Project Manager — Records Retention

– Partnering with Legal staff to define, document and redesign policies
and procedures; conduct benchmark studies, identify gaps in processes, and
monitor action plans
– Managing Legal applications, including coordination with Legal
Technology, defect tracking, enhancement prioritization, business
requirements, User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and data governance
– Providing operational support across Legal, including real estate
management, support for key applications, intranet management, end-user
technology management, legal research, publication subscription management,
SharePoint development and maintenance, employee on-boarding and
– This position encompasses opportunities to develop and deliver
strategic record retention solutions in pursuit of best-in-class legal
practices and to continuously drive and influence positive change
throughout the Legal Department, globally. This role is part of the Legal
Practices team


– Draft retention procedures and guidelines
– Escalate timeline and program risks as necessary
– Communicate strategy through multiple channels
– Coordinate effort with Record Coordinators, Controls, Legal Technology
etc teams
– Conduct working sessions to define integrations with relevant legal
systems and reporting needs
– Manage record retention departmental initiatives end-to-end, including
key stakeholder identification and establishing governance
– Where needed, assist in the drafting and development of technical
business requirements for initiatives
– Develop and drive enhancements to selected training materials


– Bachelor’s degree
– Ten+ years consulting or legal industry experience, ideally with an
external law firm or in-house legal function (with a focus on legal
operations), policy/process development or a combination thereof
– In-depth understanding of legal processes and practices preferred
– Excellent communication and presentation skills, comfortable working
with senior business partners and presenting to a senior audience
– Strong project management skills; must be able to manage multiple
projects concurrently
– Enthusiastic, self-motivated, strong interest in learning, effective
under pressure and willing to take personal responsibility/accountability
– Expert knowledge of MS PowerPoint and MS Word

*Julie Covington*
Senior Talent Acquisition Manager
*Newbold Advisors*
Office: 281-324-3244 <(281)%20324-3244>
*Newbold Advisors – Experience, Applied!*

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