Federal - Open Source Analyst (Africa)
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The analyst will monitor global social media and press, with a focus on Africa, and produce comprehensive written reports, presentations, and graphs to equip U.S. government stakeholders with the data they need to effectively communicate on foreign policy priorities. The candidate must have a working knowledge of U.S. foreign policy and African affairs, experience using open source information sources, excellent internet research skills, and the ability to find patterns in data and articulate their analysis in written and verbal form. Individuals should be self driven and adaptable, have outstanding time management capabilities, and possess exceptional writing and verbal communication skills.
Here is what you need:
Minimum of 2 years of experience working with U.S. foreign policy and/or African affairs
Minimum of 2 years of experience with collecting, analyzing, and or interpreting qualitative and or quantitative data from multiple sources
Minimum of 2 years of experience with open source research and or analysis
Bonus Points if you have:
An undergraduate degree in regional affairs, international relations, economics, sociology, anthropology, history, security studies
Experience planning preparing , and presenting written and oral briefings to senior internal and external customers and analytic counterparts on significant intelligence issues clearly articulate concepts to non expert customers, and tailor the product to correspond to customer needs
Experience in Addressing analytic gaps across the client
Proficient in one or more African languages
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Role Location: Range of Starting Pay for role
California: $ 82,400 - $133,700
Colorado: $ 82,400 - $115,500
New York City: $ 95,400 - $133,700
Washington: $ 87,800 - $122,900
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