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Team Leader - Forensic Investigations

Charlotte Robins
Contract Type
Expiry Date
26/03/2019 11:20:00
In the role of Investigation Team Leader, you will support a team of Forensic Investigators who conduct on-site forensic investigations at solicitor's practices.

Job Description

What's in it for you?

  • Lead, manage and mentor a team who are at the forefront of conducting our on-site investigations.
  • Ownership of deliverables - you will act as the central liaison point between teams working on investigations.
  • A stimulating, challenging and interesting opportunity where no two days will be the same
  • A role where you can showcase your investigation experience and knowledge of accounts
  • Engage with other senior managers to provide meaningful contributions to the Units performance.

Your role

In the role of Investigation Team Leader, you will support a team of Forensic Investigators who conduct on-site forensic investigations at solicitor's practices. You will also oversee numerous and complex multi-faceted investigations and projects that lead to a cost effective, outcome focused conclusion.

You will forge successful working relationships both internally and externally and demonstrate collaborative working to ensure business goals are met.

The successful candidate will have first-hand experience in conducting financial investigations and have a thorough understanding of the rules and regulations that we govern by, and how we apply these accordingly.

The role is field-based and will require extensive travel throughout England and Wales including our main office in Birmingham. A car allowance of £5,600 per annum (subject to minimum mileage criteria) and appropriate equipment will be provided to allow you to work in the field.

Your team

As a highly competent leader you will give your team technical and investigative advice of the highest quality, providing remote and on-site assistance to all team members as and when required.

You will have accountability and oversight of the progression and quality of investigations handled by your team and you will make sure that cases are managed on time and that quality standards are consistently high.

With previous experience of managing and/or mentoring others, you will provide excellent leadership and development to maximise your team's performance to meet KPIs.

What we're looking for

  • A resilient individual who can support a team whilst delivering results.
  • Practical experience of complex cases and drafting reports in a contentious or regulatory environment.
  • Sound judgment to make fair, proportionate and timely decisions.
  • You should be flexible, tenacious and able to adjust your priorities at short notice.
  • Excellent communication skills, at a senior level.
  • Ability to travel extensively throughout England and Wales.

All applicants are required to include a full CV and cover letter evidencing how their knowledge skills and experience meet the essential criteria listed.

Interviews for this role will take place in the week commencing 1 April 2019. A second stage will take place in the week commencing 8 April 2019.

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, we can arrange for this to happen - contact us to arrange a chat, in confidence at

Charlotte Robins