Senior Research Librarian

Senior Research Librarian

  • Location

    South East London

  • Sector:

    Knowledge & Information Management

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  • Salary:

    Dependent on experience

  • Contact:

    Kathy Thistlethwaite

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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A respected company has a permanent job opportunity for a Senior Research Librarian based in the South East London/Kent area. The Senior Research Librarian is responsible for providing precise, in-depth and first-rate responses to research queries while balancing some extensive longer-term projects. The role will deliver first-class tailored research to clients and internal stakeholders

This is a great opportunity for an organised and pro-active candidate who will take pride in providing a superb service to the company.  The ideal candidate will be articulate and have at least 3 years’ experience in commercial research.  The successful candidate will have a good degree and will hold a Library/Information postgraduate level qualification.

 As Senior Research Librarian your job role will include:

  • Monitoring the company’s industries to identify sector issues and key trends
  • Producing quick-turn around and in-depth qualitative and quantitative research
  • Conducting reference interviews with enquirers to establish desired deliverables
  • Attending meetings with colleagues in business development to converse and coordinate research support and larger project initiatives
  • Being a team player and a confident communicator to liaise at all levels
  • Being enthusiastic with a keen interest in commercial information
  • Tracking research queries and larger projects via the company’s internal systems
  • Maintaining team and personal effectiveness in consistent first-rate output to agreed deadlines.
  • Having excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Having solid IT skills and a sound knowledge of business information sources
  • Supporting Managers with subscription decisions and trialling of new information products and platforms
  • Having a pro-active, professional and “can-do” attitude 
  • Assisting in the promotion of services through contribution to marketing efforts, office visits, presentations as required.
  • Displaying exceptional time management and ability to coordinate work across teams efficiently and to deadline
  • Being an excellent team player and able to work well under pressure

You will possess the ability to develop a good understanding of the work of the company’s Information Services team and to appreciate clients' needs.  This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate who has business research experience or specialist knowledge of tax or financial information. The successful candidate will gain valuable marketable skills to further develop their career. This is a full-time role.  If you would like to find out more about this job vacancy, then please call Kathy Thistlethwaite on 0207 378 5473 or email your details to kathy.thistlethwaite@tfpl.com