Location: Kabul | Salary: £45,000 |Job Type: Permanent & Full-time | Business Unit: Risk Management | Region / Division: North Africa, Middle East and Southern Asia
Close Protection Officer(Armed), 9/3 rotation. 12 Month rolling contract. Full health and sickness benefit package. Paid Holidays. All benefits are supported by an internationally known and market leading organisation which is stable and can guarantee market resilience, thus surety in employment.
Close Protection officers required, ex military/police/defence force who have experience of working in a hazardous environment are preferred. Small arms skills and current first aid certification along with formal qualification in close protection activities. The role involves protection of individuals and groups as well as vital points of infrastructure within the community. The ability to work as a member of a team and on occasion as an individual in a challenging environment while maintaining high levels of communication is paramount.
Provide close protection according to standard operating procedures
Follow direction and support the team leaders/vehicle commanders as appropriate
Maintain all personal skills and standards according to role and ensure all equipment and weapons systems are fit for role and use
Actively support the team during operational work and follow guidelines on personal behaviour in and out of role
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
MUST hold CP Licence
Driving ability confirmed and licenced
Ex Military having worked in Afghanistan/Iraq
First aid, close protection qualified
Some commercial experience in Iraq/Afghanistan