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AKE International MENA/sub-Saharan African Researcher Position 2019 – UK

AKE International is recruiting for the position of Contracted Researcher – sub-Saharan Africa and MENA (Midle East and North Africa) .

Application Deadline:

  • Researcher – sub-Saharan Africa: 20th August 2019 17:00
  • Researcher – MENA: 7th September 2019

To be Taken at (Country): UK

About the Award:

Researcher (sub-Saharan Africa)

AKE International is recruiting for the position of Contracted Researcher – sub-Saharan Africa.

The position will involve providing research and analytical support to the sub-Saharan Africa desk. Applicants should have good knowledge of political, economic and security issues affecting the sub-Saharan Africa region, and should be able to commit to 3 days per week, for a minimum period of 3 months. Contracts will be extended beyond the initial three-month period where suitable to both parties.

Duties and Responsibilities may include:

  • Contributing to AKE’s Daily Risk Updates.
  • Provision of analytical intelligence for a range of public and private sector clients.
  • Provision of internal company reports and briefings.
  • Assistance in updating AKE’s online country intelligence platform.
  • Assistance in political risk consulting projects.
  • Writing incident reports on political violence in the sub-Saharan Africa region.

Requirements:

  • Good knowledge of political, economic and security issues in the sub-Saharan Africa region, with expertise in West Africa preferred.
  • Hold or be currently studying for a Master’s degree in a relevant subject (e.g international relations, international security, international development).
  • A good understanding of macroeconomics.
  • Excellent English skills and ability to write in a clear and concise manner.
  • Proficiency in French preferred.
  • Be able to commit to 3 days per week, 7 hours per day.

Candidates should have the right to work in the UK

Candidates should email a CV, short cover letter and a relevant unedited writing sample of no more than 350 words to [email protected]. The deadline for the applications is 17.00 on 20 August for the position to start on 29 August. Please note AKE will only contact successful candidates.


Researcher (Middle East North Africa)

AKE International is recruiting for the position of Contracted Researcher – MENA.

The position will involve providing research and analytical support to the MENA desk. Applicants should have a knowledge of political, economic and security issues affecting the MENA region, and should be able to commit to 3 days per week, for a minimum period of 3 months. Contracts will be extended beyond the initial three-month period where suitable to both parties.

Duties and Responsibilities may include:

  • Contributing to AKE’s daily risk updates.
  • Provision of analytical intelligence research for a range of public and private sector clients.
  • Provision of regional or specialised internal company reports and briefings.
  • Assistance in updating AKE’s online country intelligence platform.
  • Assistance in political risk consulting projects.
  • Writing incident reports on political violence in the MENA region.

Requirements:

  • Good knowledge of political, economic and security issues in the MENA region, with expertise in Iraq, Saudi Arabia and/ or Iran particularly.
  • Hold or be currently studying for a Masters’ degree in a relevant subject (e.g international relations, international security, international development, Middle Eastern Politics).
  • Proficiency in at least one regional language.
  • Excellent English skills and ability to write in a clear and concise manner.
  • Be able to commit to 3 days per week, 7 hours per day, of which one should be in London, UK.
  • Candidates should have the right to work in the UK.

Candidates should email a CV, short cover letter and relevant unedited writing sample of no more than 350 words to [email protected] clearly stating the position they are applying for in the email subject line. The deadline for the applications is 17.00 on 7 September for the position to start on 23 September.

*Please note AKE will only contact successful candidates*

Type: Research

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