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Director - Investigations, Litigations & Disputes

Date:  31 May 2024
Service Line / Portfolios: 

Kuala Lumpur, MY

Title: Director - Investigations, Litigations & Disputes

Are you ready to unleash your potential?

At Deloitte, our purpose is to make an impact that matters for our clients, our people, and the communities we serve.

We believe we have a responsibility to be a force for good, and WorldImpact is our portfolio of initiatives focused on making a tangible impact on society’s biggest challenges and creating a better future. We strive to advise clients on how to deliver purpose-led growth and embed more equitable, inclusive as well as sustainable business practices.

Hence, we seek talented individuals driven to excel and innovate, working together to achieve our shared goals.

We are committed to creating positive work experiences that foster a culture of respect and inclusion, where diverse perspectives are celebrated, and everyone is recognised for their contributions.

Ready to unleash your potential with us? Join the winning team now!

Work you’ll do

  • Work with and support Partners to develop and grow Deloitte Malaysia Financial Advisory Forensic Services to achieve required revenue target and deliver services that meet and exceed client expectations.
  • Manage and lead teams to provide high-quality, professional day-to-day execution of various forensic investigations engagements and projects (including but not limited to fraud, accounting, corruption, employee misconduct, regulatory enforcement, anti-bribery and corruption, integrity due diligence, whistleblowing solutions and other investigations support) for clients across a wide range of industries (i.e. the government, law enforcement, corporate, financial services and legal sectors)
  • Provide strategic direction to the team to deliver a superior client experience
  • Undertake quality control measures to ensure consistent and accurate work practices
  • Responsible for the management of budgets, cost-control and reporting any exceptions 
  • Produce quality working papers, review/revise work and take lead in drafting reports and proposals
  • Work independently in building up network, actively lead and participate in market and business development, speaking at seminars/workshops, seeking for new deals and closing deals
  • Focus on client delivery as well as share knowledge and experience
  • Build and nurture positive working relationships with clients with the intention of exceeding client expectations 
  • Develop strong client relationships, establish credibility with and instill confidence through direct interactions with current and prospective clients to provide high-quality client service
  • Take a proactive role in creating market demand for forensic services, proactively identify pull through opportunities and raise internal and external awareness of services
  • Assist with the development of new forensic services opportunities to address market demands and grow a pipeline of new opportunities
  • Contribute to Deloitte Malaysia Financial Advisory Forensic Services branding eminence through conducting public talks / external seminars / client’s presentations
  • Contribute to make branding articles in any subject related to investigations services
  • Assist Partner in public speaking engagements
  • Build a dedicated and motivated team of professionals within the Deloitte Malaysia Financial Advisory Forensic Services to accomplish the vision and strategy, serving as a role model, providing mentorship and professional development for succession planning as well as to meet on-going business demand and requirements
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct

Your role as a leader

At Deloitte, we believe in the importance of empowering our people to be leaders at all levels. We connect our purpose and shared values to identify issues as well as to make an impact that matters to our clients, people and the communities. Additionally, Directors across our Firm are expected to:


  • Lead from the front, acting as an exemplary role model of integrity for leaders at all levels; promote a strong sense of loyalty and followership as well as to energise others to perform at the highest level.
  • Build a high-performance culture by cultivating individual and team strengths; drive outstanding service, quality and stakeholder value, often through a mix of large cross-business and/or cross-border teams.
  • Anticipate market and competitor trends to develop and deliver bold and innovative solutions that differentiates Deloitte from others.
  • Build and maintain trust-based relationships with senior stakeholders and influencers, using highly developed influencing skills to drive positive impact in complex situations.
  • Set and communicate strategic direction, excite people around the vision and align diverse, cross-business as well as cross-border teams to achieve success.
  • Manage the development of a strong pipeline of diverse talent for current/ future success; own and drive a talent experience that differentiates Deloitte from others.
  • Actively manages the business to deliver maximum value to Deloitte and to external stakeholders.
  • Anticipate market and competitor trends to develop and deliver bold and innovative solutions that differentiates Deloitte.



  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Management, Law or related disciplines or undertaken professional papers (e.g. ACCA)
  • Other financial qualifications (i.e. CFE or ACAMS) is valued
  • Minimum experience range of 8 years of professional experience in an advisory firm (Big 4, mid-tier or general consultancy) under forensic, investigations or an equivalent field
  • At least 5 years of project management experience such as supervisory experience in team management in investigations related projects as well as working with various stakeholders to produce quality deliverables
  • Demonstrate proven technical excellence in managing, leading and executing complex investigations projects 
  • Proven track record of problem solving and working effectively under pressure
  • Understanding of investigations engagement approaches and methodologies in order to devise and execute solutions 
  • Experience working in cross-border team environments and with significant client face time.
  • Strong time and organization skills with the ability to prioritize when working under a tight schedule on multiple projects
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing environments
  • Determination and tenacity to see the matters and projects to its conclusion
  • Strong interpersonal skills including client management and people skills including strong motivational skills
  • Strong communication skills and command over spoken and written English. Knowledge of another Asian language is valued but not a requirement
  • Excellent technical and business writing as well as presentation skills
  • Able to travel for overseas engagements on a short notice period 

Due to volume of applications, we regret only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Candidates will only be contacted by authorised Deloitte Recruiters via firm’s business contact number or business email address.


Requisition ID:  102464

In Malaysia, the services are provided by Deloitte and other related entities in Malaysia ("Deloitte in Malaysia"), which are affiliates of Deloitte Southeast Asia Ltd. Deloitte Southeast Asia Ltd is a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. Deloitte in Malaysia, which is within the Deloitte Network, is the entity that is providing this Website.

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