Mayer Brown – HR Advisor, Graduate Recruitment

Job Highlight:

  • An excellent opportunity for an experienced graduate recruiter to join a dynamic and result-oriented team. To support graduate recruitment activities in Asia, including promoting our gradate recruitment programs, developing our profile in the market and attracting the right talent to join the Firm.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Graduate Recruitment Partners on all graduate recruitment related matters, including advising on recruiting strategy, assessment tools, trainee solicitor performance and retention
  • Plan and execute promotion activities, including on campus workshops, open house events, HK Law Fair, UK Law Fairs; develop and maintain strong relationship with Law Schools, career advisors, relevant student associations in both UK and Hong Kong
  • Responsible for hiring interns, including screening applications, conducting assessments, interview scheduling, etc; system administrator for our graduate recruitment applicant tracking system
  • Manage our Internship programs in Hong Kong, including budgeting, events, practice group allocation, buddy allocation, performance evaluation and assessments for training contracts
  • Responsible for trainee solicitor seat rotation and manage secondment arrangements with our international offices
  • Work closely with the L&D team to support the development of our trainee solicitors during their two year training contract
  • Drive the internal newly qualified (NQ) solicitor recruitment process together with the Senior HR Manager, Recruitment and Graduate Recruitment Committee; ensure smooth transition from trainee to NQ
  • Responsible for on-boarding and off-boarding logistics of interns, students and trainees; keep in touch with our future trainees from point of offer to start of the training contract
  • Support our diversity and inclusion programs and continue to develop our widening access to the legal profession initiatives
  • Participate in global graduate recruitment initiatives and share best practice with colleagues in other offices

Job Requirements:

  • University graduate with minimum 5 year’s relevant experience in sizeable / international organisations
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Organized, detail-minded, pro-active, self-motivated and independent
  • Professional and confidential demeanour
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications and recruitment systems

Company Overview:

Mayer Brown is uniquely positioned to advise the world’s leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex deals and disputes. With extensive reach across four continents, we are the only integrated law firm in the world with approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centers—New York, London and Hong Kong—the backbone of the global economy. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry. Our diverse teams of lawyers are recognized by our clients as strategic partners with deep commercial instincts and a commitment to creatively anticipating their needs and delivering excellence in everything we do. Our “one-firm” culture—seamless and integrated across all practices and regions—ensures that our clients receive the best of our knowledge and experience.

Job Category: HR
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Hong Kong

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