Product & Innovation Manager

  • Full Time
  • City of London / Hybrid
  • up to £80k + benefits USD / Year
  • Salary: up to £80k + benefits

Legal Product & Innovation Manager – Successful Law Firm – London / Hybrid Working – up to £80k + great benefits

We’re on the hunt for a subject matter expert in product management and product development, with experience in change and transformation and proven record of delivering on tech related products to join a leading law firm in London as their new Legal Product & Innovation Manager.

The ideal candidate will join a growing innovation team, assisting in launching, driving and managing a number of flagship innovation products within the firm. You will be client-facing, gathering feedback from users and helping to craft the on-going roadmap, together with helping to mould and deliver the innovation strategy for the firm. You won’t just execute an already established plan, but you will shape and influence the growth strategy. 

In a nutshell: You will be a subject matter expert in legal products and tech innovation implementation and development. You will love managing innovative initiatives and projects and will be able to draw on your knowledge and experience in change and transformation within the legal sector to deliver on exciting projects. 


What’s on offer: 

Our client is offering a competitive salary (c£75k-£80k) and core and flexible benefits scheme, which includes 25+ days annual leave, pension scheme, life assurance, private medical insurance, enhanced sick pay and maternity/paternity pay, discretionary bonus, wellness subsidy, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, dental cover and more! 

Standard working hours are 9.30am – 5.30pm and hybrid working is offered.


Key responsibilities as the Legal Product and Innovation Manager will include:

  • Managing a diverse range of innovation initiatives and projects
  • Working with senior stakeholders, external AI experts and internal team to progress innovation products
  • Testing and trialling new technologies and running proof of concepts
  • Ensuring a strong commercial product roadmap after taking on-going, agile feedback 
  • Organising and promoting the innovation programme and execute the ongoing AI strategy
  • Working with external vendors and tech providers to encourage collaborations
  • Encouraging on-going efforts to create an innovative culture, embracing creativity and ensuring a growth mindset 
  • Undertaking market research and building and sharing intelligence 

And more!


What we’re looking for: 

  • Previous experience in a similar product and innovation role, ideally within a law firm environment
  • Subject matter expertise within product management and development
  • Experience in change and transformation within law
  • Proven track record of delivering effective tech related products
  • Excellent project management 
  • Hands-on operational and strategic mindset
  • Strategic thinker with strong business acumen and a commercial mindset
  • Creative and innovative, always seeking to be proactive and progressive
  • Confident influencing skills at senior level
  • Proven ability to gain credibility at all levels
  • High proficiency in MS Office 


Interested in this fantastic opportunity?

If you possess the operational / process improvement experience in a law firm experience that we’re looking for, then we want to hear from you! 

Please submit your CV, quoting ‘DH – Legal Product and Innovation Manager’

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Dawn Hamilton

Dawn is a tenacious, honest and gifted recruiter with almost 30 years of experience in the industry. Dawn has recruited for, and placed exceptional candidates in, organisations in sectors that include Oil and Gas, Property, Finance and Legal, as well as Charities and Non-profits. Dawn is passionate about talent sourcing and rises to the challenging task of finding suitable individuals for our clients.