Recruitment Business Partner - Belgium and Luxembourg-(210000FK)
This role will play a vital role in shaping the operations and recruitment strategy for the region (Belgium and Luxembourg).
This is a key position within the International Talent Acquisition team and plays an integral part in the embedding of our international talent acquisition offering.
You will be responsible for facilitating a 'best in class' recruitment experience for candidates and your internal stakeholders, and well as developing an approach to help you deliver this agenda within the region.
Valued for your strong leadership and the specialism of recruitment, you will take ownership of candidate experience, employer brand and talent identification, as well as the quality of service to the business for your region.
Striking the right balance between strategic partnering, acting as a trusted advisor and operational excellence ensuring delivery of the recruitment service to the business.
You will be responsible for talent acquisition extending across all career levels including early careers, experienced lawyers and business professionals.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Strategic approach and partnering accross Belgium and Luxembourg
You will be a true subject matter expert in talent acquisition and a trusted advisor to the business. You will be instrumental in ensuring that our Hiring Partners and Managers have the tools, technology and skills necessary to hire the talent they need for their business and to operate within the DLA Piper People Value Proposition, legislation and best practice
You will have the confidence and credibility to upskill our Hiring Managers. You will take the lead in ensuring they align hiring decisions to our Values and culture.
Your advice will be commercial and pragmatic
Your relationships will be collaborative within HR, the firm and across our external agency supplier base with a solutions based approach to talent acquisition
Candidate experience will be at the heart of everything you do. As our Recruitment lead in the region, you will manage the full recruitment life cycle.
You will partner with Group and Location Heads, Hiring Partners / Managers, HR colleagues, and our shared service function in Poland, to take a candidate through from identification, assessment, offer, to on-boarding and integration
You will be the face of our recruitment process. As the facilitator of our selection and assessment approach, you will drive consistency and quality throughout our internal and external processes
You will be a technical expert and will ensure DLA Piper operates within the designated legislation for your region. You will also input into the development of policies, frameworks and processes
Diversity and inclusion
You will play a key role in driving our diversity and inclusion in talent acquisition in your region. Your passion for ensuring our hiring decisions are ethical and without bias or discrimination will be evident, with a commitment to improving and embedding our diverse recruitment practices
Our firm is international and so is our team. You will be the voice for your region whilst driving an internationally consistent approach to talent acquisition across the firm to embed best practice
You will input into the international talent acquisition strategy, have an excellent grasp of business drivers and create buy-in at a local level for international talent initiatives
We will look to you to maintain and share up to date insights and knowledge of your local legal talent market to inform our international talent acquisition strategy and Hiring Manager thinking
You will tell our story in your region. From individual sourcing strategies, to driving online media, branding and wider direct attraction methodologies.
You are the custodian of the DLA Piper employer brand, acting as a role model to the business and external market
You will work closely with your international team to understand the international brand and will continually enhance and market a compelling people value proposition in your region
Optimisation and data
You will be naturally curious and driven by continuous improvement. You will also utilise technology platforms in support of evolving recruitment best practice and enabling data driven decision making
You will work closely with the local and international teams to ensure effective optimisation of delivery though effective use of the global shared service centre and aligned ways of working
You will motivated by optimising insights and the delivery of data led talent acquisition reporting on key metrics to demonstrate ROI with a focus on delivering a high quality service
This role will need solid, demonstrable experience in all aspects of talent acquisition, including experiences hires and early careers.
You will have proven experience across multiple locations, varied skill sets and differing client groups. This role requires an individual who is fluent in Dutch, French and English.
You are a strong team player who thinks both internationally and regionally. Previous experience of working internationally in complex, matrix, environments and creating a client focused culture will be invaluable
You have an in-depth understanding of talent acquisition best practice. Solid evidence of the ability to apply this knowledge through advice and in the application of processes, frameworks and tools will be necessary
Experience gathered from a range of roles and environments, but you will preferably be skilled and experienced in working for or within Professional, Financial or Legal Services
You have a strong understanding of relevant statutory and regulatory requirements and awareness of emerging people trends and its impact on talent availability
Previous experience of managing workloads within a candidate or vacancy management system will be necessary
You are a natural networker who is highly skilled at building relationships with internal stakeholders and third party management
As a confident and concise communicator, you are be able to converse fluently with your stakeholders as to their industry, competitor insights, firm positioning and talent opportunities
You have well-developed commercial acumen, with the ability to understand the wider impacts of decision making
The ability to challenge and influence constructively, combined with high levels of resilience, will be essential
Quality at pace
You are used to managing a high-volume workload, with a proven ability to operate efficiently and accurately at pace
You have a high comfort level for operating with ambiguity, and can demonstrate a flexible and collaborative working style
You are a self-starter, with a high level of professionalism and personal accountability
You are a pragmatic thinker, with a curiosity and passion for best practice and realistic innovation
You have a successful record of implementing recruitment best practice, initiatives and projects; embedding improvements through the standardisation of quality services and processe