Resourcing Advisor

West Central Scotland
22 Jan 2019
14 Feb 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time
The firm

Dentons is always looking to invest in the highest-quality talent, recognising that our success is built on the diverse and unique strengths of each of the members of our Firm.

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work. .

Purpose of role

Reporting to the Resourcing Manager, the Resourcing Advsior will work closely with key stakeholders across the Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen offices on all aspects of experienced hire recruitment. The main focus will be to deliver an effective and efficient end-to-end recruitment service, with a strong emphasis on direct sourcing.


Take ownership for managing the end-to-end recruitment process for both business services and fee earner needs, including writing job descriptions, screening CVs, creating shortlists, conducting interviews and managing the offer process with hiring managers/Partners
Work closely and consultatively with hiring managers and Partners in providing advice and guidance on recruitment process and sourcing strategies
Proactive use of direct sourcing methods including employee referrals, LinkedIn, job boards and talent pools and shares knowledge of sourcing techniques across the team
Building a candidate pipeline for immediate recruitment requirements and for future needs
Manage third party relationships and agency PSL, regularly monitoring service levels

Accurately maintain the document management system and ATS

Provide a first class candidate and client experience throughout the recruitment process

Continually work to improve processes and follow best practice

Work with the wider HR team day to day and on specific HR and recruitment projects

Provide accurate reporting to senior leadership team in a timely and efficient manner

Required experience, skills and attributes

Full 360 recruitment process experience (job posting, shortlisting, initial screening, arranging interviews etc.)

Experience of using social media tools to develop an employer brand and source candidates direct

Strong interviewing capabilities

Excellent communicator at a variety of management levels

Ability to develop good working relationships candidates and colleagues of all levels

Ability to multi task and work at pace, ensuring deadlines are met

Ability to adapt to change and a dynamic environment

Enthusiastic, proactiveand flexible approach to work

Ability to take direction, work independently and as part of a team

Committed and flexible approach to work

Detail orientated with excellent organisational and administration skills

A confident networker, attending relevant forums and events - keeping abreast of market trends

Understanding of legislation relevant to recruitment

As part of the team, continue to develop our D&I recruitment strategy

Experience of recruiting in a professional services environment is desirable

A mix of in-house and agency experience also desirable, but open to either route.

Language Capabilities

We are a truly global law firm and as such, always welcome hearing from those with foreign language capabilities.

Equal opportunities

Dentons is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. We welcome applications from candidates with disabilities and support those in the workplace who have a disability. Any disability disclosure will be dealt with confidentially and sensitively and if you want to speak directly to a member of our team, please contact