Aviation Security Analyst

Employer: Olive Group/Janus
Location: Global
Job Code HC/JC/689/2016

Reports to: Analysis and Assessments Manager (Line Manager)


With over 5000 staff, Olive Group (Olive) is a leading global provider of risk management, security and business support services. Serving as a trusted supplier to numerous commercial, government and non-governmental clients, Olive has established a reputation for innovation and professionalism. Olive is a member of the Constellis Group of companies.

Olive requires a part-time analyst to join its expanding advisory team, producing high quality aviation security reports for an important client. This role will immerse the successful candidate into the operations of a US$1Bn group, across the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia offering an excellent opportunity to gain analysis experience, increase business knowledge and build a broad range of commercial skills.

This role is in direct support of a client project. The role is shift specific, working flexible hours for three to four days per week, including weekend work.


Work within a team to support the delivery of daily reports on the security and aviation security situation in Iraq and Yemen & Afghanistan, on a weekly basis.
Deliver international political and security briefs to executive level on request.
Update databases collating security information
Excellent written & oral ability,
Active information gathering and research skills,
Able to communicate complex ideas concisely,
Strong IT skills esp. Excel, PPT and presentation skills
Problem Solving and Decision Making:
Analytical & Interpretation skills.
Decision making & judgement.
Flexible self-starter; motivated to excellence.
Time Management:
Ability to work to tight deadlines,
Ability to prioritise multiple requirements and communicate prioritisation.

Knowledge and understanding of major political and security issues facing the Middle East.
Proficiency in Arabic.
Bachelor’s degree in International Politics/Relations, Middle/Near Eastern Studies or other relevant subject. First class honours (1st) or Second class honours, upper division (2:1).
Detailed knowledge of security issues facing Iraq, Yemen and Afghanistan.
Evidence of previous work/research and demonstrable interest in/understanding of Middle East.

Previous experience within the aviation security, risk management or advisory sectors.
Aviation security management qualification.
Masters’ degree in relevant discipline.
Practical experience of research, work or residency within the Middle East or Africa.

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