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Project Management Specialist - Temporary to Hire 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Project Management Specialist - Temporary to Hire 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Recruiting Location 
US-IL-Chicago
Department 
Litigation & Practice Support

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Summary

The Project Management Specialist will assist with large scale projects related to the Firm’s legal technology solutions by providing consultative support and applying project management strategies to manage matters efficiently and effectively. This is an entry level position that will work at the direction of the Litigation and Practice Support (LSPS) Project Management Team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the LSPS Project Management team meet case or project objectives through delivery of legal technology services
  • At the direction of the LSPS Project Managers, provide e-discovery support, including, but not limited to, data collection, data processing and culling, digital document productions, and application support and training
  • Become proficient in project management workflows for standard litigation technology applications such as Relativity Processing and Review, Nuix, LAW, etc.
  • Become proficient in basic end-user support for standard litigation technology applications such as Relativity Processing and Review, Nuix, LAW, etc.
  • Become proficient in all department workflows and best practices and apply the same to the delivery of client services
  • Review work completed by members of the department and where applicable, provide feedback and recommendations to department management
  • Provide after-hours support for case teams and/or clients, and work overtime as necessary
  • Participate in the department on-call rotation, including working alternative hours during on-call period
  • Assist with the delivery of service using both internal and external resources
  • Exhibit overall business awareness as it relates to the goals and objectives of the department
  • Keep abreast of current technologies, strategies and solutions relating to e-discovery and legal technology
  • Performs other tasks as directed by partners, senior counsel, associates, of counsel, or Senior Firm Management

Qualifications

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Essential Duty and Responsibility (the “Essential Duties”) satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the Essential Duties. If you need such an accommodation, please email staffrecruiting@sidley.com (current employees should contact Human Resources).

 

Education and/or Experience:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong documentation skills

 

Other Skills and Abilities:

The following will also be required of the successful candidate:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good judgment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
  • A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job
  • Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • Able to communicate technical concepts to non-technical personnel in a  clear manner
  • Knowledge of current vendor market
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines and goals.

 
Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.