Consultant – DFIR – EMEA (SA)

Control Risks

Control Risks is a specialist risk consultancy that helps to create secure, compliant and resilient organizations 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 go beyond problem-solving and give our clients the insight and intelligence they need to realise 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.

To provide technical expertise and consultative solutions in the field of Digital Forensics, Incident Response, Cyber Security and eDiscovery for our clients. Our clients include Law Firms, Fortune 500 multi-nationals, and Government/Law Enforcement. You will be expected to be a technical lead on cases for our regional and international Discovery & Data Insights teams (DFIR/Legal Technologies/Data Analytics) as well as working closely with our Cyber Response and Crisis Management divisions as well as our Investigations teams. 

To support the business development effort for the department contributing subject matter expertise in articles, presentations and marketing campaigns.

Task and Responsibilities

  • Provide forensic/incident response consultancy and expertise in data collections, investigative/analysis & cyber security services to our clients 
  • To support our Investigation teams across regions 
  • To provide high quality deliverables to our clients in a timely and efficient manner 
  • To ensure work is defensible and to an evidential standard as appropriate for tasks 
  • To provide expert testimony in court as and when required 
  • To be innovative and creative showing initiative in bringing teams together 
  • To anticipate client needs and continually strive for ways to work efficiently 
  • To respond to potential enquiries and convert these into sales leads and proposals 
  • To actively engage in business development and marketing
  • Must be available for international travel (up to 25% of time) 



  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills 
  • Educated to BSc in IT or similar technical degree (or related experience) 
  • All-round skills and competence in using Microsoft/Apple/Linux products 
  • In-depth understanding of computer networks and infrastructure 


  • Educated to BSc/MSc (or equivalent) in Computer Forensics 
  • Forensic accreditation, for example GCFA, GCFE, EnCE


  • Control Risks offers a competitively positioned compensation and benefits package that is transparent and summarised in the full job offer.
  • We operate a discretionary global bonus scheme that incentivises, and rewards individuals based on company and individual performance.
  • Control Risks supports hybrid working arrangements, wherever possible, that emphasise the value of in-person time together – in the office and with our clients – while continuing to support flexible and remote working.
  • As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us and are fully committed to equal treatment, free from discrimination, of all candidates throughout our recruitment process.
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