Careers with Galen Diligence

Consultant - Investigations

Belem Group, LLC is recruiting a Consultant for Galen Diligence, our cannabis industry-focused investigative due diligence and compliance practice. This is an ideal role for an early-career investigator with some experience at a large firm who is seeking a role with more autonomy, responsibility, and significant growth potential.

As Belem Group’s first full-time hire, you will work closely with the company’s Founder and Managing Director. You will be intimately involved in the management of a growing boutique consulting firm. If successful, your responsibilities will grow with the firm and you will have the opportunity to build your own team of expert investigators.

Belem Group is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Applications are encouraged from qualified candidates in New England, New York, Colorado, and California.

Duties

Research and investigations (75%):

  • Conduct US public record research to support investigative/enhanced due diligence, business intelligence, and litigation support engagements
  • Assist in the management of international engagements, to include coordination with partners in other countries, combining reports from multiple providers, and quality control
  • Produce clear, concise reports that detail our findings and assessments

Business development (20%):

  • Write compelling proposals that explain our services and responsibilities clearly to win work from clients
  • Identify new client prospects in the US and Canada, with a focus on law firms and financial firms
  • Represent Galen Diligence at industry events and conferences

Establish and maintain expertise in investigations and the cannabis industry (5%):

  • Pursue industry certifications (CFE, CAMS, etc.)
  • Monitor news and developments in the cannabis industry, especially with regard to new regulations, laws, and compliance
  • Participate in webinars and in-person educational events focused on the cannabis industry

Skills and experience

Required:

  • Curiosity, persistence, and dogged attention to detail
  • Minimum of 2 years experience conducting US public record research in support of investigations or due diligence engagements
  • Familiarity with investigative databases, especially Lexis products and court records
  • Excellent writing that demonstrates fluency in English, attention to detail, and precision of expression
  • Ability to work independently and to seek help when needed

Advantageous:

  • Experience managing international engagements
  • Industry certifications such as CFE or CAMS
  • Experience conducting background checks in the cannabis industry in a regulatory or licensing capacity
  • Familiarity with laws, regulations, and developments in the cannabis industry

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Subsidized health insurance
  • Option to participate in employer-sponsored 401(k)
  • 15 paid vacation days per year, plus federal holidays
  • 10 days paid sick-leave per year
  • Paid professional development opportunities
  • Membership in a co-working space of your choice (if located outside the Boston area)
  • Flexible hours and locations

To apply

  • Submit your cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to info@galendiligence.com. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
  • Your application must demonstrate that you meet the minimum requirements for the position.
  • Your writing sample should be 500 words or less. An excerpt of a longer piece is fine. Applications containing plagiarism or that fail to cite sources will be disqualified (citations do not count for the word total).