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Junior Risk Analyst

Intelligence & Risk Analysis

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Location

Tampa, FL, USA

 

Job Summary

The Junior Risk Analyst will be responsible for reporting on worldwide events in real time which have the potential to impact the interests and assets of our clients by monitoring major news sources and gathering intelligence using a number of mediums. This information is subsequently used to provide a risk and threat assessment, in the form of an alert, which is then uploaded to our system using dedicated software and passed directly to the client. The Junior Risk Analyst will also assist in the company’s out of hours support procedure in the event of an emergency. Additionally, the Junior Risk Analyst will provide support to account managers requesting travel briefs or more information on an event that could be impacting a client.
 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Closely monitor current worldwide news events using a variety of mediums such as the major news channels, mainstream press, news aggregators, social media, and intelligence sources
  • Identify any emerging trends or upcoming events which could impact our clients
  • Check for updates and amend systems within our dedicated software package to ensure information such as government travel advisories are current
  • Continually add events to the system in real time, as they happen, such as natural disasters and significant country dates
  • Check and respond to queries via email in a timely fashion, both internally and also from our clients
  • Ensure shift handover process is carried out with the next analyst due on duty highlighting any ongoing issues requiring attention
  • Ensure start of shift brief and end of shift de-brief are carried out with line manager via email highlighting any areas requiring attention
  • Ensure all necessary daily administrative tasks are carried out

 

Qualifications and Skills

Essential

  • Bachelor’s Degree or degree seeking
  • The ideal candidate will possess self-motivation, drive, focus, initiative, and innovation
  • Interest in worldwide current affairs
  • Aptitude for analysis and a naturally enquiring mind
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 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
  • Attention to detail with a strong emphasis on accuracy and getting the job right first time
  • Flexible and adaptable regarding working hours, shift patterns, and overtime

Preferred

  • Advanced Spanish language skills (preferably A Level) with particular emphasis on grammar, spelling, and punctuation

 

Compensation, Benefits, and Perks

  • $15.63 per hour
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Health savings account with company match
  • Voluntary life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
  • Generous paid time off plan
  • Tuition assistance and professional development
  • Referral bonus program
  • Commuter benefits program
  • Paid parental leave
  • Onsite gym
  • Business casual dress