Business Researcher Irwin Mitchell United Kingdom Remote

We’re a national law firm with a local reach. Our philosophy is ‘Expert Hand, Human Touch’ – something you’ll find in the way we work with our clients and how we support our teams. But, we’re more than just a law firm – we’re a team, working together to help individuals and businesses navigate life’s ups and downs.

Whichever team you join, working here you’ll feel a part of our friendly and inclusive environment. We’ll value you for who you are and what you bring. We support each other and push boundaries to achieve incredible things, and make a real difference to our clients and communities.

The work we do has been recognised in the awards we’ve won. We’re committed to being even better, and our awards help to show we’re on the right track.

Your Role

The role of Knowledge Management Researcher in the Business Research team is to provide excellent business, market and information research and analysis to colleagues across the Irwin Mitchell Group.  This role is focused on improving our business and enabling our colleagues to provide support to their clients/contacts and win business.

We will consider both full time and part time applicants for this position.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Providing a full range of research based services to the Group and its clients as part of the KM Research Team, focusing on the delivery of high quality, timely, accurate and insightful business and market research; analysis and current awareness.
  • Working with the KM Business Research Team Manager to deliver business research services across the Group. Proactively engaging with key stakeholders to assess the business research needs of each practice area, sector team and ensure that these needs are met.
  • Utilising key internal and external resources to deliver comprehensive support and ensuring that the presentation of research and analysis is accessible and appropriate for the audience.

A full and detailed role profile is available upon request.

What We’re Looking For

  • A degree or post-graduate qualification in Information and Library Management, Information Science or a related subject.
  • Proven ability to conduct business research across subscription databases, publicly available databases and information sources delivering high quality and targeted results to internal and external clients in line with their specific requirements.
  • Successful track record operating as a member of an Information Services, Knowledge Management or a related team, preferably in a legal environment.
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to manage and prioritise own workload, manage competing demands and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal, written and listening skills and the ability to present research effectively in both a written and verbal format, imparting information and analysis clearly, concisely, effectively and objectively. This is required at all levels of the business from Executive Board to junior roles in teams across the Group.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective professional relationships internally and externally, in particular whilst working as part of a virtual team.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to receive your application.

What we can offer you

  • 25 days annual leave, with the opportunity to buy additional leave
  • Two fundraising days in a year to give back to the community (fully paid!)
  • Westfield Health membership, offering discounted leisure and travel and refunds on medical services

We also offer a huge number of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace as well as flexible working options to ensure that you are fully supported to work the way that best suits you. Our social responsibility programme is fundamental to who we are. We’re committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where our colleagues can flourish. We have a range of groups to celebrate our people across sexuality, disability, age, gender and culture.

Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

Depending on the role you apply for we may carry out checks that will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ­with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact the job poster

Job poster profile

Vicky Williams 2nd

Talent Acquisition Consultant at Irwin Mitchell

Job Details

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  • Law Practice

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Job Functions

  • Education
  • Training