Knowledge Specialist
Pertemps TM
Bristol,South West,UK
6d ago

Knowledge Research and Information Specialist

Hybrid or remote working arrangement available!

The firm

Working for a vibrant, diverse and inclusive international law firm who very much focus on the wellbeing of their staff.

The location of the office is central Bristol and close to train and bus links, hybrid or remote working arrangement available if preferred.

Full time Monday - Friday 09.30 - 5.30 pm.

Very competitive basic salary on offer and a full, phenomenal benefits package that covers health, wellbeing and family-based rewards, as well as many discounts and wealth-related benefits.

The Role

Working as part of the Knowledge Research Services team, you will assist in the delivery of the legal research service across the firm to provide support with client matters and business development activities.

The role will require a proactive approach and engagement with lawyers and business services staff across the firm.

You will be supporting the Legal Research, Training and Resources Team Leader with managing the firm's resources by undertaking activities such as negotiation and renewal of subscriptions, evaluating usage of online products, monitoring and purchase of new resources, cataloguing, invoice processing, reviews of library stock and ongoing monitoring of budget.

To be successful in this role you will need :

  • A degree or post-graduate qualification in a library or information related discipline is essential.
  • Proven experience in an Information Services or a related discipline is essential, including knowledge of key legal resources.
  • Experience of library resources management including evaluation, purchasing, cataloguing, renewals and archiving.
  • Strong numeracy and budgeting skills and familiarity with procurement processes.
  • Strong negotiation skills and experience of negotiating online contracts.
  • Excellent understanding of information and knowledge resources, databases and associated technology.
  • Excellent IT skills and strong knowledge of Excel and the Microsoft Office suite is essential.
  • Extensive knowledge of key legal and business research databases and an excellent ability to search across publicly available sources.
  • The ability to use and review core internal data sources.
  • Please click apply if you are interested, or call 0117 922 6500 and speak to Lucy or Sophie for further information.

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