Scott Bentall


57 Glen Farrar, East Kilbride, Glasgow, G74 2AG

Position Wanted:
Security Officer, Security Manager, Closer Protection Operative, Project Manager

An experienced and dedicated professional with expert knowledge of defence and security, acquired over 10 years service to an elite unit within the British Army and the civilian private security sector. Specialising in delivering security & risk management, business management and intelligence resourcing. A highly intelligent leader, with experience in military operations in the Middle East and the private security industry. Inventive and industrious with a natural can do attitude, ready to face any challenge. Extensive experience in teaching and mentoring staff, with exceptional interpersonal communication and presentation skills.

Academic Qualifications

Security Management Diploma (Distinction) Focusing on - Organisation and Planning, Budgeting, Security Threats, Project Management, Electronic Data Processing, Management, Decision Making.

Risk Management Diploma (Distinction): Focusing on - Loss Prevention, Risk Evaluation, Legal Aspects, Risk In Financial Markets, Control Measures and Economic Benefits.

Level 3 Close Protection Operator, 3RG Graduate (SIA Licensed): Focussing on   Threat and Risk assessment, operational planning, Route Selection, Foot Drills, Conflict Management, Search Procedures, Law & Legislation, Venue Security, Incident Management, Principle Protection.

Level 4 Hostile Environment Close Protection Operator, 3RG Graduate: Focusing on client protection, Emergency Evacuation Drills, Advising Clients on safe management in hostile environments, Route Planning, Safe Weapon Handling,

Professional Investigator, 3RG Graduate: Focusing on  Covert Surveillance, Close Target Reconnaissance, Foot & Vehicle Drills, Anti Surveillance Drills, Use of covert surveillance equipment.

First Person On The Scene Medical Intermediate (FPOSI): Focusing on - Patient Assessment, Basic Life Support, Oxygen Delivery, Traumatic Injury Care, Use of AED, Blunt trauma injury, Medical Emergency Cover (Angina, Heart Attack, Diabetes, Epilepsy).

Career History

Maritime Enforcement Officer, Home Office September 2016  Present

Conducted rescue operations in the Mediterranean for refugees crossing international waters.

Carried out surveillance taskings for the EU led Frontex mission, targeting human traffickers and facilitators around North Africa and the Middle East.

Assisting in target vessel searches; including detection of goods and all associated Law Enforcement work from the point of arrest to the delivery of evidence in court.

Contributing to a team delivering outcomes which footprint business planning and Border Force strategies.

Operations Manager, MPW Security Solutions: Jan 2015  August 2016

Overall responsibility for existing and new security personnel, conducting analysis of progress and monthly meetings to ensure maximum client satisfaction.

Prepared security plans and managed security operations for varying security contracts within the manned guarding sector.

Carried out training audits to find deficiencies in training, whilst concurrently tailoring future training programs to maintain personnel are current and competent with their job roles and specifications.

Oversee training and mentoring of new personnel in line with company policies and standards. To conduct regular staff supervision and appraisals. To monitor staff performance through quality checks and client feedback.

29 Commando & 148 Commando Forward Observation Battery RM Poole: Jul 2006  Dec 2014

Conducting reconnaissance duties that included all planning, preparation, project management, post operation reporting and analysis to contribute to the overall success of the operation.

Project managed various military exercises both in the UK and overseas, focusing on operating procedures and deployment of manpower where necessary.

Cross trained with various Special Forces around the world such as, United Kingdoms SBS, US Marines Special Operations Command and US NAVY SEALS.

Planned meetings with large audiences and delivered asset specific capability directives and security protocols for operations in the Middle East, Europe and America.

2 Operational tours of Afghanistan working in long range reconnaissance units, concentrating on counter insurgency using various aviation and ground based precision strike platforms.

Key Skills & Competencies

Fully competent in the use of all Microsoft Office application.

Proven ability to lead, motivate and build successful effective teams.

Understand all legal, regulatory, information security and compliance requirements.

Reliable, trustworthy and able to achieve results in a dynamic and complex business environment, setting targets and monitoring performance.

Other Information

Basic CRB certificate.

SIA Close Protection.

Willing to relocate.

Scott Bentall SAC Dip

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