Praetorian Connections - Researcher

We are a London-basedsecurity risk management consultancy seeking to hire a Researcher specialising on Eastern Europe, in a full-time position (Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm) to join our team based in Central London. The successful candidate will be expected to apply linguistic capabilities, research acumen, and analytical techniques to produce accurate and detailed reporting on various political, security, socio-economic, terrorism and human rights issues. The position offers an excellent career opportunity for individuals looking to develop their career in the security risk management industry.

Job Description

Working in a small team, you will be involved in a dynamic environment within which your role and responsibilities would be:

  • To conduct open source research and collection of intended subject matter according to business needs; political, security, socio-economic, terrorism and human rights issues

  • To consolidate foreign language information into English, and produce clear and concise written reports to support company products

  • To maintain in depth knowledge and expertise on focused countries, whilst maintaining a solid understanding of regional dynamics across Eastern Europe

  • To meticulously input and store data within company held databases


  • Ability to rapidly gain understanding of the local context

  • Ability to speak and read formal Russian at a professional level

  • Confident use of social media and news sources for research purposes

  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, and Microsoft OneDrive


  • Experience of conducting open source research or social media analysis

  • Knowledge of the political, cultural and religious dynamics across Eastern Europe

  • Familiarity with media landscape and dynamics of public opinion

  • Minimum of undergraduate level education, preferably in International Affairs, Politics, Linguistics, or Eastern European Studies

Job Type: Full-time (Monday to Friday, 9am-6pm)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Application QuestionsYou have requested that Indeed ask candidates the following questions:

  • How many years of research experience do you have?

  • How many years of translation experience do you have?

  • Do you have the following licence or certification: Valid UK Visa?

  • Do you speak Russian?

  • Do you speak French?

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £35,000.00 /year


  • French (Preferred)

  • Russian (Required)