Director of Operations

Director of Operations
Halifax, NS

Be Part of the New Era at Burchell Wickwire Bryson LLP!

Join Burchell Wickwire Bryson LLP (BWB) as a dynamic and forward-thinking Director of Operations to help drive their reimagined firm into a bright future.

Legal Leadership Redefined

BWB stands at the exciting intersection of tradition and transformation. Three extraordinary firms recently joined their complementary practice strengths, goals, approaches, and priorities to form BWB, now one of Nova Scotia’s largest full-service law firms. This isn’t just another law firm; it’s a vibrant community ready to embrace new ideas, new approaches, and a new way of doing things. At BWB, your voice matters, and your ideas can shape the future of legal services.

Key Responsibilities:

• Strategic Leadership: Develop and execute a strategic plan that aligns with the firm’s vision and goals.
• Management & Oversight: Oversee daily operations, support key managers, and ensure smooth functioning across the firm.
• Communication & Coordination: Act as a liaison between partners and firm members, organize meetings, communications plans, and support key departments.
• Financial Management: Manage financial oversight, budgets, and financial reviews.
• Technology & Systems: Align software systems for cohesive operations and establish a central documentation location.
• Human Resource Management: Work closely with the Senior HR Manager to enhance culture, streamline processes, and drive employee engagement.
• Process Improvement: Continuously review and enhance workflows for efficiency and quality.

As the Director of Operations, you’ll work closely with the partners as a member of the firm’s management committee, including HR, IT, and Accounting directors, to craft and execute operational strategies.

What We’re Looking For:

• Educational Background: Bachelor’s degree in business administration or management (BBA/MBA).
• Experience: Minimum of seven years in an operations role with at least five years managing a team, preferably in a professional services environment.
• Skills: Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills, with a knack for strategic planning and process improvement.

Perks & Pluses:

• 🌟 Competitive Salary: Recognizing your expertise and leadership.
• 🎁 Comprehensive Benefits Package: Health, dental, and vision coverage to keep you and your family healthy.
• 📚 Professional Development: Opportunities for continuous learning and career advancement.
• ⏰ Work-Life Balance: Generous vacation time to support your personal needs.
• 🏢 State-of-the-Art Facilities: Brand new office space in downtown Halifax and technology to support your success.
• 🤝 Community Engagement: Opportunities to give back and make a difference through our community programs.
• 🅿️ Parking and/or Transit Pass: Making your commute easier.

Ready to Make an Impact?

If you’re ready to lead Burchell Wickwire Bryson LLP towards future success and have the skills and experience we’re looking for, we’d love to hear from you. Apply now to join their collaborative team and help shape the future of the firm.
Please submit your resume online by clicking “Apply.” For more information, contact Susan Brimble confidentially at If you need accommodation during the selection process, please let us know.

We believe in employment equity, welcoming individuals from all backgrounds. We encourage applications from the following under-represented groups to self-identify in their resume or cover letter: Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

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Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 08/19/2024