The Legal Talent Coordinator is responsible for executing programming in support of the talent management function for lawyers for all US offices at Norton Rose Fulbright. In particular, the Coordinator’s focus will be in support of the firm’s resource management efforts, including non-partner attorney staffing, analysis, and reporting. The Coordinator will work with other members of the team to ensure those efforts improve productivity, facilitate skill development, and maximize utilization of resources, all in service of client needs. In addition to those responsibilities, the Coordinator will provide general support for other initiatives under the broad remit of the Legal Talent Management (LTM) team, including attorney evaluations, compensation, integration, and mentoring.
The position reports to the Legal Talent Managers and is a non-exempt position. Overtime and some travel may be required from time to time to facilitate job responsibilities. The position is located in Norton Rose Fulbright’s Houston office.
Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Help develop and implement work allocation systems to meet the needs of various lawyer constituencies at the firm.
Monitor utilization, create monthly reports, identify utilization trends, and troubleshoot productivity issues for all non-partner lawyers.
Respond to incoming staffing requests, identifying available resources and coordinating to meet the needs of the matter.
Assist in managing the first year associate program by overseeing work allocation and conducting productivity analyses to assess availability.
Communicate effectively and proactively with firm lawyers (partners and non-partners) on matters related to staffing.
Work closely with LTM team members to expand and tailor the parameters of LTM’s resource management expertise.
In addition to the above, it is expected that the Coordinator will also support the larger talent management operations at the firm. Specifically:
Aid in execution of non-partner lawyer year-end evaluation and compensation processes.
Support lawyer development through LTM’s integration and mentoring initiatives.
Provide insights in support of lawyer retention efforts.
Help facilitate firmwide programming, including NPAC and Away Days.
Complete other tasks in support of legal talent function at the firm.
Please note this job description does not cover or contain all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Skills and qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Minimum three (3) years’ professional work experience, preferably at a law firm or other professional services environment
Experience in Microsoft Excel required; advanced skills a plus
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to juggle tasks and complete work in a fast-paced environment
Strong instinct for collaboration and teamwork
Demonstrated client service skills
Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion, and maintain confidentiality
Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status