Jul 13, 2016

Senior Aviation Security Consultant Somalia

Employer:  Mozayix International Inc
Location:  Mogadishu, Somalia

Job Status: Notional (Pending Client Acceptance of Proposal)
Employment Terms: Full time employment or long term contract.
Location: Mogadishu, Somalia With International Travel Nairobi, Kenya and Washington D.C.

Mozayix is recognized as a leader in providing innovative security and training solutions to clients across globally. Mozayix Physical Security Consultants possess a unique combination of technical security expertise, industry knowledge, country experience and consulting skills. In an effort to staff specific security related positions as part of a proposal we are currently bidding on, we are accepting applications from candidates who meet all of the criteria outlined below. If your qualifications, experience and interests are aligned with this role and you would like to work with a team of professionals who are passionate about helping clients solve dynamic security challenges then submit your application today.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Aviation Security (AVSEC) Consultant:
Audit existing security standards and processes and identify and document all AVSEC gaps relative current international conventions and standards;
Assess the adequacy of existing aviation security arrangements and organization in the country taking into account the position of the State as it concerns ratification of the Tokyo, The Hague and Montreal Conventions and the need to strike a balance between AVSEC measures and facilitation of air travel;
Correct AVSEC deficiencies as revealed by the Universal ICAO Aviation Security Program;
Advise on planning and assignment of responsibilities, establishment of Aviation Security Units and the organization required to develop or improve an Aviation Security Program, including any particular security problems of specific airports;
Develop the details of a Security Plan and further Aviation Security documentation, where required;
Review security measures presently in use for the protection of mail and air cargo, cooperation with other States and private security agencies where relevant.
Advise and develop guidelines and standards for inclusion in the National Civil Aviation Security Program (NCASP);
Review security measures taken aboard aircraft in flight and anti-hijacking procedures, security devices and systems used, information and intelligence collection and dissemination procedures;
Review hiring and security vetting procedures for aviation personnel;
Produce planning documentation in a format for subsequent inclusion in the NCASP;
Manage related security implementation to include evaluation of necessary security subcontractors;
Propose any AVSEC-related organization and manpower development plans for inclusion in the NCASP, including cost estimates and training plans;
Organize, prepare and present training courses;
Perform other related duties as may be required.

Proven experience in the planning, organization and implementation of security practices for the safeguarding of civil aviation, aerodromes and facilities, appreciation of the legal basis of AVSEC and restricted articles regulations;
Knowledge of the principles of operation and use of security devices and equipment including surveillance, detection and intrusion alarm systems in relation to purely domestic, mixed and international regulations;
Ability to organize and implement bomb threat response procedures. anti-hijacking procedures and other aerodrome security measures;
Working knowledge of ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) relevant to the Aviation Security specialty; i.e., ICAO Annex 17 to the Convention on ICAO (Chicago Convention), ICAO Security Manual for the Safeguarding of Civil Aviation from Acts of Unlawful Interference (Doc 8973);
Familiarity with ICAO AVSEC Training Program and ICAO Annexes 6, 9, 14 and 18;
Experience working in medium to high threat environments is highly desirable;
Initiative, tact, sound judgement and the ability to foster and maintain harmonious working relationships;
Proven ability to clearly communicate both orally and in writing in the English language;
Commitment to continuous learning;
Is capable of deploying to remote and austere project sites in medium or high-risk countries for up to eight (8) weeks at a time.

Experience and Work History:
At least ten (10) years of experience in an airline, airport, government or civil aviation organization with supervisory and instructional experience in air and ground security matters;
Experience living and working in medium or high threat overseas environments.

Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. Masters degree or additional professional certifications are highly valued.

References and Writing Samples:

Applicants must have a minimum of three (3), strong references from past employers or clients.

Compensation: Mozayix offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits for employees.

Any information you submit in connection with this opening will will be handled according to our privacy policy. Mozayix is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.