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Reference: 67985

Date Added: 28 September 2018
Closing Date: 28 November 2018

Job Title: Security Specialist

Working For: International SOS

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

Security Specialist
Chiswick, West London W4 5YE, UK

International SOS is the world’s leading international health care, medical assistance and travel security risk services company with over 11,000 employees, led by 1,200 doctors and 200 security specialists. We provide a world class offering for travellers and expatriates. Every single day we are making a difference in people’s lives and able to support them when they need it the most.

Job Description
We are currently recruiting a Security Specialist on a permanent contract to join our security team based in Chiswick Park, London. This position will be responsible for the day to day delivery of high-quality security assessments and advice to travellers, international assignees and corporate travel risk managers. The individual will work as part of a 24/7 team providing travel security advice to clients and supporting client situational awareness by scanning for, reporting and escalating developing travel security issues.

Key Responsibilities
• Delivery of best-in-class bespoke verbal and written travel security assessments and briefings
• Collect, analyse and disseminate security or disruption issues affecting business travellers
• Maintain awareness of the regional security environment through detailed research and engagement with regional contacts
• Advise and monitor clients travelling in complex working environments
• Support security consultancy tasks
• Understand all current events affecting regional/global business travel and provide travel advice and briefs to clients
• As required, conduct travel to priority countries to assess current situations and develop local information and assistance capabilities to further support clients

Required Skills and Knowledge
• Interest in international affairs and the global security environment
• Degree level qualification in politics, international relations or related subject or work experience
• Knowledge of the political and security context of West, Central and Northern Africa
• Ability to analyse issues and explain complex situations to a non-expert
• International experience (work and personal)
• Willingness to work outside of normal duty hours
• Foreign travel to Africa desirable
• Advanced professional proficiency in French and/or one other language preferred

Closing Date: 28 November 2018

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Website: http://www.internationalsos.com/

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