Graduate Recruitment & Development Coordinator

Human Resources

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Human Resources


Business Professionals


London, United Kingdom



The role

The Graduate Recruitment & Development Co-ordinator will be a key member of the UK Graduate Recruitment & Development Team, and will provide administrative support across both programme management and campus recruitment activity.   MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES   Graduate Recruitment
  • Campus Season: administrative organisation of events (booking fairs, creation of name badges, catering, delivery of materials)
  • Assessment Centres: organisation of events (room bookings, catering, name badges, production of materials, greeting candidates, scanning of documentation post-event), candidate query management, processing of candidate expenses
  • General administration: processing invoices, budget tracking, room/video conference bookings for all graduate recruitment/graduate development activity, management of team inbox and responding to candidate queries, booking travel and accommodation for programmes / events, printing and production of materials for all events
  • Programme management / Graduate Development: online filing of trainee performance management review forms, chasing missing trainee performance management review forms, logistical management of trainee seat moves, support Graduate Development Manager in the execution of qualification process and all associated activity
Event management: creation of registration lists, name badges and tent cards for all events  
  • Strong organizational skills required
  • Self-starter and able to use initiative
  • Team player with hands-on approach to work
  • Previous experience of graduate recruitment and / or development preferable
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office (Excel and Word required)
ABOUT US    DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.     OUR VALUES     In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:
  • Be Supportive - we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative - we give, we share and we join in
  • Be Bold - we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think big
  • Be Exceptional - we exceed standards and expectations
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION     At DLA Piper we are working hard to ensure that our talent pool is diverse. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual.    We know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued and that's why we strive to be a business where everyone can thrive, develop and succeed based on their talent. Our aim is to build an inclusive and supportive culture where all our people feel they belong and can achieve their best.    We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations, should they be required.    AGILE WORKING   We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.    PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING    In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.