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.

Intelligence Analyst – Europe and Eurasia

AKE International is recruiting for the position of Intelligence Analyst – Europe and Eurasia.

AKE’s dedicated Analysis Team delivers specialised intelligence enabling our clients critical decision-making and risk mitigation. The position will involve conducting political, security and economic risk analyses on Europe and Eurasia for AKE’s diverse client base, as well as engaging with clients. Applicants should have a Masters’ degree with a strong regional focus, a demonstrable track record, as well as a strong knowledge of political, economic and security issues affecting the region and their wider geopolitical impact.

Duties and Responsibilities may include:

  • Writing AKE’s Daily Risk Updates.
  • Provision of analytical intelligence for a range of public and private sector clients.
  • Provision of regional or specialised internal company reports and briefings.
  • Updating AKE’s online country intelligence platform.
  • Political or security risk consulting projects.
  • Partnership and collaborate with team members to produce insights, develop solutions, and bespoke intelligence analyses
  • Provide strong analysis and forecasting on political, economic and security issues, monitor country threat ratings on our intelligence platform to help AKE’s clients make informed business, security or deployment decisions in confidence.

Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of political, economic and security issues in the Europe and Eurasia region with expertise in the countries of the former Soviet Union in particular.
  • Hold a Masters’ degree or higher in a relevant subject (e.g. international relations, international security, international development, area studies etc.).
  • Proficiency in at least one regional language. Good working knowledge of Russian is preferred. Other regional languages are also beneficial.
  • Two + years of relevant experience in intelligence, analysis or related field
  • Excellent English language skills and ability to write and present in a clear and concise manner.
  • Able to manage high work-loads, to tight deadlines times in a discreet and efficient manner.
  • Provide proactive and reactive risk mitigation advice
  • Able to support recruitment cycles.
  • Experience working successfully within a team as well as the ability to work independently, at speed and flexibly in a high-paced business environment.
  • Ability to collect analyse and disseminate AKE intelligence from a  number  of  sources  and  for  a  variety  of  end purposes.
  • Produce political and economic risk consultancy and reports for the insurance industry, including verbal briefings and presentations.
  • Support internal company reports and briefings.
  • Participate in the creation and development of new intelligence and projects
  • Develop human sources
  • Research and evaluate of electronic sources; manage and analyse a large quantity of information.
  • Manage interns.
  • Manage products and services to achieve strategic, brand, revenue and market-positioning goals
  • Develop and implement creative and effective methods to improve client services and general operations.
  • 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 550 words to intel@akegroup.com clearly stating the position they are applying for in the email subject line.

*Please note AKE will only contact successful candidates*


 

Intelligence Analyst – Middle East and North Africa

AKE International is recruiting for the position of Intelligence Analyst – Middle East and North Africa.

As part of AKE’s dedicated team of analysts you’ll deliver specialised intelligence to enable our client’s critical decision-making and mitigate risk. The position will involve conducting political, security and economic risk analyses on Middle East and North African countries for AKE’s diverse client base, as well as engaging with clients and leading AKE’s Iraq desk. Applicants should have a Masters’ degree with a strong regional focus, a demonstrable track record and a strong knowledge of political, economic and security issues affecting the region and their wider geopolitical impact.

Duties and Responsibilities may include:

  • Writing AKE’s Daily Risk Updates.
  • Provision of analytical intelligence for a range of public and private sector clients.
  • Provision of regional or specialised internal company reports and briefings.
  • Updating AKE’s online country intelligence platform.
  • Political or security risk consulting projects.
  • Partnership and collaborate with team members to produce insights, develop solutions, and bespoke intelligence analyses
  • Provide strong analysis and forecasting on political, economic and security issues, monitor country threat ratings on our intelligence platform to help AKE’s clients make informed business, security or deployment decisions in confidence.

Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of political, economic and security issues in the Middle East and North Africa region
  • Hold a Masters’ degree or higher in a relevant subject (e.g. international relations, international security, international development, Middle Eastern Politics, Arabic).
  • Proficiency in at least one regional language. Good working knowledge of the Arabic language is essential. Other regional languages are also beneficial.
  • Two to five years of relevant experience in intelligence, analysis, or related field
  • Strong knowledge of Iraq and/ or the Gulf is preferred but not essential.
  • Excellent English language skills and ability to write and present in a clear and concise manner.
  • Able to manage high work-loads, to tight deadlines times in a discreet and efficient manner.
  • Provide proactive and reactive risk mitigation advice
  • Able to support recruitment cycles.
  • Experience working successfully within a team as well as the ability to work independently, at speed and flexibly in a high-paced business environment.
  • Ability to collect analyse and disseminate AKE intelligence from a number of sources and for a variety of end purposes for a range of public and private sector clients.
  • Produce political and economic risk consultancy and reports for the insurance industry, including verbal briefings and presentations.
  • Support internal company reports and briefings.
  • Participate in the creation and development of new intelligence and projects
  • Develop human sources
  • Research and evaluate of electronic sources; manage and analyse a large quantity of information.
  • Manage interns.
  • Manage products and services to achieve strategic, brand, revenue and market-positioning goals
  • Develop and implement creative and effective methods to improve client services and general operations.
  • 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 550 words to intel@akegroup.com clearly stating the position they are applying for in the email subject line.

*Please note AKE will only contact successful candidates*