Talent Acquisition and Development Administration Team Leader

Bristol, England
22 Jul 2021
19 Aug 2021
Emma McMurray
Role Classification
Other Professional
Contract Type

CMS have an exciting opportunity to lead our Talent Acquisition Admin Team in 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

The Talent Acquisition & Development Admin Team Leader is responsible for the management of the administration team which supports the smooth delivery of administration processes across the Talent Acquisition, Early Talent Acquisition and Early Talent Development teams.

Management of the administration team who deliver admin support to three key teams: Talent Acquisition, Early Talent Acquisition and Early Talent Development.
Responsible for the daily management of 6 administrators, including but not limited to; regular 1:1's and setting of short and long-term individual and team objectives, regular team meetings to allocate work and manage workloads/resource, performance management, sickness/holiday management.
Work closely with the wider Talent team advisors and managers to ensure that all key projects and processes are fully supported
Responsible for the management of a number of inboxes - ensuring that the administration team deal with, prioritise and escalate queries in a timely and effective manner.
Ensuring the following programmes are fully supported across the year: First Steps Programme, CMS Academy, Prime/Work Experience, Trainee and Apprenticeship inductions
Ensuring the efficient and accurate administration of all aspects of talent and early acquisition; monitoring applications, tracking candidates through the process, offer letters and new joiner packs, induction process, trainee seat rotations, secondments and qualification process.
Responsible for ensuring that all new joiner and trainee data is accurately maintained within the HR Systems and across multiple tracker spreadsheets.
Responsible for the processing of background checks and occupational health checks for all new joiners.

About You

Ideally, you will have;

Experience of working as a team leader, with prior experience of managing a busy team of administrators, ideally within a professional services environment - a background of working in HR may also be an advantage.
A confident, calm and credible manner, working with a range of stakeholders both internally and externally, with excellent written and verbal skills, and the ability to communicate at all levels.
Knowledge of the basics of good employment practice and HR legislation particularly in relation to right to work/immigration.
Strong communication and an adaptable and flexible approach to working in a fast-paced environment.
A methodical and organised approach with an ability to manage multiple priorities.
An energetic and resilient personality, with a proactive 'can do' attitude, with a willingness to learn and develop.
Intermediate Microsoft Office Skills (comfortable with excel - vlookups, pivot tables).

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.

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

Please apply online or contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions. For information regarding our competitive range of benefits please visit our Rewards & Benefits page on our website.

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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