Professional Development Manager, Corporate

For the New York Office of a Prestigious Global Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Build professional relationships with partners and serve as a trusted resource to support attorney development, including, actively providing suggestions to address staffing issues, morale concerns, training programs, and development;
  • Develop a professional relationship with each attorney, including an in-depth understanding of professional aspirations, experiences, strengths, development needs, and relevant personal circumstances;
  • Recommend resources to address development needs and monitor progress;
  • Works closely with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Associate Engagement, and Attorney Learning to support practice group and Firm initiatives;
  • Manage associate and counsel evaluation process (e.g. collect feedback, prepare performance summaries, work with partners in determining department messages and participate in the face-to-face review meetings);
  • Collaborate with partners to ensure utilization is equitable, including exposure to a variety of matters and partners, and consistent with client needs.

Qualifications include:

  • 5+ years of professional development experience, with 2+ years of experience in staffing; JD preferred;
  • Service-oriented approach;
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing;
  • Proven project management skills involving setting goals and achieving results;
  • Ability to respect, protect and maintain highly confidential and sensitive information;
  • Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment.
Salary: $160k-$180k

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