Senior CLM Consultant- Consulting (Remote)

  • Freelance
  • Remote

Elevate Services

Help us shape the future. Elevate Services is changing the way legal support services are delivered and we are looking for creative, innovative people who can help. If you are a client-focused professional who wants your creative and innovative ideas to make a difference, Elevate’s team of highly regarded legal service experts could be the right fit for you.

Role Description

The legal industry is changing and Elevate’s Management Consulting Group are already some of the most respected leaders in the sector delivering first class strategic advice in support of our client’s goals and aims. As Elevate expands, the Consulting Group is looking to hire an experienced Senior Contracts Consultant with excellent project, change management and process improvement skills. As a Senior Contracts Consultant at Elevate, you will work on strategic client engagements for FTSE100/Fortune 500 law departments and US top 100/ UK top 50 law firms.

You will work autonomously with clients on strategic contracts lifecycle operational improvement exercises working across legal, procurement and commercial areas to deliver strategic process improvement opportunities. As such you will be highly numerate with solid experience in strategic change in the contracts domain with exceptional stakeholder management skills. You will be client facing from day one, working with industry leading clients to directly impact ROI. As part of a young and growing business, you will have the opportunity to influence the strategic direction of our contracts Consulting practice and move quickly within the organization.

You Might be the Right Person If…
Are interested in joining a growing consulting practice with the ability to stand out and make a mark in transforming the contracts life-cycle of some of the largest corporations in the world.
You will have delivered operational contracts life-cycle improvements in a legal department, procurement or commercial team with experience of process re-engineering, alternative sourcing models and technology enabled change.
Have a robust training in consulting techniques, whether gained at a major consulting firm or at an in-house change team.
Enjoy a culture of rapid change.
You will be willing to travel for client assignments.
You will enjoy working in a fast moving company and are capable of forming strong relationships with colleagues all round the world.

Specific responsibilities include:
Delivering contract process improvement strategies to Fortune 500 corporate law department.
Working with lawyers, procurement and commercial teams to deliver changes.
Using your analytical skills to identify strategic improvement opportunities.
Implementing solutions to improve department and firm operations and improve ROI.
Supporting sales and helping to support the growth of Elevate’s Consulting practice.
Working as an ambassador for the company at all times and for change in the industry more broadly.

6+ years in a contracts life-cycle transformation role.
Prior consulting experience with a major consulting firm a plus.
Have autonomously led project delivery and project teams.
Large law department or law firm experience a plus.
Will have working knowledge of the end to end contract life-cycle.
Process re-engineering experience.
Business case development experience.
Solid consulting experience is key but could have come from legal or consulting background.

Technical Skills
Extensive familiarity with contract life-cycle management technologies.
Exceptional Excel and Microsoft Office skills.
Process mapping training.
Project management training.
Basic Visio.

JD and/or MBA is required.
Lean or Six Sigma certifications are a plus.
Minimum 25% travel required.

Elevate is the law company. We provide consulting, technology and services to law departments and law firms. Our global team of lawyers, engineers, consultants and business experts improve efficiency, quality and outcomes for customers worldwide. Elevate’s achievements and distinctions include:
Ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies two years in a row.
Ranked as a top Global Services Provider by Chambers & Partners three years in a row.
Lead Partner of the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards.

At Elevate we live our core values:

We Deliver. We are careful about the commitments we make to our customers and each other. We do what we say we will.
We Innovate. We celebrate creativity. We challenge the status quo and continuously ask ourselves, and each other how can we improve.
We Care. We listen to our customers’ needs and help them solve their business problems. Our work is a positive influence on our personal lives and the lives of our families.