Talent Manager

For the Houston Office of a Global Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as the primary contact for the counseling and administration of all attorney personnel matters to include arrivals, leaves, transfers, temporary assignments and departures;
  • Manage all aspects of the lateral recruitment process including engagement with headhunters, scheduling interviews and managing offer decisions;
  • Provide guidance and oversight to Talent Coordinators and Assistants on the implementation of the Firm’s entry-level recruitment programs;
  • Work with the Professional Development team to implement and administer strategies for developing and advancing all attorneys through training, mentoring, career development, performance evaluations and other development initiatives;
  • Work with the Diversity and Alumni Relations team to implement and administer the Firm’s inclusion efforts with respect to recruitment, development, advancement and retention of diverse and women lawyers;
  • Monitor emerging trends in peer law firms with regards to all aspects of Talent Management and make recommendations.

Qualifications include:

  • 5+ years of progressively responsible experience in a law firm or similar environment required;
  • Expertise in organizational development, diversity & inclusion and career counseling;
  • Ability to work with a team of highly-skilled professionals in situations that require diplomacy and confidentiality;
  • Financial and statistical reporting skills;
  • Ability to manage people and maintain a good rapport with various personnel at all levels;
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills.


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