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Director of Risk Mitigation and Intelligence

Intelligence & Risk Analysis

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Tampa, FL, USA


Job summary

The Director of Risk Mitigation and Intelligence will manage the day to day operations of the US Risk Analyst and Intelligence team under the direct guidance of the Head of Risk Intelligence in the UK. They will drive intelligence through open source collection, training, and building program capabilities. They will develop collection requirements to establish the capability to collect and analyze global threats and risks to clients such as Political Instability, Terrorism, Civil Unrest, Crime, Environmental, Medical, and Transportation. Additionally, the Director of Risk Mitigation and Intelligence will work collaboratively with the UK Risk Intelligence department and US Sales and Operations teams to provide innovative solutions to our clients, decision makers, and stakeholders. They will strategically manage and grow the department’s revenue stream through promoting and expanding intelligence capabilities and services. This includes assisting other departments in strengthening client relationships by delivering subject matter expertise and consultation to provide clients with a holistic threat picture as it relates to their business operations.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leads team of analysts supporting Anvil’s incident alerting capability and intelligence operations, coordination, production, and data integration
  • Researches, analyzes, and integrates multiple intelligence sources (open source, geospatial, and human intelligence) to produce in-depth intelligence assessments and reports for formal production and release to Anvil’s clients and other consumers
  • Manages Risk Analyst training program to include: identify training needs, deficiencies and opportunities, develop training standards, and deliver and oversee onboarding and continuation training
  • Expands and advances intelligence capability by disseminating high-level situational awareness products to appropriate stakeholders
  • Enforces department performance monitoring and service-level agreement standards
  • Directs and tracks clients’ informal and formal requests for information and collection requirements
  • Creates a professional development plan for each staff member and aligns plan with organizational objectives and strategic goals
  • Schedules weekly 24/7 risk analyst coverage and coordinates with UK’s Head of Risk Intelligence, ensuring continuous global alert monitoring and reporting
  • Liaisons closely with the UK’s Risk Intelligence Department and Anvil’s global partners to network and build relations throughout the industry and intelligence community
  • Guides department’s efforts to identify global trends of new and emerging threats to clients’ personnel, assets, and interests
  • Supervises intelligence collection capability, including identification and vetting of intelligence sources and methodologies
  • Fosters collaboration and adoption of best practices
  • Briefs clients and stakeholders on department’s products and services
  • Provides an out of hours contact capability for other analysts
  • Participates on the Executive Leadership Team and drive Anvil’s cultural initiatives of fun, confidence, inclusivity, trust, openness, and motivation
  • Line management of 9 direct reports
  • Attends meetings, support client calls, on-site visits, and conferences, requiring up to 10% travel time


Qualifications & Skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to business, intelligence, security, leadership, and/or management
  • Open source analysis experience; specifically in the use of link and predictive analysis
  • Minimum of 7 years relevant intelligence background, preferably military, diplomatic, or law enforcement agency
  • Minimum of 3 years of people management experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations to high-level decision makers
  • In-depth understanding of intelligence cycle and production process
  • Experience with written intelligence products using a wide range of intelligence resources and tools
  • Visibility requires maintaining a professional appearance and providing a positive company image to the public
  • Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule and occasional overnight travel
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team in an often pressure intense environment where deadlines and priorities change constantly
  • Ability to think laterally and objectively, avoiding assumptions, while remaining unbiased throughout
  • Strong constitution to be able to deal with researching often harrowing worldwide events yet remaining culturally and politically sensitive at all times
  • Keen attention to detail with a strong emphasis on accuracy and getting the job right first time


  • Master’s Degree in a field related to business, intelligence, security, leadership, and/or management


Compensation, Benefits and Perks

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Health savings account with company match
  • Voluntary life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Once a week work from home
  • Tuition assistance and professional development
  • Referral bonus program
  • Commuter benefits program
  • Paid parental leave
  • Onsite gym
  • Business casual dress