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Research Associate

  • Location: Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #22378

Research Associate

Based in the heart of Dublin, our client is a leading international executive search firm, finding outstanding leaders for ‘purpose-driven’ sectors worldwide.

They require a Research Associate with exposure to higher education environments and a PHD.

This is a permanent role, currently offering hybrid model of work from Dublin, Ireland.

Onboarding is going to be hybrid / Interview might be in person depending on the circumstances.

Job Reference: BBBH 22378

What will a Research Associate do?


  • Talent Research.
  • Deliver research on senior appointments to the highest standard.
  • Identify and communicate with a high calibre international candidate field,
  • Develop sector specific knowledge and expertise.
  • Guide Consultant on appropriate search strategies (i.e., international reach, disciplinary focus).
  • Carry out comprehensive and creative desk-based research for all assignments.
  • Make preliminary assessments of candidates and convey these assessments to the Consultant.

Project management

  • Manage and independently direct multiple, high volume research projects.
  • Develop and relationships with candidates.

Team and company involvement

  • Contribute to team spirit, work ethic, and provide support for Higher Education and Research Practice.
  • Ensure a high quality of team output.
  • Work with other Research Associates in the Higher Education and Research Practice and the wider team on research strategies

What does the Ideal Candidate look like?

  • Exposure to higher education environments
  • Recently finished PHD
  • Previous experience in a professional workplace, ideally in executive search or recruitment.

Still interested in this opportunity?
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