Graduate Executive Researcher
- London, London
- £35,000 ote
- 2nd Jan ’19
- 15 days left!
- Do you want to work in a consultative and research-heavy role?
- Would you thrive working alongside an award-winning team?
- Are you keen to begin a lucrative and rewarding career in executive search?
An independent and highly specialist executive search firm based in London's financial district. They excel in providing consultancy and retained search services to publicly and privately owned companies across the world. Their particular areas of expertise lie in financial services, industrials and manufacturing, media and telecommunications.
Graduate level Researchers are an integral part of the team, working alongside Consultants and Partners to execute search work and find personnel solutions for clients. On joining the company, you will start a rigorous eight week training period in basic executive research techniques, including market mapping, sourcing, approaching and interviewing candidates. Following the induction period you will then start the first of what will be between four and six, six-month rotations across Financial Services and Corporate Practices, benefiting from great exposure to a broad spectrum of business functions and ultimately providing an opportunity to discover the right specialism to develop a career in.
Ultimately, you will be researching to find candidates for senior appointments within organisations in both private and public sectors. You will find as many executives as you can per vacancy, through both desk based research and telephone based networking techniques. You will be responsible for updating your Consultants with any market or person information as well as assisting with board advisory research.
The basic salary for this position is £33K and carries an annual discretionary bonus based on personal and company performance.
We are looking for people who have shown real involvement in university life and actively sought challenges and positions of responsibility. Your strong intellect must be demonstrated by a 2.1 degree (or equivalent) in any discipline from a leading university.
Candidates must have prior work or internship experience in a corporate or professional services organisation.
Successful candidates will:
- Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Have exceptional interpersonal skills and be able to gain the trust and respect of colleagues
- Be a strong team player
- Possess drive and ambition
- Have a high level of initiative and an ability to work without close supervision
- Have the desire to learn quickly about business news, industry developments and detailed information about specific companies and industry sectors
- Display problem solving and analytical skills