Research Principal

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 5 months ago(13/09/2017 09:13)
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Location: New York
Type of Employment: Full-Time
Industry: Risk Technology / Financial Crime / Financial Technology
Function: Research
Experience: Senior Manager

Job Description

Chartis Research ( is a research firm, specialising in the risk technology (RiskTech) and financial technology (FinTech) sectors. We have an international client-base of Fortune 500 companies, and strategic relationships with a range of leading advisory firms, including global players like EY.


We produce more than twenty focused research reports every year on a range of critical industry themes, and our custom research offering – covering a range of consulting and co-produced research projects – is growing rapidly. Also, as part of Infopro Digital, we are closely aligned with industry publications such as and Waters Technology.


We are looking for a new Research Principal to join our team of risk and regulatory technology research specialists. 


The successful candidate will lead research projects, co-write reports, and present insights to an external audience (e.g. conferences and panel discussions).


  • This content-focused role reports to the Head of Research and would suit candidates with solid experience in the FinTech/RiskTech/RegTech space, who are looking for an exciting new challenge.
  • Ideally, you will be a “thought leader” in two-or-more Risk/FinTech sectors (e.g. Financial Crime, Market Risk, Credit Risk, Operational Risk, Big Data, AI, Financial Analytics, etc.)
  • We are also looking for highly collaborative candidates, able to work well independently and with teams to deliver a challenging programme of research for our clients.
  • Strong candidates will also be well connected to the industry, and will have a "point of view" on the key themes driving it, which they can help mold that into an engaging story for clients.
  • Strong communicator, with excellent verbal and written skills, and the ability to explain complex concepts concisely and simply for a mixed audience.
  • Highly process-driven with strong analytical capabilities, the ability to task switch, rise to challenges, share thinking and opinions, and give/receive peer feedback.
  • Willing to ‘push’ new ideas and opinions to peers, clients, and the wider market.
  • A Bachelor's degree in a related field (Masters preferred); relevant professional qualifications (e.g. CISI, GARP, PRMIA, IRM, etc.)

What's on offer

As well as working with the most interesting, talented and fun people, we operate a culture where success is recognized. You will be supported throughout your career, tailoring your development through management support, internal and external training courses, and on the job training. All whilst being located at the heart of New York’s financial district!


In addition to a competitive salary we offer the following benefits:



Additional Flexi

·       20 vacation days (rising up to 25 days)

·       5 sick days

·       Life insurance

·       Medical, dental & vision insurance

·       401k plan plus match

·       Flexible spending account (FSA)

·       Short-term and long-term disability 

·       TransitChek commuter tax-free benefits

·       Discounted gym membership

·       Employee discount schemes

·       Bonusly employee recognition

·       Employee assistance programme

·       Short-term disability

·       Flexible working

·       Additional life insurance

·       Onsite doctor & nutritionist

·       Add partner to gym membership

·       Employee referral scheme

·       Kickball league


Infopro Digital also runs The Foundation which supports a number of charities. Staff can volunteer to contribute their skills and expertise to make a meaningful difference to the lives of others.

How to apply

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