Close Protection Specialistat

Employer: Gavin de Becker & Associates
Location: London, UK


As a security consulting firm, we protect and advise the world’s most at-risk public figures. Our associates manage logistics, plan special events, provide executive protection and security for Principals at their residences and in public.

The Ideal Match
You are physically fit. You prioritize fitness.
You have a track record of providing exceptional customer service.
You can speak well. You know how to interact with people from various backgrounds.
You’re able to think quickly on your feet; you’re equipped to handle various demands, requests, and scenarios occurring simultaneously around you.
You conduct yourself according to high ethical standards.
You possess an active Close Protection License through the Security Industry Authority.
You possess a valid UK Driving License.
You’re willing to submit to our pre-employment background investigation and drug and nicotine screening.

Desired Qualifications
You are based in London.
You have previous Close Protection or hostile security contracting experience.
You have previous law enforcement experience, including service with military units such as the Royal Military Police.
You have previous experience in an elite military unit trained at a higher combat and logistical intensity; preferred work with British Special Air Service, British Special Boat Service, British Royal Marine Commandos, etc.

What You’ll Do
Residential Protective Coverage. Associates respond to and manage emergencies on a residential estate. They protect confidential information, control access to properties, deter intruders, and manage early-warning detection systems. These associates provide the emergency action on all matters pertaining to security and logistical operations.
Global Operations Centers. As geopolitical events shape the travel, security, and daily operations of our individual and corporate clients, our Global Operations Centers provide up-to-date emergency and logistical information to better implement contingency plans for any threat or crisis. Associates are trained to manage complex remote monitoring technologies, as well as respond to emergencies on-site.
Emergency Response & Incident Management. Associates are first responders who are trained extensively in emergency medicine and close protection.
Threat Assessment & Risk Analysis. Associates support risk management teams, including direct assistance with difficult terminations, incident reports, threat assessment casework, and investigations.

GDBA Benefits
Long-Term Opportunities. Career-oriented associates have opportunities for advancement. GDBA encourage its associates to develop and deploy their strengths. At GDBA, ideas matter.
Competitive Salary Package. Based on experience and performance. Typical first year earnings range from £40,000 to £80,000, depending on background, experience, and overtime.
Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability Insurance, and a Pension Scheme.
Company Perks. GDBA offers its associates ammo, gym, and massage allowances, as well as corporate discount memberships.
Nicotine-Free. GDBA is proud to be a nicotine-free workforce.