Project Manager (f/m/x) for legal mandates

To strengthen our international project management teams, we are looking for a motivated and highly qualified project manager (f/m/x) in Vienna.

We plan and manage complex projects and transactions with our clients. In particular, we work closely and in partnership with management as well as specialist departments of our clients. We combine strategic and operational project management with legal and technical know-how, on top of an understanding of the individual requirements of each industry.

Your Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Supervision and management of demanding projects in all areas of our consulting activities
  • Project management and coordination, especially within our operational business in the areas of task management, reporting, quality management, efficiency, preparation of decision templates, documentation as well as research and preparation of specialist topics for our clients
  • Establishment of project management structures and implementation of project management standards
  • Process analysis and optimisation as well as implementation and transformation initiatives
  • Support for our clients as well as internal project stakeholders (contact person and coach)

Your Profile

  • University degree in economics, law or project management completed with merit or above
  • Minimum of three years of professional experience in the industrial or service sector, or management consultancy with experience in project management, ideally handling international large-scale projects
  • Specialisation in the areas of program and project management, strategy, lean management, agile/scrum, process optimisation or organisational design
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills
  • Willingness to occasionally travel to other Freshfields offices
  • Proven interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective and constructive working relationships
  • Strong communication skills and proven client orientation
  • Professional fluency in German and English (written and spoken)
  • Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft applications (especially Excel,PowerPoint and ideally Visio), ideally basic coding skills and IT project experience

What we offer

Become part of our strong and motivated team in an international environment and benefit from our outstanding learning and development opportunities as well as our flexible and mobile way of working.   Did we get you interested? Then get in touch with us – we are looking forward to receiving your application! Please send your application with a cover letter, your CV and relevant transcripts and certificates via e-mail.

Depending on your specific qualifications and professional experience, a minimum gross annual salary of EUR 60,000, – is envisaged for this role. The final salary will be agreed upon at the offer stage.


Please send your application with a cover letter, your CV and relevant transcripts and certificates via e-mail to:

Johanna Kempf
HR Executive

T: +49 69 27 30 81 67

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