Digital Forensic Lab Manager


Digital Forensics


Digital Forensics, eDiscovery & Legal


£45,000 to £55,000 Per Annum


South East England

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Digital Forensic Lab Manager (UK)

Location: Home Counties South, United Kingdom

Salary: Competitive, £45k-£55k based on experience plus unique uncapped bonus element


The Role:

Our client is currently seeking an experienced Digital Forensic Lab Manager to lead and manage their team of forensic analysts. As the Department Head, your role will involve leading the growth of the team and business initiatives.

Your duties will include developing business growth for the lab, optimising analysis, and improving processes. You will also manage the Mobile Device Lab.

The role demands continuous improvement of performance to guarantee maximum and effective use of resources with a customer-focused mindset.

Mostly an office-based position it demands a dynamic individual ready to make a significant contribution. Benefits include a comprehensive pension scheme, health coverage, generous holiday allowance, social events, and additional advantages like employee discounts on various products.



  • Lead the team members to achieve their best performance. Assist with some HR tasks, monitor performance, and provide constructive feedback during reviews
  • Drive the business expansion with the support of the Senior Management Team
  • Ensure analysts accurately record time and project notes - to guarantee adherence to quality and policy requirements
  • Effectively assign casework to analysts and utilise the Case Manager to proactively manage individual caseloads. Ensure efficiency, meeting deadlines, and monitoring cases
  • Ensure customer satisfaction
  • Manage all aspects of current ISO standards, ensuring processes and documentation are up-to-date and followed
  • Actively collaborate with internal and external teams to enhance efficiency and meet customer requirements
  • Create and maintain a safe, secure, and legally compliant work environment and create personal growth opportunities for staff
  • Achieve results by communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring, appraising, coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees
  • Develop, coordinate, and enforce policies, procedures, and productivity standards


Essential Skills / Qualifications

  • 5 years+ of experience in Digital Forensics (with at least two years as a Manager or team leader)
  • Good understanding of current ACPO guidelines and Forensic Regulator requirements for ISO17025
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to expand and drive business models for Digital Forensics outsourcing teams
  • Demonstrable leadership skills in monitoring, improving, and adapting a forensic team


  • Diagnose issues & problems with digital devices and perform necessary work
  • Degree level qualification (2:2 or above) BSc in IT, Computer Science or Digital Forensics
  • Previous Law Enforcement experience or having worked for Law Enforcement in the Digital Forensics space is useful


Additional Requirements:

  • Minimum five years residency in the UK for security
  • Ability to obtain SC clearance within six months of employment
  • Driver’s license (optional)


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About Brimstone Consulting: We specialise in finding highly qualified staff in the following areas: Forensic Accounting & Fraud - (AML/CTF, Investigation, CFE’s etc.); Legal and LegalTech (E-Discovery, Digital Forensics, EDRM); Big Data and Data Analytics - (MI/BI/CI); InfoSec and Cyber Crime; Audit; Accountancy and Finance; FinTech (Payments etc.); Risk - (Credit, Regulatory, Liquidity, Market, Analysts-SAS, SPSS etc.); Compliance/Corporate Governance; IT - (full SDLC - BA’s PM’s, Architects, Developers etc.)

Brimstone Consulting acts as an employment agency (permanent) and as an employment business (temporary) - a free and confidential service to candidates. Brimstone Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Due to time constraints we can only reply to applicants that match our clients’ specifications. We may store applications in our cloud storage facilities that may include dropbox.


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