Researcher – Executive Search Firm
A wonderful opportunity for a Researcher to work in a very well established search firm in Mayfair!
This is a support role, providing researchers with essential administrative and research assistance on search assignments and other projects.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Research support
In consultation with the researcher and delivery team, provide support in:
– Identification and mapping of industries, organisations and contacts
– Researching profiles and contact details
– Salary surveys and benchmarking projects
– Placement of advertisements online and preparation of microsites/candidate briefs and managing responses and enquiries
– Management of process of speculative candidates: acknowledging approach; assessing suitability for database; adding and updating; arranging preliminary meeting for key contacts
- Business development support
In consultation with the researchers, provide support in:
– Pitch packs and background information packs for client meetings, proposals, pitches and general business development activity
– Knowledge management: act as custodian of business information and ensure key information is shared with teams and the business
– Business development and event management projects for sector teams
- Systems support
Provide timely and accurate support through:
– Adding and updating organisation and people records
– Support in the adding of research to the assignment data
– Proactively maintaining quality of information, including management of duplicates and coding records
– Support in training new users
The following is a summary of the quality measures applicable to this role:
Quantitative activities include: accuracy and relevance of research, quality of record–keeping, pace and meeting deadlines.
Qualitative focus is on the outcomes of activities, including: team and Researcher feedback, quality, quantity and creativity of research, independent working and self–sufficiency.
Requirements for this role:
– Experienced within a professional office environment would be desirable but graduate entry is acceptable
– Passion and total commitment to thorough, creative and effective research and knowledge using different sources, techniques and skills
– Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to produce well–constructed, well–presented and accurate written documentation
– Computer–literate, with strong ability in utilising in–house databases and systems, online processes, research tools and social media
– Excellent organisational skills, and able to prioritise work and successfully manage multiple projects and requests and deliver timely results
– Outstanding attention to detail
– Strong team skills – ability to work effectively in a team as well as independently and self–sufficiently, pro–active approach with willingness and keenness to learn and support others