Senior Vice President, Business Intelligence and Investigations
Duff & Phelps
Sydney, Australia
1d ago

Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients.

As an organization, we think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same.

That means when you take your place on our team, you’ll discover a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel.

If you’re ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff & Phelps difference.

Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps, consistently provides firms with the professional investigative consulting expertise necessary to resolve conflict through fact-finding and critical analysis.

We have conducted thousands of investigations worldwide and have an unmatched track record of resolving disputes and working with in-house and outside counsel to successfully conduct and conclude internal or regulatory inquiries.

Our experts help organizations with their critical fact finding when they need to conduct internal investigations or to examine allegations of wrongdoing.

Whether or not actual misconduct is discovered, such inquiries, and their aftermath, can pose serious risks to companies and their stakeholders, damaging their reputation, disrupting their business operations and exposing them to government scrutiny, as well as to potential criminal, civil and regulatory liability.

Kroll's investigative services and expertise have helped clients successfully resolve investigations promptly and with minimal business disruption.

At Duff & Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together we’ll maximize the value of your career.

The role of the Senior Vice President will be responsible for developing, producing and supporting the investigative case work, dealing with clients and managing complex multi-jurisdictional assignments.

Additionally, this role will be responsible for contributing to the on-going development and growth of the Investigation & Dispute Practice.

The role requires a high level of organizational ability, excellent verbal and written communication skills, an ability to think strategically, be commercially focused with an analytical mind.


Development and management of projects, throughout the life and the engagement : meeting with client to discuss needs, preparation of commercial and technical proposal, agreement of engagement, development of working plan and budget, allocation of resources, direction of project team members, delivery and quality assurance and project invoicing

Provide expert, reliable and robust analysis of complex situations and data for clients Responsible for the complete

Act as client contact throughout projects and contribute to management of the client relationship

Actively be involved in the pursuit of new business and support the delivery of proposals by senior members of the team

Ensure senior members of the Practice remain up-to-date with the progress of investigation, bringing up issues and findings to the attention of appropriate personnel for resolution and decision making

Monitors quality of own work product and the work of junior employees, providing guidance and assistance where necessary

Achieves Personal Billable Hours and Personal Development targets

Addresses field investigation and related problems as they arise

Exercise good judgment, demonstrate innovation and adapt working strategy based on results obtained

Take ownership of project and deliverables and manage workflow and costs effectively

Ensure ethical conduct, quality of services, use of best practices and compliance with policy and SOPs in each project

Identify project risks and effectively manage them

Contribute to the professional development and evaluation of junior project team members

Demonstrate excellent judgment, be commercially-focused and be driven by professional excellence and a commitment to the Kroll brand.


Extremely strong written and oral communication skills

Strong academic background, preferably in the fields of Accounting, Finance, Journalism, Engineering, International Relations, International Business and Political Science, Law or Security Studies

6+ years of relevant work experience as a financial / forensic investigator, forensic accounting, risk assessment in a managerial capacity

CFE Certification preferred

Client-facing and business development experienced preferred

Proven ability to grasp client needs and to analyze large data sets in order to deliver readily understandable executive reports and presentations

Strong team, project and client management experience, along with strong interpersonal skills

Native-level bilingual research capability in English and another language preferred. Such languages might include : Mandarin, Spanish, French, Cantonese, Japanese, Malay, Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese, Burmese

Proficient in a broad variety of investigative methods

Proficient in MS Office. Ideally also proficient in investigative analysis tools

A key interest in business strategy, global events and markets, with an awareness of working across different cultural and political environments is essential due to the range of cases that will be handled across various industry-sectors.

In order to be considered for a position at Duff & Phelps, you must formally apply via

Duff & Phelps is committed to equal opportunity and diversity, and recruits people based on merit.

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