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Director of Digital Workplace Technology

JR-1103 Requisition #
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Key Requirements


Desired experience, knowledge and qualifications:

  • Experience in a similar leadership role with a strong track  record of team management or function ideally within a professional services organisation.
  • In-depth understanding of a partnership environment and culture. Must be able to operate as an effective change agent.
  • Strong leadership experience; you will have experience in leading, managing and coaching high performing teams.
  • Experience of championing digital workforce productivity/technology and driving initiatives on it's adoption.  
  • Experience of and knowledge relating to all areas of the operational and financial running of a particular function.  Including financial planning where budgeting is advantageous.
  • Beneficial to have exposure to technologies applicable for Lawyer Productivity applications and understanding the needs of the Lawyer and Business Services community in relation to accessing knowledge.
  • Strong ability to develop trusted network within organisation amongst global peer group and senior stakeholders in a matrixed environment.
  • Commercial operational experience – understanding and experience of working on projects across a matrixed organisation  and multiple locations.
Strategic thinking:
  • Demonstrate ability to operate as an effective change agent, identifying initiatives and their implementation within a partnership environment.
  • Able to deliver assured strategic advice within the specialism of digital workplace productivity  technology.
  • Solution orientated with a proactive/forward-thinking approach.
  • Able to set challenging but realisable strategic goals.

Communication and presentation skills:

  • Excellent communication skills with proven experience of building and managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • The ability to work effectively and co-operatively with senior stakeholders, across borders and in a matrixed organisation, is vital.
  • An accomplished presenter, with the ability to synthesise and summarize the salient points of a project or initiative;
  • Strong listening skills and the intellectual rigour and insight to be credible with groups of partners.
  • Strong ability to understand and influence technical audiences whilst also articulating concepts and ideas to non-technical and sometimes stakeholders.
  • Ability to drive collaboration and influencing teams in other functions across the global network.

Organisation and time management skills:

  • Highly organised and structured approach to tasks; whilst able to balance long term and short term priorities.
  • Capability to prioritise and manage both proactive and reactive tasks and requirements.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time with different internal and external stakeholders, making pragmatic and practical decisions about how initiatives should be implemented.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and excellent time management skills including exceptional skills in supporting team members and delegating effectively;
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Equal Opportunities

At Clifford Chance we understand that our true asset is our people. We believe that each and every one of us should experience an equality of opportunity and an equality of experience here. We are always working to develop and deliver the best and most innovative approaches to make that happen. Inclusion is good for our team and their families, our Firm and society.

We are therefore committed to treating all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their gender, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, national or ethnic origin, social or economic background, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation, or age. 

This applies to recruitment and selection, terms and conditions of employment including pay, promotion, training, transfer and every other aspect of employment.

The Firm will regularly review its procedures and selection criteria to ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and otherwise treated according to their relevant individual abilities and merits. We have a number of initiatives and networks that support our aspiration to be the Global Law Firm of choice. These include our LGBT, Gender Parity, Ethnicity and Disability networks.


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