Graduate Recruitment Co-ordinator

Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
£34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
22 Jul 2019
Closes
19 Aug 2019
Ref
GDREC1
Contact
Vince Ellam
Job Title
Graduate/Trainee
Industry Sector
HR
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client, a leading US Law Firm, is seeking a Graduate Recruitment Co-ordinator to supplement their busy HR Team.

The role will be responsible for the day to day functions of the Graduate Recruitment Programme. Working with the HR team and Information Resources Manager to administer the CPD Programme for London attorneys. Ensures client service and satisfaction are attained in all areas of the position.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Involved in the promotion of the firm on campus in the UK.

* Work with the team to help manage the relationship between the Firm and target universities, academics, careers advice centres, advertisers and groups and societies within the student population. Keep up to date with new ways to engage and attract students. Working closely with the Graduate Recruitment Partners.

* Along with the team, review all graduate applications, selecting those suitable for assessment days or interviews, resourcing and managing all assessment and selection processes to offer stage.

* Organising vacation schemes including events; presentations and assessments and helping the team ensure the smooth running of the scheme. Making sure all necessary paperwork is in place for all attending students.

* Reporting on graduate recruitment statistics to the US for firm wide discussion. Involved in liaising with the US offices in relation to recruiting generally.

* To monitor our competitors and ensure we are constantly improving our approach. Including attending local Graduate Recruiting Forums along with other team members.

* Assist with the co-ordination of the trainee induction program and PSC course for all trainees.

* Working with the team, organise and arrange the qualification and admission process for our qualifying trainees. Ensuring compliance with all SRA regulations.

* Maintaining a spreadsheet of trainee holidays.

* US Graduate Programme - along with other team members responsible for organising the on campus interviews at Harvard and Columbia/CV collection and then any London callbacks. Liaise with the partners in order to ascertain hiring needs before helping to arrange flights, visas, accommodation and activities for the successful applicants.

* Working with the team, co-ordinating induction programme, practice group talks and events for two summer vacation schemes and the US Summer scheme as required. Overseeing and developing these schemes.

* Working with the team; practice groups; and PSLs to co-ordinate the trainee training programme and and ensure all materials and meeting set ups are in order.

* Ensure filing systems and processes are up to date including logging of candidate details.

* With the team, develop relationships with various publications/graduate recruitment marketing strategy partners to ensure the firm is in a competitive position.

* Assisting the Legal Recruiting team with Diversity; Immigration; Regulatory and other matters as needed. Including lateral recruitment as necessary.


QUALIFICATIONS:
Education, Work Experience, Skills

* Educated to degree standard

* At least 2 years' experience in UK Graduate Recruiting within a law firm required

* Excellent client service orientation with excellent communication skills and the ability to work with attorneys and staff at all levels as well as developing an excellent rapport with students and university contacts

* Ability to think critically and pro-actively and problem solve

* Ability to effectively prioritise and respond to multiple service requests, often while working under tight time constraints

* Reliability, commitment, enthusiasm, drive and punctuality

* Ability to maintain confidentiality

* Team player

* Professional attire and demeanour.

Technologies/Software:
Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel

**PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU HAVE WORKED WITHIN A LARGE LAW FIRM OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES ENVIRONMENT AND HAVE THE RELEVANT EXPERIENCE OUTLINED ABOVE**

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