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Lafferty Group (www.lafferty.com) is an international leader in knowledge-based products and services targeted at senior executives in the financial services sector specialising in retail banking and cards and payments.

At Lafferty we recognise that our success is based on the quality of our people. We recruit bright, capable individuals who thrive in a fast paced environment with a passion for everything banking. We work with a global client base and believe that our people should be as diverse as our services. 

If you are interested in working for us, please check below for the latest open positions or alternatively contact the relevant department.
 
CAREERS IN RESEARCH WITH LAFFERTY

RESEARCH ANALYST

Lafferty Group (www.lafferty.com) is an international leader in knowledge-based products and services targeted at senior executives in the financial services sector.  Specialising in retail banking and cards and payments, the Group is interested in hearing from individuals who have the relevant experience to join the team as a Research Analyst in Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland for a 3 month term.
Focusing predominately on quantitative methodologies with adhoc qualitative projects, the Analyst will be responsible for contribution to existing research that will be focused on the following areas:

  • Cards and payment tools (consumer and commercial)
  • e-commerce
  • Retail banking
  • Consumer finance

 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Delivering well sourced and complete data sets to deadline, on the back of strong primary and secondary research as part of their day to day activities;
  • Providing regular research updates and analysis on an assigned portfolio of countries and market players to defined deadlines;
  • Monitor transactions and industry themes within consumer finance with a particular focus on cards and payments;
  • Update colleagues on quality issues arising from analytical findings;
  • Assessing and improving overall product quality.

Candidate Requirements

  • Strong numerical and analytical ability
  • Excellent excel skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the financial services, and preferably consumer; finance and credit cards industries;
  • Ability to Analyze and condense complex data into a clear written report;
  • Experience in market research, or industry analysis is strongly preferred;
  • Work well independently

A strong work ethic, the ability to meet tight deadlines and good project management skills are essential.  The candidate should also have the ability to show initiative and help contribute to building a quality product.

While the position is based in Westport, Co. Mayo, Lafferty Group will consider applications from candidates willing and able to work remotely.

Previous experience in banking/financial services or a related sector is desirable but not essential.

If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity, please forward a detailed CV, and a covering letter together with your salary expectation to jean.hamilton@lafferty.com no later than 5:00pm on Friday 30th April 2015.

 

CAREERS IN EDUCATION AND PUBLISHING WITH LAFFERTY

If you would like to join our team please forward a detailed CV to robert.grealis@lafferty.com.

 
TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES, EDUCATION

We are looking for senior retail bankers and cards and payments executives to join our global adjunct teaching faculty. Whether you are currently employed in retail banking or the cards sector, whether you are retired or soon to enter the “third age”, we can offer you teaching opportunities as far afield as Indonesia, Russia, China, Brazil and South Africa (among others). 
 
To join our network of Lafferty-certified trainers, please send an email to our Executive Director, Evelyn Hunter-Jordan (evelyn.hunter-jordan@iarb.org) and include a photo, a brief 1-2 paragraph biography, your CV and a list of subjects that you would like to teach.
 

 

·         Delivering well sourced and complete data sets to deadline, on the back of strong primary and secondary research as part of their day to day activities;

·         Providing regular research updates and analysis on an assigned portfolio of countries and market players to defined deadlines;

  • Monitor transactions and industry themes within consumer finance with a particular focus on cards and payments;
  • Update colleagues on quality issues arising from analytical findings;
  • Assessing and improving overall product quality. 
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Invitation

Lafferty Group cordially invites you to attend the

Innovation Conference

Banking Innovators 2015

Date: 30 June 2015

Venue: Level39, Canary Wharf, London, United Kingdom

R.S.V.P Michael Lafferty
Michaellafferty@lafferty.com

Council Meeting

Lafferty Group is pleased to announce the

Council Meeting

Banking Councils for Africa

Date: 8-9 June 2015

Venue: The Vineyard Hotel, Colinton Road, Newlands, Capetown, South Africa

For more information, please contact Lisa O'Connor
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Lafferty Global Research Databases provides invaluable market and competitor intelligence on
payments cards, e-money, acquiring/processing, retail banking and consumer credit.


Regions include: Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Africa, North America and Western Europe.

 





IARB co-chairmen Michael Lafferty and Dick Harryvan discuss the latest rate rigging scandal and ethics in banking on the BBC World Service's World Business Report.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/i/p01m9IARB co-chairmen Michael Lafferty and Dick Harryvan discuss the latest rate rigging scandal and ethics in banking on the BBC World Service's World Business Report.