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What makes Gartner Research & Advisory a GREAT fit for you When you join Gartner, youll be part of a leading-edge team that values expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage Youll deliver must-have research through compelling client interactions, and contribute to our double-digit growth by providing clients the unbiased insight and advice they need to make the right decisions every day Through constant learning, discovery and collaboration, youll help clients deliver on their mission-critical priorities, grow your career and increase your industry impact We value hard workers and reward you with unlimited opportunity If youre looking to explore whats next in technology and business, Gartner is looking for you

If you have extensive experience managing and building relationships with law firms as a head of legal operations (either at a company or law firm), this is a unique opportunity to take your knowledge and advise General Counsel and Heads of Legal Operations on the changing dynamics in the law firm and legal services market In particular, expert advice on how they can gain a higher ROI from the more than 60 PERCENT of their budget dedicated to procuring outside legal services
The mission is to help legal departments become more efficient and effective in providing legal and risk advice to their clients through more effective selection and ongoing management of their law firms and legal service providers
Gartners Legal practice, acquired as part of CEB, has been delivering insights and thought leadership to General Counsel around the world for more than 20 years
The team works with more than 500 legal departments, spanning every major industry across the world Our research helps clients address their unique challenges by relying on original research, benchmarks, and analysis delivered through an advisory model
This position will be expected to research and represent the leading thinking and approaches in the law firm and legal services market and educate General Counsel to be more informed buyers of legal services, covering aspects such as Innovative approaches to reducing cost and improving quality outcomes, including alternative fee structures and uses of AI and automation to complete legal work
Leading approaches to managing service outcomes, including law firm quality ratings and improved matter management and project management
Partnerships with alternative legal service providers and legal technology companies to improve law firm services
Understanding and measuring how firms provide the best global, local, and practice area expertise

If you are looking to share your legal department management experiences with hundreds of clients (not just a single company), research and teach best practices and cutting-edge trends, and generally help increase the value add and impact of the legal profession, this is the role for you

The position will be oriented to providing advice to senior legal leaders (usually the General Counsel/Chief Legal Officer, but also sometimes the head of Legal Operations or Deputy General Counsel) Focus is predominantly on large and mid-sized enterprises with operations in multiple countries and regions
Develop and extend advice and frameworks through written research
Create materials for and deliver both face-to-face and video-based presentations and discussions with clients
Help rapidly expand the expertise domain for a growing practice area
Ensure integrity of our research and maintain Gartner independence

Job Requirements

Bachelors degree in related field; JD, LLM or MBA preferred
10 years of legal operations experience inside a corporate law department or a law firm, or consulting for legal departments and law firms
Broad-based legal and law firm experience The ideal candidate will experience in the law firm market as both a provider of legal services and as a buyer of legal services Given this role serves General Counsel in multiple industries, experience across industries is strongly preferred
Knowledge and experience with legal department technology tools (including e-billing and matter management) as well as innovations in the legal technology space
Stellar writing and presentation skills are prerequisites for this position
The candidate must have demonstrated the ability to work in a self-motivated manner within a collaborative team environment
Strong communicator who is able to explain complex concepts both concisely and simply to senior executives
Strong willingness to challenge conventional norms and views; persistence and intellectual curiosity to evaluate leading approaches
Credibility to represent Gartner research methodology and strategies effectively at a senior level
This position will preferably be located in the Washington, DC area, but potential to consider London, Chicago, San Francisco, or New York

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Consulting Services
Functional Area : Legal/Law
Role : Corporate
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Jul 2020

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