Information Management is a crucial role in many organisations today.  It is the process of researching, gathering, organizing, storing and providing information within an organization These activities increasingly involve working with systems, some roles specialize in the storage design and findability of information which involves development of metadata standards, information architecture and taxonomy groups.  It can involve creating policies for information governance and training end users in information literacy or on information systems.

This role is usually carried out by an Information Professional or Librarian and can be delivered in a number of sectors including law, banking, professional services, medical/pharmaceutical companies.  Many professionals hold specialized qualifications and are members of professional bodies such as Chartered Institute of Librarians and Information Professionals (CILIP) or SLA.

In addition to the important technical skills needed for a role there are a number of essential soft skills that are equally important.  In the corporate sector roles can be varied but they can also be quite specialized.  Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of internal clients, a focus on excellent customer service, adaptability, speed and efficiency are all sought after soft skills in information professional and librarian job roles.

CB Resourcing specialises in recruiting professionals for our clients within this field and examples of roles we have handled in this area are:

·       Head of Information

·       Information Manager

·       Librarian

·       Library Manager

·       Assistant Librarian

·       Legal Librarian

·       Information Centre Officer

·       Information Specialist

·       Business Researcher

·       Research Services Librarian

·       Information Architect

·       Cataloguer

·       Library Assistant

·       Graduate Information Trainee

·       Member Engagement Assistant

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