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Sunday, August 22, 2010

F/T - Information Specialist - Investment Bank\NYC

Title:            Information Specialist
Location:       NYC
Our client, a major Investment Banking firm is looking for an Information Specialist to provide high quality research deliverables to clients of the delivery centre (BIS).

Experience and Skills Required
·      Three to five years experience producing secondary research and analysis in a business research setting.  Broad knowledge of standard secondary research sources, financial data services and corporate documents.

·      Understanding of global investment banking and capital markets. Familiarity with broader financial institutions and practices.

·      Ability to apply source knowledge to research projects that produce complete, cost effective results.

·      Communication skills required to confidently deliver and explain research findings to client staff - both verbally and through written summaries and analyses.

·      Judgment required to resolve service problems using broad professional knowledge.  Also required to protect client confidentiality

·      Real time organizational skills required.

·      Ability to manage client expectations via email and verbal communication

·      Judgment required to resolve service problems within a set of procedural guidelines; alerts management to service problems or opportunities

·      Financial Database skills: fully competent in using databases such as Thomson SDC, Dealogic, Bloomberg, Capital IQ, Factset, OneSource, Factiva, Reuters Knowledge, Reuters LPC, Dun & Bradstreet etc

Specific Duties
·      Independently works on and consistently completes complex level research focusing on quantitative and qualitative requests.

·      Manages a consistently high volume of research requests by rapidly determining the complexity level of each project.   Prioritizes competing demands and manages time effectively.  Does not need supervision to complete these tasks.

·      Uses judgment based on prior experience when choosing resources for deliverables and is responsible for decisions regarding data costs that bankers incur.

·      Delivers actionable results in a structured format that meets or exceeds the client’s expectations.

·      Backup to our workflow coordinator. Demand manages the queue as well as setting job levels and work types.

·      This position is also required to complete specialized duties or projects as assigned without managerial supervision

Educational Requirements
·      BA/BS required.  Masters in Library and Information Science, Business/Finance, or other relevant specialty desirable

Please send cover letter and resume to:
Angela Dzikowski
Pro Libra Associates