Job description / Role
Research Analyst - Dubai
Our client is one of the world’s most respected organizations within the professional services sector, operating across 40 countries. Their clients range from the largest corporations to emerging growth companies, government and regulatory bodies, and major educational and cultural institutions. They work at the highest levels of leadership to create tangible and enduring business impact. They are a ‘firm of choice’ to Fortune 500 companies shaping their senior level management.
Working from highly prestigious offices, the Research Analyst works closely with consultants and research colleagues providing high quality, thorough research in response to specific assignments and business development opportunities.
Knowledge generation and management is a key requirement of the role; searching both internal and external resources and proactively identifying, analysing and synthesizing information. You will help develop the creative processes and strategies to extract, capture and share relevant knowledge from within and outside of the organisation and manage it appropriately. Additionally, the role highlights trends and potential business development opportunities and supports the production of targeted marketing presentations. Incorporated into this, will be insight into industry trends and monitoring core client activity in the market.
Very strong written and oral communication skills are vital as the role actively contributes to the start-up phase of projects and the Research Analyst will assist the consultant in developing the strategy of the assignment and the direction it will subsequently take. Document production in various formats is required, to a very high standard with meticulous attention to detail.
Candidates will be undergraduate degree holders with at least three years of relevant experience; a Post-Graduate degree would be advantageous. Prior experience in market research, financial research or consulting would be beneficial coupled with experience either in a professional services environment or in a blue-chip corporation. Excellent IT ability in using online databases and search engines is essential, with a strong ‘hands on’ approach and ability to multi task.
About the Company
Irwin & Dow was established by two highly experienced recruitment professionals, Tracey Irwin and Jocelyn Dow. We provide a refreshing approach by working in close partnership with clients and candidates within the Business Support, Secretarial, HR & Finance sectors.
Good staff are key to every business. We recognise and appreciate this, having over thirty years combined recruitment and executive search experience within the region.
Our main aim is to provide a specialist service to clients preferring to work with a bespoke consultancy.
Our values of discretion and diplomacy are paramount and our ultimate goal is to become a partner of choice for all our clients and candidates.