Information Specialist - maternity cover

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    Jayne Winch

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 - 12 months

  • Startdate:

    March/April 2020

  • Consultant:

    Jayne Winch

A leading global consultancy has a maternity leave vacancy within their Information Services team to be based in London. Working as part of a large team the successful candidate will be an excellent team player who would like to progress their career and flourish in a fast-paced environment.
Key responsibilities include:

· carrying out research using traditional and alternative electronic resources
· providing filtered and well organised research results
· building industry knowledge by attending practice area meetings, conferences and reading industry publications
· participating in knowledge sharing initiatives
· pro-actively seeking opportunities to broaden their skill set by participating in special projects
· contributing to industry-specific product and service evaluations and resource development
· delivering training to consulting staff 

In order to be considered for this role candidates should have:

· three years’ + experience in a commercial or fast paced consulting, financial services or other business environment
· knowledge of industry-specific data sources and understanding of industry dynamics
· experience of core business information tools
· experience of alternative data tools eg social media analysis/webscraping is preferred
· training and presentation skills
· flexible can-do attitude and a proactive approach
· high standard of written and spoken communication skills
· excellent attention to detail
· a degree in Information Science/Information Management preferred
· English and fluency in a second language would be advantageous