Manager of Attorney Development, Recruiting & Diversity Europe & Middle East

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Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is seeking a Manager of Attorney Development, Recruiting & Diversity – Europe & Middle East to join our dynamic Global Attorney Development team in London. About Latham & WatkinsWith offices in 14 countries, more than 2,700 attorneys and over 2,500 professional staff, the key to our success and... About the team The Global Attorney Development team are fully embedded in the day-to-day lives of our associates, providing first-class advice and support to the attorney population and working closely with Partners and Counsel to help shape associates’ futures and careers. The Manager supports the strategic initiatives of the firm’s Attorney Development Committees including, in particular, the Recruiting Committee and Diversity Leadership Committee with respect to the hiring of trainees, new associates, and lateral associates and the firm’s diversity efforts in Europe and the Middle East.About the role As a Manager of Attorney Development, Recruiting & Diversity, you will contribute to global initiatives related to Attorney Development and expand local initiatives on a firm-wide basis. Other key responsibilities include: Working closely with the Director of Attorney Development & Employment – Europe & Middle East, contributing to and developing Attorney Development programs and providing advice and support to attorneys, committee members and staff in Europe and the Middle East on Attorney Development policies, processes and initiatives Providing research, analysing data, and generating reports in relation to the trainee and associate population Collecting market intelligence, conducting research and assessing trends related to professional development, recruitment and diversity including in relation to trainee and associate compensation and policies. Staying abreast of developments to ensure that the firm’s professional development programs recruiting, diversity and professional development programs are innovative and effective Serving as a source of institutional and practical knowledge for the Vice Chair of the Recruiting Committee – Europe, Middle East, and Asia, this includes assisting the Vice Chair in the consideration of hiring goals and lateral hiring requests Serves as the administrative point person in facilitating cross-over and direction of all trainee / graduate / summer associate or equivalent programs in Europe and the Middle East. Manages and supports relationships and initiatives with external diversity groups. About you Apply to join our team if you: Display strong organisational skills needed to manage time well, prioritize effectively, and handle multiple deadlines Exhibit well developed and professional interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact effectively with people at all organisational levels of the firm Are sensitive towards the needs of diverse and multicultural constituencies And have: A Bachelor’s degree Experience in attorney development, recruiting or diversity and/or experience practicing law at a law firm Strong project management skills including ability to establish an appropriate timeline and manage to deadlines Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding job opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes: Health insurance as well as group income protection and life assurance Wellness programs (e.g. membership to HeadSpace, access to mental health services, well-being events, etc.) Professional Development programs Employee discounts And more! Additionally, we have a range of global affinity groups (including LGBTQ group, multicultural group, women’s group). These provide a platform for staff to share experiences, advice, and interests, encouraging a continued discussion on diversity. Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, pro bono work and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are. This job was originally posted as

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