Research and Information Specialist – Life Sciences
A Research and Information Specialist is required by a very large and successful consulting firm that has an office location in London, but also operates very successfully in the APAC, European and US market places. The focus of this role will be to provide information and research service support to the part of the firm that is aligned to the life sciences practice.
In this role the successful candidate will have the following responsibilities and objectives:
Working within a research and information services team that’s aligned to life sciences
Servicing information and research requests, as well as working to a broad research agenda
Building relationships internally with key stakeholders and promoting a self-service KM function
Making use of industry standard database resources such as Factiva and Bloomberg, but also life science aligned resource such as EvaluatePharma and DataMonitor Healthcare
Managing vendor relationships
Providing guidance to users, creating research workflows and guides, training users on resources
Occasionally, assisting with information and research requests from other practice areas.
To be a suitable candidate for this role, you will need the following skills and experience:
Experience in a similar information, research or knowledge management role
A good knowledge of the commercially available resources such as Bloomberg, Factiva, EvaluatePharma or similar
Strong research skills which includes the ability to apply a strong methodology and the ability to perform a research service across a broad range of topics
Experience gained in a professional services or aligned industry such as market intelligence or market research firm.
Strong communication skills, particularly around senior stakeholders and the confidence to present internally
A related degree would be beneficial, but is not an essential requirement