Our continued growth and success are dependent on the calibre of our people. We demand the highest standards from our personnel and will only employ candidates who share our quality-driven focus. In return, we will train and support our personnel every step of the way, to enable them to develop their careers as part of the Castor Vali team.

We are currently looking for candidates for the following positions:

Junior Analyst, Kenya, or South Africa

Castor Vali is looking for highly motivated candidates to join its growing Security Information Services (SIS) department in Kenya or South Africa. The SIS department produces subscription-based and ad hoc assessments to give our clients in eastern, central and southern Africa a comprehensive understanding of the political and security environments in which they operate. These products include dailies, alerts, weeklies, monthlies etc as part of country packages and bespoke reporting such as journey threat assessments and security risk assessments as part of ad hoc assessments.

Qualifications, Experience and Qualities:

  • A postgraduate qualification and a strong academic record, averaging 65 per cent and above in a relevant degree – such as political science, international relations, intelligence, criminal investigations, or strategic studies etc.
  • Impeccable research, writing and analytical skills. Applicants should be able to show that they have worked on political or security issues in Africa (either as part of their degree or as part of work experience).
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A can-do and positive attitude.
  • Fluency in a non-English language, particularly French, Portuguese and Swahili, is preferred but not essential.
  • Applicants should have the ability to work with little supervision, to tight deadlines, be reliable, and be willing to work overtime when required to meet client requests.

You can view the detailed job description here.

To apply for the role, please email the following to recruitment@castorvali.com

  1. Updated CV
  2. Cover letter relevant to this role.
  3. Copy of your academic transcript, showing marks

Incomplete applications that do not include all the above attachments will not be considered.

Investigator/Loss Controller

We are seeking an experienced investigator/loss controller to join our team in Nairobi. The primary focus of this role will be to safeguard our clients’ operations from potential threats and risks throughout the entire production and distribution process for our client a major FMCG business. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of managing teams, identifying, and mitigating risks, as well as experience in conducting investigations and implementing loss prevention strategies. Police or military experience an advantage. As an Investigator/Loss Controller, you will hold a pivotal role in the organisation, actively contributing to our security and risk management objectives. Your responsibilities will encompass conducting thorough investigations and implementing loss control measures to ensure the safeguarding of our clients’ assets and interests.

Qualifications, Experience, and Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum of five years of experience in loss prevention or investigations
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Please send your CV/resume to recruitment@castorvali.com with ‘Investigator/loss Controller’ as your subject.

Maritime Business Development Manager
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Maritime Business Development Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for driving business growth and expanding our client base within the maritime industry. As a key member of our team, the Maritime Business Development Manager will play a crucial role in identifying new business opportunities, building strategic partnerships, and promoting our risk management services to potential clients within maritime sector.

Qualifications, Experience and Qualities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or a related field. Master’s degree or relevant certifications are a plus.
  • Proven track record of successful business development within the risk management or related industry, with a strong network of industry contacts.
  • Minimum of 5 years of business development knowledge and industry experience (preferably in Maritime Security / Oil and Gas environments).
  • Have previous experienced relating to maritime security sector and a thorough knowledge and
    understanding of maritime security compliance.
  • Manage, maintain, and foster all current company clients and prospective clients.
  • Support the CCO and the wider business unit.
  • Be prepared to travel on behalf of the company.
  • Oversee and expand on business relations in maritime environment.
  • Experience of developing new client accounts and growing existing accounts.

If you are passionate about driving business growth and have a good knowledge background in global risk management or related industries, we invite you to join our team and contribute to our mission of delivering exceptional risk management services to our clients across diverse sectors.

Please send your CV/resume and other relevant documents to recruitment@castorvali.com with ‘Maritime Business Development Manager’ as your subject.

We are not actively recruiting for security personnel at present but if you would like to submit a speculative CV for consideration for future positions, please send this to recruitment@castorvali.com.

When sending applications please be aware that you must meet the below minimum qualifications for maritime security personnel , these are mandatory (unless otherwise stated):

  • Proof of military service and testimonial
  • Seaman’s Card and Discharge Book
  • Maritime Firearms Competency Course Certificate
  • FPOS(i) or equivalent – must include trauma element
  • Industry recognised psychological assessment
  • Drug and alcohol test
  • STCW
  • ENG1
  • Enhanced DBS certificate (or equivalent for non-UK residents)
  • Maritime Security Operators (MSO) Course

Additional requirements for offshore maritime security personnel:

  • BOSIET – not mandatory but highly desirable

Land-based security personnel

  • FPOS(i) or equivalent – must include trauma element
  • Industry recognised psychological assessment
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate
  • Enhanced DBS certificate (or equivalent for non-UK residents)

To find out more about Castor Vali and how we can help you, contact us today ....