Adecco Group

  • Special Counsel - Division Director Direct Hire - Houston, TX

    Location US-TX-Houston
    Business Line
    Special Counsel
  • Overview



    This position requires an employee to be able to perform all functions necessary to utilize market knowledge and activity to develop business opportunities, increase division revenue, gross margin and net income by successfully developing a cohesive and productive team for sustaining growth and expansion.




    • Responsible for growth, maintenance, development and profitability of division.
    • Responsible for leading staff to reach the financial objectives set.
    • Responsible for the development (benchmarking progress) and motivation of staff.
    • Responsible for identifying, recruiting, hiring, training, coaching, motivating (and terminating-if necessary) staff.
    • Increase market share by leading and overseeing advertising, marketing, sales, service and recruiting efforts in branch.
    • Develop solutions regarding customer-related issues to ensure client satisfaction.
    • Responsible for the business process flow, including recruiting, compliance of I-9, reference checks, and the staff follow-up of associates on assignment.
    • Responsible for guiding the targeting, business development process ensuring the appropriate business mix to reach business goals.
    • Partners with clients to define strategic objectives and hiring needs
    • Develop relationships with key clients and business leaders
    • Identifies sales opportunities and consultatively sells solutions to new / existing clients
    • Develops client-specific strategies aimed at achieving revenue, gross profit and other financial targets
    • Builds and maintains relationships with candidates and clients
    • Responsible for preparing and reviewing weekly activity, production, sales, branch and operations reports for senior management.
    • Responsible for client and employee retention.
    • Ensure company policies are followed.
    • Conduct daily team meetings as well as periodic business review meetings.
    • Delegate as necessary.
    • Participates in special projects and performs other related duties as required.



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.





    Bachelors degree; Juris Doctorate degree, or equivalent




    • Must be computer literate.
    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
    • Ability to work unsupervised.
    • Prior legal experience required.
    • Familiarity with substantive areas of the law.




    Adecco Group  through an impressive portfolio of staffing industry leading brands, including Accounting Principals, Adecco Staffing, Ajilon, Entegee, Lee Hecht Harrison, Modis, Paladin, Parker+Lynch, Pontoon, Special Counsel and Soliant is the world’s leading provider of Human Resources solutions.


    We are the workforce experts delivering staffing and career service solutions to organizations and individuals across all industries. Collectively we harness the power of some of the greatest talent in the world. That talent and expertise allows us to do business globally and act locally with deep knowledge in niche areas.


    Every day, we have more than 100,000 associates on assignment, 30,000 colleagues working internally to support more than 10,000 clients in the United States and Canada. Ensuring our business units are prepared to deliver outstanding service to our associates and clients, the Adecco Group North America team provides a strong infrastructure through our corporate and shared services team.


    Equal Opportunity Employer 


    The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records


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