Founded in 1956, Spencer Stuart is one of the largest global consulting firms specializing in senior-level executive search and board director appointments. With over 56 offices located in 30 countries in key regions around the world, there are over 300 consultants worldwide with a strong support group of associates and administrative personnel. Spencer Stuart conducts more than 4,000 senior-level searches annually for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies (including a number of global accounts) to private equity-based businesses, start-up companies and non-profit organizations. The successful search consulting team partners with an organization to select and recruit the “right leader” thus making a positive impact not only on the entire client organization but, in some cases, the industry itself. In addition, a successful search, by definition, leads to significant career progression for the executive moving to the new position.
Spencer Stuart is organized around industry practices throughout all major business sectors. In addition, Spencer Stuart has built strong functional practices in the areas of: Information Officers, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources and Legal. With senior consultants bringing direct industry and/or functional experience and knowledge to its specialty practices, the Firm is focused on responding to and meeting its clients’ unique recruitment needs.
The Information Specialist primarily conducts sophisticated business research on behalf of the firm. Utilizing various online and print tools, requests are answered in a timely manner and delivered to the client in a way that best meets the requesters’ needs. Examples of routine research requests include: building target lists, finding biographical information, uncovering financials, and scanning recent press. The Information Specialist role may also specialize in the collection and dissemination of Competitive Intelligence. In addition to research, the Information Specialist acts as an industry resource expert working closely with Knowledge Managers to provide Spencer Stuart’s practices with access to niche information. Additional aspects of this position may include collection development and product evaluation.
Director, Global Information Services
Other key relationships:
- Information Specialists
Head of Research & Knowledge
Research Directors, Associates, Analysts
Consultants, Practice Leaders
Assignment and Business Development Related Research
- Conduct in-depth business research for requesters.
- Analyze and summarize research results in a way which best meets requesters needs.
- Advise others on the best strategies and resources for finding business information.
- Gain access to previously untapped information, giving Spencer Stuart a competitive edge in the executive search marketplace.
Serve as a liaison to one or more designated practices, developing relationships with Knowledge Managers, Practice Leaders, and members.
Develop and maintain expert knowledge of research tools and information accessible for these industries.
Routinely make information available to the entire firm in the following ways:
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