Technical Consultant & Project Manager

Traveling Coaches is looking for passionate Technology Consultant And Project Manager to join our winning team! As a technology consultant at Traveling Coaches, you will advise businesses on information technology to support business goals and profitability. Do you possess the following skills?

 JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ability to facilitate discussions with organization leadership and decision makers

  • Understanding of change management principles ' concepts PM Principal Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of the project life cycle from initiation to closure.

  • Facilitate strategic discussions and deliver targeted business objectives of projects.

  • Work with business users and subject matter experts to gather requirements through interviews, focus groups, and other information-gathering methods.

  • Develop detailed business user requirements, system documentation and workflow procedures.

  • Possess strong understanding in the areas of Microsoft Office and document management systems as they relate to the legal industry.

  • Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.

  • Identify and secure appropriate project resources.

  • Work with all project stakeholders, process owners, application and data architects, testers, developers, etc., in support of the project deliverables.

  • Define, develop and implement quality assurance practices and procedures, end user test plans, and other QA assessments.

  • Facilitate regular project status meetings, document meeting minutes and follow-up on all action items as required.

  • Facilitate and obtain timely review and sign off on all deliverables.

  • Facilitate project transitions and lessons learned discussions.

  • Maintain awareness of new and emerging technologies and their potential application to client engagements.

  • Continually seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction

  • Plan and implement large IT projects

  • Direct and lead the work of technical staff

  • Evaluate new IT strategies and procedures

  • Ensure deadlines and cost targets are met

  • Maintain required project documentation

  • Serve as a liaison between business and technical aspects of projects


CHARACTERISTICS

  • Analytical skills – technology consultants analyze an organization’s current technologies and needs to make recommendations and provide guidance, so they should have strong assessment and analysis skills

  • Business strategy – to successfully guide IT decision-making, technology analysts also need a strong sense of business strategy and a high level of familiarity with their client’s goals and objectives

  • Market expertise – technology consultants should also understand their clients’ industries and be able to identify ways that technology can impact market share and create a competitive edge

  • Problem-solving skills – technology consultants should be exceptional problem-solvers, able to assess a client’s current shortfalls and devise creative and technical solutions to address these issues

  • Team coordination – in this role, technology consultants work closely with CIOs, CTOs, and IT departments to implement new technologies, so effective team collaboration is vital

  • Communication skills – technology consultants should also be strong written and verbal communicators since they interact with personnel throughout their clients’ organizations and frequently work with technology vendors

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors degree preferred

  • Experience working with Law Firms a plus

  • Technical understanding of configuration consideration for:

    • Office 2016

    • Office 2019

    • Office 365 Pro Plus

  • Ability to facilitate discussion with organization leadership and decision makers

  • Understanding of change management principles and concepts Previous experience in information technology or other related fields

  • Strong project management skills

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Deadline and detail-oriented

  • Strong leadership qualities

 YOUR COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Competitive base salary

  • Health, dental, vision short and long term disability insurance

  • Employer matching retirement plan

  • Flex Plan for medical and childcare expense savings

 About Traveling Coaches

 Traveling Coaches is the legal industry’s foremost partner for learning and development and the first company to win Thought Leader of the Year, Consultant of the Year, and Innovative Solution Provider by the International Legal Technology Association. Traveling Coaches knows our people are the most important ingredient of our success. As home to many of the most respected thought leaders in the industry, our medley of educators, consultants, security specialists, account executives, administrators, learning developers and project managers are the perfect recipe.

 Since 1995, we have partnered with over 1,000 law firms and corporate legal departments, including UK Magic Circle firms and 87 of the Am Law 100, to increase return on investments through our proven change management and user experience programs. We work with firms of all sizes and geographies offering innovative solutions such as our award-winning OnGuard Security Awareness Program; revolutionary LegalMind Learning Solution; transformative Springboard Elevated Learning Program; and world-class training and change management services.