Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary OTE £40,000 - £70,000 + Excellent Benefits
Reference BBBH13204
Category EUR

Acre is a purpose-led business that specialises in social and environmental impact-led recruitment. With offices in London, New York and Amsterdam, we have partnered with the world's most forward-thinking companies for almost two decades, working with the brightest minds. In doing so, we have helped to catalyse solutions for the world's greatest societal and environmental challenges.

Due to organic growth across Acre, we are continually interested in speaking to Research Consultants to join our Research Team. Headquartered in London, we are a collegiate team of experienced researchers spanning the entire sustainability value chain, from the board room to the field. Our Research Team is part of what makes us exceptional; all its members have progressed in their roles and responsibilities since joining the business.

Research Consultants will work with the Regional Head of Research and Research Director to support on search assignments and business intelligence projects. If experienced, they will also support in the continued development and management of the Research Team.

The role

  • You will engage with clients about their recruitment needs, crafting proposals and pitching Acre's offering and value proposition

  • You will build relationships to become a trusted advisor, while identifying opportunities for the application of Acre's broader service offering

  • You will engage clients and lead on search strategy, candidate identification and acquisition for executive-level positions, working closely with Acre's consultants and our clients

  • You will deliver and lead on a range of market research and business intelligence projects; sometimes on behalf of our clients and sometimes to support Acre's growth plans

Delivering competency assessment & development

  • Acre will train you to analyse and deliver competency-based feedback using our proprietary competency assessment platform; Acre Frameworks

  • As such, you will deliver competency-based feedback to help clients deliver effective interviews and make informed hiring decisions

Taking a leading role in team management (dependant on experience)

  • You will help to recruit, train, and develop new members of the Research Team

  • You will work closely with the Regional Head of Research to manage the Research Team pipeline and workload

  • You will promote and help champion the research team's capacity and achievements across Acre

  • You will encourage best practices in the use of Acre's CRM system, search technique and other technology platforms that we utilise

You will have:

You will have proven experience in a research capacity within a recruitment/executive search consultancy. As such, you will be highly resourceful and adept with a range of research tools and techniques. In addition, you will have:

  • Exceptional project management expertise

  • A high quality and values-driven approach to work, favouring collaborative and innovative methods

  • Exceptional communication skills, with an understanding of how to influence people and situations from both a written and verbal perspective

  • A passion for people; understanding their motivations, and facilitating opportunities to bring to life a match between good people and good jobs

What to expect

A fast-paced and challenging work environment

You'll work at the cutting-edge of one of the most rapidly advancing markets for a company with an unparalleled reputation in the sustainability marketplace. We challenge ourselves to attain excellence in everything we do; we enjoy hard work and the success which comes with it. Our reputation and brand that unlocks opportunities quickly.

A competitive salary and clear career path for high achievers

People are our most important asset, and at Acre, you'll be able to develop your knowledge of this exciting and globally important area. We have high standards, and for those who achieve excellence, we offer a market-leading remuneration package and the support to grow a career with clear training and development that's built around you. Flexibility, trust, and an investment in your well-being & future are really important to us.

Join Us

We work hard to have a positive influence on our staff, customers, local communities, and the world at large. Working on projects which have a positive impact on both society and the environment, you will be given the space to be both creative and strategic in your role in a supportive and development-driven environment. As you play a key role in developing our business, we will work with you to achieve your own development goals

Acre is a well-known name in the sectors we operate in - you will benefit from an established and professional reputation, a strong database, and a wealth of experience from your colleagues.

With a global presence, we are expanding fast and creating opportunities for our team to transform and develop their careers, be that in your current location or overseas.

Apply today to find out more.