Regional Intelligence Analyst- MENA
Dubai, Dubai - United Arab Emirates

The Regional Intelligence Analyst (RIA), embedded with a specific client, will supply and maintain analytical services on geopolitical and security developments within the MENA region. The RIA detects, analyzes, and advises on adverse conditions such as political unrest, crime, terrorism, governance, and brand risk which may impact the client's safety, security, and operational continuity. While the role is primarily based on the relevant MENA region, the Analyst may be focused on tasks of a global nature that require a broad understanding of intelligence related to world affairs.

Essential Functions

  • The functions listed describe the business purpose of this job. Specific duties or tasks may vary and be documented separately. The employee might not be required to perform all functions listed. Additional duties may be assigned, and functions may be modified, according to business necessity.
  • All assigned duties or tasks are deemed to be part of the essential functions, unless such duties or tasks are unrelated to the functions listed, in which case they are deemed to be other (non-essential) functions.
  • Employees are held accountable for successful job performance. Job performance standards may be documented separately, and may include functions, objectives, duties or tasks not specifically listed herein.
  • In performing functions, duties or tasks, employees are required to know and follow safe work practices, and to be aware of company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations. Employees are required to notify superiors upon becoming aware of unsafe working conditions.
  • All functions, duties or tasks are to be carried out in an honest, ethical and professional manner, and to be performed in conformance with applicable company policies and procedures. In the event of uncertainty or lack of knowledge of company policies and procedures, employees are required to request clarification or explanations from superiors or authorized company representatives.
The Essential Functions Include:
  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Detect, analyze, and advise the client on regional adverse conditions including political unrest, crime, terrorism, governance, and brand risk.
  3. Plan, research, and write regular analytical reports delivering actionable insights;
    1. Provide high quality and value driven results.
  4. Actively monitor regional security incidents to determine potential impact and maintain an awareness of strategic trends throughout the region.
  5. Collect, analyze, and interpret complex data with a strong understanding and application of analytical techniques.
  6. Conduct strategic analysis on large data sets to include metrics, physical security trends, aggregate incidents, and crime statistics.
  7. Identify gaps in current analysis products and develop new solutions, methodologies and products to help improve reporting, especially with regards to data driven analysis.
  8. All other duties, as assigned.

Minimum Hiring Standards


Additional qualifications may be specified and receive preference, depending upon the nature of the position.

  • Must have a High School Diploma, Secondary School Certificate, or equivalent.
  • Must be willing to participate in the Company's pre-employment screening process, which may include drug testing and/or background investigation.
  • Must meet the country's age requirement.
  • Must have a reliable means of communication (i.e., email, cell phone).
  • Must have a reliable means of transportation (public or private).
  • Must have the legal right to work in the United Arab Emirates.
  • Must have the ability to speak, read, and write English.

Education/Experience


Master's degree in a related field with formal government, military, and/or law enforcement intelligence training with at least five years of intelligence analysis experience within the MENA region, in a corporate setting, preferred.

Competencies

  • Government, military, and/or law enforcement intelligence training.
  • Corporate intelligence experience withn the MENA region.
  • Proficient written and spoken English. Foreign language ability is a plus.
  • International/global work and/or living experience, preferred.
  • Understanding of principal geopolitical risks and how they affect the private sector.
  • Operational familiarity within UAE with existing network of contacts.
  • Able to carry out responsibilities with little supervision.
  • Familiar with producing interactive data visualization using Tableau.
  • Able to collect, organize, and analyze complex data with a strong understanding and application of analytical techniques.
  • Able to develop strong relationships within a complex environment and across multiple time zones.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Serve as an effective team member.
  • Computer skills; Microsoft Office.

Working Conditions


With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all essential functions. In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

  • Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks, drug testing, and/or behavioral selection survey.
  • Maintain composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff, and the public occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.
  • Exposure to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular computer usage.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Must be able to see, hear, speak, and write clearly in order to communicate with employees and/or customers.
  • Manual dexterity required for occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment.
  • Close and distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • On-call availability (occasional).
  • Travel, up to 20%, to regional and international events.


Pinkerton is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/prenatal status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any protected status by local, state, federal or country-specific law.

*Current employees include Pinkerton and all Securitas divisions.

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