Director of Operations (2762) Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a distinguished, leading Canadian law firm located in Toronto is seeking a Director of Operations, responsible for all aspects of the Firm’s Human Resources, Facilities, Accounting and Partner level initiatives. Reporting to the Managing Partner, this is a key leadership position within the Firm as it continues to establish itself as a leader in the Canadian full service legal market.   As a core member of the senior management team, you will be contributing and guiding the Firm’s direction, strategy, planning and execution for operations.  


The Director of Operations will implement strategic goals while managing the daily operations of the Firm. Core responsibilities include finance, human resources, and operations management with oversight for marketing, administration, and information technology.  

Key Responsibilities:

Financial Management

  • Developing and overseeing operation and capital budgets
  • Reviewing financial statements
  • Overseeing aspects pay roll and benefits

Human Resources
  • Formulate and administer the Firm’s growth strategy by effectively acquiring new talent, onboarding, managing existing talent and departing staff
  • Managing and coaching team members
  • Participating in policy and procedure review to identify potential improvements
  • Managing the compensation program
  • Overseeing the Firm’s performance management process; e.g., goals, reviews, and annual appraisals

Operations Management
  • Managing vendor relationships
  • Optimizing resource management
  • Reporting on operational factors effecting business performance

  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in law firm management
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Administration, or Human Resources
  • Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL/CHRP) is preferred.
  • Accounting designation is an asset

If you are interested, please send your CV in confidence to:

Job Overview

  • Contact Marsha Meyers
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 201
  • Email
  • Posted Mar 22nd, 2017
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary N/A
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