Research Officer (TUR19.481)

The British Embassy Ankara is part of a worldwide network representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas and is seeking to recruit a Research Officer. This job will play a key role providing research and analysis at the heart of the British Embassy Political Team and working closely with colleagues across the UK Turkey Network. The focus will be on concise reporting and developing and expanding a network of contacts to feed the UK’s understanding of Turkey.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Research Turkey’s foreign and domestic policy
Pro-actively monitor and analyse a wide range of issues including political and social developments throughout Turkey, and Turkey’s foreign policy (including with its neighbours and developing partnership further afield);Provide concise and timely advice and reporting in English to customers in Turkey and London, in close consultation with the Political Team;Understand and build knowledge of the Turkish government, political system, civil society and academia – across Turkey;Spot opportunities and add value by providing evidence and understanding of the political and other trends shaping Turkey;
Engage externally to enhance the UK’s understanding of Turkey
Develop and maintain a network of contacts across domestic and foreign policy issues;Develop and deliver engagement strategies and opportunities according to specific subjects;Attend conferences and take notes etc;
Support the Political Team and the Turkey Network
Be an active member of the team, able to work under pressure together and independently. Be flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities and willing to support all members of the team;Lead specific portfolios, identified in consultation with the Political Team, including reporting to London;Advise the Political team on Turkish priorities, emerging risks and highlight likely reactions to developing international and UK issues;Collaborate with colleagues across the UK Turkey Network on political and corporate issues.Degree in Politics, International Relations or a relevant field;
Minimum 3 years relevant experience;
Experience in research and analysis;
Previous experience engaging and networking with key stakeholders and with senior levels contacts;
Proven understanding of the Turkish SystemAbility to deliver accurate, concise and well-written reports;
Strong people skills.

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