Jun 28, 2016

Close Protection Officers , Somalia

Location: Somalia

We are currently recruiting several Swedish nationals for position as Close Protection Officers (CPO) for projects in Somalia and neighbouring countries. Previous experience from the region is meriting.

Job description 
As Close Protection Officer (CPO) you will be responsible for risk management, security planning as well as management and implementation of all security related activities within your project. You will be working in a team environment where you are expected to display excellent interpersonal skills, leadership qualities and service delivery to the highest level of industry standards.

Your main responsibilities include: 
 Close protection and protective surveillance
 Liaison with support elements, project stakeholders and local community
 Respond to security incidents and manage crisis situations
 Up-date client and SRS operations centre on progress and situational developments
 Manage the implementation of physical and procedural security measures
 Deliver project specific security training

Basic requirements 
Nationality Swedish
Age Minimum 25 years
Medical Physically fit and in good health

Languages:  Fluency in spoken and written English
Training Close Protection
Computer literacy MS Office

License qualifications and ratings
Certificate of service (Armed forces / Law enforcement) honourable discharge

Other qualifications 
 Minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience is required
 Candidates must also present a clean criminal background check or record
 Experience from work in Somalia or neighbouring countries is meriting
 Registered nurse or paramedic is meriting, but not a requirement
 University degree (B.Sc. or M.Sc.) is meriting, but not a requirement

Prior to employment, additional internal vetting including personal interviews and background checks will be conducted.
Successful candidates must present a valid psychological screening certificate (can be provided through LEAP AB).

How To Apply:
Please send your application incl. cover letter, references (x2) and CV to: xxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxx.se

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