Manager-Corporate Security Investigations

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/31/17
11 - 15 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/31/17

Responsibilities Include


  • Plan, organize and conduct investigations of alleged or suspected violations of corporate policy and local laws

  • Conduct a full range of investigations to include but not limited to theft, conflict of interest, bribery, fraud, embezzlement, employee misconduct, business due diligence, litigation support, health, safety and environment, computer crime, and theft of proprietary information

  • Perform sensitive investigations that require significant understanding of the potential impact that results may have on the organizational interests

  • Provide accurate and timely oral and written reports of investigative activity to senior management and executive leadership

  • Obtain and preserve physical and testimonial evidence to include interviews of company personnel, vendors, contractors, and related third-parties

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders and business unit personnel to obtain data and related investigative information for research and analysis

  • Analyze information developed from single and multiple investigations to identify trends, patterns, and common systemic causes

  • Provide actionable recommendations to management regarding investigative findings  involving criminal acts or violations of company policy

  • Identify internal weaknesses and deliver recommendations to mitigate internal control failures

  • Present investigative findings to appropriate law enforcement personnel and pursue appropriate remedies through the criminal justice system and/or civil or administrative process, as appropriate

  • Participate in teams and projects designed to promote the goals and objectives of the Cognizant Compliance and Ethics Program

  • Provide subject matter expertise, consulting, and training in investigative process and matters, as required

  • Update the Company's case management system with status and outcome of all assigned investigations

  • Maintain a safety conscious work environment by following Cognizant’s safety policies and safe work practices


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 Qualification Basic/Required 

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology or Business Administration
  • 10+ years’ experience in an investigative position, conducting analysis of information to determine potential issues, violations, root and contributing causes
  • Prior corporate security/management experiencerequired
  • Previous experience preparing oral and written investigative reports
  • Proficient in Microsoft products (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel) computer databases and link analysis software
  • Willing and able to travel domestically and internationally on a regular basis with short notice (approximately <15% of the time) Preferred 
  • Master's degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology or Business Administration 
  • Professional certifications such as Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), or Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP)
  • Previous Federal, State or Local law enforcementinvestigative experience
  • Proven ability to coordinate multiple assignments/projects and effectively manage a high volume case load to timely resolution
  • Experience working in a high velocity, matrix management organization, in which stakeholder requirements and geo-political trends to understand how they shape the future and impact business results
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with business partners, internal stakeholders and law enforcement agencies
  • Formal training in various investigative areas, i.e. investigation process and principles, interviewing techniques, evidence collection, investigative/intelligence analysis, and report writing
  • Ability to actively listen and then influence to drive performance and continuous process improvement
  • Interpersonal skills that build strong relationships based on trust and seeks collaboration across organizational boundaries to achieve goals
  • Strong ethical character and proven ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality


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