Afghanistan and Pakistan (AFPAK) Intelligence Analyst

Healix Group of Companies


Position description

Operating 24/7/365, our Global Security department is made up of security and crisis management specialists who are highly knowledgeable in the risks associated with global travel. As industry experts, we provide our clients with evaluations of security risks, advice on minimising those risks and guidance for building a safer and more secure environment for their staff.

We have a new role available for an Afghanistan and Pakistan (AFPAK) Intelligence Analyst to join our team on a temporary basis (with potential to become permanent) to research, assess and advise on potential risk in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

The ideal candidate will be required to think independently, providing unbiased and analytical expertise on the Afghanistan and Pakistan region.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Identifying and monitoring developments in Afghanistan and Pakistan, staying abreast of developments and dictating the analytical line when assessing the security, political and operational risk environment.
  • Whilst using the Healix Tool for Intelligence Gap Analysis (TIGA), endeavour to improve the quality of both desktop and network intelligence sources.
  • Gain an understanding of our client footprint and case activity to help us proactively engage clients in the event that their staff could be impacted by a security development.
  • In a crisis or over the course of a protracted security issue you may be required to provide continuous updates to the wider operations platform. During this time the GTA is responsible for all intelligence output over the duration of the crisis and for taking the lead on post-incident reporting.
  • Manage and maintain intelligence gathering methods and databases for all AFPAK Intel.
  • Engage with wider Healix stakeholders, including but not exclusive to Healix medical, projects and business development colleagues.

Our requirements: 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of political and security issues in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
  • At least an undergraduate degree in International Relations, Politics, Security Studies, History or equivalent. Preference will be given to those with post-graduate qualifications.
  • Fluent in English and proficiency in either Pashto and /or Dari, with excellent writing ability.
  • Experience of working either in Afghanistan or Pakistan, or for organisations which have an in-country presence (preferable).
  • Highly analytical with an excellent understanding of information security.
  • Existing network of contacts in the AFPAK region and / or with subject matter expertise

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