Professional Development Manager

Job Reference: BBBH72600

Posted by: Georgina Nettleton

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Industry: Legal
London, UK
£65000.00 – £120000 per annum

Description of role:

Professional Development Manager
£65K – £120K (Dependant on experience)
Full time – Permanent – Hybrid working
City of London

Is this the role for you:
Are you seeking an engaging and fulfilling opportunity as a Professional Development Manager within a prestigious international law firm? If so, we have an excellent permanent full-time position available in the London office.
What you will do:

  • Develop and coordinate legal and professional development training for London partners, counsel, associates, and trainees.
  • Oversee the trainee seat rotation and qualification process, providing effective coaching and support for our trainee cohort.
  • Coordinate the lawyering orientation process for new trainees, associates, and counsel in collaboration with human resources staff.
  • Manage the evaluation process for London trainees, associates, and counsel, including supervising the collection of evaluations, participating in associate performance discussions, and drafting career development messages.
  • Coordinate associate reviews in the firm’s Asian and European offices and support the formal advising program for associates.
  • Contribute to the firm’s Associate Liaison Committee and Diversity & Inclusion Committee, monitoring trends and making recommendations for strengthening professional development and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Work closely with the New York-based Professional Development team on global projects and initiatives.

Skills, experience & qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the professional development field.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to develop and implement programs and initiatives.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

If you are a proactive and highly organised individual with a passion for professional development and fostering a supportive work environment, we would love to hear from you. Apply now and take the first step towards joining our dynamic team in London.

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