Job Title Director Information Governance Advisory Services
Location United States
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description



This position can be located in Washington DC, San Francisco, CA, New York, NY or Houston, TX.  Relocation assistance is available to qualified candidates.

The Manager or Director of Information Governance & Risk Management Advisory Services provides advisory and consulting services to help clients identify and manage risk inherent in business processes and technology systems.  He/she develops and implements information governance, records management, eDiscovery, and security solutions and best practices to solve complex business problems, meet strategic objectives, ensure program compliance, and achieve financial goals. 


Primary Responsibilities:


Integrate with Partners, Directors and others within the forensic practice group to deliver coordinated client services in Information Risk Management (IRM).

Apply advanced, strategic approaches to assist clients with complex information management challenges as well as combine data analysis techniques, sophisticated technology tools, and information management principles to help them make well-informed decisions.


Provide clients with guidance on electronic records management, discovery readiness, privacy and data security. Guide clients with documenting and enhancing processes; collaborating on the development of policies and procedures; identifying and selecting technology tools; developing and rolling out communications and training; and monitoring and auditing their compliance program.


Provide support for program rollout, including the implementation of technology tools to support enhanced business processes with a technology focus on electronic records management systems, structured and unstructured data archiving, and e-discovery response tools.


Assess corporate data management processes and design retention policies in the context of IT infrastructure, technical controls, and litigation needs of the organization.


Advise on the creation of retention schedules and classification systems in an electronic environment.

Build, maintain, and utilize networks of client relationships and community involvement.

Communicate and deliver value propositions.


Draft information management strategies and roadmaps.


Evaluate and select technology vendors and oversee implementations.


Supervise teams and coach staff.  


Participate in marketing activities to identify and secure risk management engagements.


Serve as central point of contact for client and team regarding project related activities.


Drive team performance and service delivery by managing deadlines and project plans.


Evaluate and select e-discovery technology tools, including identification and collection, searching and culling, early case assessment, processing, and production.


Primary Requirements:


Bachelor's Degree required.  Higher education is a plus.  Concentration in Computer Science, Master of Library and Information Sciences (MLIS) or Juris Doctor (JD) is preferred.


A minimum of 5 years ‘experience working in an advisory/consulting position with emphasis on one or more of these areas (RIM, IG, eDiscovery, Security, Privacy) for a mid-to-upper tier professional services company.


Certifications in the areas of Records Management, Information Governance, eDiscovery, Enterprise Content Management, Information Security, and Information Privacy are a plus.

Experience and understanding of best practices for developing and implementing effective enterprise information risk management (IRM) programs for Fortune 500 companies.

Progressive experience leading teams, mentoring and evaluating performance.

Experience managing resource requirements, project timelines, workflows, and budgets.


Experience preparing presentations and complex written materials.


Knowledgeable about the IT, RIM, IG, eDiscovery and Security related technologies, software, applications, and systems that govern corporate programs.


Demonstrated ability to connect with senior executives of leading organizations to generate new business relationships and manage projects.


Thorough understanding of Records Management (paper & electronic) & Information Governance.


Outstanding communication, organization, and leadership skills.


Consultative and collaborative style and professional approach with clients.


Entrepreneurial spirit and drive to help companies and people improve their systems and processes.


Approximately 50% domestic travel is required.


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