Graduate Researcher Role with Kea Consultants

Researcher Wanted at a Leading Private Equity Recruitment Firm

Excellent career progression and the opportunity to work with world-leading Private Equity Firms!


Company: Kea Consultants

Role: Junior/Senior Researcher

Location: London

Salary: £25-30k

Start Date: ASAP


Our client is looking for an organised and meticulous graduate to join their team as a researcher. You’ll need to be commercially minded, charismatic and have excellent attention to detail. Applicants should also be able to balance different projects at one time and have a keen interest in keeping themselves informed of trends in the financial services industry. 


Who is the company?

KEA consultants specialises in executive recruitment, providing the highest calibre talent for some of the world’s most pre-eminent Private Equity Firms. It is the market-leader in its space and is rapidly expanding, with an 85-90% client retention rate, and ongoing new client growth. It has a small, close-knit team, boasting a friendly, collaborative culture, which is unparalleled in the world of recruitment!


What is the role?

As a Graduate Researcher you will have two main roles. Firstly you will build up your search skills under the guidance of a consultant. This will be done mainly through sourcing, shortlisting and presenting the top talent for clients, using a variety of resources such as their database, LinkedIn and referrals. This is where you will hone your skills in candidate judgement and knowledge, support and learn from consultants, all with a clear path to a consultancy role within 18 months to 3 years.

Secondly, you will become a sector expert in the financial services industry, mainly in the investment management sector, among others. This will be done through market mapping, keeping abreast of key trends and news and making sure the candidate databases are up to date. You will form an integral part of the research team, with the aim to stay on top of the candidate market, gaining exposure to a wide range of clients and sectors. 

Why should you apply?

 The company is the market leader, with some of the brightest minds in the industry, and works with the most impressive & interesting talent in the finance sector on a daily basis.

  • You will develop within an environment where your intelligence and passion will be appreciated and nurtured.
  • You won’t just become an employee, but a member of the family.
  • Your progression will depend on your natural speed and pace, with the average progression to a consultant being 2-3 years.
  • You will learn and grow under the expert guidance of a consultant


Who is best suited to this role?

No matter your background, if you have studied at a top university and have demonstrated your drive through strong academics, we want to hear from you!

They are looking for someone who is: 

  • Ambitious and hard-working
  • Friendly but professional
  • Confident communicating with a range of audiences
  • Intelligent and willing to learn
  • Organised with an excellent attention to detail 
  • Tenacious and naturally inquisitive


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