Close Protection Officer

Employer: HCP International
Location: London
Reference: AK/R/018077
Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £48000 – £54000 per annum + Expenses, Travel Abroad


Our Client (Principal) is a UHNWI and seeking an experienced Close Protection Officer / Bodyguard, starting immediately. You will be responsible for the loose follow overwatch or close protection of the Principal, conduct risk threat and vulnerability assessments to ensure the overall safety and security. The Principal resides in London and travels frequently to Europe and the United States, seasonal dates for accompanying travel would be July, August and December.

The working hours are 8pm – 5am, Monday to Saturday. Initially a two-month trial, leading to a permanent role.

Who are we looking for? 

Experienced Close Protection Officer / Bodyguard with prior executive protection experience, working with high net worth private individuals and/or families
Ex-military (Royal Marine Commando or Special Forces), or ex-Police (DPG or Counter Terrorism) with CPO experience
Candidates that possess professional/formal training in defensive tactics, counter surveillance / surveillance detection and possess covert protection experience
Advanced / defensive driving with a full and clean driving licence
Candidates that possess active First Responder certifications (ideal, not compulsory)
Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months
Valid SIA Licence and recent DBS Certificate
Minimum height 5ft 11″
Located within 30 minutes of Chelsea, London
Must be willing to work 8pm – 5am, Monday to Saturday
Have excellent customer service skills
Physically fit and maintain a clean and sharp appearance
Must possess the ability to multitask
Must be a proactive problem solver with demonstrated capability to work independently

£54,000 per annum on a self-employed basis plus expenses (international travel, meals and suits)


Video interviews being scheduled for 5/6 July with a formal interview week commencing Monday, 7 July 2020.

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