Job Details

E T Consultant - Legal Technology / Legal Operations

Company name

The International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Valid Through

Dec 29, 2020

Posted on

Sep 15, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Washington, DC, United States

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E T Consultant - Legal Technology / Legal Operations
Responsibilities: Provide advice and support and serve as project manager with respect to projects resulting from the implementation of the recommendations of the IT legal roadmap including tools such as e-billing/matter management, self-service platform, conditions precedent platform, contract management, content management, business process management, e-approval, e-signature. Create requirements definition documentation and simple functional specifications, including use cases and business process diagrams, under guidance. Validate business requirements and specifications and take a leading role in clarifying technical feasibilities and sign-off for requirements/specifications, under guidance. Break down business processes to key functions using process and data flow diagrams or similar methodologies. Analyze existing business processes, document for opportunities to apply technology tools to create efficiencies. Undertake training in relation to all legal technology team tools and achieving a high level of proficiency in all team tools. Understand why certain legal technology should be used for particular use cases. Explain to CLED staff and internal clients how CLED should assess the value of certain technologies. Test and provide quality control on any proof of concept/pilot alongside the program/project team. Evaluation and testing of other new technologies. Design and create online interfaces for CLED staff and internal clients. Communicate with colleagues around the world to support legal automation and other technology projects. Assist with implementation of the Legal Operational Risk reporting. . Assist with enabling efficiencies by creating seamless access to legal and department institutional knowledge through the organization and centralization of key policies, processes, memos, and other learnings. . Assist the Global Lead Knowledge Management to support the delivery of appropriate plans, resourcing, activities to achieve the agreed knowledge management objectives. Assist CLED Specimen Committee operations with the following: (i) updating/ harmonizing legal specimen documents with respect to content, access and ownership, (ii) organization of various CLED template/specimen/guidance documents on the new CLED intranet site, (iii) maintaining various internal communications and document logs in relation to the above.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Degree in law, 5+ years of relevant experience in a law firm or in-house legal department and in leading, coordinating or managing projects and innovative initiatives, preferably with 1-year minimum practical experience with implementing emerging technologies for legal services. Understand areas of technology such as automation, AI, cloud computing and big data. Willingness to assume multiple roles and tasks to meet changing business needs with an ability to foresee, troubleshoot and effectively resolve conflicting issues and challenges. Ability to assess risk in a practical and responsible manner and make well-reasoned, independent and transparent decisions. Excellent interpersonal skills, proven team orientation, proven ability to work effectively and collaboratively within and across institutional boundaries. Ability to work independently, seeking guidance on complex issues from senior staff. Excellent communications skills in English, ability to present both written and oral ideas clearly, concisely and persuasively. Strong problem solving and analysis . Attention to details and ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment with quick turnaround expectations.
Duration: 1 year
Closing Date: 10/2/2020 at 11:59pm UTC

Additional info

Job #: req8546

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The International Finance Corporation (IFC)
2121 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20433

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