Investigative Analyst

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Aug 29

Position description

Ergo is a global intelligence and advisory firm specializing in due diligence, competitive intelligence, and geopolitical analysis in the world’s most challenging geographies. We have unique assets and capabilities across emerging and frontier markets in industries such as oil and gas, agriculture, infrastructure, financial services, and aerospace and defense. Our clients include leading private equity firms, hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds, multinational corporations, and law firms.

Work at Ergo is exciting and challenging and offers the opportunity to conduct in-depth analysis, primary research, consulting, and investigations on a wide range of issues of interest to our clients. This is a demanding position in which you will work with our research team to understand our clients' questions and then lead the process to discover the answers.

Ergo seeks an investigative analyst of the very highest caliber to join its growing Investigations Practice in our New York City office.

  • The position is open to entry- and mid-level analysts who are interested in helping to develop this practice area and potentially lead a team of analysts.
  • Salary and title will vary depending on the candidates experience and background.
  • Recent graduates from top undergraduate or graduate programs with prior work experience are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants must have full-time work availability and authorization in New York City.

This is a great opportunity to work on compelling cases—both legal and corporate—and build a remarkable skill set performing a range of critical roles and responsibilities, including:

  • Conducting due diligence investigations on companies and individuals through the use of primary and secondary sources
  • Performing complex investigations as part of litigation support, due diligence, and other investigative matters
  • Researching, writing, and delivering on-time reports of varying complexity; ensuring that deliverables are accurate, complete and meet/exceed the client's needs
  • Interfacing with major clients on a regular basis by handling scope of work questions, responding to follow-up inquiries, and generally understanding the client's needs
  • Working closely with Ergo's research and executive teams


Ideal candidates will have completed an undergraduate or graduate degree with an emphasis on business and/or international affairs. Previous internship or work experience in security, consulting, risk analysis, litigation support, due diligence, or other investigative work is a plus.

Candidates are expected to demonstrate a genuine interest in investigative research. Self-starters with demonstrated passion and drive are especially encouraged to apply.

Candidates must have:

  • A strong academic record
  • Absolute integrity
  • A positive attitude
  • Superior communication and oral/written presentation skills
  • A desire to work hard in a rewarding atmosphere
  • A personal and work history that shows honesty, discipline, initiative, creativity and a very strong intellect
  • A proven capacity to research, write and present complex material
  • The ability to work well with a team
  • Solid facility with Microsoft Office (familiarity with Adobe Design Suite is a plus)
  • A minimum GPA of 3.5

Application instructions

Please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to [email protected] with “Investigative Analyst” in the subject line.

To learn more about Ergo, please visit our website at  No phone calls please.

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