Lead DMS Consultant

Hands-on consultant to build a DMS practice and direct supporting resources with expertise in client file management and DMS matter centric solutions for law firms and corporate legal departments.
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We are looking for an experienced legal industry professional to take advantage of the opportunity to join the UK office of a technology consulting and implementation firm that works with the world’s leading law firms and corporate legal departments to deliver strategic technology solutions. The company works on delivering candid, unbiased recommendations on the technologies that will best serve the specific strategic needs of their clients’ firms and help them implement these effortlessly. 

 

In this role you will be a hands-on consultant helping to build the DMS practice and direct supporting resources with expertise in client file management and DMS matter centric solutions for law firms and corporate legal departments.

 

Responsibilities in the role

  • Assisting clients with the design & implementation of DMS systems along with other technologies, specializing in iManage Matter Centric deployments
  • Maintaining a high level of technical expertise, industry- knowledge and professional disposition
  • Designing, documenting, implementing, deploying, and, when applicable, managing implementations of DMS systems
  • Evaluating existing DMS implementations and developing recommendations for problem resolution, enhancement, and tuning; presenting recommendations to client’s management, administrative and/or technical staff
  • Developing, maintaining, and managing against project plans, implementation timelines, and application distribution schedules
  • Developing and refining existing design and implementation methodologies
  • Define, document and implement best practices for the DMS practice group
  • Maintain and develop vendor relationships specific to the DMS practice area
  • Maintain current and ongoing knowledge and certifications with appropriate training opportunities
  • Mentor and coach members of the team within the DMS  group on individual projects and best practices
  • Maintain a high level of subject matter and technical expertise as well as industry trends and knowledge with appropriate training and professional development plans


The ideal candidate

  • Has law firm and law firm consulting experience
  • Experienced in the analysis, design, implementation, administration, and support of electronic document management systems, with a history of matter centric design
  • Confident working with Microsoft SQL Server databases
  • Experience with complex, large-scale implementations and product rollouts
  • Experience in the integration of desktop applications with document management systems
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office suite applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Understanding of legal word processing functions and associated work flow
  • Experience in the analysis, design, implementation, and administration of Microsoft NT Server-based networks
  • Understanding of the business of law firms, including risk management issues facing firms
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills as well as presentation experience
  • Exceptional attitude and work ethic
  • Professional image, personality and demeanor
  • Proven desire and ability to multitask and meet deadlines

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Novum Global is a worldwide specialist in the legal sector, opening up opportunities for legal technology businesses and law firms through advisory and talent acquisition and for candidates through finding long-term careers.

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