Senior Consultant / Associate Director, Forensics

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Control Risks is a specialist risk consultancy that helps to create secure, compliant and resilient organizations in an age of ever-changing risk. Working across disciplines, technologies and geographies, everything we do is based on our belief that taking risks is essential to our clients’ success.

We provide our clients with the insight to focus resources and ensure they are prepared to resolve the issues and crises that occur in any ambitious global organization.

We go beyond problem-solving and give our clients the insight and intelligence they need to realize opportunities and grow. From the boardroom to the remotest location, we have developed an unparalleled ability to bring order to chaos and reassurance to anxiety.

Our people

Working with our clients our people are given direct responsibility, career development
and the opportunity to work collaboratively on fascinating projects in a rewarding and
inclusive global environment.

Job Purpose

Our CFI Forensics practice is composed of individuals able to provide value and
ameliorate matters for our clients in the area of digital forensics and eDiscovery.
The Forensics Senior Consultant / Associate Director will have the opportunity to
support a range of forensic investigations and eDiscovery matters across many different
industries, providing assistance with data collections, chain of custody documentation,
proper evidence handling, forensic analysis, data filtering and data processing.
The successful Senior Consultant / Associate Director will provide support to the existing
Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence team to deliver services and work product to
meet and exceed clients’ expectations and company standards.

Tasks and responsibilities

– Participate and support on projects involving the identification, collection and analysis
of computer systems and electronic data sources
– Perform a computer forensic investigation with limited or no oversight
– Produce initial drafts of documentation and reports
– Utilize quality control and best practices in place to maintain quality work product on
all engagements
– Develop and maintain client relationships, ensuring client satisfaction
– Data filtering, extractions and staging from forensics images for data processing
– Utilize off-the-shelf and proprietary data collection, analysis and reporting tools
Collaborate with the Compliance Forensics and Intelligence team and other teams
within Control Risks to provide a holistic solution to our clients
– Ability to travel (up to 70% of time)
– Ability to work in challenging environments

Knowledge and experience

– Minimum of 4+ years of hands-on technical and/or computer forensic investigations
– Understanding best practices procedures and technological trends in the industry
– Experienced in conducting digital forensic preservations and examinations on mobile
device operating systems using industry standard forensic tools
– Proficient in the use of industry standard forensic and eDiscovery tools (preferably
familiar with EnCase, FTK, X-Ways, Macquisiton, Cellebrite Nuix and Relativity)
– Ability to communicate effectively to all levels of an engagement team
– Ability to explain difficult technical concepts and ideas in non-technical terms
– Strong understanding of IT infrastructure
– Knowledge of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model
– Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint
– Experience with SQL and PowerShell
– Experience in consulting on complex matters, solving problems, troubleshooting and
working with clients while collaborating with internal stake holders to provide
exceptional service

Qualifications and specialist skills

– Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer forensics or related field
– Certification as a Certified Computer Examiner (CCE), EnCase Examiner (EnCE) or
Access Data Examiner (ACE) preferred
– Excellent written and oral presentation skills to effectively communicate with diverse
audiences in different jurisdictions and with varying degrees of experience and
technical acumen
– Ability to work well in a team through timely and effective communication
– Good interpersonal skills
– Good organizational and project management skills
– Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines, while effectively
managing competing demands and evolving priorities
– Strong work ethic, eagerness to learn and motivation to succeed
– Flexibility to travel domestically and internationally with short notice


Problem solving
Own problems and identify and work with the right people to solve problems quickly
within own remit and wider teams

Results oriented
Implement plans to ensure objectives are achieved or exceeded; focus on delivery

Show and encourage a determination to achieve high standards

Client service

Anticipate and address the needs of clients

Provide the best possible service to Control Risks’ clients, ensuring the client is at the
heart of everything we do

Know the business

Build strong relationships, through common goals, individual contribution and support
in times of need

Adapting to change

Operate effectively and with resilience in changing or ambiguous situations, contribute
to changing environments and actively assist those around you to adapt

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