Job ref no.: CT3114388-01#6388

Research Associate

Robert Walters

The primary function for the Research Associate will be to support search mandates, becoming the market expert for senior level talents. Additionally you will conduct systematic investigations into industry verticals to highlight new business development opportunities. You will be expected to promote a positive presence in the industry, representing Robert Walters to an exceptional standard, whilst keeping up to date with market trends.

The Research Associate will be expected to contribute the following:

  • Market mapping Senior Management, Executive and Director level professionals
  • Generating candidates through the management of applications, head hunting and selected methods of candidate attraction
  • Contacting candidates with desired skills and discussing current searches that we are running on behalf of our clients
  • Maintaining strong relationships with the candidates you meet, ensuring their availability and activity in the market is kept up to date
  • Assisting with interview preparation for candidates prior to them meeting a prospective employer
  • Identifying market trends and sharing this knowledge with the wider team
  • Investigating new commercial opportunities, and supporting with business development activities
  • Provision of value add, thought leadership commentary on the respective professions

To be successful in this role you will need to be inherently inquisitive, detail oriented and motivated by research and investigation. You will need to be able to confidently interact with a diverse audience of professional stakeholders. A pro-active, entrepreneurial personality paired with astute commercial acumen will see you succeed in this capacity.

Although no previous recruitment experience is necessary, the following skills or experience would be desired:

  • Great influencing, networking and relationship building skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to deliver against tight deadlines
  • High self-motivation and ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • An ability to identify, persuade and negotiate to win new business
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal. Cantonese and/or Mandarin beneficial
  • Exceptional time management and organisation skills
  • Educated to Bachelor or Masters degree level

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Job ref no. CT3114388-01#6388
  • N/A
Job Function
  • 0 year - 5 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree
  • Master's degree