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Deloitte Manager - Contract Lifecycle Management - Advisory Legal Business Services in Chicago, Illinois

Legal Business Services - Manager - Contract Lifecycle Management

Deloitte Discovery's Legal Business Services (LBS) teams provide a comprehensive suite of legal management consulting, information governance, contract lifecycle management, and technology-enabled services to our clients. Our professionals bring domain knowledge, industry experience, and technology capabilities to provide strategic, proactive approaches to support the future of legal departments and related functions.

Deloitte Discovery's U.S. operations is comprised of the following services:

  • Legal Business Services

  • Data Remediation

  • eDiscovery Services

    Work you'll do

    As a Manager in Legal Business Services supporting our Contract Lifecycle Management practice, you will lead a team of experienced professionals to help clients transform and efficiently manage all aspects of the contract lifecycle, leveraging artificial intelligence, machine learning and other technologies. You will contribute directly to delivering first class consultative services to our clients, and your support of the engagement lifecycle will include engagement leadership, sales and pursuit support, eminence, legal management consulting, legal process assessment, solution design, service delivery, and coaching and mentoring junior practitioners.

    Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Manage delivery of large, complex or multiple smaller simultaneous client engagements

  • Organize and deliver services on a cross-section of complex projects

  • Responsible for the development of business and vendor relationships

  • Manage pursuit teams focused on new opportunities and manage /deliver aspects of the proposal development process

  • Responsible for project(s) financials including development of financial plans

  • Manage day-to-day interactions with clients and Deloitte team

  • Establish relationships in strategic client positions; lead, and facilitate these relationships

  • Display both breadth and depth of knowledge regarding functional and technical issues

  • Provide counselling/coaching, leadership and support for delivery teams and staff

  • Actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities providing input and guidance into the staffing process



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or other Business-related field

  • 6+ years of Forensic, Investigative, and/or Discovery industry related experience

  • 2+ years in a technical or functional lead role

  • Experience mentoring and coaching others

  • Proven leadership skills demonstrating strong judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities

  • Experience managing mid-level client relationships

  • Experience presenting to clients or other decision makers to present and sell ideas to various audiences (technical and non-technical)

  • Pre-sales, proposal, and RFP experience

  • Proven track record of consistently attaining managed revenue targets as well as achieving quarterly or yearly sales objectives for new business

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain required clearance for this role

  • Experience in 1 or more of the following technologies:

  • Contract Lifecycle Management and Extraction: Kira Systems, Seal Software, Eigen, Exari, Icertis, Apttus, Oracle, SAP Ariba,

  • Proficiency with MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Project, Visio

  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available.

  • Travel up to 50% (While the ability to travel up to 50% is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice)


  • JD or MBA

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.