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International Security Manager (ISM) - EUDEL Afghanistan

Business Unit:  International Security Services
Career Area:  International

Kabul, Afghanistan, AF

Nationality: EU Member State Citizen



Role Requirements

Only candidates that meet and are able to demonstrate the below hiring criteria’s will be considered:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Must be a citizen of an EU member state.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Thorough knowledge  of  the  country's  security  environment  with  experience  during  the last 5 years in Afghanistan and preferably in Kabul;
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Experience in overseeing a security service contract of at least 100 people proven by a minimum  of  5  years'  experience  in  a  similar  international  position  in  a  country  with  a volatile security environment, preferably with Diplomatic Missions or Representations of International  Organisations,  attested  by  reference  letters  from  current  and/or  former employers;
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Military or police experience, minimum rank of NATO rank OR8 and above or OF2 and above or equivalent is required;
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Demonstrates composure under pressure in high risk environments;
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Experience of at least 6 months in contract management, implementation, quality control and reporting;
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Experience  of  at  least  6  months  in  human  resources  and  financial  and  operations management;
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Proven knowledge of radio equipment and radio operational procedures;
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Fluent   English   at   least   to   level   B2   as   defined   in   the   standards   available at <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/resources/european-language-levels-cefr<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">;
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Fully IT-literate in Word and Excel;
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Valid EU driving licence categories C, C1. Certified as B6 trained;
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Excellent knowledge in first aid and trauma (First Person on the Scene (FPOS)) and fire- fighting, to be proven through relevant certificates;
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Contractors applying for this post  must  hold  a  valid  personal  security clearance or receive a valid personal security clearance within the first nine months after deployment.






Services provided by the Contractor shall be those typically expected for someone in the Position and  include, but not be limited to the provision of Security Project Management services to ensure the safety and security of all client staff and other personnel who come under duty of care of EUDEL Kabul, Afghanistan.The ISM will be the point of contact  with the Mission's Security Office for which any matters of concern or dispute between the Contractor and Client Afghan Mission staff and/or procedures will be dealt with solely by him/her and cannot be delegated to any of his/her subordinates. The ISM will manage the daily operations in all of its functions which will include but will not be limited to the below duties:


  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Be the contact point between the Contractor and the Contracting Authority.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ensuring  the  professional  and  efficient  implementation  of  the  entire  provisions  of  the contract  in  compliance  with  these  tender  specifications.  This  includes  the  use  of  the security  equipment  put  at  their  disposal  by the  Contacting Client,   such  as,  but  not limited to, CCTV system, access control system, intruder alarms, fire detection system, transmitters and panic button systems, radio communication equipment, metal detectors, vehicle search equipment, guard monitoring system, etc;
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Responsibility  for  the  response  to  operational  incidents,  under  the  direction  of  the Contracting Client's designated security staff;
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Supervising the Close Protection Supervisor (CPS), Security Operations Supervisor (SOS), Security  Operations  Room  Supervisor  (SORS),  and  the  Senior  Security  Information Analyst (SSIA), and oversee the functions of their sub-divisions;
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ensuring that all posts are properly staffed and that the performance of the services by the company personnel is efficient. Regular but random and recorded checks are to be carried out;
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Responding to specific instructions given by the Contracting Client's designated security staff;
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Accountability  for  non-operational  supervision  of  the  contract  (administrative  matters including those of personnel and equipment), under the direction or in conjunction with the Contracting Client's designated security staff;
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The  ISM  shall  be  responsible  for  developing  and  implementing  Standard  Operating Procedures (SOPs), Contingency Plans and Reporting Procedures (RP). These procedures must  be  validated  by  the  Contracting  Client's  designated  security  staff  and  must  be executed by the Contractor’s staff;
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ISM shall be responsible for all formal operational and administrative reporting. To that  end he/she  will  organise  security  staff attendance  at  all  planned  meetings  with the Contracting  Client's  designated  security  staff,  to  review  the  contractually  required reports   (setting   out   amongst   other   issues,   the   status   of   the   services   provided, developments related to the implementation of the contract, the review of invoices and supporting   documents   and   licensing/compliance   related   issues).   The   Contracting Client's designated security staff may also require ad hoc meetings with the ISM.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Any other direction or reasonable request given by appropriate <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">GardaWorld<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> Management team in accordance with GW Standard Operating Procedures and Guidelines.  

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