Talent Acquisition - City - £40-45k

Talent Acquisition - City, London

Ref: 505Tuesday 14 May 2024

Talent Acquisition – City - £40-45k

Hybrid working, 09:30-17:30

Wise May are looking for a Talent Acquisition Officer to join our client, a legal company based in the City.

This role is to manage the attraction, acquisition, selection and onboarding of new talent and to manage the identification and development of high potential employees including the succession plans.  This is an opportunity to implement ideas and make improvements to the recruitment process.

Duties to include:

  • Deliver an end-to end service for recruitment across the firm, from role creation to Offer (including filtering CVs, scheduling interviews, planning selection tests, carrying out first round interviews where appropriate)
  • Build relationships with internal stakeholders (often Heads of Departments) to ensure we are searching for the right skills and experience for each role
  • Build good relationships with key recruiters, communicating with them regularly and giving feedback after interviews
  • Ensure terms are agreed and reviewed on an annual basis with a core PSL for fee earning and support roles
  • Innovate with new, proactive approaches to attract a diverse talent pool (particularly for lawyers)
  • Manage the recruitment process via in house system
  • Manage our LinkedIn jobs profiles and any other external networks 
  • Undertake market mapping where appropriate, particularly for difficult to fill roles
  • Responsible for recruitment expenditure and process invoices in timely manner to keep to the T&Cs with agents.
  • Work with HRD on annual salary benchmarking for all roles across the firm
  • Create bi-annual recruitment reports and statistics, outlining activity, success stories and areas of improvement
  • Work closely with Marketing to create content for our website and social media platforms


  • Proactive approach to sourcing excellent candidates from a broad talent pool
  • Research industry best practice and innovate to raise company profile with potential Trainees.
  • Manage The Legal 500, Chambers & LawCareers submissions and our appearance at virtual law fairs.


  • Well being Wednesdays
  • Social clubs after work
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Enhanced paternity/maternity pay 
  • Private medical insurance

We would be keen to speak with anyone who has experience with stakeholder engagement and end to end recruitment.

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