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Intelligence Analyst - Americas

Business Unit:  Security Services
Career Area:  International

Bournemouth, GB



Position Overview:

As the Intelligence Analyst, you will be a substantive expert for the Americas region, knowledgeable of security and political concerns in North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean, and able to speak with confidence about such concerns. You will be expected to monitor real-time events in the region, prioritize those situations of potential concern to clients, and draft well-written intelligence products with minimal supervision. You will be committed to providing timely, accurate, and relevant intelligence to customers in the form of brief tactical alerts, situation reports, in-depth assessments, and periodic special reports. In addition, you will be expected to respond professionally to quick-turnaround client requests in writing and/or provide verbal briefings and may be called upon to conduct client-facing webinars. The incumbent will be a self-starter who is composed under pressure and will have demonstrated high-quality written and verbal skills in English and the ability to read in Spanish and/or Portuguese.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Serves as subject matter expert for countries within the Americas region (North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean)
  • Monitors sources in local languages for events, concerns, or indicators of concerns that may have personal safety or business continuity ramifications
  • Drafts concise, accurate, error-free intelligence
  • Interacts professionally with clients in written and verbal communications
  • Performs back-up duties related to other regions
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by manager


Experience, Functional and Technical Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (e.g. international relations, political science, Latin American or Caribbean studies, security studies, intelligence studies, economics, Spanish, Portuguese); Master’s degree preferred
  • Foreign language proficiency in Spanish and/or Portuguese is required; additional French language skills are a plus. Please indicate your language abilities on your resume or CV
  • Minimum of two years of work experience in a related field (e.g. analysis, security, intelligence, risk management, journalism, etc.)
  • Work/study experience in Latin America and/or the Caribbean preferred



  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • GIS (geographic information systems) skills preferred


GardaWorld: Make the world a safer place

GardaWorld is a global leader in the security industry, offering a wealth of opportunity to individuals looking to gain experience and develop professionally in a growing industry. We offer flexible schedules, diverse work assignments spanning multiple industries, and training and career advancement opportunities. We embrace diversity and welcome newcomers, women, students, retirees, reservists, veterans, and more to join our team, as we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, we will communicate only with the selected candidates.

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