Technology Project Management Lead

Location : Location
US-CA-Los Angeles
Work Arrangement
Posted Min Pay Rate
USD $110,000.00/Yr.
Posted Max Pay Rate
USD $135,000.00/Yr.
Position Type
Job ID

About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.  

About the Role

The Technology Project Management Lead is an integral part of Latham’s Technology & Information Services team. This role will be responsible for overseeing large-scale, complex projects across multiple technology teams and departments, while leading cross-departmental projects spanning different technology teams and departments, enhancing existing applications, products, processes, systems, and programs to align with organizational objectives, and delegating project tasks to Project Management Consultants and Advisors on sub-workstreams as required. This role will be located in our Global Services Office in Los Angeles. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Other key responsibilities include:


  • Demonstrating self-sufficiency in guiding complex, large-scale cross-departmental projects through all project lifecycle phases from inception to conclusion
  • Delivering compelling project demonstrations and reporting to large audiences, effectively conveying complex ideas and securing stakeholder support; guiding stakeholders in identifying key milestones and dependencies for accurate progress evaluation, and escalating issues to technology leadership when needed
  • Developing standardized project management templates based on experience and training PMO team members in their use, ensuring a consistent project management approach; educating and assisting technology teams in adopting standard project processes
  • Mentoring Project Management Consultants and Advisors, enhancing their capabilities in project management methodologies, best practices, and the use of project management tools
  • Introducing and sharing new innovations within the project management team, staying abreast of the latest project management theories and methodologies; contributing to maintaining the project management system, including workflows, project schedules, and templates


We’d love to hear from you if you:


  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the lifecycle and methodologies for software development technology projects
  • Display strong proficiency in practical problem-solving and robust troubleshooting capabilities
  • Possess high analytical acumen for optimal solution determination on projects


And have:


  • A High school diploma or equivalent, with a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Information Systems, Computer Science, Accounting, Engineering, Management, or a related field preferred
  • PMP or Prince2 Practitioner certification, with technical certifications in relevant areas, such as Agile Certification, Scrum Master, and Lean Six Sigma preferred
  • A minimum of seven years’ experience leading development projects in related areas

Benefits & Additional Information

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:


  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!


Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.


Latham & Watkins is committed to diversity, equal opportunity, sustainability, and pro bono legal services. We draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms, and advance these commitments through the work of our Global Citizenship department. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.


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Pay Range

USD $110,000.00 - USD $135,000.00 /Yr.


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