Associate Director - Global Disputes & Economics, Life Sciences

Navigant Research   •  

Los Angeles, CA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 239 days ago

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Practice Information

Navigant’s GD&E practice focuses on assisting corporations and their counsel in addressing the issues associated with complex disputes, forensic accounting issues, global investigations and compliance, and technology services. Our disputes professionals provide expert testimony and privileged consulting on damage quantum, liability and valuation issues on complex commercial disputes. Our forensic accounting specialists deliver privileged and independent consulting on complex accounting and financialreporting issues which may result in expert testimony and reporting to management, boards and regulators on accounting disputes, auditor malpractice, individual white-collar defense and investigations. In global investigations, we combine deep investigative law enforcement, industry and accounting skills on anti-money laundering, bribery & corruption, public sector & monitoring, healthcare and government contracting compliance & investigative matters. We deliver technology services to assist in the litigation and investigation process and in solving business problems practice areas, including discovery services, compliance technology and complex data management.


  • Develop, perform and supervise data analysis to detect fraud or control weaknesses
  • Direct and develop computer models including detailed, and potentially, complex spreadsheet analysis
  • Participate in business development initiatives that include targeting external clients, attending industry conferences, and speaking engagements
  • Supervise and conduct data gathering activities including document review and supervision and quality control of data entry activities
  • Lead and supervise teams in small and large engagements
  • Training and development of Consultants, Sr. Consultants and Managing Consultants on various data analysis techniques and tools
  • Responsible for engagement planning and management
  • Prepare client communications for senior level review
  • Act as a mentor to Consultants, Sr. Consultants and Managing Consultants


  • 7+ of experience in a Big 4 public accounting/consulting firm and/or litigation/disputes consulting firm providing data analytics
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in a business-related field, mathematics or computer science
  • Experience with data analysis or data packages, such as SQL, SAS, and R
  • Strong analytical, research, statistical sampling and quantitative abilities
  • Ability to lead small and large project teams or work streams on a variety of engagements
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet timely deadlines
  • Ability to participate in business development activities
  • Experience preparing and presenting client deliverables within defined timelines and budgets
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel

Mental/Physical Requirements

  • Frequently communicates with clients and coworkers and must be able to share information effectively
  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
  • Work as a member of a team as well as be a self-motivator with ability to work independently 
  • Flexibility and responsiveness in managing multiple projects in sometimes high-pressure situations simultaneously
  • Able to travel via airplane with minimal assistance to client sites across the US and potentially internationally
  • Usually remains stationary for the majority of the day
  • Regularly uses close visual acuity and operates computer equipment to prepare and analyze and transmit data