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Knowledge and Information Officer - IP/IT

Knowledge and Information Officer - IP/IT

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Knowledge & Information Management

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact Name:

    Kathy Thistlethwaite

  • Contact email:

    info@tfpl.com

  • Job ref:

    26513

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

 Knowledge and Information Officer - London - FTC

A leading global law firm has a great 12 month Fixed Term Contract job opportunity for a Knowledge and Information Officer to join their Knowledge and Information department providing Knowledge Management, Information and Research services.
 
This a practice embedded role providing comprehensive Know-how and Information to the IP/IT practice, working closely with PSLs and lawyers.  Full induction in the sector provided, and most important is a willingness to explore this area.


Key job responsibilities may include:
- lawyer liaison for the harvesting and publishing of internal legal know-how; and providing content to the intranet
- answering enquiries and providing research into legal, commercial and market topics
- Monitoring legal, regulatory, and market developments of relevance to the practice area and providing a range of tailored current awareness bulletins and alerts
- organising and delivering training, such as into research databases
- information asset management
 
This job vacancy would suit an (ideally) professionally qualified and experienced Knowledge or Information Officer or Researcher who has worked within the Knowledge, Library or Information service of another law firm or professional services organisation. 

It is essential that you hold possess an Information qualification or similar experience providing a similar range of Knowledge and Information management services.  This should have been gained in a corporate information setting, c.12months+ relevant experience is sufficient for the right candidate with the right attitude.

Strong  communication and interpersonal skills are essential to be able to do this job effectively in a highly professional environment, in addition to an enthusiastic personality and a willing and pro-active attitude.  The right personality is key to your success in this role.

It is not necessary to already have experience in the IP/IT practice area but you must have an Information grounding from a corporate Knowledge and Information setting, as well as the enthusiasm and personal characteristics to work in this way.
 
This is a great chance to join the highly professional, highly respected Knowledge and Information team of a prestigious law firm, based within their central London offices.
 
To be considered for this and other Knowledge and Information management job vacancies please apply to info@tfpl.com with your CV.