An experienced Head of Operations is required to join The Inkerman Group’s senior management team in order to manage and deliver all operations within the Group’s businesses, across all security, crisis management, operations, intelligence, travel safe, protection, surveillance, and political risk.

A significant leader, with direct report to the CEO, this role will be responsible for

  • business development and delivering increased revenue with particular emphasis on crisis management, business travel security and political risk,
  • providing strategic direction to the business teams, and
  • the detailed management of all resources – time, people and money, in line with client requirements and within operational guidelines, standards and budgets.

Responding to management and client briefs, this critical role effectively pulls everything together on the ground including all the administrative, equipment, operational arrangements and intelligence requirements.

Candidates should have previous operations and / or political risk experience, some of which must have been gained in a commercial environment and at senior management level. The successful candidate will also be an experienced manager of people, with highly tuned client-facing and interpersonal skills. Membership of The Security Institute, Certified Protective Professional (CPP) and Chartered Security Professional (CSyP) accreditations would be a distinct advantage, as would an additional language to English.

To apply, please send your full career details / CV to Karen Englishby at; you should include details of your current salary package and / or salary expectations.

Closing date for applications is Friday 05 April 2019.


The Inkerman Group provides independent, apolitical, intelligence-led analytical services – mitigating threats and creating opportunities by monitoring worldwide events for its clients on a worldwide basis. The IRIS scheme offers applicants the opportunity to work in a stimulating environment with highly experienced analysts and to be involved in delivering these services on an ongoing basis throughout the programme.

Working remotely and throughout the world, applicants to the scheme will

  • Gain experience of working alongside experienced intelligence analysts
  • Be able to demonstrate to future employers their proven ability and experience in the field of international relations
  • Genuinely contribute to the delivery of real-live client services on a global basis
  • Benefit from working with industry experts within The Inkerman Group, a company considered to be market-leading in the provision of these services.

This is an exciting and competitive programme to join. If you are interested in applying and want to find out more information, send an e-mail to and we will send you the full programme information.