Analyst – Speculative applications for our embedded consulting talent pool

  • Anywhere

We are inviting speculative applications from across the US. This could be for both remote and onsite positions. When applying please be sure to include what locations you’d be open to working in in the US. Typically, we hire in SF Bay Area, Washington DC, NYC, Seattle, Boston and remote.

Control Risks has been providing outsourced embedded consulting management for over 40 years, with our support allowing clients to operate successfully, utilizing a wide range of expertise. Our embedded service allows our consultants to be integrated into the client’s organization and provide our service from their site. We are a preferred partner because of our ethics, security intelligence, practical know-how and management support provided by our global network of offices.

With our global presence and extensive experience, Control Risks maintains an ever-growing database of multi-national risk management professionals to match skills and knowledge with client needs.

We are experiencing demanding growth across our embedded programmes and are seeking to build our database of consultants in all parts of Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

We are seeking Analysts of all levels to deliver high quality reporting, covering but not limited to areas around security-risk, intelligence, operations, and political risk.

If you would like to be part of our talent pool, please submit your CV.

Please note that this is a speculative application to be part of the talent pool we draw upon when new roles become available and will not guarantee an interview.

Areas of expertise we are looking to engage in are as follows:

1. Intelligence Analyst

Gather and evaluate information from different sources to predict and prevent organised crime activities. The use of law enforcement databases, surveillance, intelligence networks, and geographic information systems to predict crimes.

2. Security Analyst

Conducting security assessments through vulnerability testing and risk analysis. Performing both internal and external security audits. Analysing and identifying security breaches, continuously updating company incident response and disaster recovery plans.

3. Operations Analyst

Review data which implicates an organisation’s policies, procedures, and functions. Reviewing company data in correlation with data sources, to build reports based on these findings and recommending programmes to improve an organisation’s performance.


  • A minimum bachelor’s degree in history, political science, international relations, intelligence analysis, criminal justice, regional studies, or a related discipline; master’s degree strongly preferred
  • Broad knowledge of geopolitical affairs, and global awareness of influences on business goals and strategies
  • Attention to detail, with the ability to anticipate trends which may have an impact on the organisation, extending to environment and people
  • Ability to interpret high volumes of data, from multiple sources
  • The ability to compile concise and accurate reporting, using the appropriate language for its audience
  • Work well under pressure in moments of emergency response
  • Responsive to changing environments and adaptable to unpredictable circumstances
  • Strong client focus and the ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Excellent research, analytical, writing, and verbal presentation skills
  • Excellent IT skills, in MS office, and confident to learn new systems
  • Additional ad hoc requests

Behavioural Skills

  • A team player who works professionally with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels
  • An excellent understanding of client and business confidentiality
  • Cultural awareness and ability to work alongside a global team
  • Proactive and confident in articulating ideas with peers across the organisation
  • Ability to demonstrate resilience and perseverance in difficult situations