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Legal Operations Manager - Shelton, CT

Date: Aug 28, 2021

Location: Shelton, CT, US, 06484-4300

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Posting Address

Hubbell Incorporaed

40 Waterview Drive
Shelton, CT 06484

Position Overview

This new position will support, advise and enhance the Legal Department and its various sub-groups.  The role will report to a senior member of the Legal team and will be charged with maintaining and improving the Department’s internal systems and tools, and overseeing the Department’s systems, spend, budget and vendor relationships to drive efficiency and strategic priorities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee department budgeting and spend, working with vendors on the department’s various legal fee arrangements and protocols
  • Manage and develop departmental dashboards and metrics, including KPIs on performance, workload, workflows, contract volume and budget performance
  • Implement workflow and system solutions for manual processes
  • Assist in the development of and training on the contract lifecycle management system
  • Develop expertise in the various software and systems (such as e-billing, third party board portal system, subsidiary management, DocuSign, contract management and docketing tools, SharePoint) used by the Legal Department and assist in training on same for departmental members and internal business clients
  • Provide insights and analyses into ongoing spend management efforts
  • Provide project management leadership and assistance
  • Perform other special assignments, strategic projects or duties, as needed

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in the area of in-house legal operations and project management
  • Strong experience in developing, implementing and using legal department technology solutions (such as e-billing and matter management, Board of Directors portals, DocuSign e-signature, contract management tools, IP docketing tools, Power BI and SharePoint)
  • Comfortable working with technology and systems
  • Proficient in data analysis and Excel modeling
  • Proficient using Power BI, SharePoint and other systems
  • Expert in using PowerPoint
  • Exceptional attention to detail and highly organized with a proven ability to contribute in a fast-paced, changing work environment while working efficiently and at times, autonomously
  • Strong work ethic and sense of professionalism and discretion, demonstrating accountability, integrity, good judgment and respect for confidentiality
  • Able to operate autonomously while being a team player who brings a positive, "can do" attitude to the workplace and works collaboratively with other members of the legal team and with internal business partners
  • Excellent verbal, written, analytical and presentation skills required
  • Prior public company experience preferred
  • Able to create reporting processes and leverage systems and cross-functional teams to expedite processes
  • Experience working with and managing outside counsel

Education

Bachelors Degree

 

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.


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