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Legal Recruitment Assistant

  • Job Type :

    Permanent

    Full-Time

  • Salary : To £25,000 + Great Benefits

A prestigious International law firm is looking to hire a new Recruitment Assistant to join their growing Partnership team on a permanent basis to support the Partner Recruitment Manager and Officer in coordinating and driving the hiring of lateral Partners internationally.  Responsibilities will include providing support on the process and managing input from a wide range of sources, including the Partnership Accounts team and the Risk & Compliance team, advise internal sponsor Partners on the recruitment process (relevant documentation, timelines for approval), specifically what is required in terms of building support across the partnership, assist with Partner recruitment global diary management, including arranging interviews for partner candidates, provide interview feedback to recruitment agencies and direct candidates in a timely manner, chasing the relevant people where necessary, supporting the Partner Recruitment Manager and Officer in managing the relationship with preferred recruiters and other intermediaries, such that we have agreed terms in place and the recruiter understands the firm’s strategy and recruitment process, remaining aware of agreed terms of business with all recruitment agencies, together with another member of the team, attending candidate interviews and briefings with senior leaders, taking minutes, converting minutes into actions and keeping track of actions undertaken, identifying and driving through improvements to existing processes within the firm, and in dealings with recruitment agent.  Candidates must have some previous HR and Recruitment experience within a law firm or a professional services organisation, in addition to strong communication, organisational, interpersonal skills and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office.  Standard hours are 9.30am – 5.30pm with a salary of £25,000 on offer plus fantastic benefits.