Manager Legal Talent Acquisition – AI Solutions

DLA Piper

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About PiperAI

At PiperAI, we’re revolutionizing legal services through innovative AI solutions. Our team is the backbone of our success, and we thrive on being bold, exceptional, collaborative, and supportive. Join us on this exciting journey as we shape the future of legal tech.

Are you a highly talented Talent Acquisition Manager with a knack for spotting top-tier talent in technology and software development? If so, we want to hear from you! This position can be remote with occasional visits to the local office as needed. Candidates may be based in Northern Virginia, Tampa, Minneapolis, Dallas, Wilmington, Miami, Boston, Austin, Houston, Phoenix, Raleigh, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Chicago, Baltimore, Washington DC, or Short Hills office.

Minimum Requirements:

3 years experience in recruiting technical personnel, including data, scientist, software, developers, and product management professionals

Working knowledge of computing, information technology, and data science

Bachelor’s degree

5 years full life cycle recruiting experience

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

General knowledge and understanding of US Visa process and requirements

Must be creative and detail-oriented

Knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel

Ability to handle difficult situations professionally and tactfully

Ability to solve problems

Ability to multi-task and manage projects

Must be able to treat confidential information in a professional manner

May need to travel on occasion

Preferred Requirements:

A mix of agency, start up and corporate experiences

Familiarity with AI and legal tech industries

What will your day look like?

As a Talent Acquisition Manager, you will connect with hiring managers to understand role requirements and develop a sourcing strategy based on role requirements, with a particular emphasis on recruiting for software engineering, data science, product management, and professional services roles. You will assess candidates through various processes based on skill set, experience, capabilities, and cultural match. You will develop recruitment-related programs and initiatives. You’ll design, test, and oversee their successful implementation. You will also develop a communication strategy.

In this role, you will conduct candidate interviews and assess candidates based on their performance in interviews. You will work with stakeholders to develop and implement tests and challenges for candidates appropriate to their position designed to validate skills and experience. You will create, manage, and negotiate job offers with the selected candidates. If relevant, this includes negotiation of the job offers and agreement on terms to complete the hiring process. The process also includes managing cases where candidates decline, or the organization rescinds the job offer.

Additionally, you will manage new hire/rehire screening, which includes administration of background and/or reference checks for new hires/rehires and communicating due diligence outcomes. You will also manage recruitment-related social media outreach. You’ll draft correspondence related to legal hires; interviews, next steps, and coordinate relocation, moving, bar exam, and other expenses/disbursements with candidates. You will work closely with the responsible partner regarding the extension of offers, follow-up, and office set-up and integration upon arrival. You will correspond and attend meetings with hiring managers and other stakeholders regarding candidate feedback, updates, and ongoing hiring strategy.

As a manager on this team, you will monitor market trends and work with Directors to keep Firm management apprised of trends in compensation, bonus, and training and development areas. You will also pay attention to industry trends in the software development, AI, and legal Tech industries, identifying opportunities to acquire talent. You’ll oversee recruitment administration – systems tracking/dispositioning, data entry, employee referral pay-outs, audits, etc. You will also develop and manage job-specific requisitions based on recruitment needs. This process includes advertising the positions on internal and external portals and the overall management of job requisitions, approvals, and the activities to initiate and close a requisition. You may organize and execute recruiting activities and events. You will also provide information and reports regarding recruitment to the business and HR leadership team. You will manage and administer executive hiring, which includes sourcing candidates, partnering with vendors, and sourcing channels to fulfill executive requisitions.

You will develop, monitor, and administer the recruiting budget and resource allocation to fund the plan. You’ll attend staff meetings. You will also correspond and attend meetings with hiring managers and other stakeholders regarding candidate feedback and updates. You will create and govern short-term and long-term recruitment forecast plans in alignment with the strategic recruitment goals and business objectives. You’ll develop and maintain a recruiting brand by creating an exceptional candidate experience.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website ( .

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

General & Essential Job Expectations

While the specific job requirements of a DLA Piper position may vary depending upon scope of the job and area of specialty, there are certain universal requirements that are expected of all DLA Piper employees, which include but are not limited to:

Effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, with clients, lawyers, business professionals, and third parties

Produce deliverables, answer phone calls, and reply to correspondence in an efficient and responsive manner

Provide timely, accurate, and quality work product

Successfully meet deadlines, expectations, and perform work duties as required

Foster positive work relationships

Comply with all firm policies and practices

Engage in both physical and sedentary activity, such as (a) working at a computer for extended periods of time, including on-screen reading and typing; (b) participating in digital/virtual conference calls; (c) participating in meetings as needed

Perform all other duties, tasks or projects as assigned

Our employees are expected to embrace and uphold our firm values as a part of our DLA Piper culture. We are committed to excellence in how we represent our clients and develop our people.

Physical Demands, Work Environment, and Other Requirements

Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

The compensation offered to a candidate selected for employment will be dependent upon various factors, including the candidate’s geographic market, skills, educational and professional background, experience, and overall qualifications. We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k).

Application Process:

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Applicants must apply directly online instead of sending application materials via email.

No immigration sponsorship is available for this position.

Agency applications will not be considered.

Job: Human Resources

Organization: Human Resources

Title: Manager Legal Talent Acquisition – AI Solutions

Location: Virginia-Reston

Requisition ID: 24000376

Other Locations: United States-District of Columbia-Washington, United States-Florida-Miami, United States-New Jersey-Short Hills, United States-Pennsylvania-Philadelphia, United States-Florida-Tampa, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-Arizona-Phoenix, United States-Texas-Dallas, United States-Georgia-Atlanta, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-Maryland-Baltimore, United States-Delaware-Wilmington, United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis, United States-North Carolina-Raleigh, United States-Texas-Austin, United States-Massachusetts-Boston

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