Job Title: Researcher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wimborne, Dorset
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH25481
Contact Name: Miriam Heale
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

ALLEN & YORK are a leading recruitment consultant, with 25 years experience in the built and natural environment. We are looking for a Research Consultant to join our Wimborne office near Bournemouth. This role will report to the Head of Research and would suit a bright, enthusiastic individual looking for a collaborative and vibrant working environment in which to develop office administration and research skills.

We recruit across a wide variety of roles within these sectors: Environment, Renewable Energy, Planning, Health and Safety, Waste & Recycling, Water, Rail & Highways, Impact Investment and International Development.

Key Attributes:

We are a forward thinking team of recruitment consultants who are often working in candidate short markets with demanding clients and tight time pressures. There is a requirement to extend our research support function which operates across the whole company.

This is a busy and rewarding role that will involve good organisational skills and the ability to work closely with Recruitment Consultants to source candidates that match specific skills sets.


  • Support candidate generation on projects and vacancies for the consultants where required, through extensive use of internal and external tools, such as LinkedIn and job boards.
  • To bring in new vacancies to search from internal Recruitment teams
  • Support Executive Search activities, through headhunting candidates and researching company information
  • Market mapping industries and companies
  • Support each team on company research for new business for the company
  • New vacancy research on external job sites
  • Introduce ALLEN & YORK to new companies by researching appropriate vacancies and contacts to chase
  • Research client contacts to support recruitment consultants and send out initial emails.

Candidate requirements:


  • Problem Solving skills.
  • Professional Approach.
  • Proficient in basic Microsoft packages - Word, Excel, Outlook etc.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Ability to multi task.


  • Research capabilities and experience.
  • Confident communicator.
  • Excellent organisation and administrative skills.
  • Adaptable to pick up tasks independently where required.
  • Ability to work with/manage internal stakeholders.

We look forward to receiving your application.