Discovia Project Manager in All, United States

Job Descriptions:

Position: Project Manager

Location: San Francisco, CA

Discovia is the first eDiscovery service provider to deliver a fixed-price managed service that enables Fortune 500 corporate legal departments and law firms to gain a world-class eDiscovery function without building it. The outcome : dramatically reduced litigation costs (over 50%), better control and visibility, and defensible results. Founded in 1998, Discovia is a privately held company based in San Francisco. The company is growing rapidly in a dynamic, fast-changing industry.

Discovia is actively looking for a Project Manager to work within a team in the design, implementation and management of web based litigation support systems: to coordinate between Project Management and other internal departments on determining best practices for complex litigation workflow and selecting proper applications to meet requirements: to develop strong consultative relationships with clients: to identify critical path for client objectives and ensure overall project success.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and determine best practices with application function and workflow.

  • Develop, document and distribute best practice solutions to organization.

  • Foster client relationship and ensure overall satisfaction.

  • Develop thorough understanding of project workflow, critical path and timelines.

  • Manage project implementation including site, database and security specification.

  • Document scope of all projects and assure client review and approval.

  • Build efficient team approach and facilitate effective communications.

  • Work within timelines and budget parameters.

  • Assure quality, accuracy and timeliness of all aspects of implementation.

  • Delegate tasks to appropriate inter-departmental staff.

  • Communicate proper expectations for scope, deadlines and cost to our clients.

  • Provide preliminary sales consulting as requested and approved by Manager.

Required Experience:


  • A minimum 5 years&rsquo: experience in project management and/or litigation support.

  • Experience with eDiscovery and current technologies.

  • Exceptional analytical and logical skills.

  • Ability to coordinate and conduct client presentations.

  • Effective written and oral communications.

  • Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines.

  • Flexibility and adaptability to handle a changing and growing work load.

  • Thorough knowledge of project management and information management methodology.

  • Positive and professional relationships at all levels.

  • Paralegal and/or Project Management certification preferred.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Must possess ability to describe complex technical concepts / ideas in non-technical terms, to less technical audiences.

  • Ability to effectively balance multiple projects and responsibilities, often under tight timeframes.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor.

  • Will be client facing during all phases of engagements.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or scheduled form.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel: reach with hands and arms: and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or carry and/or move packages up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

  • Ability to work full-time hours, occasional weekends and evenings as necessary for deployments and upgrades and be available on-call .

Discovia is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Discovia complies with all laws and regulations applicable under federal, state, and local law. Any offer of employment at Discovia is contingent upon successful completion of a background check and security awareness training.

We offer a wide range of benefits including paid time off, paid holidays, medical, dental, and vision insurance, pet insurance, employee discounts, company paid life insurance, and long term disability insurance. We have a 401k plan, FSA 125 plan, and commuter benefit plans.

Discovia is a leading global provider of electronic discovery services to corporations and law firms handling litigation, internal and ITC investigations, and HSR Second Requests. Services include onsite and remote data collections, data minimization, data processing and hosting, expert application of leading technology-assisted review tools, document review management, and document productions. It is one of very few companies in the industry to achieve both ISO 27001 certification and Relativity Orange Level Best-in-Service status. Through its proprietary processes, highly-automated operation and outstanding talent, Discovia delivers a 99.6 percent accuracy rate, data culling rates of over 95 percent for repeat clients, and a net promoter score of over 60 percent. Discovia is the first eDiscovery services firm to deliver a fixed-price managed service, enabling Fortune 500 corporate legal departments and law firms to gain a world-class eDiscovery function without building it internally. More information is available at 415-392-2900 or www.discovia.com.

Keyword: Project Manager

From: Discovia