Director, Business Intelligence | Forensic & Litigation Consulting | Singapore

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About the Role

Our Forensic Litigation and Consulting segment in Singapore provides multinational corporations, legal counsel, financial institutions, and other organizations with information required to make well-informed business decisions. Our team is retained to advise in multi-jurisdictional business transactions and investments, regulatory inquiries, compliance issues and are involved in complex, global, and high-profile litigation, arbitration, and investigation. We combine end-to-end risk advisory, investigative, and disputes expertise to deliver holistic solutions for our clients.

Specifically, the Business Intelligence team conducts research and investigations to uncover actionable intelligence and performs value-added analysis to help decision-makers address and mitigate risk, protect assets, and make informed investment decisions to maximize opportunities.

Our experts conduct independent investigations to help clients resolve a variety of issues, including:

  • Due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and cross-border transactions
  • Anti-bribery and foreign corruption (FCPA / UK Bribery Act) investigations and risk assessments
  • Strategic intelligence
  • Pre-market entry support
  • Political risk analysis
  • Assets searches
  • Vendor screening & assessment programs
  • Whistleblower allegations
  • Fraud risk assessments
  • Litigation and compliance support

Position Summary

As a Director in the team, you will be required to take a leading and proactive role in drafting scopes of work designed to achieve engagement objectives, manage engagement teams, and ensure that our work is executed efficiently and effectively. The position requires a highly motivated problem solver with solid analytical ability, strong organizational skills, and a desire to advance within the organization.

You will have the ability to work autonomously, while keeping the engagement leader informed of project progress. You will provide coaching to junior team members, listen to others' input and accept coaching from peers and senior team members.

Your responsibilities will also include business development and achieving client satisfaction in all aspects of the client relationship and a high level of professional service in every element of the business.

What You'll Do:

  • Reporting to the Singapore-based Managing Director, your responsibilities will include the following:
  • Ensure the efficient management of complex assignments throughout the Southeast Asian region including the writing and submitting of proposals and reports, and supervision of all services related to the assignment (in house research and analysis, field work, etc).
  • Maintain and further expand subject-matter expertise and deep knowledge of business-politics landscapes in Southeast Asia, particularly Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei.
  • Contribute to the maintenance and expansion of FTI's human source network.
  • Proactive identification of new sources of information, research tools and approaches, as well as managing of these resources to achieve high quality and cost effectiveness.
  • Develop the business by promoting the company, identifying new clients and generating opportunities through marketing initiatives.
  • Achieve client satisfaction in all aspects of the client relationship and a high level of professional service in every element of the business.
  • Proactively identify new sources of information, including research tools and human sources, as well as managing of these resources, to achieve high quality and cost effectiveness.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships between the different business practices and offices, including operational support as required.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 8-10 years investigative experience in business intelligence, investigative due diligence, and corporate investigations; candidates with more experience will be considered at Senior Director level.
  • Bachelor's Degree holder, with evidence of continued professional or vocational learning.
  • In-depth industry knowledge and investigation experience gained from a professional services environment.
  • Excellent understanding of the complexities of Southeast Asian economic, regulatory, political and security matters and their effect on the business environment.
  • Prior international work experience/travel or experience working as part of a global dispersed and diversified team is an advantage.
  • Proven ability in a business development role and a history of bringing in new clients and generating revenue is preferred.
  • Flexible team player with demonstrable experience in managing and prioritizing a demanding workload, and to undertake any task (regardless of its complexity or level of challenge) in order to ensure that an assignment is completed within a fast-paced and dynamic operational setting.
  • Strong leadership skills with a minimum of 2 years' experience in a supervisory position.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills essential. Second regional language sought (e.g. a working knowledge of Southeast Asian languages an advantage).
  • Travel may be required to clients and to FTI office(s) within the Asia-Pacific region.

#LI-PN1 Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and collaborative team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Comprehensive leave policy
  • Health care benefits including dependents
  • Education subsidy with study and examination leaves
  • Annual paid volunteer hours
  • Corporate matching for corporate charitable event donations

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 7,500 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 and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

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Firm: FTI Consulting

Location: Singapore


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