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Associate, Risk Intelligence

  • Risk Advisory
  • New York, New York, United States
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Teneo is a global advisory firm that works exclusively with the CEO’s and leaders of the world’s largest and most complex companies providing strategic counsel across their full panoply of key objectives and issues.  Our teams integrate the disciplines of strategic communications, investment banking, management consulting, corporate governance, risk and government affairs to solve for the most complex business and reputational challenges.  

Teneo Risk Advisory is one of four business segments within Teneo (alongside Strategy, Management Consulting and Capital Advisory), focused on offering CEOs a holistic approach to identify, manage and mitigate operational risks to their businesses.

The business segment, led by former New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton, is comprised of a world-class team of practitioners, investigators, analysts, technical advisors and strategic partners with a broad array of operational and advisory backgrounds from the world’s most respected corporate, military, intelligence, consulting, technology, public health and public-safety organizations. Our team’s vast experience and backgrounds render us equipped to address a myriad of internal and external threats which CEOs must navigate on a daily basis.

Teneo Risk Advisory helps organizations protect their most valuable assets: people, information, and infrastructure. Our tenet is prevention, problem-solving, and partnership with our clients. We provide comprehensive strategic guidance to build risk awareness, resiliency, and mitigation and also bring an added dimension to our clients’ risk-management capabilities.  Our core offerings are:  Security Risk Advisory, Crisis Preparedness and Response, and CyberSecurity Risk Management.


Job Description:

An Associate within Teneo Risk Advisory is a core member of the team, leveraging project management and consulting experience in support of the business operations of the division and in support and development of critical client deliverables.  As an Associate, you are responsible to work with the Risk Advisory team on the creation of both internal division management deliverables, as well as project plans, project tracking mechanisms, and other key client-facing deliverables as part of our security risk mandates. 

Your primary role will be to work with the team in the monitoring and analysis of critical digital and social media platforms, including monitoring deep and dark web applications for insights into potential threats facing our clients.  As part of this effort, you will attend key team and client meetings to gain a better, first-hand understanding of the client’s business operations and threat landscape, which will then enable you to refine, configure and optimize the tools for risk monitoring.  From a client-facing standpoint, you will also have an opportunity to work on client teams in the delivery of client work, which can include threat assessments, threat intelligence briefings, security risk management recommendations or other deliverables related to project execution. 

In your role, you will work with and report directly to the Senior Vice President (SVP) of Risk Intelligence.  In this capacity, you will help create reports which will enable the SVP to run intelligence briefings for client work.

This is a unique opportunity to learn first-hand, critical intelligence agency methodologies, including how to write concise and executive-level briefings on business risk.

Given we work directly with CEOs of major global corporations and their leadership teams, including a large percentage of Fortune 100 firms, and on some of the highest profile, strategic engagements, we hold our people and our work to the highest standard.



  • Research and analyze content from the open source, including social media and digital platforms, as well as proprietary intelligence applications; produce concise, high-quality written analysis for a range of products
  • Support fast-paced risk intelligence requirements – including contemporaneous security alerts, daily/weekly analytical intelligence products, event-driven briefs and strategic research projects --with timely review of a range of sources to produce intelligence reports quickly and accurately.
  • Assist project teams with the monitoring and analysis of emerging threats, working with project leads to understand how threats might impact our clients in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Other focus areas of expertise may include critical infrastructure protection, counterterrorism, cyber risk management, intelligence analysis, and program management
  • Knowledge or understanding of technological trends and developments in physical, technical and information security and risk management
  • Experience in and desire and dedication to delivering project deliverables and meeting milestones
  • Proven problem-solving skills, and the ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems, driving solutions through to resolution
  • Maintains an entrepreneurial spirit and is innovative by nature – in ideas, approaches, products, etc. and approaches complex issues with intellectual rigor and good judgement
  • Support the team in meeting deadlines and timelines according to the project manager you work for
  • Understand when appropriate to escalate client issues / risks through right chain at client and / or within the internal Teneo management framework
  • Drive and exemplify Teneo culture both internally and externally while working with our clients


  • 1 to 3 years’ experience as a consultant or security professional in either private or public-sector security
  • Education - Bachelor’s degree from a top tier college or university
  • Prior experience with a management consulting firm or security risk management consulting firm also desirable
  • Experience with open-source intelligence and social media analysis tools; experience conducting advanced internet-based research using Boolean logic strongly preferred
  • Ability to quickly process and organize large amounts of information and identify and assess items of greatest importance source data into various finished intelligence products and reports


What we offer

As a Teneo employee, you'll enjoy unique benefits including flexible time off policy; medical, dental, and vision coverage; long-term disability, and life insurance; a 401K plan; commuter benefits; team events; snacks; and other perks.

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion

Teneo is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a diverse and inclusive workplace. Teneo considers all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or sexual orientation or any other status protected by applicable law.

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