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Global Director, Partner Lateral Recruiting & Integration

Washington, DC
KJM Staffing Solutions has a great opportunity for a Global Director, Partner Lateral Recruiting & Integration Design with our client, a top ranked global law firm.  This role will execute global strategy for future growth through lateral partner recruitment, implement and execute systems for firm-wide partner recruiting over the entire recruiting life cycle, and coordinate these efforts on a day to day basis. This role offers a competitive base, bonus and a great firm culture.  This role can be based in the  New York, Philadelphia or Washington, DC office.
Responsibilities
  • In close collaboration with the highest levels of firm leadership - major Practice Groups and key geography leaders, define and execute recruitment strategy, utilizing best in class intelligence and market research.
  • Analyze trends and overall firm performance as it relates to partner level hires, target groups and firm acquisitions, and integration of new partners.
  • Collaborate with Talent and Marketing to elevate brand and ensure that we are going to market with a consistent brand.
  • Partner with the PR and communications teams to develop marketing and media profile raising campaigns, and internal messaging, to identify key candidates and promote new partner hires.
  • Strategically recruit diverse talent and lead efforts to comply with the Mansfield Rule.
  • Cultivate relationships and partnership approach with preferred search firms as well as members of the business community and serve as primary contact for search firms throughout the hiring process.
  • Negotiate and draft search agreements.
  • Draft candidate documentation and offer letters.
  • Oversee efforts to improve candidate experiences, manage interviews, and improve both evaluations and Polcom presentations.
  • Determine competitive compensation packages directly with Practice Group Leaders and COO.
  • Develop and implement onboarding and integration strategy for each lateral, regularly assess progress, address issues and concerns and augment the approach as necessary.
  • Design and develop metrics to measure lateral success.
  • Complete special projects as needed for efficient functioning of lateral partner recruitment.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Graduate degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant professional experience, including leadership or management experience required.
  • Law firm experience required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, charismatic, and high energy level.
  • Team player, leader, and good collaborator.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Communicate effectively with practice group heads, team members, lawyers, search firms and others.
  • Ability to work with vendors and get best prices.
  • Ability to travel globally on an extensive basis.
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