This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing team that is meeting the needs of international governments and private organisations. You will play an important role in informing decisions on a global scale.

Main Purpose

Conducting extensive Internet, database, and open-source research into individuals and companies to provide our clients with an accurate assessment of the status, legitimacy, general background, and overall reputation of the subjects and their business interests.

You will ensure all information received is researched, evaluated, analysed, developed, and recorded appropriately.

This role will require you to read and interpret information in Arabic.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducting global research to verify available information and identify further information relevant to the task
  • Carrying out effective open-source research whilst utilising internal data sources to support the investigative process
  • Interpreting and analysing information gathered from numerous databases and third-party sources
  • Identifying negative information and promptly conducting further research to assist lines of enquiry
  • Ensuring all information obtained is collated and summarised, with all supporting documents recorded for assessment and review
  • Liaising with appropriate external agencies, partners and contractors to identify relevant information
  • Populating templated reports with relevant information
  • Working both independently and with internal teams to contribute positively and constructively to the achievement of business objectives

Skills and Attributes for Success


  • Fluent reading and writing in Arabic
  • Excellent attention-to-detail, with a methodical approach when dealing with various information sources
  • Strong essay and report-writing skills, with the ability to structure information in a coherent format
  • A naturally questioning and curious mind, willing to use your initiative and go further to establish the facts


  • An interest in international politics, finance, crime, and security would be beneficial
  • Although not essential, knowledge of an additional foreign language would be desirable (particularly Farsi, Mandarin, Hindi, Russian or Turkish)

To apply

Please submit your CV and a covering letter, explaining why you are the right fit for this role to [email protected] 

This is an office based role that is initially through an agency with the possibility of going permanent after 3 – 6 months.  

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