Director Of Administration

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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11 - 15 years

Posted 38 days ago

Job Description: Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP is seeking a Director of Administration in the Houston Office. This position will require a strong professional with executive presence to lead the business functions as well as the overall operations of the law office. The position reports to the Office Managing Partner and Chief Administrative Officer. In addition to general responsibility for financial planning and controls, personnel administration, systems and physical facilities, the Director of Administration identifies and plans for the changing needs of the organization, shares responsibility with the appropriate partners and departments for strategic planning, practice management and marketing and contributes to cost-effective management throughout the Firm.

This position will work with our professional staff departments across multiple disciplines within the firm, including client development, learning and leadership, financial management, human resources, as well as systems and facilities management. Keys to success in this position are the ability to build the Womble Bond Dickinson brand in the Houston market, to demonstrate industry knowledge and legal management skills, as well as possess international business acumen.
The Director will:

  • Model the core values of the firm of integrity, devotion to clients, and respect for the individual
  • Support the client development and recruiting efforts of the attorneys in the office
  • Develop and manage an office operations and facilitiesbudgets
  • Monitor staff workloads and profitability metrics across the office
  • Manage billing and collection goals for the office
  • Recruit, hire and assist with training for professional staff in the office, including on-boarding procedures for new hires
  • Evaluate and submit compensation recommendations for personnel in the office
  • Communicate technology needs or concerns with the IT Team
  • Create a maintenance program for office space and other assets with the Facilities Team
  • Supervise office staff, including addressing complaints and resolving problems
  • Handle other duties as assigned

Job Requirements: Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree preferred with ten or more years of related experience and/or training required, with substantive exposure to human resources, office administration, finance, and business operations.

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a working knowledge of various types of technology with advanced Microsoft Office skills and the ability to perform ea

Ref. No.: 2013