Manager / Senior Manager
This position is for a Manager / Senior Manager working in our Hong Kong office, focusing on permanent legal recruitment, throughout Asia Pacific .
Our legal desk has seen outstanding success through 2021 building on the strong relationships that have been forged since we started the desk back in 2014. The focus is on private practice with very large fees though we are also looking to build out in-house. Over the next 24 months we aspire to be a team of 18 in legal so for anyone looking for big earnings and quick career progression, this is the desk for you.
Working at OJ:
At Oliver James people are our strength, they are our competitive edge and the key to our success and the service we provide.
When you join OJ, you enter an environment where your career progression is taken seriously. From day one, our global People and Performance team will work with you to build your confidence and knowledge through a tailored training programme, and this remains the case at every stage of your career.
We provide you with the platform to perform to the best of your ability and continuously develop. You have the authority and accountability to be responsible for the speed and success of your own career progression and development through a transparent promotion pathway, providing you with a clear route to progress.
Every team at OJ is made of individuals with unique strengths, so we provide an inclusive work culture that is collaborative and committed to a collective vision. You will work with some of the most talent professionals and will be supported by investment in the world's most innovative tools and OJ's agile working environment.
We work hard, are ambitious, but most importantly, we celebrate success and love what we do! If you have the drive to be the best at what you do, you can expect high levels of trust and support in return. Wherever you want your career to go, OJ will provide you with the platform to take your career to the next level.
About the role
As a Manager /Senior Manager your responsibilities will be:
- Take responsibility for at least 1 Consultant / Senior Consultant
- Run morning set ups with direct reports
- Responsible for driving daily sales across your desk / team
- Run monthly and quarterly review processes
- Work closely with the division leader on the upskilling of team members
- Proactive candidate generation through headhunting and referrals
- Business Develop new contacts within existing clients
- Manage relationships with existing contacts
- Continually developing your market reputation
- Work very closely with the wider team sharing information
- 4-7 Years' experience
- Recruitment experience required, ideally in a technical market
- A Legal background would be a benefit
- Strong English written and spoken a must, Cantonese or Mandarin a plus
- Ability to listen and build relationships
What we offer
- Transparent promotion pathway at every level
- Excellent and competitive benefits
- Tailored training at every level
- Festive close-down* + holiday allowance
- Monthly OJ get togethers
- Annual Company Events
- Extended lunch break for well-being
- Highly competitive international health insurance
Introduction to OJ Hong Kong from Jonny Plews, Group Director, Asia
Welcome to OJ Hong Kong!
It is my goal to make OJ the best recruitment company to work for in Hong Kong in terms of success and happiness. To achieve this, myself and the management team work hard to ensure our culture is one that is inclusive and high performing, while also encouraging and supporting flexibility and well-being. We listen to people and tailor every part of their OJ journey to ensure they succeed in their career ambitions…and most importantly, do it with a smile on their face.