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5 Jan 2018

Full-time Practice Manager at Lohi Consulting

Nigeria Job bucket Staff Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Our Client, a reputable law firm seeks qualified and competent personel to fill the position of a Pactice Manager in the Firm.

The Job : Practice Manager

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

Job Profile

Job Purpose
To oversee all administrative and operational tasks and provide support to the partners by organising and managing the smooth and efficient running of the firm; and to be responsible for driving performance across the firm to deliver the strategic plan and ensuring best practice

Responsibilities

  • Compliance & Professional Ethics
  • Maintain the firm’s policies, procedures and ensure that all employees comply with both internal policies and ethics of legal practice
  • Ensure continuing management and development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Working within all areas of the firm’s practice to foster a common strategic thrust on quality, client care and risk management and maintain strong relationships with all key stakeholders

Human Resources Coordination

  • Advise HR and Partners on HR policies and work closely with them to understand and implement policies and procedures
  • Oversee recruitment including drafting job descriptions, arranging & conducting interviews
  • Oversee the onboarding process and distributing all new starter paperwork
  • Monitor staff competencies in line with law firm’s requirements
  • Develop and implement policies on issues such as working conditions, performance management, disciplinary measures and absence management
  • Administer employee benefits
  • Maintain employee files and ensuring all staff personal details are kept in a discrete and confidential manner.
  • Assist the annual salary and bonus review process by updating payroll records, sending letters to employees and filing them in employee files
  • Develop HR planning strategies with line managers
  • Approve annual leave for employees in line with their contractual entitlements

Business development

  • Manage content of website
  • Assist with the preparation of templates for bidding/ tendering for new business opportunities
  • Prepare budgets and annual plans to meet the objectives of the practice and the Partners

Office Administration

  • Coordinate administrative staff to ensure that administrative tasks are effectively executed including the operations team consisting of HRExecutive, Accountant and Personal Assistant
  • Convene and attend monthly management meetings and preparation of Agenda, Papers and minutes
  • Convening and attending weekly/interim Management Meetings and preparation of Action List.
  • Liaise with and manage the external contractors to ensure that matters requiring attention are dealt with in a timely manner according to the contract in place
  • Liaising with Finance Manager to ensure Monthly Management Accounts are available
  • Work with the external contractors to ensure that all areas of health, safety and environmental issues are properly governed and managed
  • Advise on purchase and replacement of IT infrastructure and office equipment
  • Procurement of suitable & cost effective equipment
  • Work closely with the Finance & IT Administrator on management of the Firm’s IT
  • Check completed documents for accuracy and quality
  • Assign tasks to team members and ensure tasks are completed on time and in accordance with quality guidelines
  • Carry out other assignments delegated by the Partners

Skills/Attributes

  • Broad understanding of the requirements of a law firm
  • Good verbal and written communication Skills
  • Highly experienced in Human Resources
  • Project management
  • Documentation
  • Knowledge of managerial best practice and standards
  • Business writing
  • Decision making

Experience/Qualification

  • LLB, BL
  • LLM advantage
  • Minimum of fifteen years’ experience in a law firm

How To Apply

Applicants should send CVs to vacancies@lohiconsult.ng

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Job Categories: Management Jobs In Nigeria. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: Lohi Consulting jobs and Practice Manager jobs. Salaries: N100000 - N200000.

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