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Research Analyst for the Technology, Media & Telecommunications Practice - English

Ref. Number 17-0299
Description Analyst
Contract info Recruitment
Language(s) required English (Fluent)
Region Amsterdam Region
Salary € 2500 - € 2800 Monthly
Start date ASAP
Duration 7 months contract with view to extension

Our international client, one of the world’s leading executive search consulting firms, is hiring a highly skilled Research Analyst for their Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Practice to join their international team in Amsterdam.

The Research Analyst for the TMT Practice is responsible for assisting Associates and Consultants in development of the search strategy, target list building, high level name generation and subsequent long list creation. The Analyst supports search engagements, specialty practices and new business initiatives by providing analysis and conclusions to be incorporated into client-ready documents.


Job Profile for Research Analyst TMT Practice
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Assist in high level name generation and organisation chart creation
  • Contribute to the long list creation by leveraging internal and external databases to provide commentary on potential candidates
  • Communicate effectively with the associates and consultants and remain fully abreast of search developments in order to communicate accurately and credibly regarding the assignment
  • Gather relevant information regarding the appropriate industries and target companies, including conducting desk research for identifying potential prospects and sources
  • Participate in kick-off meetings with associates and consultants to assist in the development of the search strategy
  • Directly assist associates with search-related tasks, such as the development of a search strategy and target list
  • Maintain current awareness of news and issues associated with key client engagements and market opportunities and share that information and knowledge in a timely way with associates, consultants and knowledge management
  • Develop industry and/or functional expertise by maintaining an awareness of industry trends and “best in class” leaders/future leaders


Candidate Profile for Research Analyst TMT Practice

  • Must be fluent in English, both written and spoken. Additional language skills will be an advantage
  • Must have at least an undergraduate degree
  • 2-4 years of experience working in a consulting environment and/or a role involving significant client service and the management of multiple projects towards tight timelines in an environment where competing demands are the norm. Experience in the Technology and/or Telecommunications sector is a plus. An interest in these industries is a must
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office platform (emphasis on Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of operating in an international network
  • Strong research skills: Ability to analyse and synthesise data into other formats; has conducted research that includes a financial/statistical analysis of a business, industry, or market; is familiar with business reference resources such as Factiva, Hoovers or OneSource


What Our Client Offers

  • Become part of a dynamic team in a highly international working environment
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Pension contribution
  • Health Insurance contribution
  • 26 vacation days
  • Laptop
  • Daily free in-house lunches


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