|Role Basis||Contract / Interim|
|Salary||40000 - 45000|
A fantastic opportunity for a Recruitment Advisor to join a leading law firm on a 12 month contract and full time basis. This newly created role will focus on Business Support and paralegal recruitment in particular.
Main duties and responsibilities will include:
Managing the end to end recruitment processes for lateral hires across the Business Support and Legal teams.
You will be responsible for the coordination and management of recruitment processes and attraction via internal referral scheme, firm website, LinkedIn and recruitment agents in particular
Promoting the firm's values and delivering an exceptional candidate experience
Working alongside the Recruitment Manager, ensuring a collaborative and consistent approach within the recruitment function and always maintaining the highest level of service to all stakeholders and best practice
Work with hiring managers to identify skill sets; where required, test validity and comprehensiveness of job descriptions
Conduct initial screening and review CVs for suitability.
Holding competency-based interviews.
Advise on selection tools (including online testing and case studies)
With HR Co-ordinator ownership of interview scheduling process, including responsibility for internal and external communications throughout hire
Acting as the main point of contact for all external recruitment agencies for the roles that you have responsibility for
Develop and maintain agency relationships with legal recruitment agencies and business services recruiters – provide updates on role pipeline
Attend agency events and briefings throughout the year
Briefing agencies via email/telephone on vacancies as they arise
Providing feedback to agencies and direct candidates with diplomacy and in a timely manner
Establishing and maintaining excellent internal relationships with key stakeholders in the practice and Business Support functions hiring managers/partners and regularly updating them on the progress of vacancies
Work collaboratively with HR Managers
Support and challenge hiring managers constructively on selection decisions at interview and offer stage
Highlight visa applications and related immigration processes in line with Home Office regulations to HR Team where applicable
With HR Co-ordinator sending out offer documentation
Assisting with annual salary review research
The successful applicant will have previous experience of working in a recruitment function, ideally within the legal sector or other professional services firm. Previous experience of conducting interviews is essential and you will have excellent administration, organisational and prioritisation skills with ability to manage time efficiently.
As a responsible business, it is important that we represent the diversity of our people, our clients and our communities. We believe that the firms that thrive are those with the most diverse team; that's why we work so hard to source the best talent from the broadest pool possible. As an equal opportunities employer we strive to accommodate anyone who may have specific needs. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the selection process, please talk to a member of the recruitment team so that any required adjustments can be made in advance.