Role purpose

To provide operational and functional expertise to deliver the Firm's end-to-end Recruitment & Mobility processes; support the development, and improvement of Recruitment & Mobility procedures to achieve efficiency, quality, and enhanced employee and candidate experience.

Main responsibilities

  • Provide day-to-day seamless operational support in delivering recruiting and mobility procedures covering areas such as sourcing, screening, on-boarding, international assignments, and global relocations among others
  • Partner with the In-Market and Specialist teams to deliver a more integrated and seamless approach to Recruitment & Mobility service delivery
  • Recommend and implement procedural or policy changes to improve processes while keeping the teams operationally compliant, adhering to SLAs and quality standards
  • Provide insights and support in resolving issues within the processes
  • Collaborate with People Systems to maintain data integrity and ensure accuracy of recruitment-related data
  • Provide training to less experience members performing global end-to-end Careers, Performance, & Rewards
  • Perform other functions as may be assigned by immediate manager from time to time

Travel Requirements


About the team


The Firm’s People function has responsibility for recruiting, supporting and developing all of the Firm’s people, including our Partners, Lawyers and Professional & Business Services, working closely with the Firm’s leadership to design and deliver the Firm’s people strategy, building on the Firm’s core commitments to collaboration, excellence and inclusivity. The function includes:

  • Talent Management
  • Recruitment & Mobility
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Leadership & Learning
  • Careers & Performance
  • Partner Services
  • Total Rewards

You will report to

E2E Recruitment & Mobility Senior Manager/Manager

Your direct reports, if any


Key relationships

  • E2E Functional Process Leaders
  • In-Market Recruitment & Mobility teams

About the candidate

Technical skills, qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Social Sciences, Business Administration or other relevant courses, or equivalent work experience.
  • Good relevant experience in supporting delivery of recruitment and mobility processes, and technologies
  • In-depth understanding of recruitment and mobility principles particularly in the areas of sourcing, screening, and onboarding
  • Experience of process redesign and project management
  • Skilled at gathering information using multiple sources
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and constantly evolving environment
  • Experience in utilizing enterprise-wide Recruitment Management Systems such as SuccessFactors, viRecruit, PageUp, Taleo etc
  • Experience working in a shared services/captive environment is preferable

Personal qualities

These personal qualities represent the shared characteristics of high performers across Baker McKenzie, regardless of job level and location. 

Know how 

  • Keeps across key developments in all relevant areas and demonstrates the ability to develop substantive authority in relation to the Firm's specialist fields 
  • Demonstrates the ability to identify the real issue, and to anticipate requirements and potential consequences; distils a range of possibilities by thinking in a considered, prudent manner
  • Able to move through a variety of tasks requiring different approaches, knowledge, and expertise, with agility of mind and capacity for analysis and synthesis


  • Driven by a strong personal sense of integrity and upholds exemplary quality standards
  • Prepares thoroughly, takes responsibility, uses initiative and is self reliant to ensure work progresses to the fullest extent possible
  • Hardworking and diligent with a keen understanding of client demands
  • Demonstrates composure when dealing with difficult situations Personal Impact 
  • Creates a positive impression at all times; develops relationships through collaboration and reciprocity 
  • Negotiates to achieve outcomes that are mutually satisfactory; shows good judgement on when to stand strong and when to compromise 
  • Invests in, nurtures and builds a network of productive relationships


  • Respectful to others, regardless of their position, and earns the respect of others by being transparent 
  • Has care and concern for others and a genuine interest in others as people
  • Treats delicate or confidential issues with grace and discretion

About Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie helps clients overcome the challenges of competing in the global economy. We solve complex legal problems across borders and practice areas. Our unique culture, developed over 65 years, enables our people to understand local markets and navigate multiple jurisdictions, working together as trusted colleagues and friends to instill confidence in our clients. This is an exciting time to join us as we invest in and further develop our Professional & Business Services organisation, providing rewarding and challenging career opportunities in all of our world-class business functions. We are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion for all. Our unique international culture is reflected in the drawing together of a worldwide family of individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds in all of our offices. We encourage the best people - regardless of race, religion or belief if any, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation or age - to fulfil their professional aspirations with us.