We have an opening for a Temporary Knowledge & Innovation Project Assistant (approximately 8 months) who will be responsible for operational support for the creation, maintenance, and coordination of practice group and administrative department business process and technology innovation projects. This role will involve process improvement and solutions design, tool/systems implementations, gathering and communicating end user needs and generating/managing/delivering workable solutions through collaboration across all departments. This position can be based in any of our west coast offices.
Desired Skills & Qualifications:
Exemplary client service skills.
Superb communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills, including whiteboarding.
Self-motivated, "can do" attitude and the ability to work both in a team environment, as well as independently with minimal supervision.
Excellent organizational and project management skills, including record keeping, data collection and system information. Ability to compile and analyze data, and furnish concise, detailed information in written report format.
Strong cognitive intelligence; able to think creatively, pro-actively and adapt to a fast-paced changing environment.
Proficiency in MS Office required. SharePoint and Visio knowledge preferred.
Ability to learn new technology, tools, and platforms relatively quickly.
Ability to create concise documentation (enough information to tell the story, not too much that the narrative gets lost).
An understanding of the challenges affecting law firms and the changing legal services market and how legal work is delivered preferred.
Knowledge of legal technology and project managements tools and systems like SmartSheet, Sharepoint, Robotic Process Automation, Kira, Neota Logic preferred.
Reporting to the Innovation Manager, the qualified candidate will have 2-3 years' working experience in a professional services or law firm environment; project management or product development experience a plus. Bachelor's degree preferred.
To be fully considered for this position, please apply directly online: https://fenwick.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Fenwick_External_Careers/job/Mountain-View/Temporary-Knowledge---Innovation-Project-Assistant_R1189
Internal Number: R1189
About Fenwick & West, LLP
Fenwick & West is a top-tier law firm with an open and inclusive culture. With more than 300 attorneys and 400 employees in the Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Seattle and New York, we work with companies on the cutting edge of technology, life sciences and cleantech. For more than four decades, our Firm has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders. We are proud to have been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for the twelfth year.