eDiscovery Project Manager

Amentum

An eDiscovery Project Manager (PM) is the Government’s primary point of contact for all support on eDiscovery and staffing projects. The PM is primarily responsible for all support provided to a particular case, particularly coordinating the collection, tracking, processing, hosting, review, and production of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) as well as hard copy material to support DOJ case teams, investigators, and attorneys during all phases of an investigation and/or litigation. The PM will have frequent contact with the COR (Contracting Officer Representative), Government Case Managers, trial attorneys, client agency staff, and occasionally opposing counsel. This position is expected to regularly be onsite for performing duties at the Document Center and for routine meetings with customer Points of Contact.

The successful PM candidate will:

  • Simultaneously manage 6 to 10 moderately active and moderately sized eDiscovery cases and seamlessly work with Amentum managers and technical staff as well as DOJ attorneys and case managers; all having varying levels of technical skills.
  • Manage small teams of legal professionals both embedded with the attorneys and at our document center. To include employee relations, timekeeping, monitoring of routine leave and benefit questions, etc.
  • Work with HR and recruiting to evaluate resumes, interview potential candidates, hire and onboard litigation support staff on DOJ staffing projects.
  • Establish collaborative relationships with co-workers, team members, and serve as a trusted partner to DOJ client(s).
  • Regularly meets and communicates with customers, staff, and subcontractors. This includes formal reporting of case status, proposals, and customer engagements, as well as routine and expected informal check-ins and monitoring communications to ensure open sharing of information amongst all relevant parties.
  • Be responsible for plotting out and implementing workflows for all phases of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) from the information management and collection phases, through Early Case Assessment, and through to the production and presentation phases in a government investigation and/or litigation.
  • Provide consultative advice to case teams on data processing approaches, document review strategy, and document production creation. Have demonstrable experience using Relativity to support the coordination and quality control of data processing, and subsequent reporting, data searching, data promotion, and document review support throughout the lifecycle of a project.
  • Be responsible for Relativity searching, batching, coding layout creation, dashboards, pivots, indexing, search term report creation/execution/troubleshooting, summary reports, executing scripts, exporting documents, and generating document productions.
  • Have experience using industry standard chain-of-custody (COC) procedures and be familiar with forensic approaches for preserving data integrity. This includes managing COC documentation and coordinating hand-off of evidence between multiple internal and external parties.
  • Be responsible for invoicing, formulating project budgets, developing level-of-effort (LOE) projections, maintaining and updating project tracking logs, tracking case financials/spend , and monitoring the health and scope across projects (i.e., time, cost and resource statuses/impacts).
  • Be adept at absorbing diffuse information, critically analyzing it, preparing summary reports, and presenting the same to internal as well as external stakeholders.
  • Be able to work with internal functional resources such as Finance, HR, Accounting, and Procurement to facilitate project needs and requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain MRPT (Moderate Risk Public Trust) facility credentials/authorization. Note: US Citizenship is required for MRPT facility credentials/authorization at this work location.
  • At least four (4) years of supervisory and management experience in an eDiscovery management position, or progressively more responsible supervisory and management experience on major litigation support projects, including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys.
  • Must have five (5) years of experience in working with all phases of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) from the information management and collection phases all the way through to the production and presentation phases in a government investigation and/or litigation.
  • At least 4 years of in-depth experience using Relativity.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, and Adobe Acrobat, required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Need to be proactive, organized and detail oriented.
  • Must be willing to work on a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree or Juris Doctor (JD) is desirable.
  • Prior experience using Relativity Conceptual and Structured Analytics, or similar technology is desired.  
  • Assisted Review and/or Continuous Active Learning experience desired.
  • Experience using BrainSpace is desired.
  • Certifications preferred: Relativity Certified Administrator (RCA), Certified eDiscovery Specialist (CEDS), Project Management Professional (PMP).
  • Experience in hiring, managing, and evaluating staff.
  • Experience in managing budgets for cases.

       

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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