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We are looking for a driven and experienced political researcher/ analyst to conduct research and analysis on current policies and political events, and to report on their findings. The political researcher will be able to use qualitative and quantitative research methods to develop political theories and forecast political, economic, and social trends that affects directly or indirectly the interests of the UAE.

To be successful in this role, the political researcher be passionate about progress in the political sector and implement political change for the betterment of society. He must bea strong communicator and have the ability to analyze, interpret, and report on data effectively, in an unbiased manner.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  1. Collect and analyze information, follow -up news, political events, and statements about the UAE or on issues of interest to the UAE, made by officials in the host country. Prepare daily, weekly and periodic reports.
  2. Provide recommendations and policy proposals that contribute to developing and maintaining clear political positions in support of the bilateral relations of the UAE and the host country, to achieve consensus and convergence of views on the current policies of the host country.
  3. Communicate with policy think tanks and research centers. Follow-up researches on UAE, Arab world, and nternational political issues. Analyze trends and policies of decision-makers, political parties, trade unions and the positions of non-governmental organizations in the host country.
  4. Prepare executive summaries, briefings, and reports on meetings, visits and political events of Mission and submit them to the Line Manager.
  5.  Prepare transparent researches and reports about the current events, their developments and possiblescenarios on the political scene of the host country, in particular, and the  most important regional and global developments in general.
  6. Contribute effectively to organizing, participating and attending political events organized or attended by the Mission.
  7. Track implementation of decisions of the joint committees between the UAE and the host country, bilateral agreements and treaties signed between the two sides, and humanitarian aid provided by the Mission in the host country
  8. Develop and update effective database on authorities, political forces, and influential persons in the host country and contribute to establishing partnerships, alliances and channels of communication to support political relations with UAE.
  9. Participate in welcoming and bidding farewell to guests, delegations and officials of the UAE and accompany them to attend conferences and meetings as directed by the Line Manager.
  10. Contribute to updating the Mission's website with news, reports and political activities and events held by the UAE and the Mission.
  11. Prepare reports and minutes of meetings and follow-up the directives and recommendations of the Line Manager.
  12. Perform any other tasks assigned by the line manager, including translations.

Requirements and skills

  • Bachelor’s or Master degree in political science, public administration, international relations, European studies or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a political analyst (4-6 years), or in a similar role within a political or government department. Applicants must possess solid political background.
  • Experience using statistical analysis software and qualitative/quantitative research tools.
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Superlative written and verbal communication skills.
  • Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Computer Skills: applicants must have advanced skills using Microsoft Office applications, including Excel/Spreadsheets, Access/Database Development, and PowerPoint; and Share Point, and Outlook.
  • Research skills: Applicants must also be skilled in searching various sources to gather data relevant for the analysis of key market metrics affecting the business or other specific issues.

Linguistic requirements

  • English: Fluent
  • French and/or Dutch: Fluent.
  • Additional European languages are a plus.

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