Early Careers Advisor- 12 Month FTC

Oakleaf Partnership
City of London, England
£50000 - £52000 per annum
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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Job Details

Oakleaf are supporting this independent law firm of circa 1000 people with over 600 lawyers offering a wide range of legal services to companies and individuals. They have a presence in London, Singapore and Hong Kong, and the firm services an international community of clients. They are looking for someone to join their lovely Early Careers team of 5 in this Advisor role.

The opportunity:

This lovely EC team manage the recruitment and ongoing support all of apprentices, graduate trainees, work experience, internships and paralegals across the firm. The team is made up of five: one manager, 2 advisors and 2 assistants. This advisor role will be responsible for the graduates, interns & paralegals.

The successful candidate will be an integral part of both supporting and leading on the employee life cycle processes: from attraction and recruitment through to performance management, development and transition.

Duties and Responsibilities

Overall responsible for the day-to-day running of the Early Career processes:

· Management and coaching of an Early Careers Assistant.

· Managing the Early Careers processes across the three entry channels (graduate programmes, internships and paralegal) into the three keybusiness areas (legal, legal ops and business ops).

· Expected to build strong working relationships and collaborate with key stakeholders in the business

· Working with the EC Manager to design & implement the expansion of the graduate (legal and non-legal) and internship programmes across the firm.

· Working with the EC Manager to review and update the existing recruitment processes in line with Mishcon de Reya's recent EDI Strategy.

· Ensuring the smooth running of the paralegal processes and identifying opportunities to improve/streamline the processes.

Responsible for the day to day running of the attraction processes

· Making recommendations and implement process improvements.

Responsible for the day to day running of the induction programmes across all three entry channels


· Proven experience having worked in a similar role and/or function within a law firm/ professional services firm is highly desirable

· Ability to manage projects and initiatives with minimal guidance

· Ability to solve problems quickly and creatively

· Excellent attention to detail

· Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team

· Personable and confident, able to build relationships with partners/ key stakeholders

· Pro-active and takes initiative


Oakleaf Partnership is the UK’s largest independent HR recruitment consultancy. Founded in 2005, we have built enduring relationships with HR functions across every sector; thanks in part to our expertise, but also our collaborative approach. We listen. We share our insights. We take the time to truly understand the culture of an organisation – the person behind a CV.

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