Global Head of Knowledge Management (VA49)

Department: Corporate
Location: London

This role will be based in a UK time zone.

We are seeking a Global Head of Knowledge Management to identify, manage and execute key knowledge initiatives for Carey Olsen and to work in collaboration with a range of knowledge and business support colleagues across all Carey Olsen offices.

Principal duties:

  • Work with the Knowledge Management Project Steering Group to develop a Knowledge Management (KM) strategy for Carey Olsen
  • Delivery and achievement of the plan’s objectives
  • Promote the contribution of know-how, and instigate processes to maximise contributions, and manage the administration of contributions to Carey Olsen’s KM system
  • Build cross-practice / cross-jurisdiction connections between Carey Olsen’s knowledge professionals globally
  • Identify innovative approaches to the improvement of service delivery in both technology and process
  • Liaise with legal technologists within Carey Olsen to develop knowledge work products to use in conjunction with legal technology, such as contract assembly software for precedent / template use
  • Promote the wider utilisation of knowledge, business development and innovation tools and processes across Carey Olsen

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of 4 to 6 years’ post-qualification experience as a practicing lawyer or PSL
  • Be admitted in a common law jurisdiction
  • Have direct senior level involvement in knowledge and innovation programmes
  • Have experience of managing the operational roll out of knowledge implementation projects at law firms
  • Be able to understand and promote connections between KM, training and business development

The role will require regular travel to other Carey Olsen offices.

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