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

Conduct extensive 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.

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

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out effective open-source research whilst utilising internal data sources to support the investigative process
  • Liaise with internal in-country team to identify relevant information and ensure all relevant source information is captured
  • Ensure all information obtained is collated and summarised, with all supporting documents recorded for assessment and review
  • Identify red flags and ascertain further lines of enquiry to ensure all relevant information is captured
  • Contextualise environmental factors which may affect the suitability of the individual or company under review
  • Interpret and analyse information and intelligence gathered from numerous databases and third-party sources to draw inferences via a thorough reasoned process
  • Present findings and key information in a report format, in a clear, logical manner, and present the key threats where further information is required to potentially resolve or escalate issues
  •   Work to independently achieve committed client deadlines, whilst collaborating and contributing positively and constructively to the achievement of business objective
  • Review a variety of reports for self-development purposes

Requirements

Essential:

  • 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.
  • Fluent in Kurdish

Desirable:

  • An interest in international politics, finance, crime and security would be beneficial.
  • Although not essential, knowledge of a foreign language would be desirable (particularly Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, 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.  

Closing date
Open until filled

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