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Associate Director, Data Analytics and Technology Consulting

UAE, Dubai
17-10-2019 01:58 PM


Job title: Associate Director, Data Analytics and Technology Consulting
Type: Permanent
Location: UAE, Dubai
Salary: £75,000-£100,000
We are looking to bring on board a subject matter expert in data analytics and structured data systems to help grow the Data Analytics practice for the EMEA region.
The Associate Director will also collaborate and offer global data analytics support to service client needs and business opportunities in the wider region of the Asia Pacific and Americas.
This role has three main focus areas:
1. Lead and manage projects concurrently
2. Assist in the development of business offerings for data analytics and technology services across EMEA and globally
3. Generate thought leadership and instill best practices in data analytics for regulatory, compliance and business issues
The Associate Director should have experience helping clients address adverse business situations including regulatory enforcement, white collar investigations, FCPA and anti-corruption cases, commercial litigation and criminal/civil inquiries. Relevant experience working in regulated industries such as pharmaceutical and financial services is preferred.
The Associate Director will work with the Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence team, who may function as the subject matter experts but be in need of analytics support.
Data analytics consulting
 Design and implement qualitative and quantitative data analysis methodologies to discover meaningful trends, red flag behavior and optimize operational efficiencies
 Create dynamic data visualization and monitoring dashboards for reporting and ongoing analysis of client risk areas
 Develop work plans to identify, collect, aggregate and analyze relevant data from enterprise data systems to support clients and counsel
 Identify and establish data relationships among disparate sources and organize into a centralized data model to facilitate analysis
 Implement statistical and mathematical methodologies to construct complex data models to interrogate data for anomalies and patterns
 Leverage a risk-based approach to narrow the scope of focus on engagements with high data volumes and complex filtering criteria
 Advise on high-profile, challenging and multi-jurisdictional matters involving Data Analytics consulting Business development
 Lead and create presentations of data analytics capabilities for prospective corporate clients and law firms
 Assist regional marketing, business development and sales prospecting with business developers in Global Client Services
 Prepare outgoing project proposals including budget, staffing and time estimates 
 Ability to flourish in a diverse and dynamic team of highly talented professionals in a fast paced, cross functional environment, delivering services to high profile organizations with critical deadlines
 Mentor junior team members to help them advance professionally and foster a productive and enjoyable work environment
 Support the team in communicating effectively and timely with the stakeholders, through standardized communications tools
Project management
 Deliver on-time errorless work to meet project deadlines and evolving client needs throughout the entire life cycle of the project
 Work to exceed clients’ expectations while identifying and mitigating business risks associated with projects
 Oversee consistent gathering of client and project requirements and ensuring that requirements are properly documented and managed


Professional and technology experience, preferably in a forensic accounting, legal technologies, strategy, compliance and investigations setting
 Knowledge and experience working in regulated industries such as pharmaceuticals, financial services and insurance
 Knowledge of anti-fraud, investigations, anti-bribery and corruption and regulatory requirements analysis skillsets
 Proven knowledge and experience using advanced analytic tools for data visualization, predictive modeling, data management, ETL, data aggregation and dynamic reporting
 Hands-on technical experience mining and analyzing structured data with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server, including advanced experience with SQL query building
 Proven experience managing client expectations and providing relevant solutions through the project life cycle  Experience in creating project estimates, project plans, proposals and retention  agreements
 A working knowledge of the EDRM model and eDiscovery principles
 In depth experience in the use of data visualisation tools such as Microsoft Power BI, Tableau and Spotfire
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