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Assistant Risk Assessment Manager

Job Title: Assistant Risk Assessment Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 1283
Contact Name: David Bernard
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

MSELECT is hiring an Assistant Risk Assessment Manager for an international Oil operator to be based in Kurdistan, candidates must have minimum 3 years of experience in a similar role. 

Assistant to the Risk Assessment Manager (RAM). Assist with the safety and security of personnel and facilities, the completion of daily security reports and local staff administration.

•    Assist the RAM with:
•    Overseeing of all daily field security operations;
•    Ensuring correct manning of ECP's and Access Control Points;
•    Coordinating of security related incident response;
•    Maintaining close liaison with government security forces;
•    Maintaining good relations with the local community;
•    De-escalating confrontational situations;
•    Investigating and reporting of known or suspected security incidents.
•    Ensure proper preparation and hand over between security shifts.
•    Ensure all administration of local personnel employed through security are kept up to date.
•    Update the occurrence book daily or whenever an incident occurs.
•    Update security reports on a daily basis with the assistance of the RAM.
•    Support of the clients onsite during emergencies and incident management.

•    Minimum - High School Diploma
•    Managerial level training qualification

•    Must be a Kurdish national.
•    Have no previous criminal convictions.
•    Minimum 3 years commercial security experience in a Managerial position OR 5 years in Supervisory role.
•    Minimum of 3 year’s security related experience in the oil and gas industry in the Kurdish Region of Iraq.
•    Understanding of local tribes and tribal structures.
•    Understanding and implementing minimum-security standards for oil and gas projects.
•    Proficient in English written and verbal communication,
•    Fluent in Kurdish (Bahdini), Arabic will be beneficial.
•    Strong communication and listening skills with the ability to relate to people from different cultures and backgrounds
•    Good decision making & problem solving skills.
•    Ability to work with different cultures, religions and nationalities.
•    Must have a valid Iraq driver’s license.
•    Work Location: Atrush
•    Daily Working hours - 12hour work day/12 hours standby during evenings; Work Rotation - Two week on/off rotation.
•    Former law enforcement, military or commercial security

•    Professionalism – Good skills in information collection and analysis with a view to recognizing potential threats and dangers.
•    Planning and organizing – Good planning and organizational skills regarding security projects.
•    Communication – Ability to provide instructions clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
•    A high sense of discretion and integrity when dealing with sensitive information.
•    Judgment and Decision Making – High degree of responsibility, initiative, alertness, physical fitness, emotional stability, the ability to prioritize a heavy work load.
•    Client Orientation – Professional attitude and the ability to build successful working relationships with contacts outside of the project Security Section.
•    Technology Awareness – High standard of computer literacy (Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint).
•    Must be willing to work on a back to back rotation schedule.
•    Must provide verifiable references from registered Private Security Companies.