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As the world’s leading global risk analytics and forecasting company, Maplecroft has an ongoing recruitment campaign targeted at exceptional candidates that can add further value to our growing business.

We are looking for experienced and committed analysts and researchers, at all levels, with expertise that covers regional geographies, political risk, economics, human rights or environmental science, as well as strategy consultants with extensive experience of providing risk advisory services to multinational corporations.

Maplecroft would also like to hear from business development, sales and marketing professionals, in addition to applicants with leadership experience in the areas of software, design and digital delivery systems to help continue the development of our state of the art product range.

For a true reflection of working life at Maplecroft, please do take the time to review the employee comments on this page. These are all genuine posts by employees at every level in the organisation. Names are visible when logged in and you are welcome to meet with future colleagues at interview.

Please apply with a covering letter, full CV and completed application forms and to , including examples of relevant work, full details of academic qualifications and establishments attended. Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK for at least 24 months.

Please be advised that all our internship and work experience placements are full. There are therefore no opportunities in this sector at present.

We are unable to deal with recruitment enquiries on the telephone.

Maplecroft is an equal opportunity employer.

Business

Maplecroft has an exciting opportunity for diligent and pro-active business process and sales administrators to join the team as it seeks to expand its growing international client base.

Responsibilities will include:

Providing a point of contact for the Sales team to support on all aspects highlighted below:

  • Managing, maintaining and reporting of account records via internal CRM system
  • Technical support on the CRM system and in house systems
  • Technical lead for all Excel functionality for business development function
  • Oversight of direct mailings – including list management and statistical performance analysis of key campaigns

Support functions will include:

  • Managing key account pipelines and follow ups
  • Scheduling and coordinating client engagements and meetings
  • Scheduling of overseas trips for business development team

Key requirements:

  • Highly computer literate
  • An advanced level of proficiency in using Microsoft Excel version 2010 +
  • Demonstrable skills in picking up new technologies and software applications quickly
  • Excellent people skills with the ability to easily explain complex issues to others
  • High level of written and verbal communication – with a strong eye for detail
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Previous evidence of sales administration experience and good IT skills
  • A keen interest in business and achieving results
  • Minimum of 5 to 8 years’ experience
  • Educated to degree level

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Sugar CRM or equivalent
  • MailChimp
  • Project Management

The role is based in Maplecroft's Bath offices.

Please apply with covering letter, CV and completed application forms and to .

Maplecroft has a fantastic opportunity for diligent and pro-active Sales Executives to join the team to expand its growing international client base.

Responsibilities will include:

Administering all aspects of the sales process including:

  • Provide point of contact for Sales Manager and their clients - responsible for all queries.
  • Managing customer relationships and the opportunity pipeline
  • Sales closure
  • Manage and maintaining accounts records via internal CRM system

Key requirements:

  • High level of written and verbal communication, along with ability to communicate complex product inform - this is a client facing position
  • First class administrative skills are a must
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Previous evidence of sales administration experience and good IT skills
  • A keen interest in business and achieving results!

Applicants should be highly literate, with advanced IT skills, demonstrable proficiency in the full Microsoft Office suite and be familiar with CRM systems.

The role is based in Maplecroft's Bath offices.

Please apply with covering letter, CV and completed application forms and to .

Maplecroft is looking for a Head of Sales to expand its growing international client base, with focus on the extractive, telecommunications and agro-commodities sectors.

Broadly, your responsibilities will include:

  • Achieving income target (by retaining business and identifying new revenue opportunities / sales)
  • Pitching to Senior C-Level + managers and directors
  • Planning and implementing key account sales programmes – incl. targeted marketing campaigns
  • Client management / relationships (inclusive of managing and maintaining records via CRM system)
  • Broad responsibility for leading a team of sales executives

Key requirements:

  • A consultative and intelligent approach to business development
  • Ability to communicate complex production information with prospective and existing clients
  • Results driven, respond well to pressure, with the ability to enthuse those you work alongside
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • High level of written communication, with meticulous attention to detail and highly articulate
  • Previous evidence of sales experience
  • Outstanding MS Office skills, particularly Excel

First class negotiation skills are a must, as is the ability to communicate complex product information with prospective and existing clients. A firm grasp of international affairs in relation to the business community is desirable.

Applicants should be highly literate, with advanced IT skills, demonstrable proficiency in the full Microsoft Office suite and be familiar with CRM systems.

The role is based in Maplecroft's Bath offices.

Please apply with covering letter, CV and completed application forms and to .

Research & Analysis

Maplecroft is currently looking to appoint an experienced analyst to join its world-leading Latin America practice. You should have at least two to five years’ experience in a relevant field, including substantial periods of time working in Latin America, and have obtained either a Masters or PhD in a relevant topic. Fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese is a prerequisite, as is native command of English.

You will have the proven ability to consistently produce concise, clear, high-quality analysis to tight deadlines. Your capabilities may have been obtained outside the political risk industry, but you will demonstrate business acumen in interpreting events for our clients. Experience in managing client relationships and responding to media enquires would be advantageous, as will a strong understanding of economics.

You will be highly collaborative in your approach to work, manage time well, demonstrate excellent interpersonal & communication skills, and be comfortable in a fast-paced environment of robust peer review and continuous improvement.

Please apply with covering letter, CV, completed application forms and and examples of relevant past work to .

We are looking to appoint an experienced and efficient quantitative analyst to work on Maplecroft's 160+ indices and maps. Our indices and maps analyse political, economic, social and environmental risks worldwide and their significance to business and society. We are particularly keen to hear from those with a political science and/or environmental background. A global outlook, including an avid interest in international events, is essential for this position.

Assignments / responsibilities are likely to include the following:

  • The identification of suitable indicators to quantify political and environmental risks
  • The development of indices and models to measure and compare risk using robust methodologies
  • The analysis of quantitative and qualitative data

Subject to experience and / or advancement, team members will manage internal and external facing projects and / or communicate directly with clients on deliverables. Experience in managing client relationships and responding to media enquires would be advantageous.

Candidates should have a Master’s degree or PhD in addition to at least one year of relevant fulltime work experience. Candidates should also have advanced IT skills and demonstrable proficiency in the full Microsoft Office suite, including advanced excel/spreadsheet skills. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a proficiency in interpreting and analysing sizeable data sets.

This position requires an ability to manage time effectively and work under time pressure. Applicants should be innovative and creative, with strong interpersonal communication skills, and comfortable working in an interdisciplinary, multi-cultural team with formal peer review.

Please apply with covering letter, CV, completed application forms and and examples of relevant past work to .

We are seeking a highly motivated Labour Rights Analyst and/or Researcher with knowledge of and experience in labour rights and the associated risks and responsibilities relating to business. Maplecroft is a leading source of human rights risk intelligence for both the business and non-profit communities.

We are seeking a candidate who has spent some time in a developing country and has excellent analytical, writing, editing and presentation skills. The successful candidates will be working on one of our flagship product lines, Labour Standards Reports, plus contributing to other in-depth reports and consultancy projects on human rights and business impacts for some of the world's leading companies, foundations, UN organisations and NGOs.

Subject to experience and/or advancement, assignments may include:

  • Research and analysis of qualitative and quantitative information relating to labour and human rights risk and business impact
  • The writing of briefings, reports and articles on labour and human rights risk to business relating to regions, countries, companies and sectors
  • Identification of key stakeholders in the area of labour rights, human rights and business
  • Client-specific consultancy on relevant labour and human rights risk management
  • Rating of companies in terms of their management of human rights risk exposures and responsibilities

Essential skills and qualifications:

  • A Masters degree or PhD in a relevant subject, such as human rights, law, international development, sustainable development, international business and emerging markets.
  • Relevant work experience in risk consulting, labour or human rights research, or similar
  • Exceptional conceptual and analytical skills, including the ability to understand and convey complex information quickly, accurately and clearly
  • Sound understanding of concepts and institutions related to international labour standards, human rights and corporate social responsibility
  • Applicants should be innovative, creative and comfortable working in an interdisciplinary, multi-cultural team with formal peer review
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills, along with advanced IT skills and demonstrable proficiency in the full Microsoft Office suite
  • An ability to manage time effectively and work under time pressure
  • Fluent written and spoken English

Desirable skills

  • Field experience in a developing or emerging economy
  • Fluency in a second language
  • Experience with stakeholder identification and engagement

The role is based in Maplecroft's Bath offices. We are not looking for freelance consultants, only employees. Please do not apply if you do not meet our criteria.

Please apply with covering letter, CV, completed application forms and and examples of relevant past work to .

Maplecroft is currently seeking to recruit an experienced Europe/Central Asia analyst with a proven track record of work and research on Europe and/or Central Asia. We are seeking a candidate who has spent some time in the region and has excellent analytical, writing, editing and presentation skills. Business acumen is essential and the ability to focus on our client’s requirements is a prerequisite. Applicants should also have relevant language skills.

Assignments/responsibilities may include:

  • Research into political, human rights, and economic drivers of risk and the business environment for Europe and/or Central Asia.
  • The writing of briefings, reports and articles on individual countries and companies.
  • Analysis of comparable countries in the broader North Atlantic region including the US and Canada, as well as the Arctic Circle.

Subject to experience and/or advancement, team members will manage individual projects and/or communicate directly with clients on deliverables. Candidates should be highly literate, supported by relevant qualifications, including at minimum a Master’s degree and at least one year of relevant full-time work experience. Applicants must have advanced IT skills and demonstrable proficiency in the full Microsoft Office suite. They should also have strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, superior writing and presentation skills, and a deep understanding of research methodology.

All positions require an ability to manage time effectively and work under time pressure. Applicants should be innovative and creative, with strong interpersonal communication skills, and be comfortable working in an interdisciplinary, multicultural team with formal peer review.

Please apply with covering letter, CV, completed application forms and and examples of relevant past work to .

Maplecroft is seeking to recruit an analyst to interpret political, security and business developments in North Africa. We are seeking a candidate who has strong on-the-ground experience and preferably an established profile as a regional expert. The candidate will have excellent analytical, writing, editing and presentation skills. Business acumen is essential and the ability to focus on our client’s requirements is a prerequisite. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in Algeria and Libya.

Applicants should also have relevant language skills and those with strong client-facing experience and business development credentials will have an advantage.

Requirements:

  • Candidates should be highly literate, supported by relevant qualifications, including at minimum a PhD or Master’s degree. Applicants must have advanced IT skills and demonstrable proficiency in the full Microsoft Office suite.
  • Candidates require an ability to manage time effectively and work under pressure. Applicants should be innovative and creative, with strong interpersonal communication skills and comfortable working in an interdisciplinary, multi-cultural team with formal peer review. Working hours are flexible but influenced by client deadlines.

Please apply with covering letter, CV, completed application forms and and examples of relevant past work to .

Maplecroft is currently seeking to recruit an experienced Europe/Central Asia analyst with a proven track record of work and research on Europe and/or Central Asia. We are seeking a candidate who has spent some time in the region and has excellent analytical, writing, editing and presentation skills. Business acumen is essential and the ability to focus on our client’s requirements is a prerequisite. Applicants should also have relevant language skills.

Assignments/responsibilities may include:

  • Research into political, human rights, and economic drivers of risk and the business environment for Europe and/or Central Asia.
  • The writing of briefings, reports and articles on individual countries and companies.
  • Analysis of comparable countries in the broader North Atlantic region including the US and Canada, as well as the Arctic Circle.

Subject to experience and/or advancement, team members will manage individual projects and/or communicate directly with clients on deliverables. Candidates should be highly literate, supported by relevant qualifications, including at minimum a Master’s degree and at least one year of relevant full-time work experience. Applicants must have advanced IT skills and demonstrable proficiency in the full Microsoft Office suite. They should also have strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, superior writing and presentation skills, and a deep understanding of research methodology.

All positions require an ability to manage time effectively and work under time pressure. Applicants should be innovative and creative, with strong interpersonal communication skills, and be comfortable working in an interdisciplinary, multicultural team with formal peer review.

Please apply with covering letter, CV, completed application forms and and examples of relevant past work to .

We are seeking a dynamic Senior Human Rights & International Development Analyst with knowledge and experience of human rights and societal risks and the associated risks and responsibilities relating to business.

Maplecroft is a leading source of human rights risk intelligence for both the business and non-profit communities. The successful candidates will be working on one of our flagship research projects, the Human Rights Risk Atlas 2014, plus contributing to tailored in-depth reports and consultancy projects for some of the world's leading companies, Foundations and UN organisations and NGOs.

Assignments may include:

  • The identification, research and analysis of global, regional and country-specific human rights risks
  • The writing of briefings, reports and articles on human rights risk to business relating to countries, companies and sectors
  • Identification of key stakeholder organisations in the area of human rights and business
  • The development of indices, indicators and maps to illustrate global, national and sub-national human rights risk
  • Client-specific consultancy on relevant human rights risk management
  • Identification and analysis of human rights dilemmas for business
  • Rating of companies in terms of their management of human rights risk exposures and responsibilities

Excellent research and strong interpersonal communications skills are essential, along with advanced IT skills and demonstrable proficiency in the full Microsoft Office suite. Candidates should also have strong quantitative analytical skills and superior writing and presentation skills.

Applicants should have a Masters degree or PhD in a relevant subject and at least 2-3 years' relevant practical experience in risk consulting, human rights research or similar.

The position will require an ability to manage time effectively and work under time pressure. Applicants should be innovative and creative and comfortable working in an interdisciplinary, multi-cultural team with formal peer review.

The role is based in Maplecroft's Bath offices. We are not looking for freelance consultants, only employees; so, please do not apply if you do not meet our criteria.

Please apply with covering letter, CV, completed application forms and and examples of relevant past work.

Maplecroft is looking to recruit a dynamic candidate (up to principal level) with a passion for conducting research on environmental and climate change topics and communicating key issues to a business audience. Depending on experience, the role may involve liaison with leading multinational corporations in sectors such as oil and gas, mining, financial services, and food and beverage. The role is based in our environment and climate change team but would involve working in close conjunction with Maplecroft’s multidisciplinary teams of human rights experts, political risk analysts and regional specialists.

Assignments may include:

  • Conducting research on global, regional and country-specific environmental and climate change risks faced by business
  • Contributing towards briefings and reports on the implications of these risks for business, including impacts on corporate objectives, investments, supply chains and reputations
  • Writing articles for Maplecroft’s own daily analysis platform and for external print media
  • Contributing towards presentations to global audiences on a range of environmental and climate change-related issues and their impacts on commercial activities, governments, humanitarian affairs and communities 

Essential requirements:

  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Strong understanding of environmental and/or climate change issues
  • Qualitative research skills
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment of robust peer review and continuous improvement
  • Minimum two years professional experience
  • University degree

Desirable attributes:

  • Specialist knowledge within one or more environmental disciplines (e.g. water, climate change, conservation, etc.)
  • Experience working with clients from Maplecroft’s key sectors
  • Quantitative research and data analysis skills
  • Masters or PhD
  • Good time management
  • Project management experience

We expect this job opportunity to attract a diverse range of applicants and look forward to hearing from suitably qualified and motivated individuals.

Maplecroft will offer a competitive salary in line with qualifications and experience. The role is based in Maplecroft's Bath offices.

Please apply with covering letter, CV, completed application forms and and examples of relevant past work to .

Maplecroft is seeking to recruit a Principal and/or Senior Analyst with a proven track record of work and analysis in Africa. We are seeking a candidate who have spent years in the region and have excellent analytical, writing, editing and presentation skills. Business acumen is essential and the ability to focus on our client’s requirements is a prerequisite. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in East Africa, West Africa or a those with specialist knowledge of Sub-Saharan Africa.

Applicants should also have relevant language skills and those with strong client-facing experience and business development credentials will have an advantage.

Requirements:

  • Candidates should be highly literate, supported by relevant qualifications, including at minimum a PhD or Master’s degree. Applicants must have advanced IT skills and demonstrable proficiency in the full Microsoft Office suite.
  • Candidates require an ability to manage time effectively and work under pressure. Applicants should be innovative and creative, with strong interpersonal communication skills and comfortable working in an interdisciplinary, multi-cultural team with formal peer review. Working hours are flexible but influenced by client deadlines.

Please apply with covering letter, CV, completed application forms and and examples of relevant past work to .

Maplecroft is seeking to recruit an analyst and/or researcher to interpret political, security and business developments in sub-Saharan Africa. We are seeking a candidate who has on-the-ground experience and preferably an academic background in sub-Saharan Africa. The candidate will have excellent analytical, writing, editing and presentation skills. Business acumen is essential and the ability to focus on our client’s requirements is a prerequisite.

Language skills (especially in French or Portuguese) are desirable. All applicants should have relevant work experience.

Requirements:

  • Candidates should be highly literate, supported by relevant qualifications, including at minimum a PhD or Master’s degree. Applicants must have advanced IT skills and demonstrable proficiency in the full Microsoft Office suite.
  • Candidates require an ability to manage time effectively and work under pressure. Applicants should be innovative and creative, with strong interpersonal communication skills and comfortable working in an interdisciplinary, multi-cultural team with formal peer review. Working hours are flexible but influenced by client deadlines.

Please apply with covering letter, CV, completed application forms and and examples of relevant past work to .

Maplecroft is seeking to recruit an experienced Asia Principal/Senior Analyst with a proven track record of work in Asia. We are seeking a candidate who has spent time in the region, has in-depth knowledge and who has experience of dealing with a variety of local counter-parties and stakeholders in business, government and civil society. Candidates will need excellent analytical, writing, editing and presentation skills. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong understanding of the politics and security of South-East Asia. Particular countries of interest include: Myanmar, the Philippines, Indonesia, Viet Nam and Cambodia.

The ability to speak any language native to these countries will be an added advantage.

Candidates should be highly literate, supported by relevant degrees, with advanced IT skills and demonstrable proficiency in the full Microsoft Office suite.

All positions require an ability to manage time effectively and work under time pressure. Applicants should be innovative and creative, with strong interpersonal communication skills, and comfortable working in an interdisciplinary, multi-cultural team with formal peer review. Working hours are flexible but influenced by client deadlines.

Competitive salary in line with qualifications and experience.

This role is based in Bath.

Please apply with covering letter, CV, completed application forms and and examples of relevant past work to .

Efficient and rigorous analyst required to work with our Advisory Services team principally on political risk supply chain management projects/practice and (ability permitting) on related advisory services. Requires a good knowledge of sustainability or corporate responsibility issues, drivers and management systems; especially for multi-national corporations with supply chains in high risk geographies. Should have subject matter expertise on at least two of the following areas: human rights, labour standards, health and safety, environment and business ethics. Solid sector and commodity understanding as well as business / management background is preferred. A global outlook and interest in international events is essential.

Assignments / responsibilities are likely to include the following:

  • Administrative support on internal and client projects including project planning and co-ordination
  • Engagement with our indices, maps and technology teams on the implementation of supply chain management systems i.e. supplier screening, self-assessment questionnaires, audit protocols etc.
  • Analysis of supplier performance and the development of supply chain / country / issue reports
  • Possible involvement in the development of commodity indices and models to measure and compare risk across multiple geographies and multiple tiers in company supply chains

The successful candidate will report to our Advisory Services lead and work on internal and external facing projects, ideally communicating directly with clients on progress and deliverables (depending on experience). Individual should have a demonstrated ability to work as an active, reliable team-member on multiple projects in a very logical and structured manner. Candidates should also have advanced IT skills including exceptional proficiency in the full Microsoft Office suite especially Excel and PowerPoint skills. Evidence of Excel skills preferred. Applicants should demonstrate proficiency in designing and analysing sizeable data sets to meet objectives with statistical rigour.

All positions require an ability to manage time effectively and work under time pressure. Applicants should be innovative and creative, with strong interpersonal communication skills, and comfortable working in an interdisciplinary, multi-cultural team with formal peer review.

Candidates should have a master’s degree in addition to at least two years of relevant fulltime work experience.

Competitive salary in line with qualifications and experience. Based in our London and Bath offices.

Please apply with covering letter, CV, completed application forms and and examples of relevant past work to including the title “Supply Chain Analyst / Co-Ordinator” in the subject heading.

Technical

We are looking for software developers to join our dynamic and innovative team. The role will require you to conceive, design and build new software applications as well as understand and innovate with our existing products. You should be a good communicator and have the ability to work with the team through a variety of technical challenges.

The role offers great variety and you will have the opportunity to be involved with both internal and external clients, building web based interactive tools, maps and data visualizations as well as maintaining and enhancing on our entire content delivery system and corporate website.

The role entails:

  • Extensive use of Python
  • Thorough testing programme
  • Regular review of web application frameworks
  • Sharing of code

You will need to demonstrate that you can:

  • Problem solve
  • Ask for assistance when needed
  • Communicate effectively with your peers
  • Plan and organise your time

Useful technical skills for this role:

Python, Django, MySQL, PostgreSQL, git, Linux, TDD, Leaflet, Flask, agile, GIS, TypeScript, AngularJS, jQuery, Dart, Nginx, Gunicorn, fabric, iOS, Java

To get a feel for the kind of work we do, you can see our open source projects on GitHub: .

This is a permanent position so if you are a contractor, please do not apply. NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE.

If you feel you match our criteria we would love to hear from you. Please apply with covering letter, CV and completed application forms and .

Web Designer required to join expanding design team in Bath, with the ability to take a project from wireframe through to final design with a pixel-perfect attention to detail.

Knowledge/experience of: Adobe Creative Suite, XHTML, Cross browser CSS, JavaScript libraries such as JQuery. Django framework and an interest in data visualisation also advantageous.

You will be working on high-end internal and external projects, including those of leading international companies and non-profit organisations, and will need to deliver innovative work of the highest standard to tight deadlines. This will require an individual who is a creative self-starter, brimming with initiative and ideas, who can also operate as part of a larger team of designers and software engineers.

Please apply with covering letter, CV and completed application forms and .

Employee comments

Maplecroft is without doubt the most dynamic and ambitious company I have worked for. Our responsiveness to client needs and our will to go the extra mile accounts for our impressive and expanding portfolio of clients. Individuals who are meticulous, talented and ambitious can rise quickly and rapidly take on greater responsibility. It is this culture which has accounted in no small part for the company’s past and continuous success. Director and Head of MENA