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Researcher - Europe Desk

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £Competitive base + commission
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: SS/PRCEurope
  • Sector: Audit, Risk, Compliance, Cyber Security / Resilience, Treasury
Job Description


Our European division opened in 2017 and is based in London.  We recruit governance professionals across Germany, Switzerland, Benelux and the Nordics. Due to expansion and client demand we are now seeking a dedicated researcher to join our highly motivated team. 


Role Responsibilities:

  • Mapping the market, researching the industry to gain a clear understanding of client businesses, organization structures and recruitment requirements.

  • Assisting in the administration of Barclay Simpson’s in-house database (Profile) and in the recording and managing of candidate data, ensuring all candidates spoken to are appropriately coded and activated. Ensuring candidate CVs are correctly formatted.

  • Under the guidance of a Team Manager, call candidates to ascertain their interest in exploring the European market, or in specific roles Barclay Simpson is recruiting.

  • Reviewing present and historic business activity to assess whether this data can be used for our European office.

  • Assist in direct marketing efforts where appropriate, including sending out mailers and other collateral under the guidance of the International Director.    

  • Attend interviews and client meetings where appropriate with Team Managers.




    Desired Skills and Experience:

  • A graduate degree

  • Have an active interest in business and/or recruitment, ideally a specific interest in European markets.

  • Ability to accurately record work undertaken. Effective time management and focus on achieving agreed results.

  • Committed to providing a high quality of service.

  • Ideally, confident on the telephone.

  • Strong team player.

  • Enthusiastic.

  • Language skills in German or French would be useful





Career Path


  • This role offers you the opportunity to stay within research or potentially progress as a consultant

  • We will offer a competitive base salary and bonus for every candidate sourced that then goes on to be placed by our European team.

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