Lead Legal Operations Specialist – 1639

Broomfield, CO / Brooklyn Park, MN / Golden Valley, MN / Plymouth, MN
Professional Services – Legal /
Full-time /
Science Led, Enterprise Driven – Accelerating Quantum Computing
Quantinuum is the world’s largest integrated quantum company, pioneering powerful quantum computers and advanced software solutions. Quantinuum’s technology drives breakthroughs in materials discovery, cybersecurity, and next-gen quantum AI. With approximately 500 employees, including 370+ scientists and engineers, Quantinuum leads the quantum computing revolution across continents.
We unite best-in-class software with high-fidelity hardware to accelerate quantum computing. With integrated full-stack technology, our world-class team is rapidly scaling quantum computing.
Quantinuum recently secured $300m in funding, visit our news pages to learn more about this and other Quantinuum scientific breakthroughs and achievements: https://www.quantinuum.com/news

We are seeking a Lead Legal Operations Specialist in our Broomfield, CO, Brooklyn Park, MN or Golden Valley, MN locations.
Reporting directly to the Chief Legal Counsel for Quantinuum – the Lead Legal Operations Specialist will be responsible for creating processes and practices to improve the day-to-day efficiency and effectiveness of the Quantinuum legal team, facilitate change, manage vendor relationships, provide necessary reporting to the department and, in conjunction with the Chief Legal Officer, maintain accurate budgets. This role requires the ability to adapt to changing priorities and business needs and to be proactive in identifying areas of need and generating action plans.  This role involves direct contact with the business client as well as third parties, so the ability to spot issues and provide viable solutions is key.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Define, develop and implement the department’s legal operations strategy and initiatives to support efficiency and effectiveness, and monitor the latest legal operations trends to continually enhance our legal organization.
    • Set specific goals and initiatives for the law department and report on key operational and substantive metrics that will better inform decision-making, including matter and work product analyses.
    • Serve as point of contact for clients, both internal and external in regard to law department matters.
    • Identify and implement legal department tools to streamline new or existing practices, manage design, rollout, and training for new systems, and generally oversee the law department’s technology strategy (including the selection, implementation, administration, and support of all technology resources related to matter and document management, content and knowledge management, contract management and related legal operations systems), including but not limited to:
    • Uploading and organizing signed contracts, tagging contracts with appropriate data identifiers, calendaring compliance-related tasks, identifying contract management process improvements, and tracking contract flow and status
    • Manage Contract Lifecycle, including maintaining agreement templates and contractual clauses, managing contract signature process, tracking contract expirations and renewals, etc.
    • Administer law department matter intake system, assign new matters to appropriate team members, maintain oversight to timeline and track projects to completion
    • Maintain corporate organization/formation documents for company subsidiaries and manage compliance with local annual reporting requirements
    • Manage the overall relationship between vendors and the law department, including onboarding new firms/vendors, invoice processing, and coordinating payments with the finance department.
    • With oversight of the Chief Legal Officer, develop accurate departmental budgets and manage the planning, tracking, expense analysis, and forecasting functions.
    • Develop and implement internal process guidelines and templates and optimize workflows within the legal department.
    • In cooperation with other functions, develop, implement and maintain company-wide record retention policy.
    • Other administrative matters as assigned from time to time.

You Must have:

    • Associates degree required.
    • Minimum 8+ years legal operations experience.
    • Applicants for employment for this position must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Quantinuum. (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status.

We Value:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    • 5+ years of experience managing contract lifecycles either in a large firm or in-house legal department, including maintaining agreement templates and contractual clauses, managing contract signature process, tracking contract expirations and renewals.
    • Strategic thinker with the ability to anticipate, assess and quantify risk objectively, and to develop appropriate strategies to mitigate.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Demonstrates high levels of ownership and accountability; works independently and initiates and coordinates projects, as needed.
$110,000 - $146,500 a year
Compensation & Benefits: 
Range posted is inclusive of bonus target when applicable 
Incentive eligible
Estimated Salary Wage: $110,000- $146,500
What is in it for you?
A competitive salary and innovative, game-changing work
Flexible work schedule
For full-time employees, we offer: Employer subsidized health, dental, and vision insurance; Equity, 401k retirement savings plan + 12 Paid holidays and generous vacation + sick time
Quantinuum is a team of over 450+ people. Among them you'll find the world's leading quantum computing hardware and software experts; Not only are they driven to discover the future, but they are also committed to change the world for the better
Paid parental leave
Employee discounts

Quantinuum is an equal opportunity employer. You will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.