Researcher EMEA
London, London - United Kingdom

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Job Summary:

The Researcher EMEA will support the Pre-Employment Screening Team (PES) team by conducting background investigations, due diligence and pre-employment screening, organization and analysis of evidence, business processes and case project evaluation.

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Establish and maintain positive relationships with other Pinkerton agents.
  3. Design investigative approaches and tactics for review by the supervisor.
  4. Complete pre-employment screening and due diligence tasks, upon request.
  5. Partner with case-specific researcher teams to conduct highly complex investigations.
  6. Perform preparatory work for the investigations by analyzing the problem and studying documents, conducting research, and determining the chain of activities including; conducting interviews, surveys, analyses and data backups.
  7. Prepare investigative reports for review by the manager and recommend further steps to be taken, including comprehensive presentation of the results of the investigation.
  8. All other duties, as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

Bachelor's Degree (preferred) with at least 1 year of work experience working in Background Screening Investigations, HR admin or related field. Pinkerton is an inclusive employer who seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.


  • Previous investigation skill or techniques would be beneficial.
  • Able to organize and analyze evidence.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem resolution skills.
  • Analytical and critical review skills.
  • Serve as an effective team member.
  • Computer knowledge; Microsoft Office.

Working Conditions:

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions;

  • Exposure to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular computer usage.
  • Occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment.
  • Ability to adjust focus between close and distance vision.
  • Maintain composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff, and the public occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently.
  • On-call and extended work hours, as needed.
  • Travel, at times on short notice, as required.

Pinkerton is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/prenatal status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any protected status by local, state, federal or country-specific law. Pinkerton also adheres to all local, state, federal, and country hiring requirements.

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