Project Manager

GardaWorld Federal Services (


  full-time   employee


The PM must be able to provide proactive program management, and provide the COR with specific information and status of the local guard force on a daily basis. The PM shall be dedicated full time to support this contract. The PM shall be accessible and responsive to the CO or COR on all matters related to performance of this contract 24 hours per day, seven days per week. The PM shall be accessible in person within one hour of request by the COR or GTM. For scheduled and unscheduled absences of the PM, the contractor shall follow the procedures outlined in Section J Exhibit O, Contingency Plan. The PM shall reside in the same city as the U.S. Embassy and specifically dedicated to Bamako. The PM must meet with the COR and Local Guard Force Coordinator routinely. The PM shall be required to visit each U.S. Mission covered by the place of performance a minimum of once per quarter.


The PM shall have a minimum of 10 years police, military, security, or local guard force management

experience with a minimum of five years of the work experience being at supervisory or command levels.

A minimum of five years work experience in the host country or region. The PM shall possess intimate knowledge

of overseas security environments and have a familiarity of the recent trends and specific terrorist and

criminal threats facing the U.S Mission.

Experience with risk management including problem identification and problem solving would be highly recommended.

On a daily basis, the PM shall analyze the operational security environment throughout region,

country and the city and work closely with the COR to ensure Post?s security posture and countermeasures are

commensurate with the overall threat to U.S. personnel and the Mission. In addition, the PM shall meet the following

qualifications and to perform supervisory duties that include:


Knowledge and Skills: The PM shall have the following knowledge and skills:

? Be a citizen of the host country, or a third country national citizen in possession of a valid work visa in the

host nation;

? Speak the local language and English speaking/reading skill level S4/R4;

? Able to use a computer including all common office management tools (e.g. Microsoft Office);

? Experience with multiple levels of communication between various levels of management;

? Experience managing security staff or local guard force management experience;

? Be an expert in all areas of physical security and access control;

? Must understand operational methods of all guard force units and zones for response, and maintain a professional demeanor under highly stressful circumstances;

? Be experienced in basic communications and radio use/procedures;

? Be able to maintain and manage communication between all parties;

? Provide risk management planning and performing qualitative risk analysis;

? Be able to define, sequence and estimate activities and resources;

? Experience with acquiring, developing, and managing project teams;

? Hold a current host-country driver?s license; and

? Complete the contract required supervisor course

? If applicable, complete and maintain firearms training and certification in accordance with local labor law

and the requirements of this contract.