Researcher 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 AfricaLocation: LagosDepartment: Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence (CFI)Manager: Associate Director, NigeriaJob PurposeTo 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 criteriaAnalyse research results within the context of the project and suggest additional avenues of researchSummarise research findings into draft reports for consultants on larger projectsDraft reports for external clients on research-only projectsSupport consultants in more complex or multi-jurisdictional tasksUndertake 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 developmentPrepare focused briefings for client initiativesContribute to marketing and profile raising eventsSeek opportunities to be involved in product development with seniors. 

Apply at