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Senior Information Officer

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Recruitment

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Jayne Winch

  • Contact email:

    jayne.winch@cbresourcing.com

  • Job ref:

    3-022013

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    Until December 2019

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Jayne Winch

A leading international law firm has a contract role for a Senior Information Officer to work in their Knowledge and Information team until December 2019. You will be required to provide in-depth business and legal research to fee earners working to tight deadlines and be able to to take on managerial responsibilities in the absence of the Information Centre Manager.
 
Other responsibilities include:
 

  • daily delivery of research for the firm
  • providing detailed analysis and summaries regarding clients, market information and competitor intelligence
  • providing corporate and legal current awareness
  • procuring new information resources
  • assessing and implementing new online services and information resources
  • delivering training and presentations on information resources
  • managing ad hoc projects including system migrations and new online services
  • delivery of the Information service in the absence of the manager
  • proactively meeting with internal clients to raise awareness of the department

 
 In order to be considered for this role you will need to have:
 

  • a degree (within Library/Information Management would be advantageous)
  • experience of providing research and analysis within a law firm or professional services environment
  • strong legal and business research skills
  • extensive knowledge of online systems including Nexis, Westlaw and Perfect Information
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • the ability to form effective working relationships with colleagues at all levels 

 
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.