Security Specialist

Date: 26 Apr 2024

Location: London, GB, W4 5YE

Company: International SOS

International SOS is the world’s leading medical and security services company with over 12,000 employees working in 1,000 locations in 90 countries. Established 35 years ago, we have become the market leader in global telehealth services and digital health solutions for an extensive client base of Fortune 500 companies, NGO’s and governments around the world.

About the role


The Security Specialist, Information & Analysis, is an integral member of the global security I&A team. Under the direction and guidance of the Lead Security Analyst Global Threat Monitoring, you will undertake the collection and processing of information & analysis to provide timely, tactical security assessments and advice, primarily through written reports, to International SOS’ clients and internal stakeholders.

Key responsibilities


The Security Specialist Information & Analysis works as part of International SOS's Global Threat Monitoring function, your main tasks will include:


•    Collecting and processing security information through all-source research, ensuring it is up to date, relevant and reflective of the current situation. 
•    Alerting clients and internal stakeholders of relevant high-impact, time-sensitive security events.
•    Collaborate extensively with the Content Services professional community of researchers, multimedia specialists and editors to deliver a shared vision of audience-centric and multimedia digital production.
•    Report and escalate security or disruption issues affecting clients in line with reporting guidance and thresholds.
•    Conducting research into specific security-related questions in order to maintain operational planning and readiness
•    Deliver safety and security training and workshops as well as engaging in client specific security intelligence consultancy tasks as required

About you


As a Security Specialist Information & Analysis you will need:


•    Proven experience in security intelligence / related field: academic studies, military, government, NGO, or journalism
•    Experience handling geo-political analysis 
•    International work experience is an advantage
•    Ability to critically analyse multiple streams of information under time pressure 
•    Degree or relevant professional training in a field related to security, risk management, international politics or international relations.  
•    Fluent written and verbal English and the ability to explain complex situations to non-expert audiences.
•    Advanced professional proficiency in French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic or Russian preferred.



Security Specialists will receive:


-Structured career development track, with opportunities for progression and advancement
-A day’s leave for your birthday
-Private health care, dental cover, pension scheme, life insurance, paid volunteering day
-Some travel may be required, sometimes at short notice
-Access to our Employee Assistance & Employee Support Programme and Chiswick Business Park Enjoy Work events 


At International SOS, we offer a great working environment, thanks to our commitment to flexible working, diversity, and development.  We encourage every person to be their personal best by creating an environment of inclusion, equality and support.

International SOS has been recognised as a Top Employer in the UK by the Top Employer’s Institute (TEI) for 2024.