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Document Specialist Team Leader

Location: Auckland

Job Description

Russell McVeagh is one of New Zealand's premier law firms. We employ over 300 staff and partners across our Auckland and Wellington offices.

Our values of Respect, Curiosity, Excellence and Tenacity reflect who we are and how we work together.  We actively encourage diversity and are committed to the success of all of our staff.

About the role

This role coordinates the team of Document Specialists across our Auckland and Wellington offices, and directly provides document production support to ensure that efficient and accurate service is provided to our internal clients across the firm.

The Team Leader role will coordinate and lead the function, including management of workflow and day-to-day team management.

It ensures timely document production is provided to the firm and managing expectations regarding deadlines with authors, secretaries and other stakeholders.

Essential to this role is the need to ensure compliance with our drafting manual and precedents when producing documents, including ensuring proper language use, spelling and punctuation.

As the team leader, you will manage annual leave and the on-call roster, complete annual performance appraisals and lead a team of 7 across Auckland and Wellington.

About You

You'll be an efficient and proactive team player, with excellent IT skills, an innate ability to prioritise and communicate effectively and a positive and professional attitude.  This is a dynamic and highly skilled team which values reliability and responsiveness.

If you have excellent time management skills, can think on your feet, and have great interpersonal skills, and proven ability to support and lead a team, we'd love to hear from you!

At Russell McVeagh, you will be recognised and rewarded for your performance.  In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a range of employee benefits including an annual wellness subsidy, team charity days, a phone allowance, and ongoing training that is second-to-none.

If you are ready for the next step in your career, please email our Talent Advisor, Alex Barrett, at [email protected] or call 09 367 8382.

Before starting your application we recommend having the following prepared: CV