Graduate Development Officer

Oakleaf Partnership are pleased to be working with a leading, US law firm on an exciting new vacancy. This is a Graduate Development Officer vacancy for a 12 month contract based in their London office.

Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Liaising with trainee partners and organising the seat move process for trainee solicitors

  • Liaising with departments to allocate supervisors for each trainee.

  • Managing the secondment process for trainees overseas and for client secondments.

  • Liaising with overseas offices and clients to organise placements including obtaining visas, accommodation, etc.

  • Supporting the L&D officer with events and the induction programme

  • Attending relevant marketing events, including law fairs and vacation scheme socials.

  • Working closely with the Head of Recruitment, GRDM and the Inclusion and Diversity manager ensuring best practice methods and supporting to manage diversity events

  • Screening applications and reviewing video interviews

  • Tracking sickness of trainees and managing absence.

  • Assisting the GRDM in ad-hoc matters relating to trainee development e.g. projects

The ideal candidate will be/have:

  • Experience of a similar role within a professional services organisation at officer/advisor level

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

  • A flexible approach to meet current and future business needs

  • A good knowledge of relevant IT systems

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Ability to build rapport at all levels

  • Collaborative approach

If this Graduate Development Officer vacancy (12 month FTC) with a leading US law firm is of interest, please get in touch or apply directly.

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