Research Editor (Arabic) – Due Diligence

Job Description:

Research Editor (Arabic) – Due Diligence

Job Description

The role of the Due Diligence Research Editor is to research and write high-quality reports on companies and/or individuals using a combination of publically-available and proprietary sources. The editor is also required to provide training/mentoring and leadership to other Research Editors in the wider Data Strategy research team when necessary, and ensure that targets and deadlines are met.

The editor will work closely with the Due Diligence Quality Analysts and Managers, who are responsible for delivering the Due Diligence reports and ensuring the quality of output by the research team in Barcelona, London, Princeton, Shanghai and Singapore. In addition to producing DD reports, the team is responsible for the complete work cycle of the Due Diligence reports, from assigning all incoming requests to dealing directly with client queries.

The Research Editor works closely with the other members of the Due Diligence team and their fellow researchers to ensure that the reports and daily updates meet client requirements in terms of content quality, accuracy, timeliness and completeness by establishing and monitoring standards. They will also contribute to the tools, data, audits and guidelines that will support each member of the team to produce the highest quality data possible.

The editor may also be called on to assist other teams in Data Strategy with special projects from time to time, according to their individual skills and knowledge.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research and write Due Diligence reports to exact specifications, using a range of relevant electronic published sources, including company and government websites and sources carried on Dow Jones's own products.
  • Provide training and mentoring to researchers worldwide on writing and producing high quality Due Diligence Reports.
  • Lead and organise teams of researchers to produce large and complex reports.
  • Provide clear information and guidance to members of the wider Risk & Compliance research team on issues related to Due Diligence reports.
  • Maintain close communication with the rest of the Due Diligence team and ensure that colleagues are kept informed of the current situation.
  • Respond to queries from management, sales and clients quickly, clearly and courteously.
  • Contribute to ensuring coverage definitions, procedures and standards relating to Due Diligence reports are up to date.
  • Contribute to guidelines, data collection and tools to improve the quality and efficiency of the Due Diligence team.
  • Contribute to the definition of key quality metrics.
  • Contribute to establishing and maintaining comprehensive programme for monitoring and publishing reports on the quality, timeliness and completeness of content.
  • Contribute to regular updates and reports on the progress made against specific quality targets to the Managing Editor, Desk Editors, Research Editors and DD Business Champion.
  • Provide as appropriate updates and reports that may be used for internal and external communication.

Knowledge/Skills/Experience Required:

  • Previous experience in the field of Due Diligence.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic

Business Background

Dow Jones' Risk and Compliance business provides a comprehensive response to financial regulations by offering global, accurate, up-to-date information on people and companies -- enabling customers to meet regulatory guidelines, perform enhanced due diligence, control money laundering and illicit payments, and manage risk across their business.

The Risk and Compliance division is part of Dow Jones Data Strategy, which produces leading databases, electronic media, newsletters, conferences, directories, webinars, custom publications and other information services on specialized markets and industry sectors.

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Company Overview:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world's largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

Requisition ID 2017-30070

Job Locations ESP-BARCELONA

Job Function Data/Content

Business Area DATA STRATEGY

Job Area1 Research & Data Science

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