Project Manager, Audit & Investigations

Employer
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen, & Loewy
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Job TitleProject Manager, Audit & InvestigationsLocationUS-Washington DCJob Description SummaryJob DescriptionResponsibilities:Project Scoping, Planning & Budget DevelopmentAssist audit & legal teams to define project scope, goals & deliverablesDevelop project plansEstimate required resources for project goalsAssist in budget creationAssist in developing pricing models & estimatesDevelop project calendaring, timeline & milestone developmentAnalyze historical data to improve budgeting & pricingProject ManagementWork within a team of attorneys & auditors to ensure delivery of projects on time, within budget & of high qualityAssist in forecasting spendMonitor actual spend v. budgetAssist structure of task definitionAssist in development of project metricsMonitor task completionProvide project updatesDevelop project documentation & reports, including preparation of project metrics & financial analysisCreate reports to meet stakeholder requirements & needsCoordinate effective project completion, after-action review & matter closureRequirements:Minimum Bachelor's Degree requiredAt least two [2] years' project management experience in a professional services environment requiredExperience managing audit, investigations or litigation projects preferredExperience as a legal project manager, paralegal or attorney preferredImmigration experience desirableStrong understanding of project management methodologyAbility to adapt project management methodology to suit the needs of a legal/professional services environment, including with legal teams relatively new to legal project management principlesFormal project management qualification preferred[, such as PMP]Comfortable collaborating with attorneys, paralegals & other legal personnelFamiliarity applying Lean/Six Sigma project/process management principles preferredHighly skilled at researching, collecting, manipulating & analyzing dataAble to organize resources & establish prioritiesMust possess strong attention to detailExcellent computer & data analysis skillsWillingness to question assumptions & propose alternative solutionsExcellent verbal & written communication skillsAbility to build effective relationships and networks, internally and externally.