Senior Legal Sec/Office Manager

Posted 01 May 2024
Salary$85k - $100k + KiwiSaver based on experience
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support

Job description

This is a unique opportunity for a senior legal secretary with previous litigation experience who is eager to take on more operational based tasks in this specialist commercial litigation firm. Based in Auckland's CBD you will be working in well appointed offices and surrounded by a team of fun and social fee earners.

About the role: 

You will be supporting the Directors as well as assisting the wider team with workflow management, IT related issues and creating more robust efficiencies and processes. On a day to day you will be responsible for:
  • Managing workflows between the authors and the external WP, assisting with any urgent corrections from time to time
  • Assisting the team with any IT relates issues, raising tickets and liaising with the external provider
  • Assisting the Directors with recruitment processes, inclusive of onboarding and induction of new team members
  • Managing the firms CPD hours and ensuring these are kept up to date and current
  • General office operations and maintenance as required
  • Creating, developing and implementing streamlined processes 
  • Processing end of month billing for the firm and liaising with the external accountant on any queries
About You:
  • Previous work experience as a senior legal secretary of 5+ years or more
  • Client focused, keen to exceed expectations, and go above and beyond for the firm's employees and clients
  • Committed to providing efficient and effective support to a high performing firm 
  • Enjoy being the 'go to' person in the office, eager to help and ensure any frustrations are alleviated from the team.
What is on offer:

You will be amongst a social bunch in a down to earth yet very professional environment. This team know how to have a laugh and enjoy being in the office together. You will be working in a very supportive and encouraging environment where you will be entrusted to take ownership of the role and have full autonomy. This role is onsite Monday to Friday however the Directors are happy to accommodate flexible start and finish times around your commute.

Salary on offer is $85,000 - $100,000 + KiwiSaver dependent on experience.

To find out more, contact Simone Macdonald 027 224 5228 or email your CV and or APPLY now!