Requisition Number: 2021-08-01707-0130-002
Job Title: Research & Intelligence Services Coord.
City: New York
State: NY
Shift: Monday-Friday; 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Hours: 40

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in New York, Beijing, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, São Paulo, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. Established in 1884, the Firm currently has more than 850 lawyers. On a world-wide basis, the Firm provides coordinated legal advice on the largest and most complex corporate transactions and litigation matters in industries which include financial services, insurance, power and natural resources, consumer products, services, technology, telecommunications, media, pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the Firm’s practice.

Research & Intelligence Services Coord.

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Description/Job Summary

The Research & Intelligence Services Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and directing the analyst team on a day-to-day basis; supporting them with mentoring and training as needed.  

Additional responsibilities include the development and creation of training, acting as a Practice Group liaison, coordinating large research projects, the evaluation of new products, and supporting the Research & Intelligence Research Manager with department initiatives.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Responsible for managing the day-to-day workflow of the Research & Intelligence Analysts to ensure delivery of high-quality research
  • Serves as the department’s lead research and subject matter expert and performs quality control and oversight of work product to ensure consistency and timeliness of service delivery
  • Provides guidance and direction on research strategies, as needed
  • Partners with the Research & Intelligence Services Manager to serve as a liaison to Practice Groups and other designated staff departments to offer targeted research, training, and support
  • Coordinates and manages large research projects from start to finish
  • Actively promotes the value of the Research & Intelligence Analysts to internal stakeholders and end-users
  • Stays current on news and trends relating to key clients and their markets and proactively distributes findings
  • Participates in the development of in-depth research training materials for both live and on-demand trainings
  • Collaborates with Practice Group leadership to ensure group research needs are met and assists in the development and design of Practice Group pages
  • Supports the Research & Intelligence Manager with department initiatives, as assigned
  • Participates in rotating weekend coverage
  • Assists the department Operations Manager with product testing, evaluation, and ultimately the selection of needed tools and/or cancellation of existing ones, as assigned
  • Recognizes the value of professional networking and actively participate in professional associations and online communities
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • A minimum of five (5) years of legal and/or business research experience in a legal or corporate environment
  • Deep knowledge of legal and corporate research resources and their application
  • Ability to effectively present information both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to adapt quickly and effectively to scheduling changes and shifts in priorities
  • Ability to identify complex problems, make decisions and implement effective solutions
  • Ability to work independently, determine priorities and coordinate workflow effectively
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a client focus
  • Process-oriented with great attention to detail and technical acuity
  • Superior organizational skills, unflagging attention to detail, and demonstrated commitment to the accuracy and completeness of information
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite products, particularly Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint

Required Education

  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science or MBA

Preferred Education

  • JD
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