Researcher – City of London, Greater London


VWA Search

City of London, Greater London



City of London


Job type:


£27000 – £32000 per annum


Manjinder Kang

Contact email:

[email protected]

Job ref:



3 days ago

Expiry date:





Executive Search, Financial Services

City of London



Up to 32K, dependent on experience

Our client:

A leading boutique, headhunting and advisory firm with a friendly, hardworking, and ambitious team is seeking to hire some additional team members! They have grown fast over the last couple of years and the Research Team is a growing quickly as a result.

The Researcher Role:

This role will give you exposure to some of the most recognisable businesses in the world. You will speak and advise some of the brightest and most interesting professionals on a daily basis. Your core responsibilities will be ensuring complete oversight of the company's candidate market and keeping on top of who the best candidates are within that sector. You will:

Develop an understanding of what makes an appropriate candidate

Develop an understanding of the asset classes they cover, and the clients they work with, within them

Learn to assess candidate CVs for their relevance and suitability

Learn to screen candidates over the phone

Attend candidate interviews with a consultant

Learn how to build relationships with candidates in order to maintain maps, get referrals, compensation data and/or any other relevant candidate market data

Use & maintain the CRM

Develop search execution skills; learn to build long-lists, gain exposure to clearing & persuasion, shortlists, prep, feedback, scheduling and offer management

Skills needed:

Hold strong university academics

Organisational and communication skills; must be able to multi-task and pre-empt issues to successfully manage candidate and consultant expectations

Time management; must be capable of setting priorities and working under pressure

Ability to work well in a team


Must have a high level of attention to detail ensuring all work produced is client-ready (i.e. updated, accurate and always ready to send out if required)

Must be comfortable speaking to both new and existing candidates over the phone

Must demonstrate curiosity

The Details and Benefits:

Standard hours – 9:30am – 6:30pm

Hybrid working – 3 days in the office, 2 days working from home

Salary: Up to 32K, dependent on experience, + benefits

Regular work socials!

If you want to work in a professional and high-achieving team, and in a company with opportunity for progression then please send us your CV!