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Information Specialist

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Recruitment

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Jayne Winch

  • Contact email:

    jayne.winch@cbresourcing.com

  • Job ref:

    3-100444

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Jayne Winch

A leading global consultancy has an exciting new role for an Information Specialist to work within their Information Services team in London. Working as part of a large team and with practice areas across the firm, the successful candidate will be an excellent team player who would like to progress their career in a fast paced environment. 
 
Key responsibilities include:
 
·carrying out research using traditional and advanced 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 and contributing to wikis, portals and other projects
·delivering ad hoc and organised training sessions
·participating in ongoing product and service evaluations and resource development activities
·tracking personal research requests including cost recovery information
·pro-actively seeking opportunities to broaden skill set
·participating or leading knowledge sharing practices
·conducting training for consulting and consulting support staff
 
In order to be considered for this role candidates should have:
 
·business information research experience from consulting, financial services, law firms or similar commercial environments
·a degree in Information Science/Information Management or equivalent higher education degree
·demonstrable experience of Factiva, Thomson and CapIQ and other business tools would be useful
·flexible can-do attitude and a proactive approach
·high standard of written and spoken communication skills 
·excellent attention to detail