High-Threat Environment Close Protection Specialist


The Close Protection Specialist (CPS) performs armed static and mobile executive protection duties, as well as surveillance and counter surveillance, in support of Offline Solutions clients living and working in Aden, Yemen.  The CPS will work with a highly skilled team ensuring exceptional client service in semi- and non-permissive high-risk environments.  This position requires 30-day rotational deployments to Yemen.

Primary Duties:

  • Provide high-threat environment executive protection services for corporate and non-governmental clients in Yemen
  • Conduct surveillance and counter surveillance activities in the vicinity of the client Life Support Area (LSA), routes of travel and off-site work locations
  • Conduct threat and vulnerability assessments and provide recommendations for improving security procedures and client security in high-risk environments
  • Identify and report anomalies or suspicious activities in the vicinity of the client LSA, work sites, and routes of travel
  • Plan and execute journey management for daily client movements from LSA to work site locations
  • Conduct Advances and Advance support to executive/close protection teams
  • Conduct liaison with local law enforcement, host nation and coalition military forces as needed

Requirements Include:

  • High School Diploma; university degree preferred
  • Five to ten years of executive/close protection experience, preferably in high-risk environments
  • Five to ten years of prior law enforcement or military experience
  • Fluent in English; fluency or proficiency in Arabic preferred
  • Ability to pass a background check, physical endurance and agility test, psychological exam, and other assessments as required
  • Ability to effectively communicate security concepts/concerns
  • Advanced knowledge of physical security, information security, access control, and security-related technology including, but not limited to, cameras, recording devices, and motion detection systems
  • Knowledge of local laws and regulations governing protection of information security and physical assets
  • Sound judgment and use discretion with sensitive information
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, and communication (both written and oral) skills
  • Ability to travel
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, PC and/or Apple/Mac Operating System
  • Meet or exceed physical demands required to successfully perform mission-essential tasks


About Us:

Offline Solutions is a risk management and security company delivering professional, confidential security solutions that exceed our clients’ needs.  Our team has extensive experience in security operations, security design, threat and vulnerability assessments, due diligence investigations, and we have supported private and public sector corporations and non-governmental organizations around the globe.

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