Senior Project Manager

Everlaw

Everlaw is growing!  We are expanding our high-performing project management team that drives and delivers high impact cross-functional initiatives.  We are looking for a passionate, process-driven Senior Project Manager with the skills to collaborate across disciplines, lead critical transformational projects, deliver measurable results, and contribute to our PMO as we build a center of excellence for project management.   Your contribution will matter and help the company scale.  

As a good fit for this position, you are highly motivated, a creative problem-solver, and relentless in your desire to deliver quality results and continual improvement.  With an obsession for details, you are resourceful, curious, independent, and operate effectively in a self-starting environment. 

Project Management is a key pillar under our Operations organization, which provides the foundation for the company to function and scale gracefully.  We work hard to optimize solutions that help Everlaw and Everlawyers succeed.  We steward complex business decisions, provide project management leadership for cross-functional projects, and serve as a center of excellence for operational best practices.

At Everlaw, our mission is to promote justice by illuminating truth. Our company culture is open and vibrant and we’re committed to the professional growth of our team members, offering an annual Learning and Development stipend and regular check-ins with managers regarding career goals. If you’re looking for a place that values passion, integrity, thinking big, and a desire to learn, we’d love to hear from you! Think you’re missing some of the skills and are hesitant to apply? We do not believe in the “perfect” candidate and encourage you to apply if you feel you can bring value to our team.  

This is a full-time position based in our Oakland, California office with a hybrid work schedule: in office M/W/Th with the option to work from home Tu/Fr.

 

Getting Started

 

  • Feel like part of the team! Our onboarding process will integrate you into the company with informative sessions on our product, policies, processes, and team structure and goals.  You will spend meaningful time getting to know your peers and discover what excites and challenges them.
  • We’re excited for you to learn, grow, and contribute right away! We trust that you’ll bring experience and knowledge that will uplift and uplevel the team, but we don’t expect you to know everything on Day 1.
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    In your role, you’ll

     

  • Lead cross-functional projects with minimal supervision.
  • Plan projects in line with established project management best practices and Everlaw-specific norms. This includes identifying stakeholders, defining scope, creating plans, building teams, and assigning specific tasks. 
  • Drive project execution by managing day-to-day project activities and resources, monitoring and tracking project progress, facilitating data-driven decision making and problem solving, influencing and collaborating on change efforts, and proactively identifying and addressing potential risks. 
  • Keep stakeholders engaged and informed by providing timely project progress updates and soliciting key stakeholders’ input when appropriate.
  • Contribute to the project management team’s documentation and best practices with your expertise and lessons learned. 
  • Help drive continuous improvement of company-wide systems, processes, and procedures.
  • Work hands-on wherever needed.
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    About you

     

  • You have at least 8 years of experience in project management, and may have PMP or other project management certifications.  
  • You are an outstanding written and verbal communicator and collaborator, maintaining a positive attitude in difficult situations.  You build trust and partnerships to maximize results.
  • You can influence, lead, and inspire cross-functional teams in pursuit of project objectives.  Your influence accelerates decision making and drives alignment within and beyond the PMO.
  • You have well-established organizational, problem-solving, and time management skills, with exceptional attention to detail and data analysis skills.
  • You manage multiple responsibilities and ambiguity with the agility to shift tasks or roles when necessary, working both independently and as a team player.
  • You embrace change and technology to drive continuous improvement, and coach others through this process.
  • You have a deep sense of integrity, credibility, and ownership, and have the desire to deliver the best possible result. 
  • You have a BA or BS and a growth mindset to keep learning and developing your skills.
  • You are authorized to work in the United States; please note that at this time, Everlaw is not sponsoring visas for any positions.
  • Benefits

     

  • Competitive salary 
  • Substantial equity 
  • Retirement plan with company matching 
  • Health, dental, and vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for health and dependent care expenses
  • Paid parental leave and sick leave
  • Seventeen paid vacation days plus 11 federal holidays
  • Membership to Modern Health to help employees prioritize mental health and wellness
  • Quarterly “flex fund to flourish” bonus to spend on any health, wellness, or well-being expenses
  • Annual allocation for Learning & Development opportunities and applicable professional membership dues
  • Company-sponsored life and disability insurance
  • Perks

     

  • Work in Uptown Oakland, just steps from the BART line and dozens of restaurants and walking distance to Lake Merritt
  • Flexible work-from-home days on Tuesdays and Fridays
  • Monthly home internet reimbursement
  • Select your preference of hardware (Mac or PC) and customize your desk setup
  • Enjoy a wide variety of snacks and beverages in the office
  • Bond over company-wide out-of-the-box events and fun activities with your team
  • Time off for company-sponsored volunteer events and 4 paid hours per quarter to volunteer at a charitable organization of your choice
  • Take advantage of learning and career development opportunities 
  • One of Wealthfront’s 2021 Career Launching Companies, one of “Inc Magazine’s Best Workplaces”, andranked #2 on the “2022 Bay Area Best Places to Work” list by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal
  • One of Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2022 and proud contributor of free ediscovery resources to benefit the greater good through “Everlaw for Good”
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  • #LI-Hybrid
  • Pursue Truth While Finding Yours
    At Everlaw, we are deeply invested in pursuing the truth, for our clients and for our employees. We know that when you’re empowered to pursue your passions, it is reflected in the work. That’s why we’re committed to the professional growth of all our team members, offering an annual learning and development stipend and regular career check-ins with managers. If you’re looking for a place that values passion, integrity, and a desire to learn, we’d love to hear from you! 
     
    We help law firms, government agencies, and corporations sift through millions of documents of evidence in big lawsuits and investigations to find the proverbial smoking gun (or needle in the haystack — pick your metaphor). It’s a multi-billion dollar space typically dominated by service-oriented vendors, and we’re coming at it with cutting-edge technology and elegant design. It’s working, and we’ve been growing very rapidly: we host hundreds of terabytes of data and work with all 50 state Attorneys General and hundreds of law firms on some of the most high-profile cases litigated today. 
     
    Everlaw is an equal opportunity employer. We pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition, or any other basis protected by law. We respect the gender, gender identity and gender expression of our applicants and employees, and we honor requests for pronouns. It is our policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity, including the California Equal Pay Act.  Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
    Everlaw requires all of its employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption applies.  If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine, unless you have received a medical or religious exemption.