We are currently working with a well-known US based political risk consultancy, who are looking to hire an experienced Analyst to join the firm’s Middle East and North Africa practice.
About the Role
The ideal candidate should have deep knowledge of the domestic political and economic systems of both the Middle East and North Africa. The analyst should also have an understanding of political economy of key MENA markets, the intersection between government policy and the business environment, and fiscal policy dynamics.
In this role, you will analyze how political, security, economic, and geopolitical developments in the region affect the interests and operations of the firm’s global markets clients. You will have the ability to analyze specific economic sectors important to the region and pertinent structural reforms.
Skills & Experience
The work environment is often fast-paced and very demanding. You must have an entrepreneurial spirit, intellectual rigor, and strong discipline. You must have excellent written and oral presentation skills in English and be comfortable presenting before private sector clients. You will be supporting coordination of research projects and ensure the timely delivery of high-quality products.
You will have professional experience that reflects strong skills as an analyst. Candidates with significant in-country experience are preferred, and a relevant advanced degree is required. Professional/research fluency in Arabic and French is preferred.
Applicants will be considered for the firm’s London office, and all applicants must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom.