Information Scientist

  • Location

    Surrey

  • Sector:

    Knowledge & information management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25k - 30k per year

  • Contact:

    Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    lee.seymour@tfpl.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 7378 5479

  • Salary high:

    30000

  • Salary low:

    25000

  • Job ref:

    LS/25379

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-15

  • Start date:

    2018-11-12 00:00:00

This is a new permanent job opportunity for an Information Scientist, to be based in either Surrey or Gloucestershire. 
 
You will join an existing Library, Information and Research team in providing a range of information services.  This will include answering enquiries, research, literature searching and business intelligence. 
 
You will support clients and work to build the technical knowledge base.
 
You will be happy dealing directly with clients regarding either subscription services or running webex demonstrations, etc.
 
This job role will also help to monitor the latest technical information management applications that support information provision.
 
Key job requirements include:

  • a degree qualification in Information Science or similar, accredited by CILIP
  • an understanding of database, search and content management systems
  • the ability to search and disseminate technical information
  • excellent IT skills and an awareness of the latest techniques and technologies being used to provide information
  • strong communication and client skills
  • strong report writing and presentation skills

Ideally you will have some experience of information provision in a commercial organisation, but applications are also welcomed from new Library/Information graduates.
 
This is a great opportunity to join an Information Services team in a specialist sector, and to be based in Surrey or Gloucestershire.
 
 
To be considered for this and other Information Management job opportunities please apply with your CV to lee.seymour@tfpl.com