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      Director – Corporate Intelligence




      A global risk and intelligence consultancy is looking to appoint an experienced Director to lead its Corporate Intelligence team in a new Singapore office as part of its regional development strategy


      The Singapore Director will report into the regional Head of Corporate Intelligence for Asia, who is based in Hong Kong, with an existing team of c. 20 corporate intelligence practitioners. The Singapore office will work in close collaboration with the Hong Kong office.


      The firm already has a diverse portfolio of existing clients in Singapore – including private equity firms, investment banks, law firms, and corporates – and plans to expand on this significantly in the coming years. The Singapore Director will lead this process, working first and foremost to build out a presence and reputation in Singapore. Consistent with other global offices, the Singapore Director will take a hands-on approach, overseeing both business development and having an active role leading delivery in Singapore.


      Initially, the firm anticipates the Singapore Director will lead a small team of 4-5 practitioners, who will work on an integrated workflow with the Hong Kong team. As part of an ambitious growth strategy and with the support of other global offices, the plan is for the Singapore team to scale rapidly as the firm builds out further in the region and eventually become more autonomous.


      Key Responsibilities

      ● Line management of the Singapore team, including final oversight of project delivery, quality assurance, and problem solving. Delivery will initially be integrated with the existing team in Hong Kong.

      ● Running business development and building client relationships in Singapore in collaboration with the Head of Corporate Intelligence Asia and senior managers in other global offices.

      ● As the team scales up, assisting in the selection, hiring, and training of local Singaporean candidates to join the Singapore team, with support from Hong Kong and global HQ in London.

      ● Supporting overall CI operations in Asia and liaising with regional heads and CI managers in Rio, London, Cape Town, and the US.


      Skills, Knowledge & Experience

      ● Detailed knowledge of the Singapore market, including sectoral, client, and relevant local employment trends;

      ● Extensive experience in the corporate intelligence, due diligence, and investigations sector, including experience leading teams delivering these services;

      ● A substantive book of client-side relationships and contacts relevant to the sector;

      ● A network of commercial contacts in major Asian jurisdictions relevant to the ongoing conduct of investigative due diligence work;

      ● Fluency in English to an exacting standard;

      ● Fluency in an Asian language;

      ● A desire to keep a foot directly in delivery as well as ambitions to pass experience on to a growing team

      Posted by

      Ben Kinley

      Group Managing Director

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