The client is leading global risk management consultancy that provides intelligence, investigation, and security services to leading international corporates, financial institutions, and law firms.
They are recruiting for a Research Associate and/or Associate position in our highly rated Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia practice which handles investigations in the countries of the former Soviet Union. The position will be based either in our London, Washington DC or Moscow offices.
Successful candidates will be inquiring, tenacious, and innovative in the development of new research techniques and resources. Strong research and writing skills and a knowledge of public information sources in Russia and other countries of the region are essential for this position. Candidates are required to be fluent in written and spoken English and have a track record of communicating in English in a commercial environment. Fluent Russian is an advantage but at the minimum, candidates must demonstrate fluency in undertaking research in Russian.
A developed knowledge and understanding of the Russian investment climate and compliance-related challenges that international investors face in the country is a distinct advantage as is acquaintance with relevant databases and other tools used in the execution of academic and commercial research. A successful candidate may also bring with them a proven professional and/or personal network in Russian academia, government and/or business community.