eDiscovery Project Manager

Job Title: eDiscovery Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-09-19
Reference: 043310512
Contact Name: Lucy Oliver
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 19, 2019 16:22

Job Description

The Firm

An extremely successful international law firm, are looking for an eDiscovery Project Manager to join their team in Central Bristol only a stone's throw from Temple Meads & on all major bus routes. You will be working Full Time & receive a salary circa £24,000 - £30,000 per annum (depending on experience) pro rata + amazing benefits.

The client offer amazing company benefits; stylish offices, life assurance, income protection, group personal pension, childcare vouchers, season ticket loan (travel), mortgage advice, private medical insurance, ride2work, gym flex and holiday flex amongst others!

The Job
Our client requires an experienced and competent eDiscovery project manager to join their team. Working alongside other project managers, you will provide lawyers with clear, accessible support throughout all stages of the EDRM, advising as to the most efficient and cost-effective solutions, and contributing to the development of the eDiscovery practice.
You will have the opportunity to develop your career in this fast-growing and ever-changing area of the legal sector. We provide team members with ongoing training, from our own experts and suppliers and via external programmes to help you stay at the forefront of change.

Main duties include:

- Early engagement with legal teams around eDiscovery requirements, advising on appropriate solutions and setting up suitable workspaces on hosted platforms.
- Management and manipulation of electronic documentation in accordance with client instructions
- Ongoing proactive communication with the legal team, patiently managing expectations around timing and cost, offering alternative solutions and making reasoned recommendations
- Constantly juggling multiple demands within tight timeframes, solving problems effectively under pressure,
- Troubleshooting technical issues throughout the project lifecycle
- Delivering high quality and timely output to internal and external clients
- Working on multiple eDiscovery projects of varying complexity on a range of platforms, such as Relativity and Axcelerate. (Our proprietary solutions are built on Relativity)
- Being a team player. Working with the team towards an environment of constant improvement: enthusiastically sharing with and helping others; and taking responsibility for aspects of team development, such as intranet pages, training and induction, process improvement, particular technologies etc.

Ideal Candidate

- Bright and engaged, with willingness to learn and use initiative

- Prior experience of managing eDiscovery projects is essential

- Practical understanding of the EDRM, discovery and review processes

- Well organised, able to prioritise effectively in order to deliver against internal and external client targets and to work well under pressure

- Demonstrates initiative; creative in recognising and explaining potential solutions

- An aptitude for using and adapting technology to optimise efficiency

- A highly effective communicator - both written and oral

- Flexible - in approach, working hours, and priority management

Hopefully the above has ticked all of your boxes, in which case, please click on apply or send your CV to