The Texas offices (Dallas & Austin) of Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a dynamic, creative and enthusiastic leader to manage the day to day office functions including supervision of staff, staff recruitment, human resource administration, operations, and facilities administration. The Office Business Director, under the direction of the Office Managing Partners, will report to the Regional Business Director and will participate in strategic planning relative to the office. The position may be based in either the Dallas or Austin office.
Qualified candidates will possess the following:
Proven leadership skills including people and process management;
Impeccable organizational, problem solving, planning and decision-making skills;
Exceptional ability to express self both orally and in writing;
Experience with employee management and thorough knowledge of Human Resources processes, procedures and applicable laws;
Experience with recruiting staff personnel;
Thorough knowledge of accounting methods and procedures as it relates to office operations;
Experience with maintaining and managing to budgets;
Proficient in Microsoft Office;
Proven ability to analyze complex situations and recommend and implement solutions in various circumstances; and
Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of firm personnel.
Education & Experience: This position requires a minimum of five years of supervisory or office management experience in a mid-sized office and a Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Experience in a law firm environment with Texas legal market knowledge is strongly preferred.
Internal Number: R0002208
About Perkins Coie
Perkins Coie is a leading international law firm that is known for providing high value, strategic solutions and extraordinary client service on matters vital to our clients’ success. With more than 1,100 lawyers in offices across the United States and Asia, we provide a full array of corporate, commercial litigation, intellectual property and regulatory legal advice to a broad range of clients, including many of the world’s most innovative companies and industry leaders as well as public and not-for-profit organizations.