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调查顾问(普通话或德语)(金融服务业)-Mandarin and/or German Speaking Research Consultant - Ref: 18546

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £24k-£30k depending on experience
  • Job Type: Permanent
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Your New Job Title:  Mandarin and/or German Speaking Research Consultant (Financial Service)


Your New Salary:  £24k-£30k depending on experience


Status: Permanent


Location: Central London


Who you'll be working for:

Our client is a UK dynamic consultancy dealing with strategic marketing and business issues for clients across a range of services and industries globally (banks, card issuers, acquirers, card schemes, insurance companies). They are currently seeking an intelligent and driven Research Consultant with fluency in German and/or Mandarin to carry out research and complement their set of team competencies.

What you'll be doing each day:

  • Use own initiative to proactively seek and develop understanding of the financial services industry through different data collection methods and interpret findings. Training will be provided to kick-start the process
  • Utilise a combination of rigorous desk research and primary research skills, mainly semi-structured in-depth interviews via telephone with senior executives
  • Able to identify and persuade busy and often reluctant executives to share information – candidates must be personable and confident
  • Analyse and interpret qualitative information and numerical data through cross-checking to build strong and evidence-based recommendations and implications for our client
  • Synthesise findings to prepare well-written, insightful and robust research reports using tools such as PowerPoint, Word and Excel

The skills you need to succeed:

  • A 1st or 2:1 class degree and strong academics are essential. We are interested in both arts and science graduates, but a Business degree will be an advantage
  • Complete fluency in English, German and/or Mandarin
  • An excellent communicator with an engaging telephone manner and experience conducting interviews for research or commercial purposes
  • A demonstrable interest in financial services
  • Ability to work in a demanding environment and to efficiently manage their own time
  • Experience in creating compelling PowerPoint presentations and delivering them confidently
  • Great attention to detail in their work, including precise and professional written English
  • Working closely with a fast-paced but highly collaborative team, the Research Consultant must be driven but also diplomatic and able to work independently when required

What the client will offer:

  • A dynamic work environment within a diverse and passionate team
  • A high level of responsibility and ownership of your work from early on
  • Exposure to all stages of a project and client-facing opportunities
  • Challenging work with blue-chip financial services clients globally
  • Internal and external training on a range of professional skills courses
  • A platform to contribute your own ideas from day one and progress quickly based on performance
  • A mentor to guide you through work life at company and help you grow
  • Bonus, paid in January, dependent on company and individual performance
  • A matched contribution pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Private medical and travel insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme

This is an entry-level position, which offers the potential for rapid advancement into client-facing and project management positions. The client invests time and effort building their team’s core skills by providing clearly defined career paths and ongoing support through line management, mentoring and coaching. The team works closely across different levels and with senior project leaders in an atmosphere where teamwork and high performance are recognised and rewarded.

We would be grateful if you could send your CV as a Word document. If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 7 days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs. Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.

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