Director Of Administration Job Description

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The Director Of Administration serves as a central leader of office operational excellence, reporting to the Chief Operating Officer and working with firm and office leaders to ensure consistent delivery of best in class service to our firm and clients. The Director Of Administration provides leadership and oversight to the local office administrators and is responsible for ensuring operational effectiveness for our eight offices, serving as the point person for flow of information upstream to the COO and downstream to the MFAs (Managers of Facilities and Administration). The Director Of Administration provides oversight for real estate matters, including lease negotiations, facility design, construction, and contracts, and is a key stakeholder for vendor relationships.

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We are seeking a Director Of Administration. This position will be responsible for the overall planning, operations, financial goals and productivity for the office and acts as a liaison between the office and Firm Management for the daily office operations.

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The Director Of Administration provides assistance with financial planning and administration, human resources, strategic initiatives, project planning, unit priorities, and the overall operations of the functional team. The Director Of Administration will be a member of the Enrollment Group management team and will collaborate with the team to provide administrative and financial leadership for the Enrollment Group.

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Reporting to the Chief Of Office Administration and Facilities Planning, with a dotted line to the local Office Managing Partner, the Director Of Administration is responsible for managing day-to-day operations of the offices, providing high quality administrative services and support to local personnel in an efficient and cost effective manner.

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The Director Of Administration will manage the day-to-day administrative and operational functions of the office, directly reporting to the Partner-in-Charge of the office. Works closely with the Chief of International Operations, the Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Operating Officer, as well as other Global Services personnel to achieve Firm-wide objectives. Has responsibility for the day-to-day human resources management within the office, including compliance with regulatory requirements as well as Firm policies and procedures, recruiting, performance management and performance reviews. Responsible for promoting and establishing a client service environment in support of the lawyers and Firm’s clients. Identifies and plans for changing needs of the office, lawyers and staff, while supporting the overall goals of the Firm. Responsible for management of the office’s administrative staff, including support services, secretaries, reception, office services and facilities. Also has responsibility for the preparation and management of the office budget, accounting functions, facilities management and maintenance of contracts and leases. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of administration, facilities management, finance/accounting and HR. Five or more years of progressively responsible work experience in a legal or other professional service organisation. Must possess good interpersonal skills to maintain effective relationships with partners, lawyers, clients and staff. The Director Of Administration role is hands-on and will frequently participate actively in day-to-day operations and administration of the office.

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We are seeking a Director Of Administration to join the office. The Director Of Administration role is hands-on and will actively participate in day-to-day operations and administration of the office. The position manages all strategic and administrative operations and executes firm initiatives for the office. Responsibilities include management of all administrative, support and paralegal staff; facilities and space planning, and oversight of essential office services (copy center, mailroom, records and conference/reception). Serve as lead handler of human resources issues, and provide counsel to administrative staff and lawyers on policy and morale issues in the office. Financial responsibilities include strategic planning, budgeting, billing, time entry compliance and collections. The Director Of Administration plays a leading role on all architectural build-outs and interacts routinely with global counterparts. Candidates must be self-starters who possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent communication skills and a commitment to providing the highest quality client service are strongly preferred.

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The Director Of Administration provides leadership, direction, and support for the administrative and operating requirements. Applies a thorough understanding of the principles and practices of financial management, human resource management, and organizational administration across the Department.

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This is a rare opportunity to join our firm as a Director of Administration with oversight over our offices. We are looking for a proactive, collaborative, innovative, and client service oriented leader. Aligned with the Firm's practice and functional strategies, the Director Of Administration will be responsible for the effective and efficient operations of the offices, ensuring delivery of exemplary client service that exceed client expectations.

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The Director Of Administration provides administrative leadership to the Office. This includes ensuring the efficient management of all administrative and operational functions, including finance, directly supervising staff, human resources, and developing policies, processes and procedures to improve departmental operations.

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The firm is seeking a Director Of Administration to join our office.

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