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Candidate/Recruitment Search Consultant - Permanent Role – Opportunity to be Sydney or Melbourne based

Apply now Job no: 496856
Work type: Full time - Contract, Full time - Permanent
Location: Sydney
Categories: People & Development

  • Top tier law firm looking for a sourcing specialist who will also become our LinkedIn Recruiter SME
  • Join our in-house recruitment team in this new role that will have a primary focus on  proactive legal talent sourcing
  • Balanced approach to WFH with flexibility to be Sydney or Melbourne based, however open to any KWM national office location for the right person
  • Full time with flexibility to be 4 days per week

Organisational Context

Recognised as one of the world’s most innovative law firms, King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) offers a different perspective to commercial thinking and the client experience. With access to a global platform and team of over 2700 lawyers in 29 locations around the world, KWM works with clients to help them understand local challenges, navigate through regional complexity, and to find commercial solutions that deliver a competitive advantage for our clients.

Our global vision…

‘To create a unified top tier global law firm headquartered in Asia’

Across our global firm we have values that guide us and that we aspire to live up to…

  • Client centric
  • Dynamic and entrepreneurial
  • One team.  One firm
  • Excellence and innovation
  • Stewardship
  • Global Perspective

…these are the same whichever part of the firm you working, in all countries.

With approximately 1,700 employees in Australia nationally, we want KWM to be a great place to work and grow by offering meaningful work, great management, a fantastic environment, growth opportunities and trust in the Firm's leadership.  Sound like a team you want to be part of?


This role is a new addition to the inhouse recruitment team due to growth, and a renewed strategic focus on the talent of the future.

Reporting to the Sydney based Head of Resourcing, and supporting our pivotal legal Resourcing Consultants, you will primarily be responsible for sourcing applicable legal candidates and also for the ongoing candidate relationship management to ensure if they are not ready to make the move yet, we are their first point of contact when they are! You will also have the opportunity to be involved in some interesting project work – all related to your passion, improving the candidate experience.

Who we are looking for?

As the brand ambassador on behalf of KWM when reaching out to top talent, it is essential you align to our visions and values such as One team. One firm; with a client centric approach.

You be will be collaborative in nature, with a natural curiosity to seek out the best.

 Your passion for recruitment and the knowledge of the value the right hire has on a team, the firm and the success of an organisations strategy, is essential.

You will bring a collaborative positive approach and have the support of a highly regarded team.

Your organisational skills, ability to multi-task and exceptional time management. skills, sets you apart.

You will also bring:

  • Prior resourcing experience, in-house or agency
  • Exceptional communication skills both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated ability in being a strong brand advocate
  • High level expertise using LinkedIn and other sourcing channels
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills

Next Steps

Please click ‘Apply Now’ to apply online with your cover letter summarising why you’re applying and your resume to support your experience.

Reviewing applications as received so don't miss out - Apply now! 

If you have any questions or need any further information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Bridget on 02) 9296 3563.

Diversity & Inclusion

King & Wood Mallesons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to principles of diversity and inclusion. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged. We acknowledge, understand, accept, and value differences among all our people. This may relate to age, marital status, ethnicity, carer's status, gender, physical and mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, spiritual practice, or religious belief, for example.

We recognise the importance of reconciliation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and pay our respects to them as the traditional owners of country. 

If you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, you must hold all visas and other approvals necessary for you to work for the firm in Australia.


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