• Permanent
  • City of London, London
  • £70000 - £80000 per annum
  • Expires: 10-15-2022
  • Ref: PR/010208_1663422348

This is an exciting role for a Future Talent Manager to join the HR department of an international law firm.

The company offers hybrid working, 3 days in their city offices, 2 days working from home.

The successful candidate will be comfortable in a matrix organisation and partnership model and you will be an experienced HR professional with prior experience at managerial level within a professional services environment. You will have dealt with the future talent life cycle with a commercial and pragmatic approach and have extensive experience in implementing modern and simple approaches.

The main responsibilities of this role include:

  • Responsible for the approach of future talent (trainee solicitors, apprentices, work placement students/interns, scholars), including marketing materials (website, social media and our presence at universities and events on campus). Designing and implementing a modern and slick approach, taking into consideration candidate experience, partner time and in line with the firm’s diversity and inclusion aims
  • Manage the future talent recruitment cycle (from screening applications and interviewing to overseeing and participating in the assessment centres, placement schemes and open days)
  • Oversee the future talent diversity partnerships including PRIME, MyKindaFuture, Aspiring Solicitors and Whizz Kidz.
  • Responsible for the development and management of future talent
  • Responsible for international future talent opportunities including leading the attraction and selection for the Dubai, Hong Kong, Paris, Seoul and Singapore
  • Oversee the onboarding, induction and integration of the trainee solicitors and apprentices into the business and their development throughout their period of training, including seat allocation, qualification, resolving employee relations issues, delivery of some Professional Skills Courses, 1:1 coaching, and organising events.

Stakeholders relationships and people development

  • Build and maintain strong and trusted relationships with future talents partners, key stake holders in the business; and the HR and L&D team across our network
  • Be a key influencer and champion of future talent, inclusion and the wider HR function
  • Manage the future talent team and provide support, coaching and training ensuring consistent high quality standards are maintained and to share best practice
  • Share knowledge and develop appropriate training for the future talent or wider HR teams
  • Ensure high quality standard, commercial and proactive service delivery at all times
  • Champion/promote other areas of the People and Talent function: D&I, L&D, CSR, reward, HR advisory and the key people topics
  • Continuous improvement
  • Consistently look at ways to improve efficiency and embed continuous improvement
  • Lead on a number of projects and contribute to others
  • Ensure knowhow and documentation is up to date and available to facilitate knowledge sharing, efficiency and that team members are self-sufficient in day-to-day operations
  • Responsible for overseeing appropriate documentation is in place and consistent with the advisory team processes and activities

Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 500 MB.

Skip to content