Financial Services • London

Graduate Researcher – Financial Services (German-speaking)

£45k OTE

Company Overview

Our client is a reputable executive search firm based in London, specialising in placing top-tier executives within the financial services industry across Germany. Their mission is to connect talented graduates with exciting research-based roles, enabling them to build a strong foundation for a successful career in executive search. With a collaborative and dynamic team environment, they offer excellent opportunities for personal growth and advancement.

Position Overview

As a Graduate Researcher, you will play a pivotal role in conducting extensive research and sourcing top-level candidates for prestigious financial companies in Germany. Working closely with experienced business leaders, you will gain valuable insights and build a deep understanding of the financial services sector. Within a year, you will have the opportunity to progress to the role of Consultant, where you will take on additional responsibilities and contribute to the company’s success.


  • Conduct in-depth research into clients and the wider financial market in Germany.
  • Arrange interviews with potential candidates, guiding them throughout the job search process.
  • Source and identify new candidates through various channels, such as online platforms, referrals, and networking events.
  • Stay updated with the latest market developments and trends in the financial services industry.
  • Research potential job leads and opportunities for their executive clientele.


  • A passion for research and a keen interest in the financial services sector.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • A track record of academic and personal achievements, demonstrating a drive for excellence.
  • Fluent in German and English, with strong language skills in both languages.
  • Highly motivated and proactive, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.


  • Competitive salary with the potential for up to £45,000 OTE (On-Target Earnings).
  • Comprehensive training and mentoring to support your professional development.
  • Exposure to a fast-paced and dynamic environment, working alongside experienced industry professionals.
  • Opportunity to progress within the company and transition to the role of Consultant.
  • Personalised guidance and support throughout the recruitment process, including CV preparation and interview coaching.

Submit your CV to embark on a rewarding career in executive search, where you will have the chance to make a significant impact on the financial services industry in Germany. The company is committed to helping you unleash your potential and achieve success.

Location: London, United Kingdom

Employment Type: Full-time

Timberseed will support and guide you through the whole process. We’ll help you with your CV, prepare you for the interviews and advise you on how to best demonstrate your raw talent and qualities.

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