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Graduate Job Graduate Researcher

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Graduate Fasttrack Limited
Reference: GFT/ES1/04/2012
Salary: £25,000 – £35,000 + Bonuses  

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Retained executive search consulting, a respected arm of management consulting, is an important professional service provided to the top management of organisations. It is employed by a wide range of industrial, commercial, professional, governmental and non-profit organisations to find talented senior executives who will make a strategic difference to their operations.

The role: 
You will be a critical member of the sector/practice teams around the world and will provide a service to colleagues that will allow them to go to market quickly and with outstanding and up to date information. 

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Building and maintaining knowledge base through proactively tracking and capturing information about people, companies and markets for a specific sector. 
  • Data Quality – shared responsibility (with Researchers and Consultants) and significant focus on ensuring that all information is being gathered, captured and updated accordingly. 
  • Mapping – researching specific company and market information including identification of individuals within a target company and development of, and regular update of, its organization chart. This will also include tracking top talent in a specific sector/practice through mapping of publically available information and through collating data collected from colleagues. 
  • Industry Insights – staying up to date by reading trade journals and other market publications and passing new and/or relevant information to the Research and Consultant teams to allow them to be differentiated in the market. 
  • Maintaining up to date and relevant libraries of information within the database. 
  • Target Lists – develops lists of target companies in support of search strategies. 

The person: 

  • Bachelor’s degree (min 2:1) from a respected institution. 
  • Ideally interned at a number of different sector specific, well respected organisations.
  • Excellent listening and communication skills. 
  • Ability to filter large amounts of information, quickly identify salient points and provide relevant insights. 
  • Highly organised – outstanding time management and able to prioritise multiple work deliverables. 
  • Bright, smart, intuitive. 
  • Proactive. 
  • Intellectual curiosity and a quick thinker. 
  • Drive and tenacity, with the desire to exceed expectations. 
  • Self starter, who is able to deliver to deadlines whilst multi-tasking.
  • Attention to detail is essential.
  • Resilient
  • Sense of urgency. 

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Location: London (inner and outer), Rest of the World, UK locations

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