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Hart aspires to deliver service of the highest quality to our clients and are always interested in hearing from outstanding personnel. We look forward to hearing from you.

Join Hart’s professional, dynamic teams today. What is our strongest asset? It’s our talented people who make Hart great. As one of the leading risk management companies, a career with Hart will take you to interesting locations around the world working on unique projects for a variety of clients.

Hart’s recruitment and selection process incorporates everything one would expect of a tier one security service provider. This includes the principles of equal opportunity employment and diversity to ensure selection best on merit. The process is aligned to the standards and principles as stated in the Montreaux Document, International Code of Conduct (Selection and Vetting of Personnel, paragraph 45-49) and PSC1.

Positions at Hart can vary from office to field-based work, short-term to permanent contracts within our global offices. If you would like to be considered for a position within Hart please complete our online forms. Applicants will be added to our database. Please be aware that field-based jobs often arise at relatively short notice. Please make sure you provide an email address as we find this the most effective method of communication.

All qualifications will need to be verified, so please do not include any qualification that cannot be supported by relevant paperwork.

Please be aware that you will be required to have the following:

  1. Employment history and reference checks
  2. Qualifications and SIA Check
  3. Disclosure Statement/Police Check/Security Clearance
  4. Military Discharge certificates where applicable
  5. Human Rights violation review
  6. Pre-mobilisation medical
  7. Pre-employment Psychological/Psychometric Check
  8. For all positions of trust, the Company includes a Financial Check

Compound Security Manager / AdHoc Mobile Security Missions

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This position is based in Chelsea Village, Mogadishu, Somalia operating a Eight & Four rotation. Suitable leave cover is provided by HNW during all periods of leave out of Mogadishu.

The Guard Force is to be controlled by the Compound Security Manager (Sec Mgr), who will report to the Hart Country Operations Manager on all matters’ security directly.

Compound Sec Mgr Role and Responsibility:

  1. Manage the control access to the compound and egress from it via the Main Gate and Rear Gate and manage access control ingress/egress figures; these are to be submitted daily for the previous 24- hour period and record traffic.
  2. Manage the visitors pass system and lead a QRF in the event of any type of incident.
  3. Continually train and evaluate the Emergency Response Plan for the compound and provide recommendations for improvements as the treat dictates.
  4. Provide the C3 hub for all matters security within the compounds and be an integral part of the management team.
  5. Specifically, the Sec Mgr is to be the direct point of contact for the clients for all security matters; he must be adept at client management and appreciate the nature of the hospitality business and attend client meetings as required. Conduct guest and visitor security and safety briefs, ensuring that each person understands what the main threats are and what they must do in the event of an emergency.
  6. Keep Hart Nationwide’s (HNW) Country Operations Manager and the clients informed of any matter of significance and provide reports when required.
  7. Conduct inspections of the facility to check on: the integrity of the perimeter; the state of guards; parking and car passes; any areas or facilities of particular concern.
  8. Brief the ongoing shift and debrief the outgoing one – checking standards of dress and equipment.
  9. Conduct weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual training requirements and any remedial action that may be necessary.
  10. Check the CCTV, Alarm Systems, and security lighting on a weekly basis. This will include a weekly alarm test at a time agreed with client.
  11. Ensure that weapons and ammunition are cleaned and accounted for daily and that each weapon is signed for by guards at the start of their rotation.
  12. Complete appraisals on guard force staff.
  13. Evaluate performance against the KPIs agreed with client and report monthly to HNW Country Manager.
  14. Ensure that the Guard Force’s radio and mobile communications are tested at regular intervals during each day.
  15. The Sec Mgr will manage and continually review the pass system for personnel and vehicles entering and leaving the compound.
  16. Management is to be achieved through a combination of effective leadership, tight procedures, and effective communications; the Sec Mgr is the central focus for doing so.
  17. Sec Mgr must manage and ensure HNW guard force are always following health & safety rules.
  18. Sec Mgr will use different means of communication when performing his duties. There is sufficient redundancy in the means of communication to ensure that voice and digital communication can be assured at all times.
  19. Performance Evaluation, the following is required of the Sec Mgr while carrying out his duties:
    • Checks –daily (shift change, areas).
    • Inspections –weekly.
    • Audits – twice annually.
    • Corrective Action – as required

Adhoc CPO Role and Responsibility:

Working under the direction of the Operations Manager you will be responsible for the oversight management, direction, and control of the task. You will ensure that the team members are adequately briefed, skilled, equipped and supervised to conduct their duties.

Ensuring all team equipment, weapons and vehicles are maintained to a high standard, and ensuring all Q/A is carried out within the team. You will ensure all team members understand the relevant SOPS as documented by Hart Nationwide, and ensure the team is always administered and operationally capable for deployment.

Specific task requirements will be given in detail in SOPs, however, primary duties are as follows but not exclusive to:

Reports:

You are to produce the following reports:

  1. Daily Flap Sheet and client brief before operations deployment.
  2. Team and weapons records updated on an ongoing basis.
  3. Hand over check sheets during handovers.
  4. Weekly Equipment check sheets.
  5. Monthly Training Records.
  6. Monthly Fuel Records.
  7. Recce reports on an as and when basis.
  8. Incident reports on an as and when basis.

Qualifications Required

  1. At least 5 years Military experience
  2. Close Protection Qualification
  3. FPOSi qualification
  4. Driver’s licence and clean record of driving

Experience Required

  1. Proven experience of Compound Security Management.
  2. At least 1 year PSC experience in Iraq or Afghanistan. Somalia preferable.
  3. Experience of writing Site Security Plans and Crisis Management planning.
  4. Proven defensive driving in hostile areas.

Competency

  1. Remain aware of business development and project the company.
  2. Navigation, map reading and the use of GPS.
  3. Well-developed English oral and written skills.
  4. Ability to think under pressure and guide a team.
  5. Computer literate with knowledge of MS Office applications.
  6. Effective time-management skills.
  7. Well balanced interpersonal and client focused skills.
  8. Competency in weapons handling
  9. Physically and mentally fit
  10. Police Check

Please submit your CV to recruitment@hartinternational.com. Closing date 19th April 2022.

Human Rights, Democracy and Peace Expert

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Please note that this is NOT a security related post

Job Purpose & Key Activities: 

To support and advise Commission services (Headquarters and EU Delegations) and/or Partner Countries/Organisations along the entire cycle of Human Rights, Democracy and Peace operations (from design to implementation and evaluation of EU interventions) within the following key thematic areas;

  1. Human rights, democracy and rule of law
  2. Enhancement of the role of civil society
  3. Local Authorities & Decentralisation
  4. Migration
  5. Conflict prevention and resolution, Peace and Security

The consultant is required to provide technical inputs and assist in carrying out analysis, studies and support in the following areas:

a) Analytical studies (e.g. feasibility studies, institutional/stakeholder analysis, political and economic analysis, strategic environmental assessments, environmental impact assessments, climate risk assessments, intervention logic and logical framework approach/theory of change, economic analysis, data collection and analysis, performance measurement and indicators, monitoring and evaluation systems). This will also include mainstreaming of crosscutting issues (climate change, environment, resilience, youth, gender, disabilities and more broadly rights based approach), analysis of legislation, regulations and law enforcement, legislative gap analysis.

b) Policy-related analysis (e.g. gender analysis, do- no-harm and conflict sensitivity analysis, religious dynamics assessments) and design. This will also include mainstreaming of crosscutting issues.

c) Technical inputs (e.g. technical annexes for works and supplies)

d) Evaluation of offers; assessment of grant proposals

e) Evaluations (e.g. mid-term, final and ex-post, impact evaluations, including of budget support programmes)

f) Public financial management and domestic revenue mobilisation, including at sector level and at subnational government level

g) Investment financing

h) Capacity development and institutional strengthening

i) Training and research

j) Awareness-raising (incl. information and communication)

Key Accountabilities

1.   Human Rights, Democracy and rule of law

Promotion and protection of fundamental human rights, social, economic and cultural rights, political and civil rights (women rights, freedom of movement, freedom of thought, conscience and religion, children, minorities, indigenous peoples, migrants)

a)       Support to democratisation processes (incl. civic education), citizenship in terms of inter alia the representative legitimacy, participation and political accountability

·        Social and political roots of conflicts (conflict prevention)

·        Electoral processes (excluding exploratory mission for election observers and election observers’ missions)

·        Political society: role and functioning of the Parliament and political parties

·        Free, independent and economically viable media and freedom of expression

·        Empowerment of local authorities and civil society organisations (to bring about local democracy)

·        Constitution-making and reform including all associated consultative processes at national and local levels

b)      Reinforcement of the rule of law and administration of justice

·        Reform of judiciary (legal reform, justice and protection of human rights, capacity building, training of magistrates and prosecution officers)

·        Penal regime (sentencing and detention, pre-trial, juvenile detention, women in detention), police reform

·        Penitentiary reform (detention conditions; supporting establishment of probation services and developing alternative sentences)

c)       Public administration reform and organisational development of public institutions including:

·        Strategic framework for public administration reform (strategic framework and administrative resources, monitoring system)

·        Policy formulation and coordination (incl. Legislation, regulations and law enforcement, legislative gap analysis)

·        public service and human resource management (policy, legal and institutional frameworks for public service; human resources management)

·        accountability (accountability and organisation of central government, accessibility of public  information, oversight institutions , judicial disputes, public liability regime, anti-corruption)

·        service delivery (incl. the quality and accessibility of public services).

d)      Elections – Exploratory missions for EU Election Observation Missions, Election Expert missions and Election Follow-up missions

2.      Enhancement of the role of civil society

a)       Organisations (Non-governmental organisations, community based organisations, media, trade unions), roles (service delivery and advocacy) and recognition (legal framework). Including participatory organisation analysis and needs diagnostics

b)      Capacity building (development of strategies, management and human resource development) (including design and delivery of training/mentoring/tutoring and other forms of support in all aspects of organisation at strategic and functional level, advocacy, internal governance, decision-making processes, accountability and transparency, fund raising) and networking (networking at local, national, regional and international level, coalition building, intermediary organisations, dialogue with government institutions)

3.      Local Authorities & Decentralisation

a)       Decentralisation (subsidiarity, legislation, accountability), support to local authorities (local and regional levels including municipalities)

b)       Community based development (empowerment and participatory approaches, youth and gender issues, micro-projects) and local development strategies (social, economic, multi-sector)

c)       Enhancement of the role of local authorities and their associations: capacity Development, enhance Local Authorities’ and their association ability to contribute to good governance and consequently to achieve development goals at local level.

4.      Migration

a)       Migration and Development; Migration-development nexus, Diasporas, Social and economic consequences of migration, Social and economic consequences of national migration policies, Mainstreaming migration into national and local development strategies, Promotion of migration governance and better manage migratory flows, Tackling racism, xenophobia and discrimination, Remittances, “Brain drain and gain” issues, Nexus between migration, climate change and environmental degradation.

b)  Legal Migration and Mobility; Support well-managed labour migration and increase the capacity of governments in legal migration and mobility, Better integration of migrants in countries of destination, Promotion and protection of the rights of migrants and their families, Support to the formulation and implementation of sound regional and national migration policies and strategies as well as labour migration recruitment systems reducing recruitment costs, Facilitation of portability of rights, Recognition of diplomas and skills, Circular migration, Migrant domestic workers rights, Addressing challenges and opportunities of migration in urban contexts.

c)       Irregular migration and Trafficking in Human Beings; Prevention of and fight against irregular migration, Facilitation of voluntary return and sustainable reintegration of migrants, Improve capacity of governments and other relevant stakeholders in areas such as border management, addressing irregular migration, preventing and fight against trafficking in human beings and smuggling of migrants

d)       International Protection and Asylum; Increase the capacity of national and local governments and other relevant stakeholders in policy development and implementation related to international protection and asylum and integration of the forced displacement dimension into other regional and national policies, Support participation of non-governmental organisations and local authorities in policy formulation and in the monitoring of policy implementation processes, Enhance asylum and reception capacities in partner countries, Support regional development and protection programmes.

5        Conflict prevention and resolution, Peace and Security

a)     Mediation, conflict prevention, conflict resolution and reconciliation

i.       Emergency/post emergency support needs assessment (including psycho-social, physical and economic damage assessment, reconstruction/rehabilitation planning and assessment of local implementation capacity and structure; sociopolitical situation among the population – “peace dividend”)

ii.     Monitoring/observing cease-fire/peace accords and agreements

iii.    Information/media support in crisis/emergency situations

b)     Demobilisation, Disarmament and Reintegration (DDR): DDR of armed forces, including child soldiers

c)     Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) control; arms disseminated within civil populations;

d)     Removal of land mines and explosive remnants of war and related activities (including mine awareness, marking of minefields, impact survey, training and research)

e)     Linking Relief, Rehabilitation and Development (LRRD) a) Rehabilitation of social and economic infrastructures and strengthening of institutions deemed necessary for the improvement of the minimal living – social – standards in post-crisis situation. Rehabilitation also includes economic measures permitting a long-term economical reintegration of crisis-affected populations

f)      Security Sector Reform (SSR)

i.     Capacity building in support of security and development to military actors within the context of broader security sector reform (SSR)

ii.     Improved functioning of security actors including military actors within the context of support for security and development

iii.     Main-streaming of conflict prevention, conflict-sensitivity, greater human security and R2P (Right to Protect) amongst security actors in fragile states or in crisis-prone or post-conflict areas

iv.     Respect of rule of law and good governance by military actors including their interaction with civilian control and oversight bodies as well as with civil society

v.     Development of risk-management methodologies and risk assessments for capacity building in support of security and development to military actors and for broader SSR.

vi.     Needs assessments and context-specific analysis for support to security sector actors including military actors

vii.     Development of performance benchmarks including indicators (output, outcome and impact) and tracking of spending for capacity building in support of security and development to military actors and for SRR support.

viii.     Conflict-Risk and Conflict-Analysis Assessments (including ‘do-no-harm’) facilitating a shared understanding and regular monitoring of capacity building in support of security and development.

ix.     Field exercises and table top testing of security services

x.     Logistical support to operations (including planning of complex missions, transport, provision of security, telecommunications)

xi.     Fight against organised crime (incl. drugs) and terrorism

xii.     Private security and military companies

xiii.     Integrated border management

g)     Transitional justice

h)     Post-conflict transition plans, including employment generation, restoration of access to justice for affected populations, formal and informal/community-based transitional justice processes and security measures

i)      Logistical support to operations (including planning of complex missions, transport, provision of security, telecommunications

 

Experience & Qualifications Required

Qualifications and skills

General Experience

Specific Experience

Desirable Criteria

Only suitable candidates who meet ALL of the above criteria will be invited to interview.

Interested candidates can submit cv’s to : recruitment@hartinternational.com

International Security Analyst

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Only candidates with Libya experience will be considered for the role.

International Security Analyst:

Qualifications & Skills Required:

General Experience Required

Specific Experience Required:

Please submit your CV to recruitment@hartinternational.com.

International Security Manager

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Only candidates with Libya experience will be considered for the role.

International Security Manager:

Qualifications Required:

General Experience Required

Specific Experience Required:

Please submit your CV to recruitment@hartinternational.com.

Close Protection Officer

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Only candidates with Libya experience will be considered for the role.

Close Protection Officers (CPOs):

Qualifications Required:

General Experience Required

Specific Experience Required:

Please submit your CV to recruitment@hartinternational.com.

Intelligence Analyst

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Competencies & Requirements

  1. Military or Police intelligence background of at least 7 years. Minimum SNCO/Warrant Officer or Police equivalent;
  2. Previous knowledge of Iraq intelligence environment essential;
  3. Previous experience particularly related to threat assessment and intelligence analysis essential;
  4. DV cleared;
  5. Computer literacy; particularly Microsoft Office functions essential;
  6. Proven record of working in the field of intelligence collection, collation and analysis in a military or

    police organization within a counter insurgency or similarly hostile operational environment;

  7. Fluent Written and Spoken English;
  8. Arabist preferred;
  9. Practical experience of Iraq environment;
  10. Experience of operational liaison duties;
  11. Previous FCO or other government agency experience preferred;
  12. Mentally and physically fit;
  13. Accomplished writing skills;
  14. Strong and effective communication and interpersonal skills;
  15. Strong client facing skills;
  16. Competent IT skills, particularly MS Office based software;
  17. Strong sense of integrity.

Please submit your CV to recruitment@hartinternational.com.

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