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Researcher/Sourcing Associate

Company Name

IMS Expert Services

Overview

As a Researcher, you are responsible for partnering and working side-by-side with Recruiters and Client Managers in locating and qualifying experts to work in support of our clients' major litigation cases. Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience required in the use of computer, Internet and database-candidate sourcing tools. The position encompasses a fast-paced use of the internet to locate specialists in literally any industry or discipline.
 
Successful candidates will be motivated, creative, analytical, efficient, and will have superior organizational and detail skills. This individual must be comfortable and confident researching fields, topics, industries and subject matter that they have minimal knowledge or exposure within. 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Reads and interprets case summaries to identify qualifying characteristics of potential experts
  • Researches and identifies sources for potential expert candidates
  • Enters and maintains expert contact information into contact management system / database

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Must be highly proficient in search engines and advanced Internet research
  • Demonstrates proficiency in researching, reviewing and understanding new scientific, technical and business topics
  • Works efficiently and effectively under pressure and with critical deadlines
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities
  • Practices independent thinking, is a self-starter, well-organized, extremely reliable, detail-oriented and assertive as a team player 
  • Seizes ownership and accountability for responsibilities and on-time delivery of service for internal clients
  • Produces high volume of quality/accurate work
  • Practices excellent time management, analytical and coordination skills / techniques
  • Demonstrates strong conversational and communication skills
  • Manages multiple projects simultaneously and with little direction
  • Demonstrates commitment to quality service for internal and external clients 

EDUCATION & TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum two (2) years' experience in Internet research and/or sourcing
BS/BA preferred
Deep internet research experience
Law/consulting firm experience a plus
Experience in the recruiting/staffing industry a plus
Experience with Contact Management Database programs preferred
Proficiency in a Microsoft Office environment (Word/Excel/PowerPoint)

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