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The Armed Protection Team (expatriate) Close Protection Officers provide mobile armed protection to Authority personnel and visitors at the British Embassy Mogadishu and British Office Hargeisa. The CPO’s will provide these services in accordance with contractual obligations, international and local laws, RuF and SOPs. They will assist the Team Leaders to execute the day to day assigned tasks included armoured vehicle driving. They will ensure a high standard of welfare, morale and discipline and professional operational relationship with the client. They will also provide immediate emergency medical support (Trauma) and will provide support in case of medevac.
The CP Operator is at the front end of the delivery of this operation. The role requires individuals who are suitably experienced and qualified in firearms and armoured vehicle driving, they must be able to follow instructions clearly but also able to make command decisions on the spot in order to achieve the aims of the organisation
Current SC-level security clearance British & Commonwealth passport holders only
SIA Level 3 Licence - Close Protection (frontline) – passed the standard SIA 4 week training course and hold a current licence or any equivalent agreed with the authority.
In date FPOS-I qualification.
Be suitably inoculated for the area of operations.
To have attended and passed a UK accredited, or equivalent CP course.
Demonstrable experience in close escorting and body-guarding with an accredited close protection training organisation and undergone at least two weeks dedicated training by their current employer.
Recent accumulated experience (including operational experience) in a sovereign military unit or para-military police force.
Experience in communication equipment and voice procedure.
Experience in navigation and map reading and the use of GPS.
Thorough knowledge of basic infantry tactics.
Understanding of basic first line roadside repair.
Active experience in the use of firearms, specifically pistol, sub-machine gun, carbine and light machine gun.
Capable and safe driver of heavy armoured four-wheel drive vehicles.
Valid driver’s license.
Fluent written and spoken English.
Recent security experience in Somalia, Iraq or Afghanistan.
Recent commercial security guarding experience on a similar security guarding contract.
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