Knowledge & Information Officer, Law 12 month FTC

Knowledge Officer - London, United Kingdom

Ref: 62Thursday 1 April 2021

A top 10 law firm is seeking a Knowledge & Information Officer to join their highly regarded Knowledge and Information Team that focuses on M&A and Private Equity. The team ensures that all internal clients have access to information resources that meet the Firm's business needs. If you are looking for a role with a truly international perspective and the opportunity to continuously develop your skills and knowledge then this role is for you!

Main responsibilities include:

  • Assist in projects relating to the development of and access to products using the internal knowledge systems
  • Attend deal reviews to capture knowhow and contribute to raising awareness of submitting knowhow
  • Handle a range of enquiries from internal clients to established service levels
  • Provide information that will enable internal clients to carry out legal research
  • Maintain and act as the main point of contact for the Corporate Finance Intranet
  • Ensure content is up to date and readily accessible
  • Assist in the design and development of new products that will enhance ready access to knowledge
  • Ensure internal clients are aware of all relevant information resources
  • Help identify training opportunities for existing clients and new joiners and contribute to their development and delivery
  • Design and run trainee induction
  • Assist with projects aimed at improving access to and delivery of knowledge
  • Contribute to Bound Volumes Re-imagined to improve the capture of and access to deal history documentation
  • Participate in the Newsdesk competitor review
  •  Assist in the testing of new online services and provision of feedback
  • Promote the use of key Corporate external databases
  • Organise uploading of new content.  Promote content internally and on social media

To be considered for this role you will need the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent
  • Experience of working in a knowledge and information role within a law firm, preferably within Corporate
  • An interest or some experience in legal or commercial research
  • Experience in creating and editing web pages is required
  • Experience in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook required as well as good general technical skills in order to use and help maintain the various information systems and interfaces
  • Knowledge of iManage and online meeting and training platforms preferred
  • Make decisions within clear guidelines and take initiative when required
  • Organise and prioritise workload effectively