Job ID: 5381
Updated: Jul 21, 2020
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Category: Conflicts Docket/Records Mgmt
About Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.
Essential Job Functions
This position is responsible for training new team members on the conflicts search and analysis process and is expected to remain aware of the needs of the Firm and the Risk Management Department. The Conflicts Training Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day operations and delivery of the training program as it relates to the conflicts search and analysis process for business intake, new/lateral hire legal staff, and restructuring/debtor processes. The focus of the position will be delivering comprehensive, detailed, and consistent new team member training programs. The goal of the position is to ensure high quality of work product and exceptional customer service through the training and mentoring of new team members. This individual will work closely with new members of the Conflicts Department, including management, to customize and adapt the training and development of the new team members to meet the needs of the Firm and the individual. This position reports to the Conflicts Manager and is subject to all the same needs that may arise in aiding the Firm’s Office of the General Counsel, Risk Management, and the business intake and conflicts area in general.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Qualifications & Requirements
The ideal candidate will possess five to seven years of related experience, including conflicts searching or similar process management/risk management experience required. Must have the ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects at once while meeting deadlines and working in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision. Four year college degree required. Advanced degree, J.D. or M.B.A. preferred. Candidate must have strong organizational skills; must be multitasked with exceptional writing and oral communication skills; strict attention to detail; and possess strong interpersonal skills. Studies in areas directly applicable to the duties described above (e.g. business administration, project management, management, paralegal/legal assistant, finance) desirable but not required depending upon other professional and educational experience. Previous supervisory experience and demonstrated leadership abilities is a plus.
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