Job Details

Project Manager

Company name

Epiq 

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

May 30, 2021

Valid Through

Sep 12, 2021

Posted on

May 05, 2021

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - E-Discovery
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Project Manager
Responsibilities: Takes ownership of all legacy application sunsetting projects, actively managing 4-8 applications at a time. Defines a sunsetting project plan for each application that will encompass project requirements and milestones, from initial scoping through application sunsetting and hardware decommissioning. Identifies key resources across the organization for each application with the historical knowledge needed to successfully sunset the application. Works with key resources to scope and triage current activity for each application. Coordinates activities of key resources to ensure progress towards project milestones. Ensures team members are appropriately instructed on project requirements. Works with team members to establish best practices for migrating and/or deleting client data. Utilizes data deletion decision tree to confirm disposition of client data and determine whether to archive, delete, or migrate the data. Collaborates with technology and development teams as needed to assist with efficiently migrating client data to a new application, and/or with archiving/deleting client data. Partners with ILM team to ensure alignment with data deletion protocols. Ensures that project requirements and milestones are being met by meeting on a regular basis with internal stakeholders. Consistently delivers proactive communication with internal stakeholders and serves as initial point of escalation when necessary.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s (BA) degree. A JD degree, Masters of Business Administration (MBA) or similar advanced degree a plus; 7+ years consulting, litigation support, attorney or paralegal experience in a law firm, corporate legal departments or eDiscovery service provider. A deep understanding of eDiscovery and the litigation support industry which is typically a result of 5 - 7 years in relevant positions with law firms, corporate legal departments or eDiscovery service providers. Proven leadership skills which help to motivate team members. Demonstrated success in the management of multiple simultaneous projects. Oral and written communication skills which provide a strong and confident executive presence. Excellent client relationship skills which include the able to proactively manage client expectations, recognize client needs and adapt company capabilities to consistently meet client requirements. A solid understanding of database design and management, data processing activities and legal document review requirements. Demonstrated ability in each of the following areas: ensure effective control of all aspects of a project from initial planning through completion; direct multiple project teams across applications while ensuring the completion of all work; oversee development of project plans.

Additional info

Ref. R0016082

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Epiq
777 Third Avenue
11th and 12th Floors
New York City, NY 10017

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