Mayer Brown

Knowledge Management Assistant

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/9/2020 4:10 AM)
ID
2020-2999
# of Positions
1
Pos. Category
Knowledge Management - Other
Office Location
Hong Kong - Central
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time

Overview

Mayer Brown is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. With approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centres — New York, London and Hong Kong — we are uniquely positioned to advise leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex legal needs. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry.

 

We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realise their greatest potential. We also encourage all our people to use their skills to support the wider community through our pro bono and community volunteering programmes. At Mayer Brown the principles of mutual respect, dignity and understanding are central to the way we work and help to provide an environment where diversity and inclusion are embraced.

Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to the Asia KM Team
  • Prompt follow up with lawyers on related matters
  • Liaise with lawyers and support staff to ensure Knowledge Management initiatives are progressed efficiently and effectively
  • Work closely with fee earners in a role that centres around document production, distribution and other document management tasks
  • Provide expertise for Asia in document automation, using Contract Express
  • Assist Practice Groups with automation authoring of documents, using Contract Express
  • Assist the Knowledge & Professional Support Team in firm wide projects
  • Responsible for the data input to Global Knowledge Bank and ensure currency and accuracy of information contained therein
  • Assist with training for inductees and trainees in Knowledge Management initiatives where required, including preparation and maintenance of training materials
  • Assist Associate Director of KM with drafting and collating internal reports
  • Perform administrative duties such as printing, filing, photocopying, etc.
  • Manage KM timelines for global and regional projects

Qualifications / Person Specification

  • University degree (preferably in law) or presently obtaining same
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and Chinese; Mandarin a bonus
  • Document automation, Contract Express or HotDocs experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent research skills
  • Motivated and enthusiastic with a keen interest in Knowledge Management and litigation practice
  • Hardworking, self-motivated and efficient, and able to work under pressure
  • Strong organisational and problem-solving skills
  • Strong personal, communication and teamwork skills
  • Willingness to learn and adapt with flexibility to work additional hours in accordance with the needs of the business
  • Excellent computer skills (HTML, website maintenance, database entry and maintenance, MS Word, PowerPoint & Excel)

 

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