Deloitte Paraprofessional, Legal Business Services in New York, New York
Paraprofessional Legal Management Consulting
Today's world requires a new approach to the delivery of legal services. Now more than ever, legal departments are having to address the challenge of dealing with increasing complexity and demand with the same or fewer resources. Sitting within Deloitte's Legal Business Services, our Legal Management Consulting (LMC) business is looking for team members to deliver high-quality consulting and solutioning services in a dynamic and growing marketplace. Are you a high-performing paraprofessional and would you like to work with teams of experts and global legal departments at the very cutting edge of digital legal and contracting transformation and legal operations enablement?
Work you'll do
As Paraprofessional, you will play a key role as part of a growing multi-disciplinary consulting team. You will have an entrepreneurial mindset and will help to develop and deliver best in class consultancy services in a dynamic environment.
Assignments will cover the full spectrum of legal department and/or contracts consulting services including strategic operating model assessment and redesign, process re-engineering, spend and cost optimization, right-sourcing, technology selection, acquisition and adoption, developing metrics and KPIs, and identification of opportunities for efficiency improvements and optimization in legal department and contracting processes.
This is a unique opportunity for you to join the team as it expands and help position Deloitte LMC as the clear market leader.
Primarily focusing on the delivery of client work that will successfully fulfil and exceed client expectations and deliver engagement and program objectives.
Working as part of a team of specialists providing consulting services to major clients on legal and contracting transformation, you will quickly develop your industry knowledge and expertise.
Supporting communication within project teams and with client stakeholders, maintaining and developing relationships at appropriate levels.
Working effectively as part of diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognized for their contribution.
Supporting the maintenance of existing service offerings and contributing to the development of new services that anticipate and meet future client needs.
Today's world requires a new approach to the delivery of legal services. Now more than ever, legal departments are having to address the challenge of dealing with increasing complexity and demand with the same or fewer resources. The Deloitte LBS team works with legal departments and contracting teams to help them rethink their operating models, achieve greater efficiencies and increase the value they deliver back to their business stakeholders. We aim to disrupt the legal market and we need highly motivated and talented individuals to help us achieve this goal. Learn more about Deloitte Tax
Bachelor's degree in business, economics, law, technology, operations, finance, accounting (or related field)
1+ year(s) of experience supporting legal department and/or contracting change and transformation projects, either as an external consultant or internal change agent.
Hands on experience in a wide range of methodologies and project types that may include organizational assessments, strategy reviews, process reengineering and technology implementations
Experience with an in-house legal department and/or contract management team
Experience with MS Office and the analysis and presentation of data
Travel up to 50% (While 50% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.)
Limited immigration sponsorship may be available.
Advanced Degrees in law, accounting, business, economics, technology, operations or finance (or related fields)
Previous legal tax experience
Experience with program and change management skills, with an understanding of project profitability and budget management an asset
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.