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Director of Administration

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
17 days ago


Our client is one of Canada’s oldest law firms. They are currently seeking a qualified Director of Administration to run and manage its firms’ overall operations, strategic planning, and daily office procedures. Reporting to the Managing Partner and Executive Committee, the incumbent will have considerable impact through influence and relationships, working closely with both the Admin and Managerial teams alike as they craft and develop the next iteration of the operations strategy. This is an excellent opportunity for who’ve demonstrated strong leadership skills, a consistent record of exceeding objectives and goals, and understands how to approach challenges holistically from the perspective of a general manager.

Salary is to be discussed and is dependent on candidates possessing full knowledge and/or experience in the role.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and direct a team of senior legal managers
  • Analyze, identify, conceptualize, and develop operational improvement solutions, creating impactful business cases to support any potential project
  • Participate in the design, development and implementation of any new firm practices and programs
  • Together with firm management, identify opportunities and devise strategies to improve and streamline operational and financial matters
  • Provide leadership to all lawyers and staff

Education and Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a law firm or financial institution
  • Financial designation is considered an asset for this position
  • Extensive professional experience driving business outcomes and success, with a validated history of effective execution and delivery
  • Results-oriented, accountable leader with strong EQ and situational flexibility
  • Demonstrated first-class communication and inter-personal skills, able to communicate with all levels of an organization
  • An understanding of how to navigate and achieve success in mid to large firm, preferably law or a financial institution 


If this sounds like the role for you, please apply directly to this posting or email us your Resume/CV to For more, please see

No phone calls please. Due to the high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

About Arlyn Recruiting

After more than 20 years of legal recruitment, coaching, and consultancy, we at Arlyn Recruiting have come to specialize in the complexity that is human resources. Very specifically, in the legal field. We focus on the people, and by encompassing these important facets that make up a successful organization, we’ve become experts in providing quality, first-rate service for both our clients and candidates.

It’s about the journey: Whether it would be matching a candidate to an organization or providing guidance on how to steer your career in the right direction, we are passionate about our people, bringing the “human” back into human resources.

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