sharing in governance of extractive industries
Shape the agenda on global resources, political risk & corporate responsibility
Background: Critical Resource is an advisory firm specialising in political risk and sustainability issues, advising major companies and engaging with international stakeholders at the most senior levels. We have two main goals: to provide authoritative, independent analysis on such issues; and to assist clients to manage them in a strategic, far-sighted and responsible way. Our core team brings together high-level experience working for The Economist, the UN, McKinsey, the OECD, Chatham House and a number of major resource firms. Our senior advisory panel comprises Bill Emmott (the former editor of The Economist), Professor Paul Collier (the Oxford expert on natural resources and development) and Lord Browne (the former CEO of BP).
The opportunity: A high-calibre Analyst is required to work as part of Critical Resource’s London-based core team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute and gain experience across a broad range of our work. Depending on the requirements, this may include tasks such as:
The successful candidate will also be expected to undertake a set of essential administrative tasks, e.g. helping to maintain our internal client database, scheduling calls and meetings, updating our website and other tasks.
Much of the work will be challenging and intellectually engaging, often with tight deadlines, and involve research on a globally important set of issues. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone who wants to gain practical experience in the sustainability / political risk field, in an environment which values excellence and which is highly supportive of employees’ learning and professional development.
Location: Central London (nearest tube – Farringdon)
Time & availability required: Initial 12-month, full-time contract with a three-month probationary period, to start on 19 October 2015. Depending on the candidate’s performance and business conditions, the initial 12-month contract may be extended or made permanent.
Salary: £20,800 pa gross salary and up to £3,000 pa performance-related bonus
The ideal candidate will have:
Skills / qualifications
Please send a CV and a one-page cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, 5th October 2015. We expect there to be two rounds of interviews and potentially a written test.
Please note that you must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this position.
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