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Recruitment Advisor - Edinburgh

£25,000 - Legal - HR
Ref: 4121 Date Posted: Monday 05 Nov 2018
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A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Recruitment Advisor to join a Global Firm. Due to recent changes within the firm, this role has been created to manage all aspects of the recruitment and hiring process across the firm’s Scottish offices and other practice groups across the UK.

This role can be based in Glasgow or Edinburgh.

  • 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). 
  • Promote and use direct sourcing methods such as LinkedIn. Work with hiring managers to ensure direct approaches via LinkedIn etc. 
  • 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. 
  • Supporting the client through the candidate selection process including assessment tools such as psychometric testing. 
  • Conducting telephone and face to face interviews for fee-earner roles and providing interview skills guidance where necessary. 
  • Liasing 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. 
  • Assisting with ad-hoc projects. 
  • Running MI reports as required. Provide analysis to the Recruitment Manager as requested. 
  • Supporting other Recruitment Advisors with other vacancies when required. 

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Experience of working within a HR/recruitment environment in a professional services organisation, ideally within a law firm. 
  • Direct sourcing experience. 
  • Interviewing experience essential. 
  • 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. 
  • Knowledge of the basics of good employment practice. 
  • Maintains a client focus. 
  • PC literate. Use of an online applicant tracking system preferred. 
  • Good project management skills. 
  • Willingness to accept change. 
  • Adaptable and flexible. 
  • Able to maintain confidentiality.