Knowledge & Information Officer

  • Job Reference: 00000814-1
  • Date Posted: 7 January 2021
  • Recruiter: CB Resourcing Ltd
  • Location: London (remote due to Covid)
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive package
  • Sector: Commercial, Legal, Knowledge and Information Management
  • Job Type: Contract, Permanent, Full-time

Job Description

Knowledge and Information Officer - Law

A prestigious international law firm has a 12 month fixed term requirement for a Knowledge and Information Officer. This is a role that will be almost entirely based remotely but will require some travel to London from time to time. The role is 80% embedded into a practice area (competition) and with one day per week spent assisting a more centralised function. The role is initially a fixed term contract, but there is a strong possibility of this being extended or becoming permanent in the longer term.

Key responsibilities and objectives:

  • To work with and support Partners, Lawyers and PSL's. Other stakeholders will include the wider knowledge and innovation team
  • Support a broad range of knowledge management work, current awareness activity, and provide research support to fee earners and other Business Services functions
  • Knowledge Management - collect, summarise and publish to the firms Knowledge Management database and Intranet
  • Managing research and enquiries - providing support, responding to enquiries and supply specific research as required
  • Managing and evaluation of the available research resources and databases
  • Undertaking current awareness activities including flagging of legal and regulatory change
  • The provision of training

Suitable candidates will need the following experience and skills

  • Previous experience in a Knowledge or Information management role
  • Preferably experience in the legal or professional services industry, but this is not a pre-requisite
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Ideally an LIS qualification
  • Strong research skills and experience with electronic databases - preferably legal
  • The ability to get to Central London from time to time