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Legal Operations Manager

Toronto
Legal

The worldwide data management software market is massive (According to IDC, the worldwide database software market, which it refers to as the database management systems software market, was forecasted to be approximately $82 billion in 2023 growing to approximately $137 billion in 2027. This represents a 14% compound annual growth rate). At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading developer data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

Who 

The Legal Team at MongoDB plays a critical role in helping the company scale. We have a great reputation for being forward-thinking, strategic partners who drive growth at MongoDB.

What 

Are you passionate about automation and building out new processes that help in-house lawyers scale? Do you want to improve the conditions in which legal professionals work? Are you excited about technology and the changes that generative AI will bring to the practice of law? Do you thrive on building teams that bring out the best in people? If you answer yes to these questions, we want to meet you. 

In this role, you'll be responsible for growing the legal operations function, including onboarding new technology, developing and automating processes, and problem-solving to improve the day-to-day productivity of the Legal Team. You will also help manage our contracts management platform and will help identify a new contract management platform for lawyers and sales reps. This role will be instrumental in crafting the future of the Legal Team and broader legal operations at MongoDB.

This is a full-time position based in Dublin or Toronto, but we will consider other locations, including working remotely, for the right candidate. You will report to the Managing Counsel and work with the entire Legal Team, including the VP of Legal and General Counsel on strategic projects impacting the legal function.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a technology roadmap for the Legal Team
  • Plan the expansion and development of the legal operations function
  • Identify Legal Team pain points and implement solutions to scale the operations of the Legal Team (i.e., handle design, rollout, and training for new tools, systems, and processes)
  • Lead the evaluation, selection, and implementation of legal technology solutions, including contract management systems, e-billing platforms, document automation tools, and legal research and knowledge management databases
  • Coordinate daily management and maintenance of Conga contract management system, while working with the Legal Team on the implementation of the next contract management system for MongoDB
  • Coordinate daily management and maintenance of Brightflag e-billing system and vendor management
  • Assist with Knowledge Management for the Legal Team
  • Drive automation, process improvements and best practices across the Legal Team
  • Establish KPIs and provide regular reporting metrics to measure effectiveness and efficiency
  • Build cross-functional relationships with Finance, Deal Strategy, Procurement, and Business Systems
  • Stay informed about emerging trends and developments in legal technology and operations, continuously seeking opportunities for innovation and improvement

What you’ll find at MongoDB

  • Impactful Projects: Be a key leader in projects where you can Make it Matter - your meaningful work will have strategic impact on the Legal Team and the way it operates
  • Think Big, Go Far: At MongoDB, we are big dreamers with a passion for creativity. In this role, you will have the opportunity to eagerly pursue creative solutions through meaningful innovation and disruption
  • Authentic Culture: A workplace where you are encouraged to bring your whole self to work, we believe that Embracing the Power of Differences is the best way to broaden our own perspectives and foster innovation
  • Hands on Mentorship: We strongly believe in internal development. We want MongoDB to be an inflection point in your career
  • Exclusive Networking: Attend "Speaker Series" and "Roundtables" to connect with our executives and departmental leaders
  • Vibrant Community: Build connections with fellow employees and join after-work social events, virtual gatherings, and local city activities to create connections and friendships

Our ideal candidate will have

  • 6+ years of in-house legal operations or operations experience
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in bringing out the best in others
  • Reputation as a thought-leader by peers
  • Excellent project management skills and attention to detail
  • Self-starter mentality with a high degree of follow through
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with consistent track record of collaborating with other teams
  • Passion for problem-solving
  • Proficiency with business applications such as Microsoft Office, GSuite, Conga, and Salesforce
  • Growth attitude with a desire to work on various legal matters and consider multiple solutions to issues
  • Passion for learning about new technology solutions in the legal industry
  • Phenomenal sense of humor and does not take themselves too seriously
  • Celebrates team success over individual achievement

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB is an equal opportunities employer.

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