Business support opportunities

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Business Support Oppotunities

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Our business support teams – including business development, finance, HR, IT and knowledge professionals – are a highly valued part of the firm. We provide training for all our people, regardless of previous experience.

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If you would like to register your interest in any future vacancies we may have, apply now, attaching your CV. We will contact you when anything suitable arises, keeping your CV on file for six months.

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We are committed to sourcing candidates directly where possible. For particular roles, we may work with preferred suppliers who will be invited by our resourcing team to support us. We may also agree to accept CVs from other suppliers on an ad hoc basis (to be agreed in writing). We will not be responsible for fees in relation to CVs or profiles submitted directly to our partners or other employees or for any applications not submitted via our portalAgencies should contact our recruitment team before submitting unsolicited applications. 


Lawyer Opportunity

Business analyst, IT

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Apply now or please call Jenny Vine, Resourcing manager,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)1256 407326

This role is part of a new project team created to implement a new practice management system. Working initially on the project scoping and business process analysis, the successful candidate will then move into implementation and continuous improvement. Applicants should have previous experience working with financial systems, processes and complex projects and be knowledgeable and experienced in delivering efficient solutions. Legal or other professional services experience is essential, and experience interacting with legal practice management systems is desirable. Applications to any of the firm’s UK office locations will be considered | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

IT trainer, IT

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Apply now or please call Jenny Vine, Resourcing manager,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)1256 407326

This role will work in the IT team alongside another IT trainer, and will report to the IT training lead. As a team, the trainers are responsible for providing training for all offices on all systems, applications and technology used by the fee earners and central teams as well as contributing to projects in the planning and implementation stages. The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of training both individuals and groups in IT processes in a legal environment, including on the following legal applications: iManage, Carpe Diem, Peppermint and BigHand. An IT training qualification, preferably Microsoft Office Specialist Master/TAP or equivalent (or relevant experience) is required for this position. Please note, the location is flexible and can be based in any of the firm’s UK offices (although currently employees are working remotely). Part remote working will also be encouraged when a return to the office is allowed. | No agencies please

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Lawyer Opportunity

Senior project manager, IT

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Apply now or please call Jenny Vine, Resourcing manager,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)1256 407326

This role is part of a dynamic team which is focused on managing and implementing new complex solutions and innovations for the firm. The successful candidate will lead a project team created to implement a new practice management system - working initially on the project scoping and business process analysis, and then moving into implementation and continuous improvement. The role will need to define and manage the business requirements, in addition to managing internal and external stakeholders to formulate a cost/benefit analysis, and then propose this to the board for approval. Applicants should have experience with complex projects, IT and otherwise, ideally within legal or professional service organisations. Prince2 and/or AgilePM/Scrum etc qualifications and experience with legal practice management systems are essential. | No agencies please

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Lawyer Opportunity

Group finance manager, Finance - Basingstoke

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Apply now or please call Jenny Vine, Resourcing manager,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)1256 407326

The finance department is looking for a group finance manager to join the Basingstoke office. The successful candidate will ensure accurate and timely production of the management and divisional accounts for all entities, including those based overseas. This role will also be responsible for reviewing and overseeing the work of the international and financial accountants as well as taking ownership of the firm’s month end close process to ensure all deadlines are met. An ACCA/ACA qualification, staff management skills, and multicurrency and multi-entity reporting experience are required. | No agencies please

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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP