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Principal Consultant

Req id:  37823

Virtual, US



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



Be part of a Canadian success story! From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

 Feel at home. Our welcoming culture can be attributed to our Canadian roots and values. We genuinely want to help each other, and we share a passion for our customers.


Join Our Team: Discover the Exciting Opportunity Ahead


The Lead Strategy Consultant, Investigations (LSC) is primarily responsible for building, managing, directing, and participating as necessary in, a team of investigatory review specialists dedicated to quickly and efficiently locating, summarizing, and providing documentary evidence essential to fully establishing, refining, and/or supporting a client’s position in complex legal matters, including litigations, internal and regulatory investigations, compliance audits, and due diligence reviews. The LSC will work directly with key, high value customers to deliver an exceptional experience, promoting repeat business and long-term relationships, and will be considered an integral part of the customer’s experience and the account’s success. The LSC will also be responsible for contributing to internal and external sales and marketing efforts directed at promoting the team’s benefits and capabilities, including written materials as well as speaking engagements. This position reports to the Senior Director - Legal Tech Cloud Services.


Your Skills Shine Here: You Are Great At

●            Develop, maintain, and lead a team of investigatory review specialists, through talent acquisition sufficient to satisfy the full spectrum of project objectives and meet workload demands.

●            Manage all financial aspects of the investigations team, including market pricing, project pricing, project invoicing, and individual project and overall team revenue projections, objectives, and reporting.

●            Lead all technical aspects of client engagement, including consulting and strategizing with clients on efficient and effective ways to meet objectives through appropriate issue identification, document collection, tool selection, and project staffing and management.

●            Create project plans defining scope of work, including lists of deliverables and deadlines, scheduling, resource allocation, reporting, and revenue projections.  Execute on these plans both directly, and in conjunction with the leadership of others.

●            Develop and implement a team environment with ability to communicate directly, contemporaneously, and constantly with all team members transforming individual knowledge, and individual discoveries, into team knowledge and team success.

●            Develop and implement appropriate standard operating procedures and other collateral necessary to ensure continuity in operations and delivery, and support a                            defensible work product.

●            Provide superior client service in demanding, deadline driven situations ensuring the delivery of quality work product within established time frames.

●            Ensure work product of team meets the standards of quality set forth in project plan and adhere to the quality standards established by the Legal Tech Cloud Services                   management team.

●            Apply analytical skills and leverage existing methodologies to various client situations and practice disciplines to meet shifting client needs.

●            Maintain all necessary documentation in the performance of work including required project reporting, custom requests, and customized solutions.

●            Prepare narrative summaries and chronologies detailing the results of the investigation, with citation to the supporting documentary evidence.

●            Develop, in conjunction with sales and marketing, materials necessary to promote and grow the investigations team and services, including written materials, and                           participation in webinars, conferences, and other speaking engagements.


●            Communication – Organizes and expresses ideas clearly and concisely orally and in writing. Tailors content of communication to the level and experience of the                             audience. Ensures that others involved in a project, including senior management, are kept informed about developments and plans.

●            Leadership – Shows commitment to lead through effectively demonstrating the character, experience, humility, wisdom, and discernment necessary to create the trust                  and influence to cause the right things, to happen for the right reasons, at the right times.

●            Professionalism – Maintains high standards with consistent attention to detail. Demonstrates competence and confidence internally and with clients, maintaining proper                poise and etiquette. Acts ethically and is always accountable for actions. If mistakes happen, takes responsibility, and works to resolve the issue.

●            Organization / Planning / Delivery – Forecasts accurately and helps ensure delivery against a plan. Identifies information needs and helps ensure systems / personnel                  are in place to deliver. Focuses on critical path and delivery on key priorities.

●            Sense of Urgency / Ownership – Acts with the realization that efficiency is vital to success. Makes decisions and drives activities to meet important windows of                              opportunity in the industry.

●            Market Knowledge – Develops and maintains a thorough understanding of the broad e-Discovery marketplace – identifying and pursuing new areas of expertise as                        OpenText solutions evolve.

●            Honesty and Integrity – Earns trust and maintains confidence. Exhibits a strong work ethic.

●            Flexibility and adaptability – Able to remain flexible and adaptable in a chaotic environment and stay calm under pressure.

●            Persistence – Demonstrates tenacity and willingness even in difficult circumstances.

●            Proactive - Innovative and creative.

●            Teamwork – Establishes and maintains good working relationships with other offices and departments in the company to promote an environment of cooperation and                    collaborative success


Unlock Your Potential: What It Takes to Thrive with Us!

●            Juris Doctorate from an accredited university, barred in at least one state.

●            Ten or more years of experience with a service or consulting firm directly supporting complex legal matters, including litigations, internal and regulatory investigations,                    compliance audits, and due diligence reviews for corporations or law firms.

●            Strong communication skills with experience testifying in court.

●            Inquisitive nature and ability to digest and consolidate vast amounts of information in order to identify key facts that are not readily apparent.

●            Ability to recognize when enough evidence has been uncovered to achieve factual certainty.

●            Exceptional writing and presentation skills with the ability to present facts clearly and with supporting details and timelines.

●            Expertise with various legal support software and the ability to learn and apply new software quickly.

●            Expert on the litigation lifecycle, EDRM, litigation document review and workflows, complex searches related to litigation, Technology Assisted Review and Continuous Active Learning.

●            Ability to demonstrate technical concepts to individuals with varying degrees of technological skills.

●            Strong consulting and management skills.

Role Challenges and Special Working Conditions

●            Overnight travel throughout the world to visit OpenText corporate office, clients, and/or employees may be necessary.

●            Requirements may dictate the necessity to work hours outside of normal, 40-hour workweek.


Embark on an Epic Journey: Join Our Team and Achieve the Extraordinary! 


For Colorado residents, the minimum compensation estimated for this position is $180,000 in addition to a comprehensive and competitive group benefit and healthcare plan.  Individual compensation will be determined based on skills and experience comparable to the job requirements.


OpenText's commitment to diversity and inclusion surpasses legal requirements, evident in our Equal Employment Opportunity Statement of Policy which promotes a respectful and empowering environment for employees of all backgrounds, culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruiting process, please contact us at Our proactive approach fosters collaboration, innovation, and personal growth, enriching OpenText's vibrant workplace.

We believe that our values are the compass that steers us in the right direction and helps us stay true to our mission. These values will not only guide our everyday decisions but also influence our strategic direction and the way we work. They reflect who we are as individuals and as a collective force, uniting us in our shared purpose. 

We create economic growth that is inclusive and sustainable. 

The world’s most trusted companies trust OpenText, and we demonstrate this in our actions as individuals, as a company, and as technology. 

We build global communities of purpose and challenge by supporting each other to exceed expectations and solve complex problems. 

We set high standards and exceptions, to learn, to be better. 

We tap into our creativity to deliver incredible experiences for customers, to ourselves, and for our planet. 

We believe a workplace should be human above all else. We ask excellence of our employees and reward it by creating an environment that is welcoming, challenging and that encourages real growth and development, not empty platitudes, or trinkets.” - Mark Barrenechea, CEO & CTO

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