The Project Manager (“PM”) will be responsible for the full lifecycle of all Information Technology projects. The PM will ensure all aspects of each project are within scope and budget, and completed on time. This role will work closely with the entire IT department as well as several members of Firm management to establish and implement best practices for project management. This position will report to the Director of IT Operations.
Define scope, build a comprehensive plan and manage budget of all projects.
Develop business requirements, objectives and best practices to ensure project success.
Monitor and track progress, resolve issues, and identify and mitigate risks on all deliverables.
Manage project team performance and accountability by assessing utilization of resources, and ensuring direction of each project is on schedule.
Collaborate with department management to discuss pipeline of projects as well as both short-term and long-term department goals.
Manage changes that affect the project timeline, costs and other factors.
Create and maintain project documentation with the IT team including estimates, status updates and project completion paperwork.
Deliver progress reports to management and others within the firm, when needed.
Facilitate project meetings and post-project debrief meetings.
Analyze all project performance to ensure it adheres to best practices.
Assume additional responsibilities as requested.
Bachelor’s degree required. Certifications in PMP, CAPM, etc. preferred.
10+ years of project management experience within a legal or professional services organization required.
Must have experience leading projects and a solid understanding of all stages in a project lifecycle.
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to influence others.
Ability to function in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment, prioritize multiple projects on a daily basis, and adjust to shifting priorities.
Strong planning, project management and organizational skills.
Strong sense of urgency and a high-energy level.
Facility analyzing, working with and presenting data.
Ability to collaborate and gain the respect, trust, and confidence of the Firm’s attorneys and professional staff.
Possess a “hands-on” tactical approach.
Creative and proactive approach to problem solving.
Facilitate teamwork and identify opportunities to develop new processes/infrastructure.
Demonstrated ability to grasp and implement new concepts quickly.
Strong analytical abilities, resourcefulness, and attention to detail.
Proven leadership and management abilities.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team with a proactive and positive style that fosters collaborative working relationships.
Outstanding sense of customer service, with demonstrated ability to instill this in others.
Deep personal commitment to integrity, excellent judgment, and the highest standards of ethics.
Must display the highest level of diplomacy, tact and discretion, with comfort in handling and maintaining confidential information.
Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to quickly get up to speed and master new applications and software is critical.
This job description is a general description of the types of responsibilities that are required of an individual in this job. It is not intended to be a complete list of the responsibilities, duties and skills that may be required for this job.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. is a general practice, full service Am Law 100 law firm employing approximately 500 attorneys serving clients worldwide. We are headquartered at One Financial Center in Boston’s Financial District and have additional US offices in Los Angeles, New York City, San Diego, San Francisco, and Washington, DC, as well as an office in London and a strong international practice.
Mintz was founded in 1933 by Haskell Cohn and Benjamin Levin. The firm’s Managing Member is Robert I. Bodian. Our collaborative attorneys work within four core practice areas — Transactional, Intellectual Property, Litigation & Investigations, and Regulatory & Advisory – and combine legal, business, and industry insight to provide exceptional legal strategies for clients in a variety of industries.