Resourcing Manager, Partner & Fee Earners. (9 - 12 month FTC)

3 days left

South East England
28 Jul 2017
25 Aug 2017
Contract Type
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

Location: London

Role: Resourcing Manager, Partner & Fee Earners. (9 - 12 month FTC)

Reporting to: UK Resourcing Manager

Department/ Role Overview:

The Resourcing Manager will work with the Head of Resourcing to engage with the Leadership team to execute cost effective and direct talent acquisition in the Legal Partner and Fee earner community. This role will help identify, track, network, assess and recruit high performing diverse talent for both strategic and tactical priorities.

Main responsibilities:

Develop , deliver and execute the Partner talent acquisition strategy

Proactively source top senior talent for the business, pipeline future senior level talent needs and succession planning

Build trust and effectively handle relationships with candidates and senior internal stakeholders

Act as a Talent Advisor by understanding the internal and external talent landscape

Provide an informed perspective on prospects/candidates and how they match against the key selection criteria

Maintain key intelligence regarding the industry and senior leader movements throughout the market

Promote and drive low and no fee candidate sourcing strategies and use innovation to create and engage with qualified diverse pools of candidates

Ensure we adhere to a globally consistent recruitment and assessment framework so that we can measure and track talent

Coach and drive interview skills training to eliminate bias and ensure we focus on strengths and development points to aid the successful candidate's integration

Risk and Control: Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with our regulatory requires and internal policies.

Essential skills and experience:

Demonstrable experience in executive search with a proven track record

Strong people, partnership, relationship management and consulting skills

A deep knowledge of the legal sector and it's talent landscape is advantageous

Proven ability to drive change and influence stakeholders and senior leaders across the organization and build credibility quickly

Strong business acumen, intellect, judgment and communication/advisory skills

Ability to think outside the box and produce new search methodologies for analyzing and assessing talent

Ability to manage complex situations and multiple priorities with a dedication to providing an outstanding candidate and client experience

Experience with complex compensation negotiations

Strong attention to detail and risk and control mindset

Our Culture is shaped by our core values of Collaboration, Excellence, Innovation, Integrity and Accountability. They guide how we relate with each other, our clients, our behaviour.