ability and comfort to plan and facilitate multiple product implementations at one time.
  • A general understanding of the technologies and architectures used for deploying web-based applications.
  • Ability to facilitate workshops and/or design sessions with high number of attendees (lawyers) involved
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Experienced in enterprise software or Saas products
  • Managed software projects in Microsoft stack or LAMP or Open source technologies
  • Software coding skills a plus

Work Experience

  • 7+ years of experience in Software Project Management in a Professional Services organization with knowledge of legal technology solutions and/or environments
  • 3+ years of progressive consulting experience in a Professional Services organization delivering and/or managing change management initiatives

Technical Skills

  • Solid knowledge of the platforms, software and programs
  • MS Office

Qualifications

  • BE / BTech Computer Science or equivalent
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