Careers

Our team is expanding

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 multi-national corporations, our expertise covers the full spectrum of business risks from conception and planning to delivery.

Researcher (Middle East and North Africa)

AKE International is recruiting for the position of contracted researcher Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The position will involve providing research and analytical support to the MENA desk. Applicants should have a knowledge of political and security issues affecting the MENA 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 region of focus

Requirements:

  • Good knowledge of political and security issues in the MENA region
  • Hold or be currently studying for a Masters degree in a relevant subject (e.g international relations, international security, international development)
  • Be able to commit to 3-4 days per week, 7 hours per day
  • Excellent English skills and be able to write in a clear and concise manner

Applicants should send a CV and cover letter to intel@akegroup.com


Instructors

AKE International is currently accepting applications from suitably qualified and experienced driving instructors for a variety of permanent and freelance positions.  Candidates should have significant instructional and consulting experience in delivering the following subjects:

  • Road craft
  • Response driving
  • Close protection drivers
  • Defensive driving techniques
  • Route planning
  • Protective Security

Essential Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Driving Instructor qualification/Police/IAM/Commercial/DI/ROSPA
  • FAW/FREC
  • Fluent in English.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office applications.
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines in a fast paced and diverse environment.
  • Conscientious, motivated, innovative, flexible, enthusiastic and proactive.
  • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule based on operational tempo.
  • Minimum of 7 years Police, Security services or Commercial security experience.
  • Level 3 award in Education & Training.
  • Experience of delivering, coordinating, maintaining and developing new training material

Preferred Requirements:

  • Blue Light and Emergency Response
  • Conflict Management.
  • A working knowledge of the risk management process, including the information cycle.
  • Close Protection SIA.
  • Degree in security related discipline
  • Working knowledge of ISO 27001 and 31000.

Applicants should email a CV, short cover letter to enquiries@akegroup.com referencing 'Security Instructor'.  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. *Please note AKE will only contact successful candidates* Please also note we do not accept speculative applications


 

Instructors

AKE International is currently accepting applications from suitably qualified and experienced security instructors for a variety of permanent and freelance positions.  Candidates should have significant instructional and consulting experience in delivering the following subjects:

  • Crisis Management
  • Security Management
  • Contractors on Deployed Operations (CONDO)
  • Hostile Environment Awareness Training
  • Travel Safety
  • Protective Security

Essential Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office applications.
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines in a fast paced and diverse environment.
  • Conscientious, motivated, innovative, flexible, enthusiastic and proactive.
  • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule based on operational tempo.
  • Minimum of 7 years military, security services or commercial security experience.
  • Level 3 award in Education & Training.
  • Experience of delivering, coordinating, maintaining and developing new training material

Preferred Requirements:

  • Previous experience of managing complex tasks and operational deployments in challenging and hostile environments.
  • Experience working with media, NGO’s, oil and gas, mining or insurance industries in a risk management capacity.
  • A working knowledge of the risk management process, including the information cycle.
  • Project management experience.
  • Degree in security related discipline
  • Working knowledge of ISO 27001 and 31000.

Applicants should email a CV, short cover letter to enquiries@akegroup.com referencing 'Security Instructor'.  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. *Please note AKE will only contact successful candidates*


Please note we do not accept speculative applications


Recruitment fraud notice

It has come to our attention that fraudulent job offers are being made by persons claiming to represent AKE.  All of our vacancies are advertised on our website, and we will never charge a fee as part of the recruitment process. AKE will always contact you using the official AKE email address ending in @akegroup.com.