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26 Apr 2013

  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Profession: Technology in Finance & Consultancy, Management Consultancy
  • Start Date: Unspecified
  • Location: London
  • UCAS Points: Technology – Consultant
  • Disciplines Recruited From: Law or technology focused
  • Degree Required: 2:1

About The Firm

FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance their enterprise value. For over 30 years, FTI has brought insight and expertise to deliver successful resolution to the most challenging financial, litigation, and business-critical issues. FTI Consulting is a leading global firm that organisations rely on for advice and solutions in the areas of corporate finance and restructuring, disputes and investigations, economic consulting, e-discovery software and services, reputation management, and transaction advisory when confronting the critical issues that shape their futures. We are involved in high-stakes, fast-paced computer forensics projects from around the world. Our workforce of more than 3,800 employees includes numerous PhDs, MBAs, CPAs, CFEs, JDs, and technologists with expertise across a broad range of industries including financial services, retail, healthcare, energy, media and communications.

About The Opportunity

This Consultant position is a part of FTI Consulting’s Technology team. As part of the London based team, the Consultant will be cross-trained in various e-discovery skills and will assist on all phases of e-discovery projects.

Primary Duties:

The primary responsibilities of this position is to be part of a cross-functional team that manages all areas related to the collection, migration, processing, analysis, conversion, quality assurance, tracking, and management of client data.

  • Liaise with clients and project managers regarding client requests and manage expectations.
  • Plan and execute electronic evidence collection exercises, on-site at client premises around the UK and abroad.
  • Utilise industry standard and bespoke software to access, extract and cull data from electronic evidence sources.
  • Assume responsibility for day-to-day data processing, conversion, analysis, quality control, import, and other specialised tasks including interaction with other consultants, supervisors, and client personnel.
  • Create SQL scripts and utilise processing applications and tools to meet client requirements or to improve efficiency.
  • Be customer-service-oriented to meet client deadlines, including working out of business hours when necessary.
  • Travel as required to ensure effective management of case activities. (Minimal notice possible).

Basic Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with personal computer hardware, operating systems and software.
  • 2:1 degree inlaw or a technology focused subject such as computer science, forensic computing or information systems, or equivalent experience.
  • Self-developer that demonstrates an ability to solve complex problems with well thought out innovative solutions.
  • Ability to manage time and prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Good communicator who can perform in a client facing role.
  • Flexible with working hours and has the ability to work in a cross-functional team.

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of any document review management application like Ringtail Legal, Relativity, Concordance, Summation or Introspect.
  • Have a good understanding of transact SQL and relational databases.
  • Knowledge of data manipulation, data conversion, and data analysis activities in a SQL database and MS Access.
  • Technically savvy with a strong proficiency in Microsoft Windows and related software, especially Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and support the team’s goals above individual goals.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment while handling multiple tasks through completion.
  • Litigation support experience.

To apply please submit a cover letter and CV here. Within your cover letter, please specify, in no more than 500 words, why you have chosen to pursue a career in consulting, and what interests you about FTI Consulting in particular.

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