Risk Analyst

Christchurch, United Kingdom

Job Description


Employed within Anvil’s Intelligence Department as a Risk Intelligence Analyst. Based in Christchurch, Dorset, UK
  • The primary area of the Risk Analyst role is to report on worldwide events in real time, which have the potential to impact the interests and assets of our clients, by monitoring major news sources and gathering intelligence using a number of mediums. This information is subsequently used to provide a risk and threat assessment, in the form of an incident report, which is then uploaded to our system using dedicated software and passed directly to the client as an alert.
  • Each Risk Analyst has responsibility for an assigned managed region. This involves ensuring that all data held within our Riskmatics platform for every assigned country is reviewed and updated within set service level agreement timeframes.


  • Closely monitor current worldwide news events using a variety of mediums such as the major news channels, mainstream press, news aggregators, social media and intelligence sources.
  • Identify any emerging trends or upcoming events which could impact our clients.
  • Check for updates and amend systems within our dedicated software package to ensure travel information is current.
  • Ensure assigned managed countries are reviewed/updated within SLA.
  • Continually add events to the system in real time, as they happen.
  • Check and respond to queries via email within SLA, both internally and from our clients.


  • Minimum A Level English.
  • Relevant degree desirable or equivalent industry related qualification.
  • Related experience in travel risk, risk management or journalism preferred.
  • Competent computer operator, with an emphasis on Microsoft Office, and preferably with an industry recognised qualification.


  • The ideal candidate will possess self-motivation, drive, focus, initiative and innovation.
  • Excellent written, oral and communication skills with particular emphasis on grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • A keen, demonstrable interest in worldwide current affairs.
  • Excellent geographical knowledge.
  • A good aptitude for analysis and a naturally enquiring mind.
  • The ability to work alone or as part of a team in an often pressure intense environment where deadlines and priorities change constantly.
  • Keen attention to detail with a strong emphasis on accuracy and getting the job right first time.
  • The ability to think laterally and objectively, avoiding assumptions, whilst remaining unbiased throughout.
  • Flexible and adaptable regarding working hours, shift patterns and overtime.
  • Strong constitution to be able to deal with researching often harrowing worldwide events whilst always remaining culturally and politically sensitive.
IMPORTANT NOTE Work Pattern: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays – 14:30h to 00:00h (36 hours per week) with half an hour unpaid break. This role is permanently based within the Anvil Response Centre in Christchurch, Dorset UK, although with the current Covid situation, there is short term flexibility for UK remote working until such time as it is feasible to relocate to the Christchurch area.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Excellent training and development opportunities in a fast-growing company
  • Group company pension scheme
  • Death in service
  • Incapacity Benefit
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Onsite showers and restaurant
  • Free parking
  • Modern offices
  • Excellent wellbeing support, including staff access to our medical doctors and clinicians

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