Associate at Nexus HR Consultants
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Head - Talent Acquisition - Law Firm (12-15 yrs)
Head - Talent Acquisition
A leading mid size law firm is looking to hire Head - Talent Acquisition with 12-15 years of experience in leadership hiring and setting up teams.
As the Head of Talent Acquisition, you will be responsible for leading the talent acquisition function within the organization. You will play a strategic role in developing and implementing effective recruitment and talent acquisition strategies to attract, hire, and retain top talent. Your focus will be on building a strong employer brand, streamlining the recruitment process, and ensuring a positive candidate experience.
Talent Acquisition Strategy:
- Develop and implement a talent acquisition strategy that aligns with the organization's goals and supports its growth and talent needs.
- Identify and leverage various recruitment channels, including job boards, social media platforms, professional networks, and partnerships, to attract a diverse pool of qualified candidates.
- Stay updated on industry trends and best practices in talent acquisition and recommend innovative approaches to enhance recruitment effectiveness.
Recruitment Process and Systems:
- Design and implement an efficient and effective recruitment process, including job postings, resume screening, interviewing, assessment methods, and reference checks.
- Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements throughout the recruitment process.
- Leverage technology and applicant tracking systems (ATS) to streamline and automate recruitment processes and enhance the candidate experience.
Employer Branding and Candidate Experience:
- Develop and promote the organization's employer brand to attract and engage top talent.
- Create compelling job descriptions and engaging recruitment marketing materials to effectively communicate the company's culture, values, and opportunities.
- Enhance the candidate experience by providing timely and meaningful communication, feedback, and a smooth recruitment process.
Talent Pipeline and Networking:
- Proactively build and maintain a talent pipeline of qualified candidates for current and future hiring needs.
- Develop and maintain relationships with universities, professional organizations, and industry networks to source potential candidates.
- Participate in career fairs, industry events, and other networking opportunities to promote the organization and attract top talent.
Recruitment Metrics and Reporting:
- Establish key recruitment metrics and regularly monitor and report on the effectiveness of recruitment efforts.
- Analyze data and recruitment trends to identify areas for improvement and make data-driven decisions.
- Prepare regular reports and presentations for senior management on recruitment activities, progress, and outcomes.
Team Management and Collaboration:
- Lead and manage a team of recruiters and talent acquisition professionals, providing guidance, coaching, and development opportunities.
- Collaborate with hiring managers and key stakeholders to understand talent needs, develop job profiles, and align recruitment strategies with business objectives.
- Foster strong relationships with external recruitment agencies and vendors, as needed.
Qualifications and Skills:
- Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field. A Master's degree is preferred.
- Proven experience in talent acquisition or recruitment, including experience in a leadership or managerial role.
- In-depth knowledge of talent acquisition strategies, sourcing techniques, and recruitment best practices.
- Familiarity with applicant tracking systems (ATS) and recruitment technology.
- Strong understanding of employment laws and regulations related to recruitment and selection.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships with candidates, hiring managers, and external partners.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze recruitment data and make data-driven decisions.
- Leadership qualities, including the ability to motivate and develop a high-performing team.
- Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
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