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DLA Piper Manager Career Development in Boston, Massachusetts

DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law. Job applicant poster viewing center. (

DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results oriented people who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have exceptional problem solving skills.

If you are a highly talented Manager of Career Development, we want to hear from you!

This position is remote. However, candidates may be required on occasion to visit the local office when/if needed. Candidates must reside in a state where there is a DLA Piper office.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 5 years’ experience in lawyer-focused talent roles, with a history of increased responsibility

  • 2 years’ supervisory experience

  • Superior written and oral communication skills with a strong executive presence

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work well under pressure and successfully manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities and exhibit business acumen

Preferred Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor or other advanced degree

  • Experience in legal practice and executive search expertise

What will your day look like?

The Manager of Career Development will assist with design and implementation of the external career opportunities strategy that advances the firm’s strategy. This includes cultivating excellent working relationships with key stakeholders.

You will create and implement protocols and best practices for assisting firm lawyers seeking in-house opportunities, including leveraging the firm’s extended professional network, facilitating introductions, and providing appropriate resources related to career support.

You will establish and cultivate relationships with practice leaders and liaisons to identify appropriate candidates for client-based and other strategic in-house opportunities, and otherwise build and strengthen the value and visibility of the external career opportunities platform and strategy. You will maintain and actively manage a portfolio of high-level candidates and open positions. You will also contribute thought leadership to the firm’s business strategy on talent development-career transitions, including working with comms on content for the career portal and the alumni newsletter. You will supervise and collaborate closely with the Career Opportunities Coordinator.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website ( .

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

In accordance with New York City’s Pay Transparency Law, pay range for this position, if hired to work in New York City is $117,150 - $156,200. The compensation offered to a candidate selected for employment will be dependent upon various factors, including the candidate’s geographic market, skills, educational and professional background, experience and overall qualifications. Benefits ( information may be found on the DLA Piper LLP (US) career site.

Agency applications will not be considered.

Job: Human Resources

Organization: Talent Development & Inclusion

Title: Manager Career Development

Location: Illinois-Chicago

Requisition ID: 22000703

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