Innovation Manager

London, England
Up to £70000.00 per annum + Bonus Pension Healthcare
12 Feb 2019
19 Feb 2019
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Contract Type
Full Time

Innovation Manager- London- £70000

Team Structure

This is an opportunity to join a team which was created in Jan 2018, this will be the third hire into this strategically important team

Although the team is small, it calls on resources from other teams across the business services and wider business to deliver projects

The team has a global remit, with a primary focus on improving or enhancing the revenue generating activates undertaken by the Lawyers

Purpose of the Role

To Deliver Innovation projects which can be process, technology or operating model related (often a combination of two or more) and to play a key part in the cultural shift required for the team to have a scalable impact on the way the firm operates. This roles focus is to deliver business change, Stakeholder and change management experience are at least as important as the technical skills

Specific Accountabilities

The primary focus of this role will be on successful project delivery. These types of projects Include

  • Process Improvement projects following a best in class methodology
  • Supporting technology implementation projects- support with technical SMEs
  • Supporting and advising lawyers on the development of process and technology for large complex transactions

The nature of the projects will evolve with time, but the initial focus of the role will be primarily the delivery of process improvement projects

The secondary focus of the role will be supporting the change management process necessary to fully realise the benefits from emerging tech and ways of working

Ideal Candidate

  • Demonstrate strong emotional intelligence, and have experience of working with project stakeholders with different wants and needs to achieve project success
  • Be able to quickly establish relationships with project teams and sponsors
  • Be comfortable with ambiguity, and able to provide structure and logic to complex or unclear situations
  • Have strong communication and presentation skills and be comfortable
  • Be self-motivated and work independently on one piece of work, and successfully lead a team on the next
  • An understanding of the changing Legal services environment and the key drivers behind those changes
  • Experience of working with an external IT solution providers, throughout a complete project lifecycle
  • Experience of training and coaching
  • Prince 2, PMI or Similar

The role is being represented by Annapurna on behalf of the client, please send CV's through to

Innovation Manager- London- £70000