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Manager of Enterprise Applications

Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins

IT, Operations
England, UK
Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023
About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.

About The Role

The Manager of Enterprise Applications is an integral part of Latham’s Technology team. This role will be responsible for leading the team that control the deployment and maintenance of diverse applications in use at the firm , while organising, assigning, delegating, and coordinating the work of the staff to ensure department objectives are met timely and accurately, as well as generating a formal performance evaluation for departmental employees. This role will be located in either our Manchester office or our Global Services Office, situated in downtown LA. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Making recommendations to the Senior Manager of Enterprise Applications with regards to selecting, coaching, counselling, and disciplining departmental employees; making recommendations with respect to employee performance
  • Acting as the lead resource for technology questions, issues, upgrades, and installations for the firm
  • Designing, implementing, and maintaining enterprise applications systems; examples include but are not limited to, Document Management, Client Relationship Management, and Intake and Risk systems
  • Developing and deploying software fixes, security patches, and feature updates to maintain a secure and stable environment
  • Drafting communications announcing software upgrades, application fixes, deployment of security patches, and other notifications to Technology Managers, support staff, and firm personnel in all offices

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Possess strong knowledge of and proficiency in multi-tier enterprise application platforms, PC applications and remote communication methodologies
  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills needed to troubleshoot a variety of symptoms, diagnose problems, and test, recommend, and implement solutions to technology problems
  • Possess the ability to use database software, spreadsheet, and word processing software and equipment to complete analysis and reports

And have:

  • Experience of working in the Information Technology profession and experience directly or indirectly supporting enterprise software
  • Strong communication and team management skills
  • Exposure to a law firm, or other professional services, environment

Benefits & Additional Information

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Health insurance as well as group income protection and life assurance
  • A pension plan
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!

Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.

Latham & Watkins is committed to diversity, equal opportunity, sustainability, and pro bono legal services. We draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms, and advance these commitments through the work of our Global Citizenship department. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.