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Job Summary

Under the supervision of Global Assistance and Protection’s Manager for Global Strategy and Operations, use information from vendors, open source material, and social media data to identify, research, and assess potential threats to Accenture’s employees, operations, facilities, and reputation globally.  This position focuses on non-cyber-related threats such as civil unrest and crime, but a general knowledge of cyber actors and threat vectors should inform the analysis. 


Disseminate information in written or oral format to business leaders to enable them to make timely and informed critical decisions.  Prepare Travel Threat Assessments, Location Threat Assessments (Neighborhood-, City-, or Country-level), Site Threat Assessments, Event Threat Assessments, Tailored Intelligence Products, Daily Incident Assessments or Intelligence Products, Threat Forecasting, Scenario Forecasting, Social Media Monitoring, and Online Exposure Assessments.  Assist in preparing alerts for coordination and distribution through Accenture’s mass notification system.  Provide intelligence support to crisis managers during incident responses.  Track and report metrics around production and deliverables.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field, such as political science, international relations, or geographic area studies

  • Familiarity with English-language social media platforms, specifically Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat with a minimum of 2 year’s experience in this area

  • Familiarity with analytic tradecraft and 1-year experience in this area

  • Minimum of 2 year’s experience with Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel, Illustrator and PowerPoint

  • Minimum of 1-year experience with Google Earth and Maps

Preferred Skills:

  • Effective problem-solving

  • Great active listening skills

  • Rapport building skills

  • Excellent customer service

  • Able to learn quickly and to multitask; be adaptable and flexible

  • Ability to analyze threats and envision potential or real time impact to operations

  • Attention to detail, excellent reading and writing abilities, and highly effective communication skills.

  • Able to adhere to timelines and deadlines with effective time management skills

  • Willingness to take the initiative, organize, prioritize work with little supervision and to work at a high level with no on-site supervision

  • Must be flexible and possess the ability to function in highly stressful situations with changing priorities

  • Mediate conflict with tact and diplomacy

  • Patient and empathetic

  • A dependable team player with business maturity, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude

  • Must be able to work with and protect highly confidential information

  • Research and critical thinking skills for identifying, collecting, and evaluating data in order to draw logical and actionable conclusions

  • Strong decision-making ability during emergency situations 

  • Demonstrated ability to drive organizational change, change management

  • Ability to influence and build strategic vision

  • A working knowledge of security principles, concepts, and technologies

  • Language Skills: Bilingual (English, Spanish, Portuguese)

Other requirements:

Ability to work non-standard hours, including weekends and holidays as required by breaking events.

You will also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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