IT Project Manager

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 7 days ago(6/6/2024 3:02 AM)
# of Positions
Pos. Category
Information Technology - Project Management
Office Location
Hong Kong - Central
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time


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.


The Project Manager will be responsible to lead and drive multiple IT projects, making sure the projects are of high quality and delivered timely and within budget.


  • Serve as the primary contact for IT projects and ad-hoc non-IT projects
  • Drive and manage the end-to-end project lifecycle, from establishing project objectives to execution
  • Ensure the projects stay on track and meet defined milestones and deliverables within budget
  • Manage internal teams and provide instructions on prioritising and resolving work packages
  • Identify and mitigate project risks, issues and dependencies throughout the project lifecycle
  • Manage stakeholder expectations and communicate project progress, milestones and challenges regularly
  • Facilitate stakeholder discussions and decision making to align requirements and priorities
  • Ensure the implemented solution meets functional, performance and security requirements
  • Manage vendors to ensure the deliverables' quality
  • Design and drive testing to ensure seamless implementation
  • Capture lessons learned and best practices for future initiatives
  • Coach and empower team members to foster a positive and collaborative culture
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required to meet Firm goals and objectives

Qualifications / Person Specification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Project Management or related field
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in technology project management, preferably with system integration experience.
  • Hands on approach to follow up project issues
  • Holder of PMP or Prince 2 is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge and experience with Aderant suite of products, Intapp, iManage is a plus
  • Ability to articulate complex technologies to non-technical people and help technical people understand the business requirements better
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain strong long-term relationships, communications and interact professionally with a diverse group of stakeholders at all levels  
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative and without supervision
  • Proven change management skills and experience
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines with shifting priorities
  • A strong appreciation of value achieved through astute financial management including budget planning and operational expense management
  • A high level of discretion in preserving the confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English (Chinese is a plus but not essential), able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner with all levels of the Firm and outside vendors


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