New Business Operations Manager

Bristol or London
08 Jun 2021
07 Aug 2021
Role Classification
Other Professional
Contract Type
Experience Level

The New Business Team is part of Simmons & Simmons Solutions, the home of the firm's non-traditional legal products and services. Spurred on by consistent growth and success for several years, the department is focusing on its next phase of development in line with the business' wider digital and legal technology strategy.

The New Business Operations Manager will help to build on and embed the recently established systems and processes that enable Simmons & Simmons to develop, launch and commercialise digital products and new services.

What will you do:

  • Work with Product Owners to manage a portfolio of existing legal products.
  • Working closely with Finance and central operations team to develop standardised financial procedures from invoicing to reporting.
  • Developing standardised methodologies for product development and maintenance.
  • Engagement with IT Department to manage resourcing requirements and prioritisation.
  • Supporting Product Managers in managing the team and planning for the future based on the firmwide strategy.
  • Supporting in the Financial Year budgeting process for New Business.
  • Core first year project of delivering a content update process across a suite of existing products.

What we are looking for:

  • Experience working in a small team managing multiple operations briefs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to manage uncertainty and balance multiple calls on their time
  • Genuine interest and stake in the future of professional services
  • Demonstrable ability to swiftly pick up new systems and platforms
  • Good numeracy and proficiency with financial and management accounts.
  • Education & Qualification - No minimum requirement - we're most interested in how you will apply your experience to the role, not the specifics of that experience.

Here at Simmons & Simmons:

We believe our people define us. Our working environment is genuinely collegiate with a supportive atmosphere and team ethos - we have a reputation for being a friendly culture which we are very proud of. Flexible working, an inclusive and diverse culture, our innovative approach and being truly international are just a few more things that make us, us.

Below are a few more reasons to consider Simmons & Simmons for your next career move:
• Competitive benefits package
• All year round dress down
• International offices including: Hong Kong; Dubai; Tokyo; Dublin; Milan; Bristol; Madrid; Singapore to name a few
• Generous employee referral bonus program
• All offices have their own artwork collections - we have a Damien Hurst and a Tracey Emin in the London office
• We were ranked as a Stonewall Top Global Employer in 2019 for the fourth year running.
• We have recently acquired Wavelength (the first regulated legal engineering firm in the world) which highlights our invested interest in innovation.

If you are interested in finding out more about this vacancy then please contact with any questions. To apply for the role please click on the link at the bottom of the page, where there is also a detailed job description.