Information Specialist - Madrid

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    9 months ago

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    Darron Chapman

Hot in Madrid! A leading global business consulting firm requires an Information Specialist to provide research and information services to consulting staff using electronic resources including new platforms for web and social media analysis. The Information Specialist frequently works as part of case teams to assist in research planning, information delivery and capture of research experience.  Working collaboratively with a broader Information services team, this role also supports the firm's Paris, Milan, Dubai and Istanbul offices. The successful candidate will be a team player who enjoys new challenges and thrives in a fast-paced environment

Main responsibilities include:

  • Conducts research for case teams, Practice Areas and client development utilising traditional and advanced electronic resources
  • Provides filtered, precise and well organised research results
  • Participate as a member of an Industry Team to support cases, responding to requests from client teams
  • Proactively works with Case Teams to understand the project context and specific information needs
  • May build industry expertise by attending Practice Area meetings, industry conferences and regular reading of industry trade publications
  • Solicits feedback from internal clients to constantly improve research results and design research deliverables as per their case needs
  • Knowledge Sharing and Source Evaluation
  • Participates in or leads knowledge sharing initiative including contributing to the Information Services Portal, wikis and other projects
  • Conducts just-in-time training for staff at all levels
  • Participates in ongoing product and service evaluations and resource development activities plus implementation as appropriate
  • Daily tracking of  personal research requests including cost recovery information
  • Participates in Information Services marketing efforts
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to broaden and deepen skill set by participating in special projects

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

  • Three+ years of business information research in a consulting, financial services, accounting or equivalent
  • A business or information related qualification
  • Experience with Factiva, Thomson databases and other standards business research tools
  • Strong interest in new digital tools and databases (Tableau, Crimson Hexagon)
  • Flexible can-do attitude, a proactive approach and a strong desire to learn new skills
  • Keen attention to detail, accuracy and a drive to deliver high quality output
  • Training and presentation skills
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in native language and English required