Asia-Pacific Political & Security Risk Analyst

Employer: Allan & Associates
Location: London, United Kingdom

Allan & Associates’ risk analysis team is expanding. Our Global Information Service is recruiting for an Asia-Pacific Political & Security Risk Analyst for a permanent position in our London office starting ASAP.

The role involves the analysis of political and security risks in Asia and Oceania, contributing to subscription information services as well as bespoke consulting and investigations projects. Where necessary, analysts will support security consulting operations and may be required to travel to the region.

Successful applicants will possess the following skills and experience:

Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Asia Area Studies, International Relations, International Politics, Strategic Studies, or similar. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a specialism in Asia-Pacific.
Detailed knowledge and understanding of key political, security and business risk issues affecting the Asia-Pacific region.
Excellent written English and working proficiency in a regional language (Indonesian Bahasa highly desirable).
Ability to write clearly, concisely and authoritatively in English to tight deadlines.
Practical experience living, working, travelling or volunteering in Asia-Pacific.
IT proficiency and familiarity with MS Office suite.
Strong research skills, an ability to learn quickly and a methodical approach to intelligence gathering tasks.

Existing regional network of contacts and sources.
Working knowledge of a second regional language.
Solid understanding of macro-economics.
Familiarity with social-media monitoring as a research tool.
Prior military or security experience.

Please submit a detailed CV and covering letter highlighting relevant skills and experience, as well as two relevant writing samples of no more than 1500 words each, to the Human Resources Manager at:

The closing date for applications is Friday 18 March but the position may be filled before this date so early applications are encouraged.

Allan & Associates is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the development of effective policies which promote equality of opportunity regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, colour, race, ethnic or national origin, or disability.