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Senior Researcher

Location: Hong Kong
Salary: Competitive package + 20 days holiday per annum + tailored career development and training programme + healthcare + mobile phone

Harvey Nash Hong Kong is looking to recruit an experienced Researcher to join our ever-growing regional team. We are looking for career-minded individuals who would be interested in joining a top-tier executive search business.
Since establishing Harvey Nash's Asia Pacific Headquarters in Hong Kong in 2012, we have grown our business substantially across the region with offices in 4 countries, and we have received an overwhelmingly positive response from our clients to our value added service.  Join our growing team as we expand across APAC and be part of our success.  Working alongside our experienced executive search consultants, the position is highly varied and will require the ability to support a diverse range of search assignments.

The Senior Researcher will use their mix of interpersonal and communication skills to build and continually develop our network of senior professionals and use their business acumen to monitor and identify key trends and opportunities.

Senior Executive Search Researcher Role:
  • Apply sound research methodologies and strategies (including market and company mapping) in order to facilitate the execution and timely completion of executive search assignments
  • Track market developments relating to people and companies. Conduct research to assist the team to develop a thorough understanding of clients' organisations. Research financial calendar activity and IPOs / disposals / M&A activity 
  • Create target lists for client briefs
  • Conduct research to identify potential candidates and handle initial screening interviews. Work with the Harvey Nash Executive Search Consultants to develop candidate interview reports
  • Assist in the production of client documents, such as proposals, candidate briefing packs, candidate reports and position information.  Contribute to weekly reports for clients.
  • Draft job descriptions 
  • Support with client liaison during projects
  • Maintain an accurate CRM system of meetings, candidate and client notes and schedule future meetings and updates.  Manage the database of contacts
  • Develop strong sector knowledge, a network of key people to act as sources and provide market intelligence to enable swift and effective assignment execution. Source and approach talented senior candidates and seek referrals
  • Work on large-scale talent mapping programmes across multiple geographies
  • Involvement in business development, marketing initiatives and networking events within the business community
  • Liaise with the team to support the creation of our thought leadership material, for distribution through marketing channels such as media outlets, blogs, websites and social media
  • Be an active member of the Harvey Nash Executive Search team. Contribute to the APAC network, support and mentor other members of the regional research team and provide key input to business development and sales activity.
Desired Skills & Experience
  • A University graduate (undergraduate or MBA) - or equivalent experience
  • More than 5 years of research experience (within an executive search environment) with proven project management skills
  • Good team player, positive, adaptable and flexible who is calm under pressure and able to problem-solve
  • Desired candidates will exhibit drive and a strong work-ethic, committed to delivering their best work consistently
  • Strong intellect and excellent communication skills must accompany the ability to multitask and deliver projects on time
  • Solid IT and database skills are required
  • You must be detail-oriented and results driven, collegiate, open and honest with a strong desire to succeed 
  • Possess a natural curiosity in people and the corporate landscape
  • Excellent English language and writing skills are essential. Mandarin or other APAC regional languages  - highly desirable.
**Only candidates who reach the next stage of the search process will be notified**

Posted on January 20, 2015 12:17 PM |