IAS Risk Analyst United Kingdom & abroad £0.00 - £0.00

IAS Risk Analyst

Location: United Kingdom & abroad |
Salary: £0.00 - £0.00 |
Posted: 24 Mar 2021 |
Closes: 14 Apr 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: Risk Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: G4S/TP/6762318/207780

Competitive Salary

25 days annual paid leave in addition to public holidays

Professional Development

G4S Pension Scheme

Job Introduction:

We are seeking a Security and Political risk Analyst to join G4S Risk Consulting’s Intelligence and Advisory Services team.

Researching and producing bespoke threat assessments for a variety of clients, with an emphasis on reports related to global sporting events. 

Corporate research and analysis, using both Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and G4S proprietary data. 

Contribute to daily, weekly and monthly briefs and analytical products, as well as supplementary reports, as required. 

Delivery of thorough, accurate, timely and actionable analysis in line with G4S reporting templates.



Role Responsibility:

Actively monitor security incidents in the client’s countries of interest and determine the impact to the client’s operations.

Plan, research, and produce daily security reports delivering actionable insights. Reporting products will also encompass broader regional security developments and threats to clients in various countries around the world.

Deliver project-specific desktop risk assessments for international sporting events.

Produce threat and risk assessments of the security and political environment in target countries.

Engage with internal and external clients and stakeholders to ensure relevance and appropriate tailoring of reports to client requirements.

Effective planning and delivery of client tasks.

Develop and maintain information sources, including networks of in-country sources.

Collect, analyse, and interpret complex data with a strong understanding and application of analytical techniques.

Provide quality control of IAS products and services to include revision and formatting of complex documents to a high standard.

Provide research, analytical, bid and project support to IAS and G4S RC.

Manage content on the G4S Security Intelligence database.

Support and advise other analysts where required, providing constructive feedback for their work.









The Ideal Candidate:



Educated to at least Master’s degree level in a relevant subject matter such as international relations or security studies or equivalent experience. 

Eligible to work within the UK.

Experience researching and producing thematic political and security analytical products.


Proven IT skills in Microsoft Office programs.



At least 1 years’ experience delivering political or security risk analysis within a commercial organisation or public sector body. 

A broad understanding of the drivers of insecurity.

Demonstrable experience collecting, analysing and producing analysis for senior decision-makers. 

Excellent editorial skills. 

Demonstrable experience of collaboration across inter-company business entities and external companies. 

Demonstrable experience in intelligence analysis databases and open source research tools 

Able to demonstrate the delivery of accurate, timely and actionable analysis


Understanding of the international sports and/or events sector. 

Able to demonstrate knowledge of security risk management consulting sector. 

Experience covering security developments in the following regions:

South Asia 

The Middle East & Afghanistan 

Sub-Saharan Africa 

South East Asia.


Personal Qualities: 

Strong interpersonal skills 

The ability to work unsupervised, in a fast paced team environment 

Strong verbal and written communication. 

Diligence, organisational skills, and enthusiasm for working in new, challenging environments. 

Proven critical thinking skills. 

Self-motivated and a team player.

About the Company:

The G4S Intelligence and Advisory Services (IAS) division is the specialist analytical team within G4S Risk Consulting (G4S RC). IAS provides supports the operations of the wider G4S Risk Consulting and Risk Management (G4S RM) business, delivering bespoke threat monitoring and risk assessment support to a broad range of international clients. 

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