Manager, Forensic Technology / eDiscovery

Industry: Professional Services

Job Family: Project & Program Management

22 Jan, 2023

Dubai

Full Time

United Arab Emirates

Company Logo

Alvarez & Marsal

Apply

Company Overview

Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) is a global consulting firm with more than $2+ billion in revenues, c.7,000 staff and over 70 offices around the globe. A&M deliver tangible results for corporates, boards, private equity firms, law firms and government agencies facing complex challenges.

Our senior leaders, and their teams, help organizations transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action. Comprised of experienced operators, world-class consultants, former regulators and industry authorities, A&M leverages its restructuring heritage to turn change into a strategic business asset, manage risk and unlock value at every stage of growth.

A&M Culture

A&M is a fast-paced environment with a highly dynamic culture which emphasizes diversity and inclusion. We empower, coach and mentor future leaders and endorse meritocracy to develop skilled consultants who deliver tangible results and build long-lasting relationships. Our entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who positively impact our clients and shape our industry.

The collaborative, supportive environment, and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M.

Inclusive Diversity means just that–we embrace diversity and foster inclusiveness. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

The Team

A&M’s Global Disputes & Investigations (DI) practice is a leading provider of Forensic Technology, Forensic Accounting & Investigations, Dispute Advisory, Cyber Security Risk Services, Economic Consulting, and Privacy & Data Compliance services. The firm has an established reputation for high quality work in a non-Audit environment and our approach is characterised by a high level of objectivity, diligence, and intensive analysis.

In the Middle East, A&M has offices in Dubai, Riyadh and Abu Dhabi.

Our Forensic Technology services include:

Computer Forensics Investigations and Digital Investigations

Electronic Disclosure Management

Data Mining and Database Analytics

Data Privacy Services

Information Governance

Cyber Security and Risk Services

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Manager to join our established Forensic Technology team in Dubai. Successful appointees in the Forensic Technology team are action-oriented self-starters with entrepreneurial flair. They are comfortable working independently as well as in high performing teams. Strong problem-solving skills and analytical rigour is key to their success.

Managers are required to:

Independently perform identification, analyses & extraction of electronically stored information (ESI) using EDRM model

Work closely with Disputes and Investigation teams (accountants, compliance, investigators)

Frequently travel within the Middle East region to perform forensic collections on-site with clients

Examples of the types of projects you would be expected to work on:

Forensic collection and imaging of computer devices and ESI.

Setup workspace, process data and manage reviews in Relativity e-Discovery.

Fraud, compliance, accounting investigation, transaction monitoring and sanction reviews.

Analyses of accounting and finance system for the outliers and suspicious activity.

The Requirements

Minimum 5 years’ experience in Forensic Technology specifically working in eDiscovery or Computer Forensics for a leading Advisory firm

Strong educational background and exceptional academic record

The ability to independently perform data collections (forensic imaging) from computer devices, smartphones and systems using forensic tools (software & hardware) and methodology

Proficiency using the Relativity eDiscovery tool and a full understanding of the necessary workflow required from data collection to review, including evidence handling

A data analytics skill set is desirable, including the ability to perform financial & accounting systems’ analyses & queries (SQL) & use of data visualization / analytics tools such as Tableau or Power BI

Certifications including RCA (Relativity Certified Administrator) or the Relativity Certified User, Nuix eDiscovery Specialist, EnCase EnCE, CFE, and ACE are advantageous

Strong written and oral communication skills in addition to well-developed organisation skills

Fluent business level English is essential and additional Arabic language are advantageous.

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity and we foster inclusiveness. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.