Website Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
The Legal Personnel Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of Legal Personnel administration, including onboarding, associate relations and compensation.
- Manages the Legal Personnel Assistants, including work allocation of tasks and meeting weekly to review task lists and prioritizing deadlines;
- Participates in regular meetings to discuss various associate matters, associate engagement and policy enhancements;
- Consults with OGC regarding employee relations, various associate matters and policies;
- Manages the on-boarding process for new hires, including the on-boarding portal, conflicts clearance process, review and verification of background checks and transcripts and drafting of biographies;
- Shares responsibility in leading one-off orientation sessions for new hires with the Legal Personnel team members;
- Oversees completion of Firm surveys;
- Manages and maintains policy documentation;
- Oversees all salary and employment verifications;
- Shares responsibility of approving all associate expenses;
- Manages all aspects of the legal staff year-end compensation process;
- Conducts exit interviews with associates departing the Firm;
- Works closely with departmental leadership on various initiatives and programs addressing associate life;
- Collaborates with the Human Resources department as it relates to new on-boarding processes, policy changes or implementation of any new practices for managing personnel, as appropriate;
- Assists with recruiting efforts including, but not limited to, hospitality suites; and
- Performs other duties, as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree required;
- 5-10 years of Legal Personnel experience or applicable experience in a service industry firm;
- At least 2 years in a supervisory capacity preferred;
- Must have the ability to work and interact with attorneys at all levels and the ability to gain strong knowledge of the Firm, its culture, practices and policies;
- Excellent organization and communication skills, in addition to superior judgment;
- Proficiency in computer applications including Word, Excel, IBM Notes and other legal personnel (including PeopleSoft) software and the ability to learn and use recruiting applications built specifically for the Firm;
- Knowledge of viDesktop a plus;
- Ability to work well under pressure and coordinate several activities at one time;
- Capable of solving problems and meeting deadlines;
- Ability to deal discreetly with confidential information; and
- Ability to work additional hours, as needed.
This position is located in our New York office. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision care, 401(k), and health club privileges.
To apply for this position, please visit: Legal Personnel Manager in New York, New York | Careers at New York City (icims.com)