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									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
                            Provide day to day training and development for junior
                            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
                             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
                                              Strong leadership skills: patience, empathy, and the ability to act
                                               decisively when necessary.
                                              Thorough understanding of all Control Risks products and
                                              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
                                       Knowledge and commercial experience in the region.

                                       Track record in strategy, development and people management.

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