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Graduate Research Executive

Salary £25,000 - £30,000
Location London, Mayfair
Job Type Permanent
Size 500+
Job overview
Looking for Research jobs? Are you from sciences or humanities graduate? Kick start your career today with this Graduate Research Executive role in London. Join this management consultancy that focuses on procurement and supply chain improvement programmes. Apply today!

Looking for Graduate research jobs or Administrator roles in London? Interested in working for a rapidly growing procurement consultancy? If you are a social sciences/humanities graduate with an interest in research, this Research Executive role could be perfect for you - apply today!

Company profile - Management Consultancy

In this graduate research opportunity, you will be joining a specialist management consultancy focused on procurement and supply chain improvement programmes. Already hugely established with currently c.550 employees globally, with exciting plans for further growth. They are a truly international organisation with over 50 languages spoken and recognise the proven benefits of a diverse team. The firm places a high value on its employees and offers fantastic learning and development opportunities to encourage and facilitate career progression.

This is a collaborative, supportive culture where performance is recognised, and success is celebrated. You will be supported to continually develop your skills and expertise through a comprehensive development programme including formal training, on-the-job training and mentoring from experienced colleagues.

Job description - Graduate Research Executive

In this Graduate Research Executive role, you will curate and deliver research projects and content initiatives to support client work. Working as part of a team you will primarily respond to data requests from consulting staff and help to maintain research repositories.

You will also support the rest of the Research team in managing offshore research partners which are part of day-to-day operations within the team. The Research & Insights team is part of a wider Knowledge function, and this role will be an integral part of this team primarily contributing to Research and supporting Knowledge Management and Content Development services as and when required.

Key responsibilities - Graduate Research Executive

In this Graduate Research Executive job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with consulting staff to clarify research briefing and to agree deliverable expectations
  • Conducting desktop research and secondary industry investigations where necessary
  • Collating content from research repositories and database subscriptions to curate shareable outputs, working to produce material
  • Research partnering (Establishing yourself as a reliable research partner to our project teams, Subject Matter Expert communities, and Business Development teams by proactively reaching out with relevant curated research content/ intellectual capital)
  • Keeping tabs on and sharing the latest database content with the wider business
  • Creating &curating proactive research content from research partners and sharing this with relevant stakeholders around the business.
  • Collecting feedback from research requestors and holding feedback and review sessions with offshore research partners.
  • Administrative tasks (Ensuring Research files are uploaded to the Research SharePoint, keeping the database repositories up to date, assisting with research trackers.)

Job requirements - Graduate Research Executive

  • A minimum of a 2.1 degree, must be within one of the following subjects: Social Sciences (Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, History, Linguistics, Politics), Library Sciences or Information Management
  • Some research experience through current job, prior internships or university placements
  • Proficient use of excel and other Microsoft office packages
  • Confident communicator
  • Able to work proactively and to tight deadlines
  • Additional European languages are beneficial, though not essential

Benefits of the job - Graduate Research Executive

  • A great salary of £25,000 - £30,000
  • Great opportunities for progression with a multi-tiered promotional structure
  • Industry-leading training
  • Join a rapidly growing company which is already internationally established
  • Supportive office environment
  • Flexible work from home/office work split

Looking for Research jobs in London and interested in joining a fast-expanding company? If you are a social sciences or library sciences graduate looking to progress in your career, apply for this Graduate Research Executive role in London today!

Give A Grad a Go is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability, or other. We are continually finding ways to improve the way we work, read our Diversity and Inclusion promise for more information about this.

Samuel Hickson
Team Lead & Key Account Manager