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Reference: 68964

Date Added: 4 December 2018
Closing Date: 7 January 2019

Job Title: Political Risk Analyst

Working For: JLT Specialty

Location: Birmingham

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

JLT Specialty’s Credit, Political and Security Risks team is looking to recruit a political risk analyst to join its Birmingham team. The position will provide the opportunity to research, analyse and collate information on a range of geopolitical trends and gain insight into the business risk sphere.

THE ROLE
Responsibilities:
• Production of forward-looking qualitative country risk analysis, primarily relating to political violence and the operating, investing and trading environment, for a range of clients and internal briefings.
• Monitoring and analysing sector-specific content for clients across the banking, commodity trading, mining, energy, power, telecoms and renewables fields – primarily with an emerging market focus.
• These reports will primarily be used to populate World Risk Review, JLT’s online proprietary risk-modelling tool which rates nine political, economic and security risks for 197 countries and territories. 

THE CANDIDATE
Essential:
• Master’s degree in a political science, economics, international relations, security studies or other relevant discipline.
• Evidence of strong (online) research and analytical skills.
• Ability to write clearly, concisely and impartially to strict deadlines.
• A proven interest in and sophisticated understanding of international affairs and business risk management.

Preferred:
• Previous business and/or political risk analyst experience, preferably within a consulting environment.
• Regional expertise a distinct advantage.
• International experience and ability in a second language, particularly French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Mandarin.

Additional Details
We offer highly attractive reward packages. We are aware of how integral our employees are to our progress, so we ensure that everyone shares in that success. Whilst this varies from company to company within Jardine Lloyd Thompson in the UK, typical benefits can include:
• Employee share schemes
• Flexible Benefit Scheme (called Choices)
• Generous holiday entitlement
• Pension Plan
• Private healthcare scheme

JLT aims to be an equal opportunities employer and we would like to encourage applications from all the community, irrespective of race, religion, gender, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Closing Date: 7 January 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held on a rolling basis with shortlisted candidates, with a start date as soon as possible in the New Year.

Application Details

Please send a CV and cover letter, detailing your suitability for the role to eleanor_smith@jltgroup.com. 

You can also apply via LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/999363774/ 

Website: https://www.jltspecialty.com/

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