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Recruitment Researcher in Houston, TX at Verisk Analytics

Date Posted: 4/17/2018

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    Houston, TX
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    Greater than 15 years
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Job Description


Job Title: Recruitment Researcher

Reports to: Talent Acquisition Specialist, Human Resources

Location: Houston, TX



For the past 40 years, Wood Mackenzie has established its reputation as a trusted source of intelligence, enriching lives by empowering clients with unique insight on the world’s natural resources.

Now, as part of the Verisk Analytics family, that legacy is even stronger.  Aligning with the world’s leading data analytics company extends our ability to help clients overcome the toughest challenges with our unrivalled analysis and advice.

We will continue to build on the power of our existing approach to assess and value individual assets and companies, allowing our clients to pursue the most promising opportunities.

Together, we inspire and innovate the markets we serve –  providing invaluable intelligence that informs the strategic decisions that will ultimately shape the future direction of our global natural resources.

Team Profile

Wood Mackenzie is a knowledge business. Intellectual capital is our main asset and as such the optimization of every individual employee’s engagement, development and potential is key to our success. The retention of our employees is paramount, as is our on-going success in acquiring high quality talent across a wide range of sectors and specialisms to support our growth. The Human Resources team is recognized as playing a central role in the achievement of the Company’s business goals.

Role Purpose

Working as part of the Talent Acquisition team, the Recruitment Researcher will support the Talent Acquisition Team on recruitment activities. 

They will work closely with the broader HR team as well as the rest of the in-house Talent Acquisition team to source, qualify and screen appropriate candidates for open roles across our business. 

Resources Team - Main Responsibilities
  • Manage advertising and directly source candidates for open roles
  • Screen candidates and manage scheduling of interviews and assessments for the Talent Acquisition team
  • Support Recruiters in sourcing of potential candidates
  • Working with the Talent Acquisition Specialists to gain an in-depth insight into the hiring manager’s needs
  • Mapping companies and industries to source relevant professionals in the industry
  • Making the first approach – having a conversation about candidates’ background and professional interests and assessing whether they may be the right fit for our client's needs

Knowledge & Experience Required
  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1-2 years relevant work in the recruiting field  
  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in related field such as business or human resources
  • Experience with the LinkedIn Recruiter tool would be an advantage.

Core Competencies
  • Issue identification, problem solving and analysis
  • Building & maintaining relationships
  • Planning, implementation & control
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Client focused
  • Efficiency focused
  • Determined and resilient

Wood Mackenzie Core Values

Wood Mackenzie is  a place where we are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We  value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment which encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. 

Wood Mackenzie values each individual's contribution and helps them reach their full potential while sustaining an organizational culture of health and well-being.

Our core values are:
  • Respect for the Individual
  • Integrity
  • Passion
  • Persistence
  • Confidence with humility
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork

We understand the importance of bringing your whole self to work and to achieving balance between work, family and other life commitments.  We are open to considering flexible working arrangements to  enable the greatest spectrum of talent to contribute to Wood Mackenzie's  success.

EEO statement

Unsolicited resumes submitted to Wood Mackenzie by any external recruitment agency via Internet, e-mail, fax, or U.S. mail become the property of Wood Mackenzie and we are not responsible for any fees associated with those resumes.

In compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 1991, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities act of 1990 and all other relevant federal and state laws, the policy of this company prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran’s status, disability, genetic information or any other group protected by law. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran’s status, disability, genetic information or any other group protected by law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access on-line as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations sending an email to

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D, and a member of E-Verify.


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