Information Scientist - Food Science Industry in Surrey


  • To provide the Company’s members and clients with excellent services in the area of information provision.
  • The Information Scientist helps the organisation and its client with access to relevant, timely and accurate information using the latest formats and technologies.
  • This is essential in maintaining our current services and in helping to build and develop our technical knowledge base.

Main Duties

  • To manage, co-ordinate and develop existing information subscription services and member databases (40%)
  • Demonstrate the value of the services to the clients including monitoring service utilisation and running a programme of Webex demonstrations and/or visits to client’s sites, including extracting client feedback (10%)
  • To maintain a high level of best practice in terms of the delivery of knowledge and information-based solutions and recommend and implement change in services and products (10%)
  • To support in the development of our digital content delivery strategy (10%)
  • To support the rest of the department and business including answering enquires, proposal development, research and literature searching, development and implementation of document & knowledge management strategies, and sourcing and application of external business intelligence (30%)
  • To create, maintain and enhance effective working relationships

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Graduate or Postgraduate level qualification(s) in Information Science accredited by CILIP, or related subjects
  • Excellent awareness of current information science practice and use of the latest technologies in providing information in the appropriate formats.
  • Excellent understanding and/or practical experience of database, search and content management systems
  • IT skills, including SharePoint site management experience
  • Skilled report writing and presentation skills
  • Ideally experience of providing, summarising and extracting business information including market research information and ability to present these in different formats






£25,000 to £35,000

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