Information Specialist – Information and Research Centre

Full Time – 8 month Contract Position


Job Purpose
The Information and Research Centre supports the Firm in research, business development, knowledge & innovation and in learning & development. The Information Specialist will be part of the IRC team and will contribute to all the services currently offered by the IRC.

Reporting Relationship
The Information Specialist will report to a Manager in the practice for performance appraisal. He/she will work across with a Senior Manager and Manager in the Information and Research Centre

Duties & Responsibilities
As an integrated member of the Information and Research Centre team, duties will include the following:
Assist with research and information enquiries
Produce weekly alerts covering industry and specialist areas
Track industry, government and regulatory developments
Manage Knowledge databases
Acquire, manage and distribute print and electronic collections
Maintain relevant intranet pages and portals

The following specific competencies would be expected
Understanding of the provision and use of information within commercial organisations.
Ability to deliver Information and Reference Services within a professional services firm.
Familiarity with technologies used to create, manage, store, disseminate and share information.
Advanced Internet Searching Skills.
Awareness of the application of Social Media to enhance knowledge sharing and collaboration.

Ideal Candidate Profile
Third level qualification with relevant courses in Information Studies completed as part of a BA, BSocSc or Masters in Library and Information Studies programme
Pro-active, flexible and adaptableMotivated to learn and quick to understand new processes
Possesses a ‘can-do’ attitude and an appreciation of the time pressures involved in responding to client needs
Highly organised with a track record of accuracy and attention to detail
Able to multi-task, think creatively and work well under pressure
Professional and efficient with an innate sense of discretion and confidentiality.


Closing date is Wednesday 13 November.
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Pricewaterhouse Coopers

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