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Senior Africa Forecaster

Exclusive Analysis
Location: London, UK
Last Date: May 7, 2011



 Exclusive Analysis is a specialist intelligence company that forecasts commercially relevant political and violent risks worldwide. We leverage our source network and methodology to deliver accurate, decision-ready forecasts to a broad range of sectors. These include insurance and reinsurance, financial services, shipping, banking, oil and gas, aviation, mining, cargo and logistics, governments, NGOs and media. 

Our team is made up of regional, thematic and technical experts from around the world who are motivated by a common goal - producing the best forecasts. We are objective, independent forecasters, and we are committed to precision, accuracy and innovation. We are professionalising analysis by constantly developing our models and methodology.  

 senior africa forecaster

The Africa Division is responsible for the political risk analysis of all countries in the sub-Saharan region. We are looking for a senior forecaster to join our Africa team in London. The role is cross-regional, although West Africa expertise is particularly desirable. Division responsibilities include both in-depth analysis of country and regional issues and the management of a team of remote country analysts.

Job Specification 

Deputise for the Head of Division

Represent the Africa team at meetings, client briefings and in media appearances when required.


Thematic or country/expertise to develop a particular specialisation

Develop specific areas of expertise, at least one of which should be cross-regional.


Conduct reviews of analysis and forecasts for the region regularly

Co-manage the Africa divisionís forecasting on a regular and ongoing basis.


Produce tailored client reports

When required, produce tailored client reports for countries within the Africa region.


Managing analysts

Communicate, task and manage a number of remote analysts working on the Africa region.   

Person Specification 

Work Experience

Demonstrable experience of working on and in sub-Saharan Africa. This may include government and diplomatic postings, business and finance, non-governmental and international organisations, security and armed forces. The candidate should have excellent knowledge of economic/financial and political issues of the region. In-depth understanding of West Africa is particularly desirable.



Applicants should hold a postgraduate degree; concentration on sub-Saharan Africa is preferred.



Fluency in at least one local language and an ability to read and communicate in French.






Send your CV, along with a covering letter, to Jo Cordner at  


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