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Security Specialist, Information & Analysis

Date: Nov 1, 2022

Location: Dubai, DU, AE

Company: International SOS

Description:

International SOS is in the business of protecting and saving lives, when involved in medical or security situations. International SOS understands your needs like no other partner; more than 30 years of experience gives us an unparalleled understanding of your health & security threats and risk challenges. We are, therefore, uniquely placed to tailor-make risk management solutions for the optimal health, security & wellbeing of your diverse global workforce, wherever they are, even in the most remote and fragile environments of the world - on land, at sea or in the air.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Security Specialist, Information & Analysis, to join our outstanding team of security professionals based in our 24/7 Regional Security Centre in Dubai, UAE. 

As a Security Specialist, Information & Analysis, you will undertake collection and processing of information & analysis on Mashreq & Iran, East & Southern Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia  to provide timely security assessments and advice to International SOS’ clients and internal stakeholders.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collect and process security information on Mashreq & Iran, East & Southern Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia through all-source research, processing and analysis ensuring client-facing security standing information is up to date, relevant and reflective of the current situation.
  • 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 International SOS’ clients in line with reporting guidance and thresholds.
  • Conducting research into specific security-related questions in order to maintain operational planning and readiness as required by inform International SOS’ operational posture.
  • As required, deliver safety and security trainings and workshops as well as engage in client specific security intelligence consultancy tasks as required

Skills & Knowledge

 

  • Strong knowledge of political and security landscape within Mashreq & Iran, East & Southern Africa, or Eastern Europe and Central Asia and global security issues.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including ability to explain complex situations to non-expert audiences.
  • Ability to critically analyse multiple streams of information under time pressure and produce actionable insights.

Languages:

  • Fluent English (written and spoken)
  • Advanced professional proficiency in Arabic, Urdu, Farsi, Russian, Swahili or another regional language preferred

 

We review applications and interview candidates on a continuous basis. Following an assessment centre, successful candidates will be placed on a reserve list and recruited as opportunities arise.