Talent Acquisition Advisor - 3 month FTC

Scotland, Glasgow
31 Mar 2021
28 Apr 2021
Emma McMurray
Role Classification
Other Professional
Vacancy Type
Human Resources
Contract Type

Exciting opportunity to join CMS in a broad based recruiter role. This is 3 months' fixed term contract which can be based from any of the following offices: London, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Sheffield and Bristol

About CMS

CMS is a Future Facing firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it.

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. Our bold approach to a changing future ensures that we nurture our employees and recruit top talent.

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.
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.
Running MI reports as required. Provide analysis to the Recruitment Manager as requested.
About You
Ideally you will have;

Experience of working within a HR/recruitment environment in a professional services organisation, ideally within a law firm.
Direct sourcing experience.
Interviewing experience.
Good understanding and experience of key legal requirements relating to legislation, in particular with regard to discrimination and immigration regulations.
Essential Job Requirements:

Strong organisational skills
Strong communication and influencing skills
Capacity to establish professional credibility quickly
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
Adaptable and flexible
Able to maintain confidentiality

Equal Opportunities

At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive.

Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place.

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