Business Manager – Disputes Resolution


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Categoría: Otros

Nivel: Empleado

Publicada hace 21 días

Jornada completa

Experiencia mínima: 3 Años

Nº de vacantes: 1

Salario Mínimo: 40000 € (Bruto/año)

Salario Máximo: 70000 € (Bruto/año)

Business Manager – Disputes Resolution

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From MC headhunting we are looking for a Business Manager - Disputes Resolution for an International firm law:

Role purpose
To lead and coordinate business operations for the Disputes Resolution Practice Group within EMEA with the aim of driving and enhancing practice performance in line with the global practice strategy and the overall strategy of the Firm. The Practice Group comprises core Commercial litigation, International Arbitration and Investigations, Compliance and Ethics...
Main responsibilities:
• Advise and support the Associate Director of Business Management and the Practice Group Leader on strategic, business, and operational matters across the EMEA+ Alliance.
• Develop, update and monitor the business plan of the practice and help set and manage the budget proactively to ensure effective implementation of the Firm strategy.
• Drive improvements in operational and financial performance by monitoring and analysing key performance indicators at practice and service line level, ensuring alignment with planned targets (including cost management, working capital, staffing, and margin contribution)
• Ensure cross-practice and cross-functional initiatives implementation at the Practice Group level and coordinate resources from other Professional & Business Services (PBS) functions supporting the same Practice Group to ensure proper coverage and effective strategy execution.
• Formulate and operationalize strategic initiatives leveraging our geographic, industry, and client reach, with a clear view to building market presence and generating revenue.
• Capture efficiency and innovation opportunities for the main service lines by leading and participating in initiatives, aligned within the global practice and with other Practice Groups.
• Ensure appropriate resourcing model, headcount planning, staffing, and talent pipeline (including training and performance management) leveraging support from, and in coordination with, other PBS functions.
• Coordinate interactions with Industry Groups making sure that go-to market and service delivery is appropriate for clients in those sectors.
• Monitor and ensure effective implementation of client and business development plans leveraging support from other PBS functions.
• Coordinate internal Practice Group engagement activities and meetings fostering positive and open communication.
• Leverage services provided by shared service centres and specialist functions within the PBS organization to drive excellence and efficiency.
• Lead and participate in projects for the practice.

Travel requirements
This role requires regional travel to join in-person Practice Group meetings, some of the regional and annual meetings and other internal and external events related to the Practice Group.

About the team:
The Firm's Operations function works closely with our Partners and fee earners to deliver comprehensive, high-quality, and high-value services to our clients. It is geared toward improving operational and financial performance, and constantly rethinking the services we offer, as well as developing new innovative solutions and platforms. The core teams within Operations are:
• Practice Operations / Practice Business Managers.
• Pricing Strategy
• Service Design The Business Management team works together with Practice Group leaders and steering committees to develop strategy and manage business operations.
• Ensures cross-practice, cross-industry, and cross-functional alignment, to achieve proper coverage and effective strategy execution.
• Drives improvement of operational and financial performance, identifying opportunities to enhance the service offering.

You will report to
Associate Director Business Manager, Disputes Resolution
Your direct reports, if any N/A Key relationships.
• EMEA+ Disputes Resolution Local Practice Heads.
• Business Managers covering other Practice Groups.
• Business Managers covering the same Practice Group in this and other regions.
• Director of Practice Management covering the same Practice Group.
• In-Market Business Partners from other PBS functions providing support to the same Practice Group.
• Specialist functions and Shared Service Centers within PBS


About the candidate
Technical skills, qualifications and experience
• Relevant undergraduate degree required.
• Good professional management experience in a global setting, ideally in a professional services environment.
• Proficiency in law firm operations, legal accounting, and finance.
• Proficiency in using MS Office applications, including PowerPoint and advanced functions of Excel.
• An understanding of the elements of law firm profitability at practice group, service line, client, matter, and attorney level.
• Strong business sense and good judgment in problem-solving.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills. Effective communication at all organizational levels.
• Experience with business management, including an understanding of the challenges of operating in different markets regionally.
• Ability to manage multiple complex operations with continual attention to detail (including accuracy with numbers).
• Experience conducting complex qualitative and quantitative analysis, interpreting results, and suggesting action plans.
• Experience coordinating people in different locations and cultures.
• Ability to work effectively in informal teams and collaborate cross practice and cross-function in a global organization.
Personal qualities
• These personal qualities represent the shared characteristics of high performers across the firm, regardless of job level and location. Know-how.
• Demonstrates the ability to identify the real issue, and to anticipate requirements and potential consequences; distills a range of possibilities by thinking in a considered, prudent manner.
• Has a capacity to take on new ideas and develop knowledge and think holistically about business and address media, analyst, employee, and client audiences.
• Able to move through a variety of tasks requiring different approaches, knowledge, and expertise, with the agility of mind and capacity for analysis and synthesis Dedication.
• Driven by a strong personal sense of integrity and upholds exemplary quality standards Prepares thoroughly, takes responsibility, uses initiative, and is self-reliant to ensure work progresses to the fullest extent possible.
• Hardworking and diligent with a keen understanding of client demands.
• Demonstrates composure when dealing with difficult situations.
Personal Impact
• Uses complex, coordinated influencing/negotiation strategies, adapted to people, organizations, and/or the situation, e.g. networks.
• Leverages direct reports to facilitate increased collaboration across the organization.
• Builds partnerships based on a common agreement that acknowledges individual differences but creates a new commonality beyond root belief large-scale.
• Creates a positive impression at all times; develops relationships through collaboration and reciprocity.
• Negotiates to achieve mutually satisfactory outcome; shows good judgment on when to stand strong and when to compromise.
• Invests in, nurtures, and builds a network of productive relationships.

• Respectful to others, regardless of their position, and earns the respect of others by being transparent.
• Has care and concern for others and a genuine interest in others as people.
• Treats delicate or confidential issues with discretion

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