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Information and Research Specialist (Life Sciences)

Information and Research Specialist (Life Sciences)

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    Knowledge & Information Management

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  • Contact:

    Lee Seymour

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  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

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A leading consultancy has a permanent job opportunity for an Information Specialist with knowledge and experience of Life Sciences. 

This is a great development opportunity to build on your Life Sciences/Pharmaceutical/Biotech knowledge by developing your research and information career, with a clear mandate to service a key sector in the firm and become to be their trusted information advisor.

You will join a small team in London, providing information research services and advice with key job responsibilities including:

-          Acting as a focus for Life Sciences research as well as also supporting the other industry sectors across the firm

-          Relationship building

-          Helping consultants find critical information, including using specialist research and information

-         Delivering training on and promoting awareness of the available data sources and broader research best practices

-          Creating research guides and other training materials for using different media (videos, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.)


Key job responsibilities include:

  • An enthusiasm for supporting and enabling staff to undertake their own research
  • The ability to deliver commercial insight through application of research methodologies to complex problems
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experienced researcher who can undertake targeted research tasks across a broad range of potential sources
  • Experience working in the information/research function of a professional services firm or alternatively in a life sciences/biotech/pharmaceutical organisation
  • Hands-on experience of using some of the life sciences research tools
  • Ideally, possessing familiarity with using a range of online business research databases
  • Experience of working with Sharepoint would be a bonus

To be considered for this and similar Research and Information job vacancies please apply with your CV and a short career statement to