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Security Information Analyst

Business Unit:  International Security Services
Career Area:  International

Kabul, Afghanistan, AF

Company: GardaWorld

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan

Position: Security Information Analyst (SIA)

Rotation: 8 weeks on, 4 weeks off, subject to operational requirements  

Role Overview:

As a Security Information Analyst with GardaWorld, you will be responsible for providing timely and accurate intelligence analysis to support the European Delegation Mission to Afghanistan in Kabul. This role requires a keen understanding of the political, social, and security dynamics in Afghanistan, as well as the ability to gather, assess, and disseminate intelligence to facilitate informed decision-making and risk mitigation strategies.


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 protective services to ensure the safety and security of all client staff and other personnel who come under duty of care of EUDEL Kabul, Afghanistan. Services the Contractor can expect to carry out, would include:

  • Responsibility for the Security Information Analyst, the Local Security Information Analyst and the EU Joint Analysis Cell (EUJAC)
  • Conduct comprehensive analysis on political, security, and social developments in Afghanistan, with a focus on Kabul.
  • Monitor and assess threats, risks, and emerging trends that may impact the European Delegation Mission's operations and personnel.
  • Collect and analyze open-source information, including media reports, social media, and government publications, to identify relevant intelligence indicators.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders, including government agencies, security partners, and local contacts, to gather and verify intelligence information.
  • Produce clear and concise intelligence reports, assessments, and briefings for decision-makers within the European Delegation Mission.
  • Provide timely updates and situational awareness to key personnel, including security managers and operational staff.
  • EUJAC products play a vital part in EU Delegation risk management and mitigation and have a direct impact on the operational posture and tempo of Delegation work.
  • In conjunction with the ISM, designs, implements and rehearses SOPs and Contingency Plans for the EUJAC;
  • Reporting to the ISM and Authority on operational matters as well as contract and administrative issues.
  • Any other direction or reasonable request given by appropriate GardaWorld Management team in accordance with GW Standard Operating Procedures and Guidelines.  

Role requirements

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

  • Thorough knowledge of  the  country's  security  environment  with  recent  experience  in Afghanistan and preferably in Kabul;
  • A professional career record  in  information  and  intelligence;  acquiring  security  related information  from  recognised  sources,  with  a  proven  capability  of  producing  threat  and risk assessments based on information received and processed;
  • He/she will be of EU nationality and have graduated from and served a minimum of 5 years in an EU Member State military or police, ideally with experience of working in intelligence whilst serving. They should have held a minimum rank of NATO rank OR7 or police equivalent.
  • Experience of minimum 1 year in line management of office processing information, with proven experience in project management.
  • Ideally he / she has served in a similar international position in high risk hostile / conflict environment for a  minimum  period  of  3  years  consecutively  within  the  past  5  years, attested by reference letters from current and/or former employers;
  • Proven knowledge of radio equipment and radio operational procedures;
  • English  according  to,  at  least,  level   B2   as   defined   in   the   standards   available at, some knowledge of an Afghan language would be an advantage;
  • Fully IT-literate in Word and Excel;
  • Valid EU driving licence categories C, C1. Certified as B6 trained;
  • Excellent knowledge in first aid, to be proven through relevant certificates.

GardaWorld: Make the world a safer place

GardaWorld is a global leader in the security industry, offering a wealth of opportunity to individuals looking to gain experience and develop professionally in a growing industry. We offer diverse work assignments spanning multiple industries, and training and career advancement opportunities. We embrace diversity and welcome newcomers, women, students, retirees, reservists, veterans, and more to join our team, as we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, we will communicate only with the selected candidates.

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