Project Manager

Less than 5 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
Virtual / Travel
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18

OVERVIEW

The project manager prescribes and manages our clients’ total Modus experience. This seasoned litigation support professional is responsible for promoting and ensuring the effective use of the Modus litigation support technologies including proprietary platforms and industry standard software suites.  Specifically, Modus seeks to employ individuals with long term, detailed, and first-hand knowledge of the software applications and workflows used within Forensic Data Acquisition, eDiscovery Processing, and Litigation Database Hosting. The Project Manager is a member of the Client Services department.

The Project Manager is responsible for ensuring client requirements are defined and met throughout the project. In addition, he or she will be expected to mentor and lead teammates on cases, participate as a case team member, and participate with Modus leadership in departmental development initiatives.

RESPONSIBILTIES

The Project Manager will make recommendations to law firms and corporations for case support strategies; provide litigation support and discovery approaches and budgets; interface with and manage third-party technology vendors; clearly document all project requirements for the operations teams; and coordinate the initiation, planning, and execution of each phase of a project’s lifecycle. The Project Manager is responsible for ensuring client requirements are defined and met throughout the project. In addition, he or she will be expected to mentor and lead teammates on cases, participate as a case team member, and participate with Modus leadership in departmental development initiatives. Other responsibilties include:

  • Advise attorneys and litigation support staff on the appropriate level and nature of Modus involvement, specifically relating to document and information management from discovery to production. Serve as project leader on assigned cases
  • Develop cost-effective solutions for the collection and processing of hardcopy documents and digital content collection, organization, processing, review, distribution and production in connection with litigation matters
  • Ensure that all case content and document management functions are performed to meet the needs of the case teams. Coordinate internal and external case teams to ensure the accurate, timely, and efficient management of document collection, processing, review, and production
  • Participate in the career and skill development of Modus staff, specifically within the Application support role
  • Coordinate with consultants, third-party vendors, and Modus engineers to ensure proper delivery of services to case teams. Identify, track, and provide recommendations regarding new legal technologies and related processes
  • Manage multiple concurrent electronic and paper discovery projects from project win to completion
  • Implement appropriate quality, accuracy, and completion control measures on all project deliverables
  • Perform other duties as directed by Modus or Client Services management

QUALIFICATIONS

  • In-depth understanding of the litigation process and common litigation support and discovery and e-discovery management procedures and concepts
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written)
  • Extremely Organized
  • Very technical
  • Significant experience and excellent facility with MS Office and the various common litigation support database software tools
  • At least 2 years’ experience in the litigation support, practice support, or paralegal area of an AMLAW 200 law firm or legal technology service provider
  • At least 2 years in a senior analyst or project management role
  • Technical aptitude and the ability to learn and adjust to rapidly changing environment
  • Willingness to undertake occasional travel as cases or initiatives require
  • Significant experience processing data for litigation support databases
  • Significant Relativity experience
  • Experience running large analytics projects
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