Deputy Chief Operating Officer

Hybrid working

Job description

Are you a seasoned professional seeking a dynamic leadership role in London within a global legal powerhouse?

Pentagon Talent have exclusively partnered with a leading global law firm, based in London, who are seeking an experienced professional to join them as the Deputy Chief Operating Officer for one of their largest practice groups (X Group). With a vast portfolio exceeding £100m across the UK, this role presents an unparalleled opportunity to leave a lasting mark on the firm's future.

Key Responsibilities for the Deputy Chief Operating Officer:

  • Lead the X Group Operational Exec, driving operational excellence and fostering outstanding outcomes.
  • Provide instrumental commercial leadership for the X Group committee, forging consensus and collaboration across various stakeholders.
  • Spearhead the recruitment process for lateral hires, ensuring their seamless integration and maximum financial impact.
  • Take charge of partner development plans, influencing equitable decisions at the UK Board and Remuneration Committee.
  • Drive productivity and innovation, modernising legal service delivery for enhanced profitability.
  • Cultivate a culture of employee engagement and retention, resolving issues and championing a positive work environment.

Essential Skills &amp; Experience for the Deputy Chief Operating Officer:

  • Possess strong commercial acumen and financial prowess, fostering growth and driving strategic improvements.
  • Showcase exemplary stakeholder management skills, acting as a key figurehead within the business.
  • Champion operational excellence, streamlining processes to facilitate sustainable growth.
  • Demonstrate effective communication abilities, adept at conveying complex information across diverse audiences.

If this position is of interest to you and you would like to find out more, please get in touch today.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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Sam Vorley
Managing Consultant
Legal Recruitment Team
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