HR Officer - Graduate Recruitment and Development

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3591785

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South East 

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HR / Recruitment

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per year
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Job Views:

289

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

23.11.2017
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About Ashurst Ashurst is a leading global law firm with a history spanning almost 200 years, and clear strategy for our future growth. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law. To find out more please visit here In order to comply with regulatory and client requirements, Ashurst will undertake appropriate vetting of staff. When applicants accept a job offer, Ashurst, alongside a specialist provider, will undertake professional verification and background checks. These checks are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with our legal and regulatory obligations Business Area - Human Resources Role: HR Officer Location: London Reporting to: Graduate Recruitment Manager (GRM) Hours of work - Monday to Friday, 9:30 - 5:30. However, role requires flexibility to attend evening recruitment and vacation scheme events as well as travel to UK universities. Department/ Role Overview: To facilitate the smooth running of day to day trainee HR and development matters through efficient execution of operational practices and duties. To support the GR Manager in recruiting high calibre trainees and vacation visitors to the firm. In particular to run the campus programme and vacation schemes. Main Tasks: Recruitment Screening of application forms (along with GR Manager). Interviewing of vacation scheme and training contract candidates (alongside GR team). Using collated feedback to assist with hiring decisions. Make verbal training contract offers and manage candidates post-offer to encourage acceptance. Use of CV Mail (alongside GR Assistant) to include reporting. Run vacation schemes (one winter, one spring and two summer) with assistance from GR Assistant. To include supervisor briefings, organising and briefing senior speakers and the trainee social committee, distribution of assessed tasks and introducing/speaking at presentations and events during the scheme. Act as first point of contact for vacation visitors, answering queries regarding the firm, their application/interviews. Conduct one-to-one feedback sessions on conclusion of scheme alongside GRM. Decide on topic/content and attend/present at regular in-house recruitment events. Operational working relationship with event providers (such as Bright) to ensure good representation of the firm at joint employer events. Operational working relationship with key partners (such Rare and Open) to ensure our pipeline of candidates is diverse. Operational relationships with university contacts such as law societies, faculties and careers services to ensure good coverage of Ashurst brand. Assist GRM with brochure, website, print ad and promotional items annual review. Build and maintain good working relationships with partner interview committee and those fee-earners involved in campus activity. Answer escalated candidate and other external queries. Maintain a good working knowledge of target university profiles. Manage print and web advertising via outsourced agency (including tracking spend and return). Liaise with internal design and print team to create stimulating promotional materials which reflect the firm's employer brand. Generate content for and maintain Facebook page on a daily basis. Programme Management Work with GR Assistant to coordinate all aspects of the induction of trainee solicitors. Provide first level guidance and advice to trainees on practice and process, focusing on performance management and personal development Use a systematic approach to coordinate seat move, liaising with Trainee Partners and escalating issues to HR Manager, GR where necessary. Coordinate the smooth running of the client and international secondment processes. Meet regularly with trainees on an individual basis to monitor work load, development and ensure they are allocated to appropriate divisions. Launch appraisals and mid-seat reviews, offer support to supervisors where necessary. Monitor and follow up or escalate performance issues. Monitor the supervision of trainees along with Trainee Partners and relevant HR managers where necessary. Meet with trainees to obtain feedback at the end of each seat in relation to their supervision and experience in the department. Regulatory administration such as registering training contracts and supervising the completion of admission applications. Keep up to date with regulatory changes. Liaise with the myHRServices team to ensure all seat/ secondments, level codes and payroll changes are added to the HR database every six months. Assist the HR Manager, GR with the qualification process. Ensure smooth transition to qualifying departments for those staying. Act as the main contact point for future trainees. Liaise with the University of Law to ensure all future trainees are enrolled on the GDL and LPC courses. Liaise with the University of Law to monitor performance and development of future trainees. Essential skills and experience: Previous demonstrable experience within HR in a law firm or other professional services environment. Working knowledge of HR good practice and employment law. Good knowledge of graduate market place/higher education landscape. Strong client focus. Conscientious with strong attention to detail. Personable and approachable style in order to communicate well at all levels. Persuasive and confident. Work well within a team and work autonomously when needed. Hard working, using initiative to manage own workload, especially at busy times. Flexible approach. Proactive approach with a 'can-do' attitude. Able to generate new ideas. Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
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HR Officer - Graduate Recruitment and Development

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Job ID:

3591785

Location:

South East 

Category:

HR / Recruitment

Salary:

per year
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Job Views:

289

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

23.11.2017
col-wide   

Job Description:

About Ashurst Ashurst is a leading global law firm with a history spanning almost 200 years, and clear strategy for our future growth. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law. To find out more please visit here In order to comply with regulatory and client requirements, Ashurst will undertake appropriate vetting of staff. When applicants accept a job offer, Ashurst, alongside a specialist provider, will undertake professional verification and background checks. These checks are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with our legal and regulatory obligations Business Area - Human Resources Role: HR Officer Location: London Reporting to: Graduate Recruitment Manager (GRM) Hours of work - Monday to Friday, 9:30 - 5:30. However, role requires flexibility to attend evening recruitment and vacation scheme events as well as travel to UK universities. Department/ Role Overview: To facilitate the smooth running of day to day trainee HR and development matters through efficient execution of operational practices and duties. To support the GR Manager in recruiting high calibre trainees and vacation visitors to the firm. In particular to run the campus programme and vacation schemes. Main Tasks: Recruitment Screening of application forms (along with GR Manager). Interviewing of vacation scheme and training contract candidates (alongside GR team). Using collated feedback to assist with hiring decisions. Make verbal training contract offers and manage candidates post-offer to encourage acceptance. Use of CV Mail (alongside GR Assistant) to include reporting. Run vacation schemes (one winter, one spring and two summer) with assistance from GR Assistant. To include supervisor briefings, organising and briefing senior speakers and the trainee social committee, distribution of assessed tasks and introducing/speaking at presentations and events during the scheme. Act as first point of contact for vacation visitors, answering queries regarding the firm, their application/interviews. Conduct one-to-one feedback sessions on conclusion of scheme alongside GRM. Decide on topic/content and attend/present at regular in-house recruitment events. Operational working relationship with event providers (such as Bright) to ensure good representation of the firm at joint employer events. Operational working relationship with key partners (such Rare and Open) to ensure our pipeline of candidates is diverse. Operational relationships with university contacts such as law societies, faculties and careers services to ensure good coverage of Ashurst brand. Assist GRM with brochure, website, print ad and promotional items annual review. Build and maintain good working relationships with partner interview committee and those fee-earners involved in campus activity. Answer escalated candidate and other external queries. Maintain a good working knowledge of target university profiles. Manage print and web advertising via outsourced agency (including tracking spend and return). Liaise with internal design and print team to create stimulating promotional materials which reflect the firm's employer brand. Generate content for and maintain Facebook page on a daily basis. Programme Management Work with GR Assistant to coordinate all aspects of the induction of trainee solicitors. Provide first level guidance and advice to trainees on practice and process, focusing on performance management and personal development Use a systematic approach to coordinate seat move, liaising with Trainee Partners and escalating issues to HR Manager, GR where necessary. Coordinate the smooth running of the client and international secondment processes. Meet regularly with trainees on an individual basis to monitor work load, development and ensure they are allocated to appropriate divisions. Launch appraisals and mid-seat reviews, offer support to supervisors where necessary. Monitor and follow up or escalate performance issues. Monitor the supervision of trainees along with Trainee Partners and relevant HR managers where necessary. Meet with trainees to obtain feedback at the end of each seat in relation to their supervision and experience in the department. Regulatory administration such as registering training contracts and supervising the completion of admission applications. Keep up to date with regulatory changes. Liaise with the myHRServices team to ensure all seat/ secondments, level codes and payroll changes are added to the HR database every six months. Assist the HR Manager, GR with the qualification process. Ensure smooth transition to qualifying departments for those staying. Act as the main contact point for future trainees. Liaise with the University of Law to ensure all future trainees are enrolled on the GDL and LPC courses. Liaise with the University of Law to monitor performance and development of future trainees. Essential skills and experience: Previous demonstrable experience within HR in a law firm or other professional services environment. Working knowledge of HR good practice and employment law. Good knowledge of graduate market place/higher education landscape. Strong client focus. Conscientious with strong attention to detail. Personable and approachable style in order to communicate well at all levels. Persuasive and confident. Work well within a team and work autonomously when needed. Hard working, using initiative to manage own workload, especially at busy times. Flexible approach. Proactive approach with a 'can-do' attitude. Able to generate new ideas. Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).