Legal Project Manager

Legal Los Angeles, CA, California Denver, Colorado Atlanta, Georgia Dallas, Texas Chicago, Illinois Raleigh, North Carolina Boulder, Colorado


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Role

Are you analytical, attentive to details, and technology savvy? Do you like managing sophisticated projects and external relationships in a fast-paced environment? If so, we have a place for you at Splunk! Come join us!

We are looking for a hardworking, self-motivated individual with at least 5 years of project management experience working with legal departments. You can get the work done, but also can be strategic -- we’re not looking for just a worker bee! Bring your can-do attitude and service approach. Experience working with legal is a must, as well as with IT, Security, Products and other related partners. You’ll lead meetings, exhibit effective and clear communication, and make a difference. Primary focus will be to manage projects as assigned, which includes planning, budgeting, and tracking. You will need to build consensus, assign activities, supervise execution and evaluate results.

This role reports directly to the Director of Operations, Legal and Global Affairs, but your clients will span our department (LGA), which includes Legal, Government Affairs and Splunk’s social impact arm. The right candidate must be technically astute, intellectually curious, a fast learner, and able to move quickly while keeping passionate about what matters most. This role requires excellent customer service skills and a keen appreciation for the sensitivity and confidentiality of the work. You also must be fun, as we live the mantra—work hard, have fun, make history!

Responsibilities

  • Lead projects and build consensus to meet stated objectives. Monitor status and execution, providing clear communications to all levels of leadership while staying on time and on budget.
  • Extract requirements, create charters, timelines and project plans. Manage scope, estimate required resources, timelines and budgets.
  • Form good working relationships with peers local and global, within LGA, other departments or outside of Splunk.
  • Assume ownership for pushing through 3rd party contracts and invoices, as necessary.
  • Take a continuous improvement approach, collaborating with internal and external constituencies to identify real and balanced solutions.
  • Consider where LGA personnel could benefit from the project management toolbox, and assist in bringing these capabilities to Legal.
  • Stay on top of changes and advancements in Legal Technology, Project Management, and related fields.
  • Assist in other ways as required.

Requirements

  • Demonstrate outstanding project management, communication and presentation skills. Must be organized, diligent and able to ensure accountability in others.
  • Have at least five (5) years of project management or similar experience in a major law firm, sophisticated in-house legal department, or consulting firm where you have worked closely with legal professionals.
  • Experience working with IT, Engineering, Security and other technical groups within the organization.
  • Ability to take initiative, make key decisions and work both independently and within a team.
  • At least a bachelor's degree, although MBA is preferred.
  • Expertise in project management software, office tools (Microsoft Office, G Suite), business intelligence/visualization applications, and collaboration tools.
  • Professional certifications or equivalent experience working in appropriate legal technologies, Project Management, or Information Governance (or related fields).

(Colorado only*) Minimum hourly rate of $36.06. You may also be eligible for incentive pay + equity + benefits.*Note: Disclosure per sb19-085 (8-5-201 et seq).

Thank you for your interest in Splunk!