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Business Services
20000075 Requisition #
Are you a Recruitment professional looking to develop your career in a growing international law firm?
This role can be based in Glasgow, Sheffield or Edinburgh.

About the role

Day-to-day responsibility for a portfolio of business services and/or fee-earner related UK vacancies with some involvement with international requirements.

Key responsibilities to include:

- Taking vacancy details from hiring managers and preparing details for role profiles and advertising.

- Ensuring authorisation processes followed.

- Sourcing candidates (using the most appropriate methods including internal referral scheme, websites, direct advertising and recruitment agents).

- Liaise with preferred recruitment suppliers as well as ad-hoc recruitment agencies ensuring terms agreed where necessary.

- Lead agency briefing meetings.

- Be aware of agency/supplier performance against SLAs/targets and report any issues to Manager for escalation.

- Working with the Recruitment Administrator to ensure consistent candidate management and on-boarding.

- Conducting telephone and face to face interviews for fee-earner roles and providing interview skills guidance where necessary.

- Liaising with HR Business Partners during the offer process (authorisation, salary advice, preparation of offer, etc.)

- Building and maintaining internal and external relationships.

- Liaison with the business and candidates re start dates and induction process for client groups.

- Inspecting and recording documentation in line with immigration legislation prior to new starters arrival.

- Running MI reports as required. Provide analysis to the Recruitment Manager as requested.

About you

- Ideally you will have;

- Experience of working within a Recruitment environment in a professional services organisation, ideally within a law firm.

- Direct sourcing and Interviewing experience.

- Good understanding and experience of key legal requirements relating to legislation, in particular with regard to discrimination and immigration regulations.

- Strong communication and influencing skills. 

- Experience of using an online applicant tracking system. 

- Knowledge of the basics of good employment practice

- Good project management skills

- An adaptable and flexible approach to working in a busy team and fast paced environment

- You are able to establish professional relationships quickly, maintaining a client focus. You are methodical and organised in your approach, an energetic resilient individual, who has a proactive ‘can do’ attitude, with a willingness to learn and develop.

About us

CMS is an international law firm with market leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond.

Ranked as the world’s 6th largest law firm by lawyer headcount and 6th largest in the UK by revenue, CMS works with clients in 42 countries from 74 offices worldwide.

A future facing law firm CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence. We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. And we recruit, value and nurture top talent.

Equal opportunities 

CMS is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment, to not only adhere to current employment law, but to harness the full potential of our staff and ensure that all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. To meet this aim CMS endeavours to treat all staff and job applicants equally, on the basis of merit and the ability to do their job. Everybody will be treated equally regardless of race, colour, age, religion or belief, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or civil partner status, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or maternity status (“Protected Characteristics”).

For further information about CMS’ diversity initiatives and programmes, please click here to view the diversity pages on our website.

How to apply

If you are interested please apply online. If you have any queries, please contact Tahira Choudhry, Talent Acquisition Advisor.

Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted.     

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