The London recruitment team at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP is a key part of the wider HR and learning and development team which consists of over 50 professionals. The team covers three key areas; Partner recruitment, graduate recruitment and lateral recruitment (including associate level hires as well as all business services hires).
We are currently recruiting a Recruitment Advisor to work in the lateral recruitment team. The team currently consists of a manager and four advisors.
The Lateral recruitment team continues to grow in size and scope, this is an excellent opportunity to work very closely with key stakeholders in the practice in recruiting for a number of fee earning and business services areas. One of the key components of this role is to focus on our direct hiring capability so an interest and experience in this area is key.
The key responsibilities of the role are:
Responsibility for the end-to-end recruitment of fee-earning and business services hires on a permanent, contract and potentially temporary basis, including identifying, attracting, recruiting and hiring the desired talent for the role
Identifying the most appropriate sourcing channels to attract the best talent for the role; in particular developing direct sourcing channels and creative recruiting strategies
Assisting hiring managers and Partners create job specificatio...
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Assisting hiring managers and Partners create job specifications
Appropriately screening all levels of candidates from entry level to senior level positions based on job specification and information from hiring managers/Partners and the wider HR team
Interviewing candidates with hiring managers/Partners or on your own
Advising hiring managers and Partners and informing them of trends in the market place
Conducting resource planning with hiring managers/Partners and the wider HR team to anticipate future staffing needs
Building an ongoing candidate pipeline using research, networking events and database information
Providing input to help develop, simplify and enhance lateral recruitment processes
Hosting or attending recruitment events, including recruitment and diversity forums
Ad hoc project work, including supporting the implementation of the new recruitment process, reviewing the online application process and implementing a consistent approach to recruitment across Norton Rose Fulbright
Skills and Experience Required
Previous experience from either an agency environment or a similar in-house role
Experience of recruiting legal services professionals on a permanent basis
Proven success developing direct sourcing channels, particularly with LinkedIn, and creative recruiting strategies including referrals
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to engage and gain credibility with senior stakeholders
Experience of using a document management system or applicant tracking system
Ability to manage own work load and prioritise tasks
Ability to work in a high volume, fast-paced environment
Excellent communication skills both written and oral
A positive and proactive attitude (essential)
Resilience with the confidence to deliver difficult messages
An excellent team player
Strong MS office skills are essential in particular reference to Word and Outlook
At Norton Rose Fulbright we welcome receiving direct candidate applications via our careers page.
If you would like to ask any specific questions beforehand, please contact Chris Palmer at Chris.firstname.lastname@example.org (enquiries only - we do not accept applications by email)