About the company

Control Risks exists to make our clients succeed. We are a specialist risk consultancy that helps to create secure, compliant and resilient organisations in an age of ever-changing risk.

Working across disciplines, technologies and geographies, everything we do is based on our belief that taking risks is essential to our clients’ success.

We provide you with the insight to focus resources and ensure you are prepared to resolve the issues and crises that occur in any ambitious global organization.

We go beyond problem-solving and give you the insight and intelligence you need to realize opportunities and grow. From the boardroom to the remotest location, we have developed an unparalleled ability to bring order to chaos and reassurance to anxiety.

Job Purpose

Our South Asia Business Intelligence teams works closely as a trusted advisor to leading Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, private market investors, and law firms from across the region and globally. We help our clients understand and manage a variety of business risks, enabling them to succeed in complex environments. Such risks might relate to evaluating potential local partners and investments, mapping out sources of reputational and integrity risk, and conducting investigations to help our clients respond to internal and external threats their operations.

We are looking to hire an Associate Consultant to enhance our leading market position and provide innovative solutions to unique challenges faced by the clients in the market. In this role, the Associate Consultant will provide investigative and professional advisory services by conducting standard public records research and human source enquiries for clients investing and operating in the South Asia region.

Tasks and responsibilities


} Conduct thorough OSINT and public record research and overt enquiries in English language

} Process and evaluate human source intelligence gathered throughout the project lifecycle

} Work closely with project leaders and editors to support the production of high-quality, client-ready intelligence reports

} Liaise with Control Risks’ network of market intelligence providers and identify new providers and sources of intelligence

} Meet agreed deadlines.

} Work on multiple projects at any one time and manage own workload efficiently

} Contribute to the growth of Control Risks’ network of market intelligence providers and identify new providers and sources of intelligence

} Fulfil administrative requirements such as completing weekly timesheets.

Clients and marketing

} Support the production of client-ready proposals

} Attend client calls/meetings and conduct in-country research trips when workload allows

} Conduct research and prepare material (e.g. client or sector briefs) to support marketing initiatives

} Curate information on companies and individuals from past reports to expand the knowledge base of the practice

Knowledge and experience


} At least two years’ experience in a related industry, such as but not limited to: financial services, journalism, legal, professional services consulting, government/government affairs, policy, academia

} Has a keen interest in and strong understanding of political and business trends across South Asia

} Excellent research and writing skills. Ability to summarise, process and communicate information clearly

} Ability to think critically and unravel complex information with an investigative mindset

} Written and spoken fluency in English 

} Has a good understanding of commercial transactions and investigations

} Strong working knowledge of Word and PowerPoint.


} Ability to read and analyse financial data, including balance sheets

} Advanced OSINT skills

} Familiar with research databases typically used in a due diligence project or investigation

Qualifications and specialist skills

At least a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (international relations, politics, economics, business, finance, journalism/communications, social sciences)



} Ability to meet deadlines under pressure

} Adapts well to changing business demands

} Shows an understanding and awareness of personal impact on profit

Problem Solving

} Strong analytical/investigative mind-set required, critical thinking and problem solving


} Effective communication skills required – written and oral ability to communicate research topics, and more complex concepts in discussion with case managers

} Ability to express ideas and write reports independently

} Comfortable asking questions


} Interest in and ability to work as a part of team, which may include working with colleagues in other offices and countries

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