Project Security Team Member -Afghanistan

Employer: Dyncorp
Location: Kabul,Afghanistan
Job Summary   The Project Security Team Member provides close, mobile and static security/force protection. Delivers training for expats and cooperating country nationals.  Provides risk consultation, incident management and crisis management.
Principle Accountabilities
  • Provides close protection.
  • Briefs on mobile security team mission security details.
  • Provides static security/ force protection management.
  • Provides personal security training for expats.
  • Provides professional capacity building and training for Cooperating Country Nationals (CCNs).
  • Assesses formal threat, risk and vulnerability.
  • Analyses intelligence pertinent to project activities.
  • Provides risk consultation, incident management, crisis management.
  • Briefs on mobile security team mission security details.
  • Develops and refines standard operating procedures (SOPs).
Knowledge & Skills
  • Military/police trained; training must have occurred in a The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) country or a Commonwealth Nation.
  • Fluent in military structures.
  • Technical expertise in security concepts and techniques and the ability to integrate program security activities with other external security resources as needed.
  • Highly developed cross cultural communication skills; good interpersonal management skills.
  • Proven problem solver.
  • Training in weapons, communications, counterterrorism operations, and threat familiarization, inclusive of fire prevention, mitigation, and containment.
  • Must be qualified in weapons handling, must have a current license (at time of deployment) from the GoIRA to carry weapons.
  • First aid/trauma skills required and ability to stabilize casualties as a first-line responder, enabling casualties to be moved safely to more comprehensive medical facilities.
  • Must be able to provide pragmatic verbal risk assessments, supporting the development of tactical plans for the conduct of secured movement, as well as venue risk management requirements.
  • Diplomatic and mature professional skills required to provide close protection services for clients when travelling, and while at the venue site.
  • Demonstrated excellence—in written and verbal communication, field performance, liaison activities, and staff functions, and be in the top end of his/her peer group.
  • Fluent in English (Written and spoken).
Experience & Education
  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience in Military/Police service.
  • Minimum of four (2) years of experience service in Afghanistan or Iraq in a security position.
  • Considerable experience as a staff officer, as well as field leadership.
  • Management experience in large civilian operations in conflict zones.
  • Experienced in conducting security assessments, advanced planning and coordination for secured movements, site security operations, and serving as a liaison to the program.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Physically and medically fit to operate in a hostile environment.
  • Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Capable of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions
  • Travel throughout Afghanistan and internationally including austere or potentially dangerous locations.
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