Horus has a core of employees, drawn from Russell Group Universities, who have completed studies in Security or Intelligence related subjects. In addition there is an international cadre of specialist security consultants with Military Intelligence or Specialist Police backgrounds. However, Horus also recruits non-graduates who are able to demonstrate a particular aptitude for technology and possess inquisitive and analytical minds.
All applicants undertake a rigorous selection process which includes online aptitude tests, assessment centres, analytical exercises and several interviews, thus ensuring that all successful candidates meet Horus’ exacting range of requirements and abilities.
On appointment all of our Researchers, Analysts and Investigators undertake a structured training programme, broken down into separate modules, wherein they are taught every aspect of intelligence and security. Lessons are delivered by both in-house and external experienced personnel, and our training and development programme has been developed following a thorough Training Needs Analysis of our working practices.
We are looking for enthusiastic, organised individuals, with a strong work ethic and great all-round communication skills. A good telephone manner and listening skills will be invaluable.
This varied and busy role will require you to be able to work to tight deadlines under some pressure. You will be part of a small dynamic team that many people rely on to deliver a spectrum of services.
Administrative and report writing experience would be a definite advantage.
Key responsibilities include:
Answering phones, sharing information, coordinating responses.
Monitoring a range of mainstream news and social media sites.
Conducting online research, and collating relevant information
Incident logging and basic report writing
Location: London, City (May be required to travel to Oxford office on occasion)
Job Type: Shift work manning a 24/7 Control Room.
Start Date: Immediate.