Researcher – Executive Search Firm

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City of London
30000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
09 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time

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.


  1. 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

  1. 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

  1. 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