Head of Knowledge Architecture


Job Position

Head of Knowledge Architecture

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Posted on

2016-11-15 Tue

Age of Posting

69 days






cGBP 6 figs



Job Link

http://cbresourcing.com/job/head-of-knowledge-arch ...  


London, UnitedáKingdom


Knowledge Management

Industry Sector



Tracey South

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Exceptional new role! Head of Knowledge Architecture required by global law firm to design, implement and manage a new firm wide knowledge architecture that enables partners and lawyers to store, manage and find information. The firm-wide knowledge architecture will support effective legal work product delivery, business development and information risk management. It will also act as the foundation for the application of big data technologies to legal content.
Key responsibilities
•Conduct a firm-wide knowledge and information audit
•Gather business requirements around knowledge and information across the client matter lifecycle from key stakeholders
•Develop a knowledge architecture including firm-wide taxonomies, meta-data, controlled vocabularies and data mapping
•Develop standard processes for gathering, tracking and reviewing information across the client and matter lifecycle
•Business oversight of all existing firm KM systems, including devising and enforcing policy around content management standards
•With other key stakeholders, inform decision-making and designs for future knowledge and information capture technology solutions, including in the business intelligence/big data area
To be considered for this role you will need the following skills and experience
•Technical knowledge and experience of taxonomies, meta-data, controlled vocabulary design and data mapping at an enterprise level, and good understanding of business intelligence and big data technology
•Experience of business process design and management, including formal business and functional requirements-gathering processes and procedures
•Experience of information governance policy and enforcement at the enterprise level
•Experience of enterprise knowledge/information architecture in a law firm or other professional services environment
•Excellent IT understanding, including of IT enterprise architecture and data flows within professional organisations
•Familiarity with business intelligence software, e.g. Tableau or competitor products
•Previous law firm experience preferred
•Project management and/or business process qualifications a bonus
•Salary c.6 figures
CB Resourcing operates as both an employment agency and an employment business. Applicants will need to be able to provide us with proof of their eligibility to work in the UK on request.
Please email hello@cbresourcing.com with your CV and contact details for a confidential discussion about this position.

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