Dentons Interim Global Finance Transformation 3E Delivery Lead Jobs in South Africa

Dentons Interim Global Finance Transformation 3E Delivery Lead Jobs in South Africa


  • Dentons is currently recruiting an interim Global Finance Transformation 3E Delivery Lead to support the implementation of Thomson Reuters Elite 3E Practice Management System, which is part of the Firm’s global Finance transformation program. The GFT 3E Delivery Lead will be responsible for the 3E solution delivery across the various phases of the program. The role will work closely with GFT suppliers, other program leads, Business Technology members, Business Process leads and Finance teams (regional and global). This role reports into the Global Finance Transformation Services Lead role.

  • The 3E Delivery Lead will work closely with peer roles in the technology areas of Reporting, Data Conversion, Integrations, Environments and Testing to ensure integrated processes and common standards are being adhered to. This will include close collaboration with regional counterparts who will be coordinating similar activities to support regional adoption of Elite 3E.

  • As a polycentric and global Firm, the 3E Delivery Lead will bring experience working in large complex teams and environments and will bring techniques to ensure teams work effectively and efficiently.

    Key Areas of Focus

  • Alignment of 3E solution activities across GFT teams; accomplished by working with peer lead roles.

  • Ongoing evaluation and improvement of service delivery services (e.g., release management, vendor workflow, testing and issue resolution).

  • Continual monitoring of tools and approaches to ensure alignment with Dentons standards and best practices.

  • Ongoing leadership to regional development teams to ensure we deliver solutions aligned with regional software solutions.

  • Effective and timely communication with vendors, GFT team and internal stakeholders.

  • Working with GFT Services Lead, establish, communicate and manage against priorities and required timelines whilst ensuring delivery supports technical and business outcomes.

  • Provide leadership to 3E Delivery team, which is planned to include: Solution Architect, Delivery Analysts, Compliance Analyst and vendor who is providing core code delivery.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure documented standards are identified and maintained, including expectations from vendors.

  • Advanced understanding and involvement in DevOps framework and alignment of Delivery team’s activities.

  • Identify and communicate agreed upon build and release process that will support the 3E delivery activities.

  • Working with the Global Solution Architect, ensure environments support timelines and requirements of deployment schedule and sequencing.

  • Ensure required workflows are established to support efficient
    testing and remediation activities.

  • Plan and control 3E build, QA and functional test and defect resolution.

  • Proactively liaise with delivery vendor, Business Process leads and Solution Architect to resolve requirements queries.

  • Represent delivery in Program and Technical Design governance bodies.

  • Actively manage delivery risks.

    About You

  • Business international level of English – both written and oral;

  • Highly collaborative and able to work in a global environment, accommodating the different time zones. Only team players will be considered;

  • Particularly strong written communication skills;

  • Particularly strong organizational skills;

  • Strong knowledge and experience in IT/Finance practices;

  • Experience of multinational IT and Finance operations;

  • Experience working as part of global business and/or technology transformation programs;

  • Significant experience and a proven track record in/as:

  • Experience of working within a fast-paced agile / DevOps project and/or operational environment.

  • Ability to clarify complex problems and communicate these issues towards both DevOps and business teams;

  • Strong situational analysis and decision making abilities with experience in balancing technical trade-offs;

  • Be a team player, able to work effectively at all levels of an organization with the ability to influence others to move toward consensus;

  • Drive out decisions and recommendations;
    Independent, pro-active way of working.

  • Knowledge of development strategies, approaches and tools.

  • Ability to drive a development project from start to finish whilst delivering on time.

  • Strong technical team leadership and supplier management is essential.

  • Experience of legal finance and practice management systems (especially 3E) and supporting solutions and technologies (time & billing) will be highly desirable.

    You will possess:

  • Post-secondary education with a specialization in Information Technology.

  • Minimum of 8 years progressive experience with legal platforms across a broad spectrum of technologies.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Dentons Interim Global Finance Transformation 3E Delivery Lead Jobs in South Africa

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