Advanced or fluent Portuguese language proficiency in reading comprehension is required.
Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients.
As an organization, we value the diverse backgrounds and perspectives that enable us to think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same.
That means when you join our team, you’ll become part of a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel.
If you’re ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff & Phelps difference.
Through a combination of in-depth subject matter expertise, global research capabilities and flexible technology tools, the Compliance Risk and Diligence practice of Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps, helps clients take a risk-based approach toward meeting obligations or remediating failures regarding anti-bribery, anti-corruption and related regulatory mandates.
These include pre-transactional intelligence; vendor, supplier and distributor due diligence; vendor management platform;
leadership / executive vetting; sanctions screening and monitoring; country / industry risk; and bespoke inquiries.
We currently have opportunities for Portuguese language researchers. The right candidate will have outstanding English reading and writing skills, advanced proficiency in reading comprehension in the Portuguese language, meticulous attention to detail, a sense of curiosity, the ability to learn quickly, and a dedication to client satisfaction.
Having advanced proficiency in reading comprehension in the Spanish language is a bonus.
At Duff & Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together we’ll maximize the value of your career.
Conduct in-depth research in English & Portuguese (and / or Spanish) languages, regarding companies and individuals using public record databases, commercial and proprietary databases, media sources and the internet
Analyze research, organize findings and synthesize relevant information
Write well structured, logical and objective reports regarding assessments on the status, legitimacy, general background, and overall reputation of a company and its principals
Manage multiple assignments from start to finish, conducting extensive Internet, database, and media research into companies and individuals to provide our clients with an accurate assessment of the status, legitimacy, general background, and overall reputation of a subject company and its principals
Excellent written and verbal communication skills that help represent diverse communities
Experience working with diverse teams
Advanced proficiency or fluency in Portuguese language, in reading comprehension is required
Extremely strong English-language writing skills is required
Undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited university majoring in : International Relations / Affairs, Regional Studies, Political Science, Criminal Justice, Law or other related areas of study required
Advanced proficiency or fluency in Spanish language, in reading comprehension is a bonus
1-2 years of professional work experience (including internships) is required
Strong attention to detail
Ability to quickly and effectively summarize information from multiple sources into concise analytical assessments
Ability to work independently
Ability to accept and apply constructive feedback
Ability to prioritize several projects and assignments on multiple topics while meeting tight deadlines
Customer-service orientation with a dedication to quality
Interest and understanding of current events, international affairs, economics and / or finance
Availability to work a full-time schedule with the understanding that additional hours and weekend work may be required
Please attach or upload a copy of your resume in English for further review.