The successful candidate will receive extensive training, including in the use of databases that cover public records such as property, financial disclosures, lawsuits and news reports, and will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
- Conducting due-diligence research on the backgrounds of people and companies around the world to assist clients in hiring and investment decisions
- Conducting other types of investigation, such as research to support litigators, including locating witnesses; asset traces; investigation to assist clients in complying with global anticorruption regulations; and investigations of internal frauds and employment-related disputes
- Drafting and editing reports for clients
- Briefing senior investigators and clients on findings
- Managing project budgets
Bachelor’s degree or higher is required, as well as strong writing and research skills. Relevant work experience in research, journalism or litigation support is desirable. Fluency and strong writing skills in English are mandatory; fluency in other languages is a plus. A sophisticated knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Word and Excel), social media and/or the Internet is also a plus.
The successful candidate should have a high level of attention to detail; intellectual curiosity; logical thought; creative problem solving skills; and the ability to manage a variety of simultaneous, deadline-driven projects.
Send resume, cover letter, writing sample and references to Catherine Ghent.