Recruitment Consultant for Legal / Private Practice

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
$300,000 - $3,600,000 per annum
17 Nov 2016
15 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Recruitment Consultant - Legal, Private Practice
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: HK$300000 - HK$3600000
Job Type: Full time

The company is an award winning Recruitment Agency who has won multiple awards including a place on the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For and Global Recruiter 2016. They are currently seeking to hire a Recruitment Consultant - Legal, Private Practice for their highly skilled team based in Hong Kong. This is a unique opportunity to join a forward thinking organization who truly invests in their people and future.

Company Overview:

* Established in 2002, the company has grown organically and consistently over the past 14 years to become a renowned search & selection organisation, with a current headcount of over 270 employees operating out of 9 offices in London, Manchester, Dublin, Amsterdam, Paris, Milan, Frankfurt, Zurich, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore.
* Our Hong Kong office is going from strength to strength having only opened in 2011, and its 5th full year is expected to generate over £5.5million turnover and has grown to 42 in headcount, it's never been a better time to join with planned offices opening in Singapore, Tokyo and Sydney to strengthen our APAC reach.
* Our Hong Kong office has a well established Legal division which has seen unprecedented growth over the past 2 years, and we are looking to invest close to £2million into the global growth of this discipline. This role offers an opportunity for successful Recruiters to progress to Director level.

Job Summary:

* The position of Legal Recruiter will focus on permanent roles into Private Practice and will join an existing team of 4 covering the legal market across Hong Kong and Singapore.
* Working closely with the Managing Director of Asia, this position offers a unique opportunity to take over his hot network of clients to enable him to focus on the operational running of the overall business, and we are looking for those aspiring to be the future Directors within the Asia region!
* Specifically focusing on Transactional Lawyer roles within Private Practices across Banking, Financial Services and Corporate Capital Markets. Placing up to Partner level within Magic Circle firms and New York firms based in both Hong Knog and Singapore - typical salaries range from £80-200K, with current average fees of £35K.
* This role requires an articulate, confident networker, able to build credible relationships based on trust and quality of service. This is a candidate short market, so headhunting is essential and the successful hire will benefit from ongoing training into headhunting methods from the L&D Consultant based in Hong Kong.
* Success factor: We would expect the desk to be billing up to £250K per annum within 18 months with the ability to grow this easily to £400K+.

Main responsibilities for this role will involve:

* All Recruiters within the firm operate in 360 roles, proactively headhunting candidates and developing and establishing new business relationships
* Joining a well-established team consisting of recruiters and nurturing key relationships across the team and wider business
* The successful applicant will be focused on building a profitable desk within the legal market, working closely with the existing team, sharing information and contacts and taking advantage of our extensive existing client base.
* You will be responsible for achieving set targets; KPI's will include an annual, quarterly and monthly revenue target, phone activity, CV's out (jobs and speculative), Interviews, Jobs and Headhunts which can all be reviewed on a weekly or monthly basis, and reported to the Senior Management team
* Defining client requirements whilst mapping out the organisational structure, the culture and clients annual growth plans
* Networking with candidates and clients frequently, organising networking events and client presentations
* Cross selling other disciplines and incorporating other business areas into the relationships cultivated

Experience and abilities for this job:

* We are looking for confident, bright and resilient individuals who thrive in a competitive environment which is challenging yet rewarding. You must be able to work under pressure and be target driven
* A solid business mind and the gravitas to challenge prospective customers. You will have excellent communication skills, an impressive presence and demonstrate the ability to build long term business relationships.
* You must be able to display a track record of high achievement either in or out of work.
* Career minded individuals who are looking for a role with rapid progression based on merit

Background and skills required:

* You will be a goal orientated individual
* Have the breadth of skills required to take a sale from 'cradle to grave'
* The speed of thought to spot angles to up-sell and cross-sell
* You will need to be a team player and yet capable of operating autonomously
* Demonstrate a high level of verbal communication skills
* Possess a confident approach
* An innate desire to be successful and a willingness to make the commitment that this role requires as well as the resilience to deal with the inevitable challenges that a sales role brings
* Demonstrate a track record of high achievement in previous roles

Keywords: Hong Kong Recruitment Legal

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