Job Description Practice Leader/Associate Director, CR Dubai We are currently seeking an experienced investigator who will ultimately take on a role providing day to day oversight of a team of CI consultants based in Dubai. Applications from candidates with experience in corporate investigations, risk management, compliance, financial investigations or regulation, business intelligence or forensic accounting would be of interest. Previous experience in the Middle East is helpful but not essential. The core function of the role is to maintain responsibility for the output of the team, including quality oversight, training of consultants, development of resources and implementation of business development strategy. The role will also include input into strategy, planning, budgeting and development of products and services, in conjunction with the Director of Corporate Investigations for the Middle East and Africa. Please see the job description below for further details. Job Description Job Title Practice Leader/Associate Director, Dubai Department Corporate Investigations Role Reports to Director, Middle East and Africa, Corporate Investigations Full/Part time Full Time Job purpose Management of the Corporate Investigations practice in Dubai, reporting to the Director. Main Accountabilities Practice Area Management Manage a team of CI Consultants based in Dubai. Oversee subcontractor development, monitor quality of output, prioritise allocation of resources for development within the team, manage development strategy. Participate in the recruitment process for new practice team members Provide day to day training and development for junior consultants. Resolution of disputes with clients and subcontractors, escalating as appropriate. Oversight of consultant utilisation and budgeted expenditure. Ensure timely invoicing, follow-up and payment of project work in the practice. Monitor and review project pricing and profitability. Coordinate and cooperate with the managers of the Middle East and Africa practice based in CI London. Strategy and Development Ensure that the practice is fully integrated with CI London and CI EMEA / Control Risks strategy. Implement business development strategy. In cooperation with the Director, provide key input into strategy and planning, including business development strategy. In cooperation with the Director, provide input into the budgeting process, including income, expenditure, marketing, capital and training. Develop the broader business, identifying and meeting with new clients, designing bespoke solutions for prospective clients, presenting to industry bodies, clients etc. on CI relevant issues. Job Description Develop new clients, products and services. Case Work and Business Development Lead on business development for CI as a whole in Dubai – therefore the candidate should have sufficient experience of CI globally and of both fraud investigations and business intelligence to support Global Client Services in Dubai Act as lead case manager for the practice, responsible as necessary for lead generation, proposal writing, servicing, report writing, invoicing and follow up. Acting as the lead on large and complex cases, using resources within the department as appropriate. Significant expertise in either business intelligence or fraud Skills/Competencies investigations, and ability to cover both areas of the investigations business from a business development perspective. Strong leadership skills: patience, empathy, and the ability to act decisively when necessary. Thorough understanding of all Control Risks products and services. Sound client facing and negotiation skills. Excellent research and database skills. Good presentation skills. A commitment to travel. As part of an initially small operation, a willingness to take on tasks that fall outside your core competence. Knowledge and Expertise (relating to Essential specialist knowledge and expertise A strong track record in conducting large and complex corporate required to undertake the role). investigations. The ability to grow a business, not simply service work that already exists. Knowledge and commercial experience in the region. Preferred Track record in strategy, development and people management.
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