Documentalist / Knowledge & Information Assistant

Other

Job Reference

210000F0

Function

Other

Category

Business Professionals

Location

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Schedule

Full-time

The role

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are a truly global organisation with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, and a superb pedigree in the Legal sector. We proud ourselves on our award winning highly innovative approach, which has won us clients ranging from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, across all sectors. 

The Knowledge department is responsible for the processing, circulation and management of legal information, for the firm's knowledge management and legal professional development.

This opportunity would suit someone who is passionate about assisting lawyers to provide best in class services to clients, helping to achieve our firms vision; to be the leading global business law firm. 

The successful role holder will be responsible for assisting the Head of Knowledge Management in the management of information and the various Knowledge management tools, to organise legal training sessions and to participate to various innovative Knowledge management projects. 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The ideal candidate will have experience working within professional services and have gained skills to work effectively with people at all levels. 

You will flourish within our fast moving environment, and have the opportunity to advance your career within our global firm. 

You will enjoy a broad diet of work including, but not limited to: 

  • Participating in the dissemination of legal information and news (current awareness, newsletters, etc.)
  • Contributing to the information management of the knowledge management tools (updating collection, updating databases, updating intranet, etc.)
  • Participating in the administrative management of the legal library (follow-up and reception of orders, cataloguing, etc.)
  • Assisting lawyers in their research and training them in the resources available to them
  • Participating and support with internal training
  • Contribute to new projects related to knowledge management, and in the continuous improvement of the department's services

ABOUT YOU

  • Bachelor or Master in Information and/or Knowledge Management, Law, or equivalent is preferable
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Able to communicate fluently in French with a high level of written and spoken business English. German is an asset
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Be open to change and have a problem solving focus to the way of working

ABOUT US

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

OUR VALUES

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive - we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative - we give, we share and we join in
  • Be Bold - we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think big
  • Be Exceptional - we exceed standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do.  We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.

AGILE WORKING

We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.