Employer: Garda World
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
Project: FCO Kabul
Role Type: Contractor, GW Consulting Middle East Limited
Est. Start Date: 1st July 2020 (subject to further confirmation/successful induction/visa processing)
Duration of Task: Open-ended
GardaWorld offers a competitive daily rate (Contractor will only be paid whilst on-duty – no payment made for Off-duty)
*subject to local tax (if applicable)
8 weeks on, 4 weeks off, subject to operational requirements
Contractors are not entitled to pay while traveling. The first day of pay is the day of arrival in the country of operations. The last day of pay is the day of departure from the country of operations.
The Company will apply for Letters of Invitation on behalf of the Contractor; visa costs incurred by the Contractor shall be reimbursed
GardaWorld will provide the Independent Contractor with appropriate accommodation, insurance, flights, and life support while on duty.
GardaWorld will provide an economy class return ticket per rotation to the project location from a hub airport as close as reasonably practicable to the Contractor’s declared home address.
The Contractor will be asked to declare their preferences for a primary, secondary, and tertiary hub airport from the GardaWorld hub list at the commencement of their engagement. Where possible and commercially acceptable, GardaWorld will look to book travel to and from one of the preferred hubs.
The Contractor will be responsible for any travel arrangements between the hub airport and their home address.
Further information can be found in the GardaWorld Contractor Travel SOI, a copy will be provided upon acceptance.
British, passport holder.
SC cleared for all departments
SIA license - Close Protection (frontline) – passed the standard SIA 4 week training course and hold a current license or any equivalent agreed with the Authority.
C1 Licence or equivalent
First Person on Scene (FPOSi) Intermediate (Level 3 minimum) or First Response Emergency Care (FREC) (Level 3 minimum) as a minimum or equivalent authorized by the Authority.
Demonstrable experience in close escorting and body-guarding with an accredited close protection training organization and undergone at least two weeks of dedicated training by their current employer.
At least 7 years of recently accumulated experience (including operational experience) in a sovereign military unit or para-military police force.
Active experience in the use of firearms, specifically pistol, sub-machine gun, carbine, and light machine gun. Compliant with the Authority’s specified firearms training and fitness standards.
The capable and safe driver of heavily armored four-wheel-drive vehicles.
Qualified Civilian Armoured vehicle driver or equivalent.
Trained in weapon retention.
Trained in non-lethal options / open-handed protection techniques.
Current and valid UK Driver’s license or other as accepted by the Authority.
Fluent written and spoken English
Competent in Navigation/GPS/Tracking system
Capable of passing the NCA qualification shoots and job-related fitness assessment.
Recent military or security experience in Afghanistan or Iraq.
Recent commercial security guarding experience on similar security guarding contract
Previous Afghanistan experience.
Duties of Role
Provide mobile armed protection to Authority staff and other tenants of the BEK in Afghanistan.