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Reference: 79928

Date Added: 21 August 2021
Closing Date: 30 September 2021

Job Title: Senior Analyst, Political Risk

Working For: GPW + Co Ltd

Location: London

Salary: Dependant on the candidate and experience level

Length of Contract: Full time permanent role

Job Details

Looking for a Senior Analyst to join our Political Risk practice. In this role, the successful candidate will be required to work on and manage a number of business intelligence and political risk projects for clients.

Your coverage areas will include Russia and Caspian or Middle East and Africa. You will be required to maintain current knowledge of political developments in these countires and be able to speak to clients about them. You may need to speak to the media on behalf of GPW and present at larger conference events. 

This role requires flexibility as the successful candidate will be required to travel and work outside normal working hours, including weekends and public holidays, as the requirements of projects may dictate. 

Specific responsibilities:

  • Desk-based research, drawing upon the range of search engines and databases generally available;
  • Work on weekly bulletins for retainer clients on key countries
  • Work on business intelligence and political risk projects for clients; we would anticipate that you would experience a variety of GPW’s workflow, including investigations and due diligence assignments
  • Field research and OSINT
  • Proactive research and enquires as required, including interviews 
  • Present analytical findings to the highest standard in the form of written reports, verbal briefs and visuals
  • Support researching and drafting of project proposals
  • Develop and maintain a network
  • Keep updated on political developments
  • Contribute to identifying and developing resources useful for investigative research
  • A full and active part in the overall activities of the company, lending support and assistance as and when necessary
  • Supporting less experienced Analysts in their research, improving research techniques, and adding to the training programme

Essential requirements:

  • English speaker
  • Ability to carry out research in another language
  • Excellent analytical and report writing on a quick turnaround basis
  • Experience in reporting directly to clients
  • Ability to debrief external resources in person and by telephone
  • Knowledge of research databases
  • Ability to juggle multiple assignments and deadlines at once
  • Two years’ plus experience in the business intelligence sector or other relevant commercial experience

Closing Date: 30 September 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place from October onwards and the start date is felxible depending on the right candidate. 

Application Details

If you wish to apply for this role, please send us your CV and cover letter to recruitment@gpwltd.com with the subject reference ‘GPW Application Ref PR102’.

Website: https://www.gpwltd.com/

Additional Notes