Intelligence Analyst I - Regional

WorldAware - Cape Town, Province of the Western Cape

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Intelligence Analyst I - Regional
Thursday, December 5, 2019

At WorldAware, we take a proactive approach to solving business challenges and our customers are at the heart of everything we do. It’s the reason we love rolling up our sleeves and getting down to work – and it’s why we’re so successful. It takes an entire team to stand behind something big. Interested?

Position Overview:

Join the WorldAware Risk Intelligence Team! Be part of our global Africa team. We will rely on you to be the intelligence Sherpa for our clients, specifically in the Southern African Region. Do what you love, monitor real-time events in Africa, prioritize those situations of concern to our clients, and hone your writing and analytical skills as part of a best in class intelligence organization. You will draft well-written intelligence products with minimal supervision. You will deliver timely, accurate, and relevant intelligence in the form of brief tactical alerts, situation reports, in-depth assessments, and strategic predictions. In addition, you will be challenged to respond professionally to quick-turnaround client requests in writing and/or on the telephone and may be called upon to conduct client-facing webinars. We are Looking for a self-starter, someone who is calm under pressure, and has demonstrated high-quality writing and briefing skills.

Shift work and flexibility in scheduling is required to meet our 24/7/365 mission.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Be the subject matter expert for Africa (Southern Africa)
  • Monitors events and developments in region for alerting and general awareness
  • Drafts concise, accurate, error-free intelligence
  • Peer support for other Africa sub-regions and global regions
  • Interacts professionally with clients in written and verbal communications
Experience, Functional and Technical Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline required (Political Science, Economics, International Relations,
    Intelligence); Master’s preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience in a related field preferred (Intelligence, Analysis, Security, Risk Management)
  • Foreign language proficiency preferred
  • Regional work/study experience
  • Excellent intelligence gathering and analytic skills
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Inter-personal skills
  • Effective time management and problem solving skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work with little supervision
  • GIS/Mapping skills preferred
  • Foreign language and experience living or traveling abroad preferred
  • Must be available for shift work (nights, weekends and holidays)
  • Must have the ability to pass a pre-employment background check

WorldAware is dedicated to equal opportunity in employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, veteran or disabled status, or any other protected class.


Min education
University attendance
Required experience
2 Years
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