Senior Researcher

 

 

Senior Researcher 

As a global company we advise companies on their strategies for responsible and sustainable business. We are one of the longest-standing specialist, global consulting firms and work with a wide range of companies from global leaders to those starting out on their corporate responsibility journeys.

We are looking for an experience Senior Researcher to join our team in Santiago, Chile.  

This exciting role will support client projects around the globe by conducting detailed research and data mining, trend analysis, qualitative and quantitative research, numerical analysis and written support across a range of corporate responsibility and sustainability areas.

The candidate should be highly effective in capturing, analysing and presenting information on a variety of subjects to effectively meet clients’ needs. The candidate should also be able to understand the outcomes needed for a client and help turn data into knowledge and recommendations. This Candidate will contribute to the maintenance of good client relationships and help to identify new business opportunities.

This position will suit someone who is looking to develop a career in corporate responsibility and sustainability as it will provide a wide range of experience in this rapidly evolving field.

Responsibilities of the position

Client Delivery

=    Project-related research that requires using discretion and independent judgment to identify accurate and relevant information from company websites, articles, reports, and third-party websites:

=    Conducting detailed research on a wide range of corporate responsibility and sustainability topics, companies, and organizations.

=    Gathering data collection and performing analysis – for example, benchmarking by collecting and comparing information on the corporate responsibility/sustainability targets and performance of a selection of organizations using Excel.

=   Interaction with clients:

o   Participating in some client-facing activities, such as interviews, focus groups, and workshops, under the guidance of project directors.

=  Project management:

o   Liaising with business clients, for example on the telephone as part of a role coordinating a project.

o   Helping to organize internal and external meetings, workshops and interviews.

o   Creating and delivering to project management plans for client projects.

o   Providing some administrative support to project directors (e.g. setting up an online survey).

=  Development of final deliverables for client meeting:

o   Drafting reports in Word for different business audiences, using simple language to explain sometimes complex ideas.

o   Preparing presentations in PowerPoint, including distilling information down to create clear and compelling slides.

 

Business development

=    Background research to help identify opportunities to secure new income for the business:

=    Using discretion and independent judgment to identify accurate and relevant information from company websites, articles, and reports.

=   Providing recommendations on how to support company needs.

=   Development of proposals for potential clients:

=    Drafting responses to RFPs in Word and PowerPoint, outlining our understanding of the company’s needs and outlining how Corporate Citizenship can provide support.

Thought Leadership

=    Development of publishable content to support Corporate Citizenship’s marketing efforts:

=    Writing your own independent ideas into punchy and publishable blogs and articles.

=    Contributing to the development of webinars and research papers.

 

You must be able to demonstrate skills and experience in the following areas:

=    Excellent academic background and 3-5 years relevant experience

=    An understanding of corporate responsibility and sustainability either through work experience or academic training

=    Experience in research and evaluation with strong analytical skills

=    Excellent written communication skills with strong attention to detail

=    Able to work on multiple projects and deliver to deadlines

=    A good team player who is able to build effective working relationships

=    Good IT skills, including Word, PowerPoInt, Excel, Outlook

 

To apply by email please send your CV in English and a covering letter outlining:

=   The main areas of corporate responsibility and sustainability in which you have experience and expertise

=   Your current salary and salary expectations

=   How you meet the person specification above

=   Why you are the best candidate for the job