FTI Consulting is looking for an individual to fill a Consultant position in the Risk Intelligence subdivision of its Forensic and Litigation Consulting segment in Cape Town.
FTI’s Forensic and Litigation Consulting segment provides multidisciplinary, independent dispute advisory, investigations, data analytics, forensic accounting, business intelligence and risk mitigation services. Working on behalf of law firms, corporations, governments and high net worth individuals, you will be exposed to a broad range of corporate intelligence, strategic advisory and complex investigative work from day one.
What You Will Do
The nature of the work will be project-specific, but will often fall under one of the following:
• conducting open-source research and delivering strategic or compliance intelligence reports on individuals and organisations to help clients mitigate risk and make informed business and investment decisions;
• investigating complex financial crimes, corporate fraud and public corruption issues in South Africa and the wider sub-Saharan Africa region;
• reviewing an entity’s internal and external communications to identify patterns and corroborate findings;
• conducting forensic interviews and enquiries with human intelligence sources;
• attending client meetings and assisting in managing client relationships with senior supervision; and
• scoping of projects, developing proposals and supporting business development initiatives.
Basic Qualifications, Skills & Competencies
Consultants are exposed to high profile and intellectually demanding work, and need to have the ability to identify key issues, think creatively and to work as part of a team. Strong research and analytical skills are required, together with an eye for detail, and, most importantly, an inquisitive nature coupled with a clear belief in honesty and integrity. Additionally, the following are required:
• previous experience in intelligence, investigations or related industry of two years or more;
• a minimum Honours Degree in relevant disciplines such as Political Science, Law, Economics, Business, International Affairs, or similar;
• strong writing and verbal communications skills in English (an additional language is desirable);
• proven research and analytical skills and a flair for investigative interventions, including a desire to recover information, identify facts and uncover the truth behind complex and opaque situations;
• knowledge and interest in current affairs relating to several relevant subject areas such as politics, international business and security; and
• a dynamic mindset and ability to work autonomously without direct supervision.
Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:
• Competitive salary and bonus plans
• Generous paid holidays and paid time off
• Annual paid volunteer hours
• Corporate matching for charitable donations
• Free snacks and drinks
• Potential for flexible working arrangements
• Upscale offices close to public transportation
About FTI Consulting
What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.
FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.
FTI Consulting is committed to Employment Equity and as such, preference will be given to candidates from designated groups, as defined in the Employment Equity Act, 55 of 1998.