Talent Acquisition Manager

London, England
£55000 - £70000 per annum
09 Nov 2018
07 Dec 2018
Jason Hurnaum
Contract Type
Full Time

Responsible for all recruitment for the firm. Acts as main point of contact for London office for all day to day recruitment activities.

Client Details

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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