Global Security Middle East Analyst

  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    May 04

Position description

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Global Security Middle East Analyst  located in Washington, DC through May19th, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).


Global Security is charged with providing high-quality, cost-competitive and reliable services with operational excellence. The organization is committed to supporting its diverse customers and achieving their respective business objectives through the delivery of programs designed to protect Chevron's people and assets, thus creating superior value for Chevron shareholders, customers, partners, employees and the countries in which we operate. Outstanding individual and collective performance of the Global Security organization will help the Corporation achieve its vision—to be the global energy company most admired for its people, partnerships and performance.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively providing timely, strategic analysis of geopolitical and security risks in the Middle East that could affect Company personnel, operations, assets, and business interests.
  • Closely monitoring and assessing evolving regional threats and potential crises, which may require working outside of normal business hours.
  • Traveling frequently to relevant company locations in the Middle East to assess the evolving risk landscape, understand key business challenges, and maintain collaborative relationships.
  • Developing tailored analytic product lines designed to support internal clients and help inform business decisions.
  • Liaising frequently with regional and industry subject matter experts, both internal and external.
  • Contributing to the mitigation of risks through the company’s Security Risk Assessment Program.
  • Staying flexible and being willing to function as a generalist, monitoring issues and providing analytic assessments of other security-related risks, when needed.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a relevant field (such as international relations, regional studies, history, economics, political science).
  • A minimum 10 years of experience as a professional analyst with the U.S. government, or as a private sector security or political risk analyst, focused on the Middle East.
  • Extensive subject matter expertise pertaining to geopolitics and regional security issues in the Middle East.
  • Fluency in at least one foreign language, preferably Arabic.
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written.  
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interface effectively with peers as well as with senior management.
  • Ability to build successful relationships across organizations and cultures.
  • Ability to work independently but also collaborate effectively with other team members to support business needs.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and easily to changing priorities, meet tight deadlines, and manage multiple tasks at once.
  • Previous experience living or working overseas.
  • Ability to obtain a US government security clearance.*
  • A valid passport and willingness to travel internationally.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant understanding of or previous experience in the energy industry.
  • Previous experience living or working in the Middle East.
  • Extensive network of relevant subject matter experts in Washington DC and elsewhere.

Application instructions

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