Emerging Talent and Recruitment Manager

Wednesday 29 May 2024

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A great opportunity for an experienced Emerging Talent and Recruitment Manager to join a leading law firm and take full ownership of the Emerging Talent space.

Key responsibilities will include:


  • Managing the annual early careers recruitment cycles, liaising with all necessary stakeholders and candidates.
  • Managing all emerging talent applications from start to finish, maintaining regular dialogue to ensure we keep strong candidates engaged.


  • Be the go-to person for all early careers people once they have been offered a role, all the way through to qualification. Support on welfare, performance and learning matters as required for this group.
  • Manage all the important procedural elements for early careers, including qualification process, seat rotations, registration of periods of qualifying work experience.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

  • Supporting the HR team in the delivery of the firms EDI strategy, particularly in relation to recruitment. Meet with internal EDI network to discuss trainee recruitment and recruitment process to build on positive change.

The successful application will have gained the following key skills:

  • Previous experience in early careers/emerging talent, of at least 5 years, ideally in a professional services environment.
  • Previous experience of developing emerging talent, including apprentices.
  • Good working knowledge of the routes to qualification in the sector.
  • Good understanding of the EDI landscape, and proven record of working strategically to develop a diverse pipeline of talent.


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.