Legal Operations Specialist

The Clorox Company Oakland , CA 94604

Posted 3 months ago

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At Clorox, we build big brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, and have busy personal lives. And we're all able to make a positive impact at Clorox, in our communities, and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes. Make your mark and help us drive Good Growth growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.

Job Overview/Summary

The primary responsibilities of the Legal Operations Specialist include driving a wide range of activities to help optimize the efficiency of the Legal department, track and contain costs and drive the efficient use of legal technology and other resources.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive a wide range of budgeting activities, including quarterly budgeting and accruals processes and tracking various expenses

  • Drive financial and data analysis and track various metrics in support of enhanced legal results

  • Manage the company's e-billing system (Serengeti Legal Tracker) and lead e-billing best practices, including billing guidelines, rate evaluation and alternative fee arrangement tracking

  • Help lead and transform the use of the contract management system (Apttus), including programming templates and driving best practices

  • Support law firm RFP processes and law firm evaluation processes

  • Drive transformation of legal technology, including optimizing existing technology and tools and deploying new technology, tools and workflows

  • Drive a wide range of continuous improvement efforts and cost efficiencies

  • Create, update and maintain process and procedure documentation, including knowledge management resources

  • Drive transformation of Legal's website

  • Help lead various sourcing initiatives and discovery work

  • Additional duties and responsibilities as needed, including supporting various other legal operations work streams, meeting planning and preparation and other responsibilities as needed

  • Work with members of Legal leadership, other attorneys and staff on departmental matters as needed

Key Skills, Abilities and Experience Required

  • 5+ years of Legal Operations or related professional experience in a corporate legal/finance department or law firm; budgeting and financial acumen

  • E-billing experience (Serengeti Legal Tracker preferred)

  • Advanced knowledge of legal technology (including contract management systems) preferred

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills, time management, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, customer service orientation and demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships; works well in team environment

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel (pivot tables, charts, formulas), SharePoint, and Power Point and other financial software applications

  • Highest integrity and demonstrated ability to handle confidential information

  • Results and detail orientation

  • Follow through on projects and commitments with speed and efficiency

  • Forward-thinking; plan effectively against future needs with a process-minded orientation

  • Demonstrated ability to handle complex assignments, achieve results and meet deadlines with minimal direction, using considerable judgment and initiative

  • Effective time management and ability to multitask

  • Internet and other database research skills

  • Continuous improvement mindset

  • High level of initiative, motivation and enthusiasm

  • Demonstrated ability to embrace and champion change

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, advanced degree or training preferred

  • Lean/Six Sigma certification and/or project management training preferred

Required Education

More about LARCC

Together, LARCC works to protect and enhance The Clorox Company's reputation and value for stakeholders.

  • Legal provides top-quality legal services and advice on everything from contracts to compliance and HR.

  • Audit manages responsibilities delegated by the audit committee of the Board of Directors as well as continually reviews the effectiveness of our internal controls.

  • Risk develops strategies that help the company assess, avoid and manage risk.

  • Corporate Communications drives line of sight to company strategy and performance, fosters employee engagement and seeks to enhance the company's reputation. Corporate Responsibility drives philanthropic, community and environmental sustainability programs that promote the well-being of people and planet. Crisis Management develops strategies to prevent, respond to and recover from business disruption.

  • Government Affairs works to protect and support our business by responsibly influencing global policies and identifying new business opportunities.

More About Clorox

At Clorox (NYSE: CLX), we build brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, have busy personal lives and are all able to make a positive impact at Clorox, in our communities and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes and workplaces. Make your mark and help us drive growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.

The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with 8,700 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2018 sales of $6.1 billion. In addition to our namesake bleach and cleaning products, we market some of the most trusted and recognized consumer and professional brands, including:

  • Brita water-filtration products

  • Burt's Bees natural personal care products

  • Fresh Step cat litter

  • Glad bags, wraps and containers

  • Hidden Valley dressings and sauces

  • Kingsford charcoal

  • Liquid Plumr clog removers

  • Pine-Sol cleaners

  • RenewLife digestive health products

  • Rainbow Light, Natural Vitality, Neocell and Stop Aging Now dietary supplements

  • Clorox Healthcare and CloroxPro Commercial Solutions

More than 80% of our sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.

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