Early Careers Business Partner

Friday 11 Nov 2022

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A unique opportunity for an experienced Early Careers Manager to join a highly regarded law firm as their Early Careers Business Partner. This new role will lead the attraction, recruitment and development of early careers and graduate legal talent.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the full life cycle of the training contract process.
  • Lead implementation of SQE.
  • Develop partnerships with local schools, build presence within graduate markets, and build strong relationships with career services and student recruitment specialists.
  • Design and deliver an annual work experience programme for early careers talent.
  • Design and deliver an annual graduate vacation scheme including designing and implementing the selection process.
  • Design and deliver insight days and open days for undergraduate talent.
  • Manage the firms annual legal and solicitor apprentice programme and process.
  • Develop associated social media, which showcases the early careers and graduate opportunities.

The successful applicant will have the following skills:

  • Proven HR and Graduate Development experience in a professional services organisation
  • Strong grasp of technical HR knowledge
  • Understanding and experience of graduate screening and selection, to include excellent interviewing skills
  • Proven track record of building credibility quickly and developing trusted advisor relationships with senior stakeholders
  • Experience of delivering projects and processes on a cyclical basis
  • Computer literate - good working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and HR Systems

Equal Opportunities

As a responsible business, it is important that we represent the diversity of our people, our clients and our communities. We believe that the firms that thrive are those with the most diverse team; that's why we work so hard to source the best talent from the broadest pool possible. As an equal opportunities employer we strive to accommodate anyone who may have specific needs. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the selection process, please talk to a member of the recruitment team so that any required adjustments can be made in advance.