A leading global law firm is currently looking for an interim Graduate Development Manager to cover a maternity contract for 14-15 months. The role will be responsible for all graduate development activity across the UK and reports directly into the Head of Graduate Recruitment & Development.
This firm is looking for someone to start from May/June 2019 and will manage two direct reports.
The role itself will lead on the design, organisation and execution of the Graduate Induction and Continued Learning programmes across the UK and oversee c. 300 trainees in total. You will also manage the firms relationship with the SRA, ensure the firm's training programme meets the regulatory requirements and working closely with the Graduate Recruitment Manager to deliver an excellent service to the firm. The position manages all employee relations for the UK graduate population as well as the seat rotation process for all UK offices.
The successful candidate will have proven experience of leading graduate development and programme management activity within a global, matrix organisation. A background in the legal sector would be ideal given the regulatory change within the industry and you must have managed a high volume of trainees previously. The role requires significant UK travel, and offers the role holder the opportunity to work within an international, industry leading graduate recruitment and development team.
The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.