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Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP Senior Manager of Associate Talent in New York, New York

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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading global law firms with more than 4,000 lawyers and staff in 31 offices, is seeking a Senior Manager of Associate Talent. Reporting to the Senior Director of Associate Talent, this position provides strategic leadership to the Associate Talent Team, managing development, coordination, and implementation of firmwide associate talent programs. Although currently remote, this position can reside in our Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, or Washington, D.C. office.

The Associate Talent Team at Morgan Lewis is committed to fostering associate success by facilitating best in class attorney recruiting, coaching, diversity and inclusion, pro bono, and professional development programs. A highly collaborative, natural relationship builder and people-person, the Senior Manager of Associate Talent plays a key role in working with firm leadership and the Associate Talent Team on firmwide initiatives to advance our commitment to making Morgan Lewis a destination firm for exceptional associate talent.

Key responsibilities include:

Recommends, develops, and implements strategic associate engagement and retention programs including people and succession planning, innovative remote and flexible working initiatives, connection opportunities, networking and mentorship programs
Collaborates with the Diversity & Inclusion, Professional Development, Recruiting and Coaching teams to recommend and develop dynamic associate training programs and talent acquisition and development initiatives
Maintains expertise for the firm through research and market intelligence to support and create innovative talent management programming
Prepares reports and communications for the Senior Director of Associate Talent and firm management related to associate talent key performance indicators, including analyzing associate attrition and retention data
Manages Associate Talent Team Strategic Plan, regularly measuring and evaluating progress
Along with the Senior Director, serves as primary liaison to the Firmwide Global Committee on Associates, working with members to develop strategic priorities, goals, and objectives for the committee
Prepares annual budget, trainings, communications, and firm management reports related to the annual non-partner lawyer year-end evaluation and compensation process
Works cross-functionally to make recommendations regarding associate onboarding, orientation, and outplacement
Manages firmwide market survey administration strategy and works with external publications to elevate firm brand and reputation
In collaboration with marketing, develops associate talent branding including communications and web content
Oversees Associate Talent Team budgets and seeks opportunities to improve efficiency and reduce expenses by streamlining operations
Supervises and manages team of Associate Talent Coordinators and Assistants

Experience and Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and 10 years of relevant talent management experience in a professional services firm, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
Effective written and oral communications skills
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with a wide range of individuals with differing opinions and diverse personalities
Commitment to exceptional client service and dedication to high-quality work
Time management and organizational skills to prioritize work and handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment
Ability to take initiative, anticipate needs, and exercise independent, sound judgment
Discretion in dealing with confidential information Proficiency with Microsoft Office and ability to adapt to new software programs
Flexibility with working hours

Qualified candidates must apply online by visiting our website at and selecting "Careers."

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.