Business Researcher, global law firm

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    12 months ago

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    Darron Chapman

Business Researcher, global law firm

6 month contract!  A leading global law firm requires a Business Researcher to provide considered, comprehensive information to the firm which involves reading, analysing and writing reports.

Responsibilities include:

  • Identifying opportunities to use the firm’s information assets to develop new branded reports as the business requires
  • provide in-depth analysis of client and/or sector activity
  • Scoping and producing bespoke pieces of research according to demand
  • Completing requests for league tables, business and markets research
  • Providing research support to external clients either on an ad hoc or project basis
  • Providing recommendations on research approach and the merits of using different data sets in support of firmwide initiatives, new business opportunities and other projects
  • Building stakeholder engagement and then working with them to design and test new research products
  • Identifying key contributors and working with them to produce positive, efficient outcomes
  • Assessing the cost of products and then evaluating them and making recommendations on their implementation
  • Producing user guides to aid the transfer of knowledge to others, and providing advice and support in the roll out of new products

To be considered for this role you will require the following skills and experience:

  • Strong writing skills including the ability to abstract and summarise complex arguments
  • Numerical fluency and ability to present data in an effective fashion
  • Ability to build and develop relationships and have credibility at all levels of the organisation
  • Keen commercial awareness
  • Excellent research skills and aptitude
  • Strong technical skills in key financial products, particularly Bloomberg and Thomson Financial products
  • Experience of creating reports using the functionality of Word
  • Competency in the use of Excel
  • Proactive approach with the ability to work on own initiative and manage own workload
  • At least five years relevant experience
  • Ability to manage expectations and negotiate deadlines
  • Strong organisational skills

CB Resourcing operates as both an employment agency and an employment business. Applicants will need to be able to provide us with proof of their eligibility to work in the UK on request.