Careers

The AKE International team is drawn from a variety of disciplines, including former military, law enforcement, commerce, academia and intelligence. Ranging from non-government organisations to multinational corporations, our expertise covers the full spectrum of business risks from conception and planning to delivery.


Junior Analyst (Eurasia)

AKE International is recruiting for the position of Junior Analyst – Europe & Eurasia.

The position will involve providing research and analytical support to the Europe and Eurasia desk, working directly under the Principal Analyst. Applicants should have a knowledge of political, economic and security issues across the region. Experience with the financial services industry or a relevant academic background is preferred but applicants from all backgrounds and fields of study will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Provision of analysis on political risk and political economy questions for a range of public and private sector clients.
  • Provision of internal company reports and briefings.
  • Managing countries in the Europe and Eurasia region AKE’s online intelligence platform.
  • Assistance in political risk advisory projects.
  • Writing political violence incidents reports.
  • Analysing security, economic and political trends across the region.
  • Assisting the principal analyst in research tasks.

Requirements:

  • Good knowledge of political, economic and security issues across Europe and Eurasia regions. AKE will look favourably on applicants with expertise in Central/Eastern Europe and Central Asia in particular.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject (international relations, political economy, politics, etc.). Candidates with a Master’s degree are preferred.
  • Proficiency in at least one regional language.
  • Excellent English skills and ability to write in a clear and concise manner.
  • Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.

Candidates should email a CV, short cover letter and relevant unedited writing sample of no more than 1,000 words to intel@akegroup.com clearly stating the position they are applying for in the email subject line. The deadline for the applications is 17.00 on 29 March with interviews to be conducted in April.

*Please note AKE will only contact successful candidates*


Researcher (Asia Pacific)

AKE International is recruiting for the position of Contracted Researcher – Asia Pacific.

The position will involve providing research and analytical support to the Asia Pacific desk. Applicants should have a knowledge of political, economic and security issues affecting the Asia Pacific region, and should be able to commit to 3-4 days per week, for a minimum period of 3 months (contracts will be extended beyond the initial three-month period where suitable to both parties).

Duties and Responsibilities may include:

  • Contributing to AKE’s Daily Risk Updates.
  • Provision of analytical intelligence for a range of public and private sector clients.
  • Provision of internal company reports and briefings.
  • Assistance in updating AKE’s online country intelligence platform.
  • Assistance in political risk consulting projects.
  • Writing incident reports on political violence in the Asia Pacific region.

Requirements:

  • Good knowledge of political, economic and security issues in the Asia Pacific region, with expertise in China and Southeast Asia particularly.
  • Hold or be currently studying for a Masters degree in a relevant subject (e.g international relations, international security, international development).
  • Proficiency in at least one regional language.
  • Excellent English skills and ability to write in a clear and concise manner.
  • Be able to commit to at least 3 days per week, 7 hours per day.
  • Candidates should have the right to work in the UK.

Candidates should email a CV, short cover letter and relevant unedited writing sample of no more than 350 words to intel@akegroup.com clearly stating the position they are applying for in the email subject line. The deadline for the applications is 17.00 on 22 March for the position to start on 5 April, however, we are interviewing on a rolling basis.

*Please note AKE will only contact successful candidates*


Please note we do not accept speculative applications


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