Learning & Development Assistant
US law firm is looking to hire a new Learning & Development (L&D) Assistant to work with the Director of L&D – Europe and team members, lawyers and other staff across the firm to guide and support learning and professional development initiatives for lawyers in the European offices. This role is an ideal opportunity who wants to get involved in Learning & Development from either previous relevant HR/L&D experience or general legal administration experience plus are degree educated.
This role is most suited to someone who has strong organisational and administrative skills with high levels of attention to detail and accuracy – salary is to £35,000 dependent upon experience.
Duties will include:• Assist in the coordination of lawyer training programmes and professional development initiatives, both locally and firmwide.• Assist in the coordination and implementation of the London Trainees' Orientation, and Trainees' Development Programme ensuring compliance with the SRA's requirements regarding training and supervision of trainees.
• Maintain Continuing Competence compliance records for all lawyers admitted in England & Wales (including lawyers based outside of the UK), generating reports and analyzing results as required using the firm’s tracking systems to comply with the SRA’s requirements.
• Work with relevant team members and others, as required, to monitor and support compliance with all other applicable continuing professional education requirements for lawyers in Europe.
• Liaise with the firm’s US-based CLE team to ensure CLE credits are available for internal events.• Solicit and analyse feedback and data for firmwide conferences, local and regional programmes, and professional development initiatives;
prepare summary reports and recommend adjustments. Create and develop other internal reports and presentations as needed.
• Use the firm’s learning management system for all European learning events (registration, reminders, attendance tracking and online course completions).• Manage programme and meeting logistics, including recruiting presenters;
schedule programmes and meetings, secure conference rooms and necessary AV/IT support, coordinate room set-up and materials, and trouble-shoot as needed.
• Assist with special projects and initiatives as needed.Candidates require:• Experience of general administration in an office environment.• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.• Strong attention to detail• Excellent organisational and administrative skills.• Able to work harmoniously and effectively in a team environment.• Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
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