The Director of Legal Operations (DLO) for Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation will work within the Legal Department and report to the General Manager, Deputy General Counsel and Head of Legal Department.
Primary responsibilities of the DLO will be:
Work with the General Counsel and the Head of Legal Department to oversee the various workstreams in improving administrative operations of the Legal Department, including but not limited to the selection and implementation of legal technology solutions, improvement and implementation of outside counsel relationship management and billing, participating in the strategy development for the operational aspects of the legal transformation efforts for SMBC’s Americas Division, and to function as the project manager of the transformation efforts.
Improve and implement effective operations management over the Legal Department support services and administrative functions, including Legal Department’s IT, vendor, administrative staff, and project management.
Supervise the administrative and support staff of the legal department, and act as point of contact with various support functions across the organization.