About the Company
GLG or Gerson Lehrman Group, a New York-based company that offers professional education services to its clients with topical or industry expertise in a variety of fields, as well as executive education, larger team training, and the placement of experts in long-term advisory, operational, and board roles.
GLG’s industry-leading compliance framework allows clients to learn in a structured, auditable, and transparent way, consistent with their own internal compliance obligations and the highest professional ethical standards.
About the Opportunity
GLG is looking to hire an eligible candidate for the post of Research Specialist-Compliance [Legal]. A desirable candidate must have the following skill set:
Required Qualifications and Skills• Graduate/Postgraduate 0 to 2 years of relevant industry experience or Financial Services experience.• Mandatory – Fluency in English (verbal and written).• Desirable but not required – Fluency (verbal & written) in Mandarin, Japanese and/or Korean languages skills will be given preference. • Possesses excellent Internet-based research skills. Familiarity with using Internet-based investigative tools would be an added advantage. • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively, while ensuring a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.• Strong interpersonal and communication (both verbal and written) skills• Successful track record of working in a team environment• Adaptability to work in a dynamic environment often accompanied by stringent deadlines.• Strong analytical bent of mind and structured problem-solving approach.• Able to work and deliver under minimal supervision/independently.
Role and Responsibilities• Learning GLG’s compliance policies and procedures to protect the integrity of client engagements.• Running internet-based checks on individuals (doctors, academics, scientists, policy specialists, strategists, executives, and other experts) and entities with an eye for detail.• Reviewing and evaluating the completeness, accuracy, and appropriateness of an individual or an entities profile.• Identifying and applying a strong distinction between correct/incorrect business practices and escalate compliance breaches.• Understanding and enforcing key requirements of firm and regulators’ Legal & Compliance rules and policies.• Managing tasks and activities in a timely manner with complete ownership of responsibilities.• Providing periodic updates to domestic and international teams on various compliance related initiatives. Supporting senior team members on all aspects of compliance engagements.• Engaging with client service professionals daily to understand their needs and provide exceptional service.• Individual will reference existing policies; however, due to frequency of unique situations will need to research issues and, through situation-specific inquiries, propose solutions to issues.
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