This is a case management role within the firm’s Corporate Intelligence department, with a specific focus on the Disputes & Investigations (D&I) practice.
The role entails working directly with the Head of D&I and supporting them with case management, business development and strategy for the practice. The position requires working on a wide range of investigations and managing analysts from across the regional team structure.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Research, analysis and intelligence gathering
- Scoping out new projects, managing analysts on less complex projects and delivering complex projects with support from the Head of D&I;
- Leading source-focused investigations, analysing human intelligence and supporting the development of S-RM’s human source network;
- Writing proposals for new business, setting out your understanding of the brief, our suggested approach and the costs involved;
- Building relationships with sub-contractors and tasking them effectively;
- Ensuring that we deliver quality work on time and within the agreed budget;
- Providing clear tasking and constructive feedback to analysts;
- Training and development of new analysts;
- Attending marketing meetings and presenting to clients;
- Attending relevant events and networking on behalf of S-RM;
- Contributing to business development strategy.
The role will be based in our London office
SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
The qualifications and experience required to perform this role successfully are:
- As a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree (2.1 or higher);
- At least three years’ experience working in a relevant industry;
- Significant experience interacting with clients;
- Excellent written and spoken English;
- Excellent research and investigative skills;
- Experience of conducting investigations in support of litigation or commercial disputes;
- Demonstrable experience planning and organising projects; and,
- A working knowledge of financial and commercial concepts.
The following qualifications and experience are preferable, though not essential:
- A high working proficiency in a second language; and,
- Relevant experience managing analysts and researchers on projects.
The individual will need to have the following key personal skills and attributes to perform successfully in this role:
- Outstanding interpersonal skills, honesty and reliability;
- A proven ability to work unsupervised and operate with a degree of autonomy;
- An ability to think creatively and ‘out of the box’ when approaching complex investigations;
- Excellent attention to detail and retention of information;
- Excellent planning and organisational skills;
- An ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously;
- A proactive mindset and a willingness to work outside the job specification when required; and,
- An ability to thrive under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
The successful candidate must have permission to work in the United Kingdom by the start of their employment.