Russian Speaking Operator/2IC - Iraq, Basra

Employer: GardaWorld
Location: Iraq
Start November 2014 TBC (24961)
Req Id 24961

Job Description
GardaWorld has a variety of projects located throughout the Middle East and Emerging Markets.
We are seeking suitably qualified, experienced candidates to be considered for this role in Badra - see details below
Job Type   
Contractor, GW Consulting Middle East Limited
Badra, Iraq
Start Date
To Arrive Baghdad November 2014 TBC, subject to further conf/Induction & visa processing
Daily Rate
GW offers a competitive daily rate to all personnel. (Contractor will only be paid for days spent on-duty)
8 weeks work 4 weeks leave (however candidates need to be flexible and will be driven by operational requirement)
Likely duration of task
Open ended
Travel Pay Details
Travel pay is one half of the On-Duty rate for day(s) spent travelling from the contractor’s country of residence to the place of work (max of 2 days) and on return to the country of residence (max of 2 days).  There is no £75 travel allowance applicable on this contract
Flight Package
The Hub Airport designated by the Company for the Consultant will be located in the United Kingdom and will be the most cost effective option available to the Company at the time of booking a flight. Operational effectiveness will also be considered when booking the flight. Such Hub Airport may not be the one geographically closest to Consultant’s residence and, as such, may require Consultant paying for the cost to and from such airport or making up the difference if Consultant resides outside the United Kingdom . There is no £75 travel allowance applicable on this contract.
For example: If the cost to deploy GW Contractor from his local airport hub to Iraq is more than GBP1000.00 then any additional costs will be borne by the contractor

Client will provide the Independent Contractor with accommodation, life support. Insurance to be covered by GardaWorld.
Hiring Criteria
  • SIA Licence required
  • Security Operator Experience of no less than 3 years with the same or other known contractors in Iraq as well as other high risk environments.
  • At least 7 years military service
  • Proven records of senior position held  in military structure as evidence of his ability and command & control skills
  • All European Nationalities are considered, other nationalities  are subject to company approval
  • No records of civil or military disciplinary actions.
  • Russian proficiency (written and oral) as well as English 
  • Iraq experience is a key requirement. Should have a wide knowledge of Iraq built over at least two 3 years, especially in the project area (Central and Southern Iraq).
  • Possess records of being employed on similar projects (Gas and Oil industry) within Iraq.
  • First –aid qualifications
  • Proficient with the M4/AK47, various 9mm side-arms also GPS and tracking systems.
  • Capable to work independently and as a part of a multinational team including local nationals and expatriates.
  • Fit and in excellent health.
Job Duties
  • Conduct duties as Deputy Team Leader, Operator (Vehicle commander) of Mobile Security Team. Protect clients, company employees and assets within leaving and working premises also during mobile security missions outside of secured areas.
  • Assist the Team Leader to maintain operational oversight and control and delivery of monthly training to the team.
  • Assist the Team Leader to maintain control over company assets including vehicles, weapons and other sensitive equipment.
  • Produce security briefings to team members and clients
  • Comply with company and clients policies and regulations.
  • Produce clear written and verbal reports
  • Remain patient and flexible at all times to the client’s needs without compromising safety.

For further information about GardaWorld please follow link:

Please note: any Information provided and your current performance shall be used by Garda-World to evaluate your suitability for this position.

“Any deployment to Iraq carries a degree of risk, for more information please go to where you can obtain the latest  analysis, information and threat assessment”

Presentation of falsified credentials or false statements can lead to termination of any engagement (or future engagement) with the company.

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