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Research Executive

Research Executive

Our client a leading provider of sales and project leads for the Irish construction industry are seeking a Research Executive to join their team.

To research and gather information on construction projects in Ireland. The main sources of the project information are planning applications and public sector tenders.


  • The primary form of research is through telephone calls to companies within the construction industry, including architects and contractors, and to government bodies, developers and companies undertaking the building projects. Secondary forms of research involve checking websites, newspapers and contacting people by email.
  • All information is recorded in an in-house research system before being published online and in our weekly reports.
  • A secondary task will be the categorisation and classification of planning applications and the update of these applications with additional information drawn from planning documents online and other sources. The information must be processed quickly and accurately. All work is conducted on an in-house research database. Other related tasks involve the transposing of Public Sector Tenders from online into new or existing projects and other related tasks associated with ensuring primary information achieves a minimum standard for our customers.

Essential Criteria

  • Excellent and confident telephone manner
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Confident and proficient in the use of IT
  • Able to process large volumes of data quickly and accurately
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience in the of MS Office applications
  • Good geographical knowledge of Ireland
  • Working knowledge of the Irish Construction Industry

Personal Skills and Qualities:

  • Inquisitive and persistent
  • Conscientious
  • Positive & enthusiastic attitude
  • Self-motivated
  • Reliable
  • Team player
  • Methodical
  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines

At a minimum the candidate should possess a high standard of English, both written and verbal. A third level degree is desirable but not mandatory with relevant skills and experience

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