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Senior Associate – Projects





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03 December, 2020

Junior Project Manager – Belfast


Our client is at the forefront of new-generation solutions for complex legal work. They have real solutions to real problems within the large scale legal world. They manage one off projects to long term BAU work and a range of different intricate projects within that. This firm have built an impeccable reputation in Belfast and would be regarded as one of the employers of choice in Northern Ireland.


  • Assist in the management of a client-facing deliverable to the highest standards of quality
  • As such, you will be asked to:
    • Assist with the development and management of a project plan
    • Manage budgets, client communications and resources
    • Identify risks and issues and, with guidance, develop appropriate mitigation plans
    • Pro-actively manage and monitor execution of deliverables and status
    • Manage the critical path, dependencies, and contingencies
    • Ensure the project stakeholders’ expectations are understood and managed
    • Oversee the adherence to all Factor’s Methodologies and quality assurance processes
    • Assist with the reviewing of large volume of contracts efficiently and accurately, working closely with the team to achieve a high-quality output
    • Read complex agreements, including financial services documents with meticulous attention to detail, while analysing and extracting key information
    • Lead and train contract review teams, implementing best practice
    • Communicate with clients when necessary, maintaining excellent communication skills and a professional and warm approach
  • Effectively and efficiently operate in a deadline driven environment, with high attention to detail, in order to meet client expectations.
  • Contribute to building Factor’s proprietary Intellectual Property in the rapidly changing Managed Contracts Services business area.
  • Be comfortable in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of autonomy and accountability.
  • Be an outstanding team player and embody and live our core values to foster our unique culture.


  • Undergraduate degree
  • A minimum of 6 months experience of document review and quality control
  • A minimum of one year of experience in project management and team leading exposure
  • A minimum of one year of experience of client service and problem-solving leadership within a professional services firm
  • High focus on client’s needs and consistently raising the bar on service excellence
  • Ability to act with substantial latitude with minimal supervision from the Project Manager
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Superb time management, judgement, decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Thrives in both individual and collaborative team environments
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite (including PowerPoint and Excel. MS Project experience highly advantageous)
  • Organisational fit for the Factor culture – exhibiting the core values of Authenticity, Accountability, Adaptability and Stewardship

Salary & Benefits:

  • You can expect a market leading salary for the level of this role which will be couple with a market leading benefits package.

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.

The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.

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