Consultant, Legal Management Consulting

Tax | Legal Business Services
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Position Summary

Consultant, Legal Management Consulting  

Today’s world requires a new approach to the delivery of legal services. Now more than ever, legal departments are having to address the challenge of dealing with increasing complexity and demand with the same or fewer resources. Sitting within Deloitte’s Legal Business Services, our Legal Management Consulting (LMC) business is looking for team members to deliver high-quality consulting and solutioning services in a dynamic and growing marketplace. Are you a high-performing consultant and would you like to work with teams of experts and global legal departments at the very cutting edge of digital legal and contracting transformation and legal operations enablement?

Work you’ll do

As Consultant, you will play a key role as part of a growing multi-disciplinary consulting team. You will have an entrepreneurial mindset and will help to develop and deliver best in class consultancy services in a dynamic environment.

Assignments will cover the full spectrum of legal department and/or contracts consulting services including strategic operating model assessment and redesign, process re-engineering, spend and cost optimization, right-sourcing, technology selection, acquisition and adoption, developing metrics and KPIs, and identification of opportunities for efficiency improvements and optimization in legal department and contracting processes.

This is a unique opportunity for you to join the team as it expands and help position Deloitte LMC as the clear market leader.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Primarily focusing on the delivery of client work that will successfully fulfil and exceed client expectations and deliver engagement and program objectives.
  • Working as part of a team of specialists providing consulting services to major clients on legal and contracting transformation, you will quickly develop your industry knowledge and expertise.
  • Supporting communication within project teams and with client stakeholders, maintaining and developing relationships at appropriate levels.
  • Working effectively as part of diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognized for their contribution.
  • Supporting the maintenance of existing service offerings and contributing to the development of new services that anticipate and meet future client needs.

The Team 

Today’s world requires a new approach to the delivery of legal services. Now more than ever, legal departments are having to address the challenge of dealing with increasing complexity and demand with the same or fewer resources. The Deloitte LBS team works with legal departments and contracting teams to help them rethink their operating models, achieve greater efficiencies and increase the value they deliver back to their business stakeholders. We aim to disrupt the legal market and we need highly motivated and talented individuals to help us achieve this goal. Learn more about Deloitte Tax 

Qualifications 

Required 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, law, technology, operations, finance, accounting (or related field)
  • 1+ year(s) of experience supporting legal department and/or contracting change and transformation projects, either as an external consultant or internal change agent.  
  • Hands on experience in a wide range of methodologies and project types that may include organizational assessments, strategy reviews, process reengineering and technology implementations
  • Experience with an in-house legal department and/or contract management team
  • Experience with MS Office and the analysis and presentation of data
  • Travel up to 50% (While 50% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.)
  • One of the following Accreditations obtained, or in process, or must be able/willing to obtain: (please note these accreditations are only applicable for this role; a different accreditation may be needed for other roles within the organization):
    • PMP (Project Management Certification)
    • Six Sigma (Black Belt)
    • Six Sigma (Green Belt)
    • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (Project Management Institute-ACP)
    • Certified Change Management Professional (CCMP)
    • Licensed Attorney (or their foreign equivalents)
    • Licensed CPA in state of practice/primary office
    • A relevant industry certification
  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available. 

Preferred 

  • Advanced Degrees in law, accounting, business, economics, technology, operations or finance (or related fields)
  • Previous legal tax experience
  • Experience with program and change management skills, with an understanding of project profitability and budget management an asset  

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Our people and culture

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Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Learn more about our commitment to developing our people.


As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Tax LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting.

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