Solace Global Risk are recruiting a Tactical Intelligence Analyst to be based in it’s UK Head Office in Poole. Full training will be given. As part of a growing and exciting team, the successful applicant will receive a competitive salary and benefits.

Closing date for applications 31st December 2018. To apply please spend your CV and covering letter to

Purpose of job:

The Tactical Intelligence Analyst is responsible for the provision of professional and effective analysis, advice and guidance to: clients, employees, contractors & Directors on all matters relating to global risk and intelligence collection/analysis.

Accountabilities and responsibilities:

  •  The role holder works with other analysts to oversee all tactical alerting and analytical reports produced by all Solace Global staff.
  • Specifically oversee the country report production and event alerting by the Response Managers and as required focus their attention in the right geographical places.
  • Provide training and feedback to Response Managers from an intelligence perspective.
  • Ensure the company has the right intelligence feeds to collect the appropriate level of information.
  • Ensure the company has the right intelligence analysis software to ensure the collected data is processed appropriately.
  • Manage the Intelligence departments controlled docs to achieve compliance with audit process.
  • On a weekly basis prepare a Solace Global one-page intelligence analysis report.
  • Write bespoke intelligence reports as per client requirements including but not limited to pre-travel advisories, desktop risk assessments, due diligence and on-line investigations.
  • From the intelligence perspective assist the Lead Software Developer with enhancements to our propriety risk management platform; Solace Secure.
  • From the intelligence perspective assist with client presentations.
  • Conduct training/webinars on Solace Secure for all new and existing clients as required.
  • Own the Solace Secure new user setup process.
  • Support the Operations Director Risk with account management of Solace Secure clients.
  • Own the Solace Global e-Learning programme.
  • Coordinate with marketing to ensure that our intelligence products and the Solace brand is promoted to support business growth.
  • Provide marketing with bespoke reports to assist in the digital marketing of Solace.
  • Develop and evolve Intelligence products and processes to better address market needs.
  • Produce Maritime reports in support of our maritime division, SGM.
  • Support Risk and Maritime Operations when required.
  • Provide weekend cover support on a rotational basis.
  • Maintain awareness of global events to support more detailed travel advisories and intelligence products.
  • Set up of monitoring systems to trigger notifications to SGR of relevant attacks and incidents globally and more bespoke during monitoring periods in support of high risk travellers/client locations that are paying for dedicated monitoring services
  • Present intelligence services to clients when required.

Required competencies:

  • Managing a Quality Service.
  • Making Effective Decisions.
  • Leading & Communicating.
  • Delivering at Pace.
  • Analytical skills.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Essential: Educated to degree level
  • Excellent: Written and verbal communications
  • Essential: A minimum of 3 years’ experience as an intelligence analyst
  • Essential: Ability to coordinate and prioritise tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Essential: A proactive person with the ability to perform under pressure
  • Essential: Excellent administration skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Essential: Excellent computer skills, experience with MS Office applications
  • Essential: Interest in and good knowledge of current affairs
  • Essential: Excellent spoken and written English
  • Essential: Ability to work autonomously
  • Essential: Knowledge of global politics and culture
  • Essential: Risk Management experience/knowledge
  • Desirable: Experience of responding to critical incidents
  • Desirable: Second language
  • Desirable: Intelligence analysis experience
  • Desirable: Industry specific qualifications

Desirable skills/qualifications:

  • Experience in an intelligence role, with evidence of delivering tactical intelligence analysis.
  • An understanding of Land Operations within a commercial security environment.
  • An understanding of Maritime Operations within a commercial security environment.
  • A proven proactive solution finder who is not put off by unexpected obstacles.
  • Second Language.

Key Relationships:

  • Internal: MD Risk, Operations Director Risk, Senior Response Manager, the Lead Software Developer for Solace Secure, Head of Marketing and Response Managers
  • External: Clients and intelligence sources.

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