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6 months ago
Norton Rose Fulbright
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Category: PA Jobs
The Team

Our award winning Learning and Development (L&D) Department designs and delivers business skills and personal development programmes to partners, associates, business services and secretaries globally. The aim of the department is to help the firm meet its strategic and operational objectives by ensuring that our people have the knowledge and skills they need to excel. Thus the training we design is based on acknowledged best practice and the latest thinking in leadership, management, business development and personal effectiveness. Our training is organisationally specific incorporating the firm’s values, culture, practices and procedures. The department also provides tailored business skills and personal development programmes for the firm’s clients.

The Role

The position is based in London and will report to the L&D Practice Manager. The post holder will work closely with colleagues in the London office, those in our Global Service Centre (GSC) in Manilla and ‎the EMEA, Australia, South Africa, Canada and US regions. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Providing a discrete and confidential PA service to L&D Management and/or Members of the Leadership team

* Manage diaries in Outlook: arranging meetings in different time zones, sending and responding to invites resolving conflicts, confirming appointments and bringing forward papers

* Arrange training where requested: liaising with internal and external clients to confirm training courses, prepare and print materials in a timely fashion, book rooms and catering

* Maintain accurate paper and electronic records e.g. logging client training in Interaction (client database) and the Learning Management System (LMS) and running reports as required

* Maintain the drive for quality, continually checking and deploying the “4 eyes” process

* As requested ‘test’ and provide feedback on on-line learning products

* Ensure that work received from the GSC is logged, scanned and saved in the document management system

* Organise and lead post course review meetings to address any errors and make improvements for future courses

* When requested by clients produce certificates of attendance

* As a matter of course update process notes in order to ensure that systems and procedures remain efficient and effective

* Meet and greet external trainers, speakers and delegates and settle them in the room in which they will be working/training

* Review participation in compulsory e-learning courses and proactively keep Compliance informed of progress

* Efficiently processing supplier invoices or expense claims

* Proactive management of overseas business trips for Managers by liaising with local contacts, drafting programmes; preparing and shipping courseware, booking flights and hotels, obtaining cash, passports and visas, preparing itineraries and processing expense claims

* Assist co-ordinators by helping to set up training rooms in advance of sessions ensuring that courseware and equipment are in place and technology is working

* Prepare for and attend weekly catchups with Senior PA and daily catchups with L&D managers to discuss work load and progress on projects

* Make arrangements for the completion of psychometric tests, produce reports

* Update Interaction in a timely fashion

* Responding to telephone enquiries, take accurate messages and pass them on

Optional development opportunities – by arrangement

* Update materials for the induction held each week and deliver from time to time a 1 hour module on the programme

* In partnership with the Diversity and Inclusion team, manage the parent’s transition coaching programme

* In collaboration with the L&D Manager and the diversity & inclusion team, run team building activities on PRIME (insight and inspire) work experience programmes

* In collaboration with the trainee recruitment team, run team building activities for the Trainee Solicitor Vacation Scheme

* Researching and running team building activities during phase one of the Professional Skills Course (PSC)


* Strong Academics (E)

* 2+ years’ experience within an L&D team (E)

* Excellent organisational and administration skills (E)

* Strong time management and prioritisation skills will be required to support a busy team at different levels of seniority (E)

* Ability to operate in a friendly, client focused, professional and discrete manner at all times (E)

* Ability to engage with key stakeholders and deal with people at all levels within the organisation (E)

* Strong team player (E)

* Flexible and adaptable approach (E)

* Confident and fully competent with IT/use of Microsoft packages. (E)

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills (E)

* Proactive and positive approach with a “can-do” attitude (E)

* Meticulous attention to detail; always striving for high quality and continuous improvement (E)

* Ability to work effectively under pressure (E)

* Solution orientated and takes initiative (E)

* Experience in a legal or other professional services environment (D)

* Experience and knowledge of L&D /LMS system (Cornerstone) and best practice approaches (D)

At Norton Rose Fulbright we welcome receiving direct candidate applications via our careers page.

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