Solutions Assistant Manager

Location
Bristol, London or Reading
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Mar 2021
Closes
29 May 2021
Role Classification
Other Professional
Vacancy Type
Other specialist roles
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Manager

Our innovative and growing Osborne Clarke Solutions (OCS) team are looking for someone to join them as a Solutions Assistant Manager.

The role is full time and can ordinarily be based out of any of our UK offices (Bristol, Reading or London), although we're happy to consider home working for this position too.

What you'll do

As a Solutions Assistant Manager you'll be involved in gathering the requirements and establishing the design of internal and client solutions. You'll also build the resulting solutions through configuration of HighQ sites, use of OCS' coding tools, and (with training) the development of automated documents for client and/or OC LLP use.

Duties will also include:

  • Producing drafts of all required project documentation and being day-to-day lead on internal project management requirements
  • Engaging with internal and external clients and testing solutions for successful operation, and discussing/planning for roadmap of iterative changes
  • Key role in the ongoing management of sites in operation, and in the client relationship

About the OCS Team

The Osborne Clarke Solutions team plays a crucial role in helping clients explore exactly how they would like legal and related services to be delivered to maximise the value to their businesses. The team is overtly focused on the client first, and on developing new products and services to deliver existing services better, and to deliver entirely new services to meet growing client needs. The team operates out of the UK and Germany, with teams of ex-lawyers, and technologists in both locations.

Our Solutions programme has two key goals. First, to make sure we're responding to client demands for greater value, efficiency and certainty from their lawyers, whilst maintaining the highest quality. Secondly, in helping us bring innovative ideas to the delivery of our, or our clients', current and new, services.

By talking to clients, using collaborative technology, and developing legal project management tools, we believe that we can continue to improve the value, efficiency and predictability of our services.

The programme has already delivered solutions to a number of clients across jurisdictions, with hundreds of matters now being instructed, run and managed online. The team is now working on many more opportunities to design and implement new delivery and technology tools, and also help clients' own process improvements.

The team are also heavily involved in ensuring that our lawyers have the products and resources needed to provide the best possible service to our clients.

OCS is headed by partners who focus on developing and delivering new products and services. As the demands on the team grow, we have a need for more dedicated, legally experienced, resource to work with the team, other OCI lawyers and clients, in producing and managing our growing portfolio of new products, services and solutions across OCI jurisdictions.

Person specification

As well as having an interest in technology, disruption and problem solving, we need someone who:

  • Has experience working as a Paralegal or similar
  • Understanding of (and preferably experience of) transactional work, and managing transactional processes - eg, DD, CPs, Deal management
  • Good client-facing experience
  • Coding abilities are not a pre-requisite, but some understanding of coding principles and / or any experience would be useful
  • Experience configuring HighQ is advantageous
  • A willingness to learn and improve ideas and solutions

Salary and benefits

We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits.

For more information or to apply

At Osborne Clarke we welcome direct applications - if you would like any further information about the role, or the firm, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact, in complete confidence, Philippa Watson in the recruitment team on philippa.watson@osborneclarke.com or 0117 917 4107.

Please note that although we include closing dates for our roles as a guide, we review and progress applications on a rolling basis.

No agencies please

At Osborne Clarke, we are known for our open and inclusive culture. We believe that by investing in the diversity and wellbeing of our people, we create an environment where everyone can thrive and be the best that they can be. This means recognising that our people have lives and commitments outside of work. We have invested in connected working for our people and, where possible, we will accommodate flexible working for all our roles.

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