Close Protection Officer , Somalia

Location: Somalia

We are currently recruiting several Swedish nationals for position as Close Protection Officers (CPO) for projects in Somalia and neighbouring countries. Previous experience from the region is meriting. 

Job description 
As Close Protection Officer (CPO) you will be responsible for risk management, security planning as well as management and implementation of all security related activities within your project. You will be working in a team environment where you are expected to display excellent interpersonal skills, leadership qualities and service delivery to the highest level of industry standards. 

Your main responsibilities include: 
Close protection and protective surveillance 
Liaison with support elements, project stakeholders and local community 
Respond to security incidents and manage crisis situations 
Up-date client and organization operations centre on progress and situational developments 
Manage the implementation of physical and procedural security measures 
Deliver project specific security training 

Basic requirements 
Nationality Swedish 
Age Minimum 25 years 
Medical Physically fit and in good health 

Languages : Fluency in spoken and written English 
Training : Close Protection 
Computer literacy : MS Office 

License qualifications and ratings 
Certificate of service (Armed forces / Law enforcement) honourable discharge 

Other qualifications 
Minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience is required 
Candidates must also present a clean criminal background check or record 
Experience from work in Somalia or neighbouring countries is meriting 
Registered nurse or paramedic is meriting, but not a requirement 
University degree (B.Sc. or M.Sc.) is meriting, but not a requirement 

Prior to employment, additional internal vetting including personal interviews and background checks will be conducted. Successful candidates must present a valid psychological screening certificate (can be provided through LEAP AB). 

How To Apply:
Please send your application incl. cover letter, references (x2) and CV to

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