19FEB - Associate Analyst, Allan & Associates - Deadline: n/a



Allan & Associates is an international security risk management consultancy which provides protective services to a wide range of clients operating in volatile environments throughout the world.

Allan & Associates specialises in the avoidance and management of risks arising from crime, terrorism, political instability, social upheaval, hostile competitor activity, technological change, and health and safety concerns. Our services include political and security risk assessment, security consulting, commercial investigations, and crisis management response.

Allan & Associates’ consulting teams consist of established leaders from across the security sector, experienced delivering the highest quality of service in some of the world’s most challenging environments. Supported by our Hong Kong, London and Washington D.C. based analysts, our consultants deploy to locations worldwide at short notice, bringing clarity to the rapidly changing world in which our clients operate.

Location: Remote work. No office location.

Position Description

Allan & Associates’ risk analysis team is expanding.  We’re recruiting for a number of Associate Analysts to work part time in collaboration with our permanent risk analysis team.  This opportunity would suit PhD candidates, humanitarian and development workers, and other research professionals seeking involvement in commercial risk analysis.

More details available here: http://www.allan-assoc.com/careers/associate-risk-analyst/.

Eligibility & Qualifications

Minimum master’s degree in relevant discipline and 3+ years professional experience. PhD preferred.

We’re keen to hear from candidates with a deep understanding of the factors affecting the political, security and socio-economic environments in their region of expertise.  Associate Analysts should be subject experts in their field with strong communication skills relating to their areas of interest, and a passion for developing understanding of their discipline.  Associate Analysts will possess exceptional written English and a working knowledge of at least one language from their region.

Associate Analysts will have expertise in one of the following geographic regions:

  • North Asia
  • Central Asia
  • South Asia
  • Southeast Asia
  • Oceania
  • Northern and Western Europe
  • Central and Eastern Europe
  • Russia and the Former Soviet Union
  • Southern Europe and the Mediterranean
  • North Africa and the Maghreb
  • The Levant and Arabian Peninsula
  • East Africa
  • West Africa
  • Central Africa
  • Southern Africa
  • Central America and the Caribbean
  • South America – Andean Region
  • South America – Southern Cone and Brazil

For successful applicants the terms of employment can be flexible depending on personal circumstances, including working one or two days a week or on an ad hoc basis. Associate Analysts will work remotely, enabling them to contribute from anywhere in the world.

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

How to Apply

To apply please submit a detailed CV and covering letter highlighting relevant skills, experience and interests, as well as two relevant writing samples of no more than 1500 words each, to the Human Resources Manager at: humanresources@allan-assoc.com.

Deadline: On-going recruitment.