Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps' Business Intelligence and Investigations ("BII") practice is world-renowned for our trusted experts, global resources, local insight, and actionable results.
As the originator of the modern, independent internal investigation, over our 45-year history Kroll has conducted thousands of investigations worldwide.
Clients have entrusted us with assisting them to resolve some of their most difficult and business critical challenges.
Our investigative services include financial, internal, and regulatory investigations, asset searches, brand protection, forensic accounting, dispute advisory services, litigation support, business / market entry intelligence, transaction intelligence, proxy contests, intellectual property infringement and product counterfeiting, and regulatory or court-ordered monitorships.
Kroll’s BII practice is staffed with a multidisciplinary team of professionals who include former prosecutors, law enforcement officers and journalists, as well as certified public and forensic accountants, data analytics experts, and certified fraud examiners.
Summary of Position
As Associate Director you will assist in the BII practice by enhancing Kroll’s current data analytics capabilities, providing clarity around prospective clients, resource identification, competitor intelligence and Kroll’s overall abilities to enhance market presence.
You will also be responsible for conducting research and analysis, structuring projects and managing resources and preparing conclusions for clients.
This role requires an imaginative and creative thinker with the ability to work to tight deadlines often balancing a significant and varied caseload.
Provide expert, reliable and robust analysis of complex situations and data for clients
Development and management of projects, throughout the life and the engagement : meeting with client to discuss needs, preparation of commercial and technical proposal, agreement of engagement, development of working plan and budget, allocation of resources, direction of project team members, delivery and quality assurance and project invoicing
Act as client contact throughout projects and contribute to management of the client relationship
Exercise good judgment, demonstrate innovation and adapt working strategy based on results obtained
Take ownership of project and deliverables and manage workflow and costs effectively
Ensure ethical conduct, quality of services, use of best practices and compliance with policy and SOPs in each project
Identify project risks and effectively manage them
Contribute to the professional development and evaluation of junior project team members
Demonstrate excellent judgment, be commercially-focused and be driven by professional excellence and a commitment to the Kroll brand.
Strong academic background, preferably in the fields of Finance, Journalism, International Relations, International Business and Political Science, Law or Security Studies
4-6 years of relevant work experience in a reputable professional, consulting or financial services firm, or from an investigative / research intensive organisation.
Prior experience in project managing investigative / research cases and / or investment advisory.
Proven ability grasp client needs and to analyze large data sets in order to deliver readily understandable executive reports and dashboards
Strong team, project and client management experience, along with strong interpersonal skills
Proficient in a broad variety of investigative methods
Proficient in MS Office. Ideally also proficient in investigative analysis tools
Ability to communicate with a high level of fluency and clarity in both writing and speech in English, Cantonese and Mandarin
In order to be considered for a position at Kroll, you must formally apply via careers.duffandphelps.jobs
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