Talent Acquisition Manager

London, England
£55000 - £70000 per annum
09 Nov 2018
09 Dec 2018
Jason Hurnaum
Specialist Area
HR function
HR Jobs Level
Business partner
Contract Type
Full Time
My client are a leading and global firm within professional services based in the city of London.


* Oversees recruitment functions for the region

* Acts as key liaison point for local HR and business leadership in other region offices, providing recruitment support where necessary

* Directly responsible for all Corporate positions, and for all non entry-level legal hiring for the region offices. This includes experienced Consultants, Associates, Contract Attorneys, etc

* Conducts proactive recruitment searches to fill these positions (sourcing, screening, presenting)

* Engages the assistance of specialist recruitment firms when necessary, and negotiates search firm contracts/maintain relationships

* Directs the activity of the Recruitment team, ensuring a constant flow of qualified candidates for all Consultant and entry level Legal positions for the regional offices. Holds the Recruiters accountable to a consistent level of weekly activity

* Lead point of contact on all client-facing activities for all hiring for London office (intake meetings, submission of candidates, interview feedback, assisting teams with hiring decisions, extending and negotiating offers)

* Assist local HR with strategic planning for recruitment, ensuring recruitment support is available when local HR requires

* Work with Director of Talent Acquisition, other Regional Recruitment Managers, and local HR leadership to standardize recruitment processes and procedures across the firm wherever possible

* Working with HR and Talent Management colleagues to strive for best in class strategies around recruitment process, talent engagement, development and retention.

* Responsible for working with the Director of Talent Acquisition and local marketing teams to continually improve the employer branding for the region

* Attending Partner meetings for all offices in region either in person, or remotely

* Additional ad hoc projects and responsibilities as required

* Coordinates internal transfers

* Create job descriptions


* Bachelor's degree required

* A minimum of five years recruiting experience, in either a law firm/professional services firm, or recruitment agency setting preferred. A mix of agency and "in-house" corporate recruiting would be ideal

* Excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytical, written and verbal communication skills

* Ability to work in a matrixed environment, partnering with local HR and Leadership as well as overseas Corporate functions

* Strong track record of proactive searching techniques, including headhunting and use of systems such as Linkedin Recruiter, preferred

* Track record of managing and developing a high performing recruitment team

* Self-starter

* Client-focused

* Team-oriented approach as well as the ability to work independently

* Ability to work in a fast paced and professional environment

* Strong time management skills

* Excellent working knowledge of MS office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Workday or other application tracking system knowledge a plus

Job Offer

£55,000 - £70,000

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