Role Type
LOD HQ

Freedom to work on your terms

Job title: Recruitment Manager

Company: LOD (Lawyers On Demand)

Website: www.lodlaw.com

Duration: Permanent

Commitment: Full time

Overall Role: To support the LOD business by proactively finding lawyers and paralegals for our growing base of clients and opportunities.

 

LOD BACKGROUND

 

What is LOD?

LOD is the leading flexible legal service provider across several locations in the UK, Asia, Australia and America. We are both changing the way in which clients buy legal services and providing talented lawyers with a new way of working.

We’ve achieved some of the fastest growth in our sector by creating and leading a new professional service category. That growth continues as we launch new services, responding to the way our lawyers want to work and clients want to engage them. This role offers an opportunity to be part of this story.

LOD has caught the imagination of the changing legal marketplace for ‘new law’ services. We now have a team of around 600 lawyers and consultants of the highest quality working with an inspiring client list from globally recognised multinationals to start-ups.

 

Work at LOD

LOD has the spirit and excitement of an entrepreneurial growth business. LOD’s HQ team is at the core - they are the people that look after our lawyers and clients work to build the LOD business. So, working in the HQ team offers you a chance to shape how things are changing in the legal industry. What you do will have a direct effect on how our lawyers and clients work with us.

Ideals at LOD

This may seem a rather lofty topic but we see on a daily basis that giving people the chance to work differently can have a positive impact on the world. We run LOD with that in mind for our lawyers and for our clients. It’s also crucial for our employees in the HQ team - each employee has a chance to truly engage and to make a difference in what they do.

You at LOD?

Our HQ team members come from varied backgrounds but we want them all to enjoy their work while collaborating with talented people on a shared mission. If you think you would like to be part of that, we’d love to hear from you. By joining us, you can not only be part of a high growth business, but you can also influence the transformation in the legal sector.

 

ROLE SUMMARY: RECRUITMENT MANAGER

Our recruitment team play a vital part in attracting and securing the best legal professionals for our team, whether it’s qualified lawyers, paralegals or legal operations professionals. You’ll have a pivotal role representing LOD with those groups as their first point of contact but also in maintaining our relationships with them for the long term.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Screening: Taking a lead in speaking with lawyers who want to know more or want to apply to join LOD. Helping to select the best people for our short term and long term needs while responsibly managing the expectations of lawyers who we may not be able to help immediately.
  • Application processing: Working with the team to ensure applications are processed quickly and efficiently whilst maintaining the highest standards when dealing with potential joiners. We use technology to support us heavily in our recruitment and onboarding so you’ll be using our award-winning platform myLOD to help with this process.
  • Managing talent pools: Proactively managing existing talent pools and working with the recruitment and engagement management teams to ensure we have a strong understanding of the experience, availability, and fit of those lawyers for live assignments. You’ll play a key role in giving teams across the business visibility of who we have available and keeping the lawyers updated on opportunities they’re being considered for.
  • Recruitment advertising: Writing detailed, creative and informative advertising to sell LOD as a concept as well as to attract specific lawyers for current and future needs. Proactively sourcing LODs on Linkedin using a fully provisioned recruiter licence.
  • Strategic projects: Leading or supporting on strategic recruitment projects such as marketing and advertising campaigns, reengagement initiatives and developing new talent pipelines. Also continually reviewing and refining the LOD recruitment process and systems that support it.

YOUR APPROACH

  • These are the things that we look for in the whole team working at LOD HQ:
  • The ability to make an impact through taking ownership, good organisational skills and using initiative with a focus on the end result.
  • Authentic and clear communication skills, emotional intelligence and the ability to build and maintain relationships both internally and externally.
  • An ability to make wise decisions, seeing the big picture and root causes without losing your eye for detail.
  • A curious personality and open mind to thrive, learn and engage in an entrepreneurial team and find solutions to difficult problems.
  • A genuine interest in the changing legal market and in ensuring that our LOD lawyers and clients receive the best possible experience throughout their dealings with us.
  • A wish to develop long-term relationships with lawyers and clients, taking the time to do so.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

In addition to the general attributes noted above, our ideal candidate for this role will also:

  • Be educated to at least degree level or equivalent experience in a similar role
  • 1-2 years of recruitment experience
  • Have the ability to quickly gain credibility and respect from highly qualified professionals
  • Ideally have some understanding of the legal or other professional services sector
  • Be experienced in engaging with technology, the internet, and social media in a business context
  • Experienced with Linkedin (particularly Recruiter) is advantageous but not essential
  • Strong team player with a sense of ownership and initiative to drive things forward
  • Be creative and open-minded yet not afraid of using data and processes

 

 

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