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Job Vacancies in Lagos at Control Risks

Job Vacancies in Lagos at Control Risks

Job Vacancies in Lagos at Control Risks

Control Risks is an independent, specialist risk consultancy providing solutions for businesses to manage political, security and integrity risks, enabling them to operate successfully in challenging environments. We are looking for motivated and highly skilled people to join our business intelligence team in West Africa, based in our Lagos, Nigeria office.

We provide real benefit to many of the world’s leading organisations. In doing so we give our people direct responsibility, career development and the opportunity to work on some fascinating projects in a rewarding, diverse and enjoyable environment.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Researcher – Nigeria and West Africa
Location:
Lagos
Department: Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence (CFI)
Manager: Associate Director, Nigeria
Job Purpose

  • To conduct desktop research in order to gather, analyse and present publicly-available information in Nigeria and West Africa in support of business intelligence projects which are focused on identifying issues related to integrity, anti-corruption and good corporate governance.
  • As a researcher in our team, you will work with colleagues who are self-driven, passionate about African business and politics and who are curious and informed about the governance challenges faced by businesses in West Africa.
  • Our consultants have a background in law, business consulting, business administration, finance, journalism, among others. The diversity of our consultants makes our strength: we welcome candidates who can demonstrate a high level of maturity and professionalism.

Tasks and Responsibilities
With guidance from senior team members, the Researcher will be responsible for the following:
Investigative case work:

  • Conduct thorough online and database research on third parties using complex search criteria
  • Analyse research results within the context of the project and suggest additional avenues of research
  • Summarise research findings into draft reports for consultants on larger projects
  • Draft reports for external clients on research-only projects
  • Support consultants in more complex or multi-jurisdictional tasks
  • Undertake case-related administrative tasks including liaison with subcontractors, invoice approval and provide support to the case manager in proposal and report writing.

Business and practice development:

  • Carry out background research to support client development
  • Prepare focused briefings for client initiatives
  • Contribute to marketing and profile raising events
  • Seek opportunities to be involved in product development with seniors.

Level and Qualifications

  • Education to degree level
  • 2-3 years’ demonstrated professional experience
  • Right to work in Nigeria
  • Fluency in French, Spanish or Portuguese beneficial
  • Experience of operating within a commercial environment.

Skills Set:

  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • Ability to summarise large amounts of information in a concise manner and communicate effectively for colleagues and clients
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Interest in key issues and business trends in the region

Competencies
Solutions Focused:

  • Takes the initiative to proactively resolve issues within own remit and recognise when requires escalation.

Client Centric:

  • Uses own knowledge and experience to make sounds judgements or assist others with sound judgement.

One Firm:

  • Understands how and where own activities and projects contribute to the financial success of organisation; understands and acts upon the financial factors that influence the business.

Behaviours:

  • All employees are expected to display behaviours reflective of our company values: Integrity and Ethics, Collaboration and Teamwork, Commitment to People and Professionalism and Excellence.

 

 

Job Title: Associate Consultant – Nigeria and West Africa
Location: Nigeria
Job Descriptions

  • The business intelligence team sits within our Compliance, Forensics & Intelligence practice. The practice provides business intelligence, reputational due diligence as well as ethics & compliance consulting services to both local and international businesses operating in West Africa.
  • Our clients come to us for support dealing with complex issues – in particular identifying and managing third party integrity risks and embedding best practice anti-corruption frameworks into their organisations.
  • Our associate consultants work within an experienced team, delivering solutions to senior company executives in influential organisations across the region.

Job Purpose

  • This is a client facing role and you will work with within an experienced team, delivering solutions to senior company executives on business intelligence projects which are focused on identifying issues related to integrity, anti-corruption and good corporate governance.
  • As a consultant in our team, you will work with colleagues who are self-driven, passionate about African business and politics and who are curious and informed about the governance challenges faced by businesses in West Africa. Our consultants have a background in law, business consulting, business administration, finance, journalism, among others. The diversity of our consultants makes our strength: we welcome candidates who can demonstrate a high level of maturity and professionalism.

Tasks and Responsibilities
With guidance from senior team members, the Associate Consultant will be responsible for the following:
Investigative case work:

  • Act as case manager and service multiple assignments of reasonable complexity
  • Prepare, scope and price standard proposals
  • Investigate, use outside resources and prepare reports
  • Prepare and present elements in a larger investigation
  • Have client contact on particular assignments where acting as case manager
  • Manage the full administration of cases, including mastering relevant internal systems and providing guidance to administrative staff

Business and Practice Development:

  • Contribute to marketing and profile raising events, potentially through presentations.
  • Active participation in client meetings.
  • Seek opportunities to develop projects and business generally, in conjunction with seniors.
  • Seek opportunities to be involved in product development with seniors.

Level and Qualifications

  • Education to degree or graduate degree level
  • 3-5 years’ demonstrated professional experience preferred
  • Right to work in Nigeria
  • Fluency in French, Spanish or Portuguese beneficial
  • Experience of operating within a commercial environment.

Skills Set:

  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • Ability to summarize large amounts of information in a concise manner and communicate effectively to colleagues and clients
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Knowledge of key issues and business trends in the region

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates for the position of Researcher should send a covering letter and CV, stating your current salary to:  Africa.Recruitment@controlrisks.com

Interested and qualified candidates for the position of Associate Consultant should send a covering letter and CV, stating your current salary to:  Cfi.Recruitment@controlrisks.com
Application Deadline  1st  August 2017.

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