National Recruitment Manager - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Clayton Utz is seeking a National Recruitment Manager on a 12 month fixed term contract, to drive and manage the end-to-end recruitment of a portfolio of roles nationally as well as the delivery of key recruitment initiatives that will enable the firm to attract top talent through market leading sourcing and selection strategies. We are looking for someone to start in this role at the beginning of October.

What we are looking for?
To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Significant recruitment experience, preferably within the legal industry or a professional services environment
  • A passion for all things recruitment coupled with the ability to help build and deliver our recruitment initiatives
  • An exceptional ability to build and maintain relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • A commercial mindset; the ability to balance the needs of the business and make sound decisions
  • Strong communication and organisation skills
  • High attention to detail
  • The ability and desire to design, analyse and drive recruitment reporting and metrics

What team is the role in?
With a presence in all our major offices, the National People and Development (P&D) team advises the business on all people initiatives, including talent management, employee relations, resourcing, recruitment (both graduate and lateral), remuneration, benefits, reporting and learning and organisational development.
This role reports to the National Talent Manager and sits within our Talent team, which is responsible for designing and delivering market-leading talent acquisition and retention initiatives and programs consistent with the Firm's people vision, culture and strategy. 


The firm

As Australia's leading independent law firm, our culture has been built by innovative thinkers. They are the driving force behind our firm and if you choose to be part of the team your expectations will be challenged every step of the way. We’re looking for individuals who will thrive under our spirit of independence. Dynamic personalities who can collaborate, innovate and strive for success within our collegiate culture. In return we will work to help build the career you’ve always wanted.

Are you up for the challenge?

Why Clayton Utz?
As part of this team you will be working across major national, government, and global clients. All the while collaborating with some of the sharpest legal minds in the industry. Clayton Utz has also been a powerful force in Australian pro bono practice, striving to deliver justice for those who need it and not just those who can afford it. In your time here you'll be constantly surprised by the projects you get to work on and what you can accomplish.

Imagine what you could achieve at a top law firm that actually values independent thinking. A law firm who challenges the status quo.

Go on, challenge your expectations.

How to apply?
To submit your interest in this role, please click the 'Apply' button or contact Sam Byrne (National Recruitment Manager) on 02 9353 4647 for more information. Clayton Utz is an inclusive employer that supports flexible work arrangements, please feel free to discuss your flexibility needs with the recruiter for this role.

Accessibility and Inclusion

We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. Do you require any support or reasonable adjustments to complete your application? If so, please contact the recruiter via the above telephone number or via email to

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