GLG is the world’s largest membership network for one-on-one professional learning, comprising more than 600,000 thought leaders and practitioners, including business leaders, scientists, academics, former public sector leaders and the top subject matter specialists. We serve users at more than 1,400 client companies in 40 countries. These clients include Fortune 500 companies in nearly every sector and the leading professional services firms and financial institutions.
The EMEA Financial Services team serves users at the leading financial institutions in the EMEA region, including some of the world’s largest Private Equity funds, Hedge funds, Mutual and Sovereign Funds. We have 22 offices around the globe, with our Global Headquarters in New York City. Our office space in Dubai is located in Currency House, right at the centre of the financial district. Our teams work with clients across the Middle East region, particularly our Arabic, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Nordic clients; meaning our research teams regularly use their language skills in their day to day roles.
Research teams are the engine of GLG. We work across industries, becoming the experts on our experts, helping our clients find the insight they need from leading doctors, academics, scientists, policy specialists, strategists, executives and other professionals with years of on-the-ground experience. And then we propose creative learning solutions – from phone consultations and one-on-one meetings to surveys, roundtables, reports, and site tours. We also welcome our experts and other guest speakers to teach us what they know – because our learning mission extends to ourselves as well as our clients.
GLG is seeking new and recent graduates to join our Research Associate Program in Dubai, who have a strong interest in excelling at best-in-class client service in a fast growth, and team-oriented environment.
After completing an initial training period, Research Associates spend the first nine to fifteen months focused on recruiting new experts into GLG’s global membership and learning client service skills. Research Associates are promoted to Senior Research Associates after achieving specific quantitative and qualitative goals. Senior Associates work directly with our clients to help them learn and make better decisions every day. Senior Research Associates do so by facilitating custom learning solutions and expanding their account management responsibilities.
Senior Research Associates can rapidly progress into full account management roles, as well as Team Leadership in as little as three years.
Research Associate responsibilities include:
After achieving the goals of an Associate within nine to fifteen months, key Senior Research Associate responsibilities include:
As a Research Associate, you will learn skills such as:
GLG seeks to attract employees from diverse personal, academic and professional backgrounds. We look for individuals who are passionate about our mission to transform how professionals learn and who embody GLG’s values: learning and curiosity, responsibility, courage, judgment, fresh perspective, service, and integrity.
The following requirements will strengthen your application:
- 1st October 2018
Please note that the first 6 weeks of the role will be spent in our London office for training.
GLG is the world’s leading platform for on-demand professional learning. Businesses rely on GLG to learn from 600,000+ member-experts; clients look to address complex strategic challenges and make better business decisions within a rigorous compliance framework. Headquartered in New York City, GLG’s 1,500+ employees work from offices in 12 countries. Visit www.GLG.it.
Notes: GLG does not allow employees to trade public equities or debt. All prospective new hires are required to undergo a background check.Apply