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Senior Manager, Legal Operations

Company: CDM Media
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

CDM Media sits at the intersection of the worlds biggest companies latest adoption of technology and the tech companies who work together to make "magic" into reality.
Our Live/Virtual Events, Digital Marketing Services, VIP Dinners, Custom event planning, marketing advisory services are aimed at servicing global brands such as AWS, IBM, Google, Microsoft, Okta, Salesforce with platforms to let tech execs (predominantly sales/marketing/exec personas) cut through the noise and get down to business with key prospects at large scale enterprises.
If you want to be a part of the fastest-growing sector of the global economy, on the cutting edge of the next wave of game-changing technologies and spend your days speaking to the most successful and brilliant executives in their fields, you've come to the right place.
Working in direct support of the Leadership team, the Senior Manager, Legal Operations will help execute CDM Media's legal strategic roadmap and drive continuous improvement. The ideal candidate must have flexibility to adapt to changing priorities, business drivers and organizational needs. We are seeking a results-oriented professional with effective execution skills the ability to operate autonomously in a fast-paced environment and work proactively with various teams across CDM Media, including IT, HR, Sales, Marketing and Finance.
Key Areas of Focus:
Tools, Technology, and Processes

  • Responsible for development, implementation and enhancement of department processes, systems and tools.
  • Support and drive departmental initiatives and the use of technologies to increase efficiencies.
  • Develop an electronic filing system with all company contracts and other important documents.
    -Operational Excellence
    • Help translate the legal team goals and priorities into strategic plan. Work with members of the team to drive, track, and report progress.
    • Assist Leadership team with day-to-day department operations, including reporting, dash-boarding, budgeting, and financial management. Prepares reports and presentations for executive meetings.
    • Assist Leadership team with operating budget planning and management.
    • Ensure cross-functional alignment. Create and drive relationships with other key company functions, such as HR, IT, Finance, Marketing, Sales. -Identifies dependencies and facilitates collaboration with cross functional teams.
    • Assist with collection and assessment of benchmarks/metrics/KPIs.
    • Coordinate communication and development program for the legal department as well as managing and developing legal training program.
      -Outside Counsel and Vendor Management
      • Design, implement, and manage a comprehensive external legal resource management program that includes managed services, vendors, and law firms.
      • The program should include tools, policies and processes for outside counsel expenses.
      • Design with appropriate, disciplined tools and management processes
        • 5+ years working in a in-house legal department with responsibility over operational issues.
        • Strong background with deal & contract negotiation in liaison with department heads.
        • Strong working knowledge of, and hands-on practical experience with, technology tools and applications typically used in Legal department settings
        • Strong project management skills - consistently completes projects on-time with great attention to detail.
        • Experience with strategic planning, budget management and reporting.
        • A genuine interest and ability to connect with, build and maintain relationships with people at all levels and across organizational and geographic boundaries.
        • Experience developing strategic or departmental planning materials that required consensus gathering from multiple constituents. -Strong business partnering skills.
        • An ownership mentality - sees tasks through to completion. -Goes the extra step to proactively seek out answers to problems that may fall outside his/her area of expertise.
        • Ability to synthetize information and present key data points in reports and viewgraphs.
        • Confidence in dealing with other departments, outside representatives and upper management.
        • Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize tasks and work within deadlines with little supervision in a fast pace environment.
        • Effective written and verbal communication skills, facilitating clear and open communication at all levels of the organization.
        • Can do attitude. Good Sense of Humor
        • Strong computer skills required, including MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
        • Strong work ethic.
          CDM Media offers you:
          Competitive salaryHealth/dental insuranceUp to 25 days paid personal vacation each year401(k) planSummer holiday hoursLife and disability insuranceGreat team environmentA Family First CultureFriendly, fun and and collaborative environment
          CDM Media is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. CDM Media is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Keywords: CDM Media, Scottsdale , Senior Manager, Legal Operations, Accounting, Auditing , Scottsdale, Arizona

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