Oilfield Protection Force (OFP) Trainer , Iraq

Job Reference: G4S/RM/1135
Location: Manjnoon
Closing Date: November 2, 2012

Job Introduction:
Due to rapid expansion within our Iraq operations we are seeking an OPF Trainer to join a team providing training and development to the Iraq Oilfield Protection Force (Police) in order to carry out their duties and responsibilities required when providing a security presence on the Oilfield concession. Building further upon the current skills of individuals, including access control measures and mobile operations, the training is phased and progressive with all training requirements directed by the client after training analysis and course development based upon Systems Approach to Training (SAT).

The ideal candidate will have experience of operating in Iraq dealing with multi-national personnel and as a trainer in hostile environments. With a high standard of education, they will have completed a recognised Close Protection course and have hands on experience. SIA Licence and Professional Security Management qualifications would be beneficial.

Role Responsibility:
The project will incorporate the journey management of clients’ personnel and protection of clients’ property and premises through static security provisions. Providing support to the Operations Manager, management solutions and development of security procedures within Iraq’s Southern Oilfields.

The role is likely to require interaction and liaison between a large number of Stakeholders including the local community and other clients, contractors and sub-contractors operating within the area of operations.

Key responsibilities include:
Planning the delivery of training
Liaising with other departments regarding the use of resources and training areas
Delivering training via an interpreter managing time and resources effectively
Completing validation process on a weekly basis
Completing all reports and returns on a weekly basis
Liaising with relevant departments on all Training issues and requirements
Attending daily meetings with Shell Head of Capability to update on current state of training
Management of Training Interpreters


The Ideal Candidate:
High standard of education with the ability to communicate at all levels (preferably BTEC Diploma or Level 3 in Telecommunications)
Successfully completed a recognised Close Protection Course
At least 6 years exemplary military service record as a Senior NCO or above
Minimum of 2 years recent experience of operating in Iraq, preferably in the Oil and Gas sector
Minimum of 2 years experience as a Trainer in hostile environments
Experience in the training, management and mentoring of multinational personnel
Able to design write and deliver trade-related training to personnel
IT literate with proven skills in Microsoft Office programs
Familiarity of crisis management communications processes
Preferably an SIA licence holder
Professional security management qualifications would be a bonus
Arabic language qualifications would be an advantageous to the individual but not essential for the role

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