Manager of Partner Integration
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading international law firms with over 4000 lawyers and staff in 30 offices is seeking a Manager of Partner Integration reporting to the Chief Strategy Officer. This position can reside in the Boston New York, Washington DC or Philadelphia office and is responsible for being directly involved in the firm's growth strategy by driving our innovative integration methodology and expanding our centralized integration program. In addition to having an important role in managing all aspects of the firm's enterprise-wide integration strategy for newly promoted partners, lateral partners and group acquisitions, this position provides critical input in connecting new partners to different strategic initiatives across the firm. Responsibilities: * Developing and executing three phases of new partner process: transition, orientation and integration * Planning for Day 1 readiness and onboarding * Tracking each lateral partner's integration progress and identify ways to maximize success. * Managing each partner's experience participating in the firm's two-year integration program * Managing the milestones of the candidate's onboarding process; mobilizing necessary support for initial transition of new lateral partners and groups * Ensuring integration plan is developed, regularly updated and executed * Serving as a counselor and coach as new partners navigate the firm's support structure * Facilitating integration of newly promoted partners; working closely with firm and practice group leaders each new partner's integration progress and identifying ways to maximize success; designing and implementing monthly partner education programs and annual New Partner Orientation * Providing ongoing communications to new partners and other stakeholders to maximize the firm's investments in lateral growth * Researching and analyzing key trends related to lateral partner and group activity in the legal market * Leads by example; establishes clear expectations; sets direction and priorities; ensures that work levels are balanced among all staff; resolves internal staff issues in a timely manner; keeps staff informed of all appropriate information; builds effective team; delegates at appropriate level. * Facilitates the development of staff by providing opportunities and support; provides timely feedback on work product; regularly coaches, evaluates, and recognizes staff performance and accomplishments. * Establishes/adheres to Department budget; seeks opportunities to improve Department efficiency and reduce expenses by streamlining operations. * The incumbent of this job directly supervises one non-supervisory employee. He/she carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the firm's policies and applicable laws. o Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.Experience/Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree (BA) from a four-year college or university, and * Minimum of 8 years relevant professional experience, including leadership or management experience desired; Expertise in data structures and algorithms, object-oriented design and design patterns. * Prior experience with law firm recruiting and managerial responsibility is desired. * Excellent facilitation and organization skills, with the ability to work proactively, to handle multiple projects simultaneously and be responsive to changing priorities; * Outstanding inter-personal skills and the ability to build solid relationships at all levels in the firm; * Proven ability to work on time-sensitive and confidential matters and to grasp quickly the culture and organizational structure of the firm, * Strong communication skills, * Highly motivated and self-directed, and * Advanced computer skills. * Must be flexible to work additional hours and travel. Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Qualified candidates must apply online by visiting our website at www.morganlewis.com and selecting "Careers." Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.