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Research Officer

Posted on Jun 10, 2019 by CV-Library

London, City and County of the City of London, United Kingdom
Call Center & Customer Service
Immediate Start
£31k - £36k Annual
Full-Time
Our client has an opportunity for a Research Officer to carry out evidence-based research and monitoring into accounting, companies, industries and regulation.

Position: Research Officer

Location: Canary Wharf, London

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00 -17.00 (part time and flexible working hours considered)

Salary: £31-£36k depending on experience, plus benefits

Closing Date: 5th July - do not delay your application as interviews will take place from 19th June

Our client is a not-for-profit, public interest organisation established to develop a single set of high-quality, understandable, enforceable and globally accepted accounting standards.

About the role:

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented researcher to join our client's team. You will provide evidence-based research and current awareness support to the organisation. Working closely with the Information Resources Manager you will:

- Execute research on long term projects requiring in-depth investigation and analysis

- Advise staff on search strategies and appropriate resources to facilitate their own independent research

- Compile daily and monthly digest of research reports and press stories relevant to our client's research projects

- Maintain an interactive role during the course of a project, responding to research needs as part of the project life cycle

- Use appropriate external literature and internal data sources, resources and expertise to execute research

- Design questionnaires and manage the process of delivering them to external parties

- Present results in an appropriate format, including summaries, reports, and spreadsheets

- Carry out ongoing training of staff on research products and techniques

- Carry out all administration associated with the role such as document libraries on SharePoint, document management etc.

About you:

To be successful in the role of Research Officer our client is looking for the following skills and attributes:

- Experience providing information or research in a busy environment

- Familiarity with online literature and financial databases such as Ebsco, Nexis, AlphaSense, and Capital IQ

- Knowledge or interest in the areas of business economics, finance or professional services

- Good knowledge of SharePoint, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Although not essential, a qualification in library or information management would enhance your application

Other roles that you may have experience of could include: Researcher, Research Analyst, Research Support officer, Research and Policy, Intelligence Officer, Research Programme Manager, Research Adviser, Research and Insight, Research Assistant, Research and Impact, Information Officer, Knowledge Officer, etc

Reference: 210189579