Risk management and security specialists to mitigate risk from land maritime and cyber security threats.

Our mission is to protect people, assets and reputation through industry-leading technology, supported by on the ground security support and risk intelligence services. We give businesses the tools to operate globally both safely and compliantly, without losing sight that people’s safety is our priority.

Prepared, Aware, Informed.

1.5m

Million man-hours on protection tasks in one year alone

ISO

9001, 14001, 45001 & 27001 accredited

400+

In-house highly qualified Solace personnel

24/7

Support, advice & emergency response from in-house UK response centre

191

Countries in which we have local security partner staff

13664

Alerts in the last 12 months

500

advisories per year



“A pleasure to deal with”

It is very rare to introduce a product or service and have no complaints whatsoever, which says something about your product and service. Solace are a pleasure to deal with, and it is great to know that the service potential available through Solace is greater than our current requirements.

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Our Senior Team

Solace Global’s success as a leading provider of risk management and security services is driven by the quality of our personnel, dedicated to meeting and exceeding expectations.

Paul Queen

Managing Director – Maritime

Paul oversees the strategic direction for offshore operations and for the quality of service delivery to our global client base. Paul sets high standards for operations, implemented though excellent leadership and man management skills, all of which started in the Royal Marines.

Emily Roberts

Managing Director – Risk

Emily is an expert in travel and security risk – specialising in developing bespoke Duty of Care solutions that are proportionate and appropriate for each individual client. Emily has travelled extensively around the globe and has used this experience to support solution development in the areas of travel tracking technology, journey and crisis management.

Paul Cashmore

Managing Director – Cyber

Paul has over 20 years experience in organically building technology service organisations to a global scale. Prior to co-founding Solace Cyber, Paul was responsible for directing a department of 250 technical delivery staff for a £240m+ converged IT service provider. Paul is renowned for his ability to create effective, cost efficient and results-driven services.
Paul Cashmore

Martin Veale

Operations Director – Risk

Following a successful career as a non-commissioned officer in the Royal Marines and UK Special Forces, Martin has worked as a security consultant and advisor to military units, governments and blue chip companies. After a period spent working in the Middle East, Martin took the opportunity to join Solace Global Risk as Head of Operations, developing into Operations Director.

Join our Team

Solace Global’s success as a leading provider of travel security services is driven by the quality of our personnel. To join our team you must be highly dedicated, flexible and an ambassador for Solace Global.

Sectors of Expertise

Current Vacancies

23 February

Intelligence Analyst

The Intelligence Analyst is responsible for the provision of professional and effective analysis, advice and guidance to: clients, employees, contractors & Directors on all matters relating to global risk and intelligence collection/analysis.


The Intelligence Analyst is responsible for the provision of professional and effective analysis, advice and guidance to clients, employees, contractors & Directors on all matters relating to global risk and intelligence collection/analysis.

Accountabilities and responsibilities:

  • The role holder works with other analysts to oversee all alerting and analytical reports produced by all Solace Global staff.
  • Assist the Senior Intelligence Analyst (SIA) to oversee the country report production and event alerting by the Response Managers and as required focus their attention in the right geographical places.
  • Provide training and feedback to Response Managers from an intelligence perspective where required
  • Assist the SIA to ensure the company has the right intelligence feeds to collect the appropriate level of information.
  • Ensure the company has the right intelligence analysis software to ensure the collected data is processed appropriately.
  • Write bespoke intelligence reports as per client requirements including but not limited to pre-travel advisories, desktop risk assessments, due diligence and on-line investigations.
  • From the intelligence perspective assist the Software Developers and Customer Success Manager with enhancements to our proprietary risk management platform, Solace Secure.
  • From the intelligence perspective assist with client presentations.
  • Coordinate with marketing and business development to ensure that our intelligence products and the Solace brand is promoted to support business growth.
  • Provide marketing with bespoke reports to assist in the digital marketing of Solace.
  • Develop and evolve Intelligence products and processes to better address market needs.
  • Produce Maritime reports in support of our maritime division, SGM, where required.
  • Support Risk and Maritime Operations when required.
  • Maintain awareness of global events to support more detailed travel advisories and intelligence products.
  • Set up of monitoring systems to trigger notifications to SGR of relevant attacks and incidents globally and more bespoke during monitoring periods in support of high risk travellers/client locations that are paying for dedicated monitoring services
  • Present intelligence services to clients when required.

Required competencies:

  • Managing a Quality Service.
  • Making Effective Decisions.
  • Leading & Communicating.
  • Delivering at Pace.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Adaptability.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Essential: A minimum of 3 years’ experience as an intelligence analyst
  • Essential: Educated to degree level
  • Essential: Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Essential: Ability to coordinate and prioritise tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Essential: A proactive person with the ability to perform under pressure
  • Essential: Excellent administration skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Essential: Excellent computer literacy, experience with MS Office applications
  • Essential: Interest in and good knowledge of current affairs
  • Essential: Ability to work autonomously
  • Essential: Knowledge of global politics and culture
  • Essential: Risk Management experience/knowledge
  • Desirable: Experience of responding to critical incidents
  • Desirable: Second language
  • Desirable: Industry specific qualifications
  • Desirable: Military or Defence Intelligence analysis experience

Desirable skills/qualifications:

  • Experience in an intelligence role, with evidence of delivering intelligence analysis.
  • An understanding of Land Operations within a commercial security environment.
  • An understanding of Maritime Operations within a commercial security environment.
  • A proven proactive solution finder who is not put off by unexpected obstacles.
  • Second Language.

Key Relationships:

  • Internal: MD Risk, Operations Director Risk, Senior Intelligence Analyst, Operations Managers, Response Managers, Customer Success Manager and Business Development
  • External: Clients and intelligence sources.

Other important features or requirements of the job:

  • Prepared for domestic and international travel and working outside of office hours as projects or operational requirements dictate.
  • Right to live and work in the United Kingdom and undertake Security Clearance
  • Working hours Mon – Fri 0900-1700 However, Solace Global Risk provides 24/7 operational support to clients and there may be occasions where Intelligence Analysts are required to support taskings outside of regular office hours.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits:

  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Gym membership
  • Private dental insurance
  • Private medical insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Poole, BH15 1JF: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Experience:

  • travel risk: 1 year (preferred)
  • global affairs: 1 year (preferred)
  • international security: 1 year (preferred)

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to Martin Veale mveale@solaceglobal.com

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27 October

Response Operations Manager

Solace Global Risk is recruiting for a Response Operations Manager for their headquarters in Poole, Dorset.

This is an entry level role into risk management based at our 24/7 operations centre. This vital frontline role sees applicants working as part of a team delivering risk management services to our clients across the globe.

Purpose of job: 

  • Frontline response to emergencies, protecting people, assets and reputations.
  • Monitoring of global events, proactive and reactive alerting and notifications.
  • Management and oversight of ongoing on and offshore operations.

Accountabilities and responsibilities:

  • Intricate knowledge of Solace Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Incident /Emergency Procedures.
  • Keep Solace customers and staff safe wherever they are in the world.
  • Focus on allocated region for intelligence, country reports and special reports.

Main Duties:

  • Monitoring of security and other events globally.
  • Monitoring of Solace staff and customers globally.
  • Advising customers and staff 24/7 about events that impact them.
  • Screening, prioritising, grading and publishing security alerts into the Solace Secure Platform.
  • Conducting short-term analysis on specific events and writing advisories.
  • Maintaining country reports within their designated Area of Responsibility.
  • Providing security advice for customers intending to travel or already in locations around the world.
  • Scoping, proposing, contracting, planning and managing journey management tasks around the world for corporate customers.
  • Liaising with and building the Solace Global Provider Network.
  • Responding to crisis events around the world to keep customers safe, including if required immediate lifesaving advice protocols through to managing their evacuation to a safe location.
  • Liaison with clients regarding security requirements, management of their expectations and delivery of exemplary operational outcomes in accordance with Solace SOPs.
  • Proactively develop and maintain a professional client relationship with clients, whilst ensuring all contractually agreed responsibilities are delivered within operational timeframes.
  • Ensure operational records are completed correctly; to satisfy internal and external audits, these critically include export control regulations and restrictions.
  • Ensure Company reputation, ethos and unrelenting pursuit of excellence is maintained to an impeccable standard by all contractors.
  • Use judgement and experience to rectify/troubleshoot issues that may arise.
  • Support to commercial team as required.
  • Represent the Solace Operations Centre in meetings as required.
  • Specified tasks as directed by Line Manager.

Key Relationships:

  • Customers, MD Risk, MD Maritime, Operations Directors, Maritime Operations, Intelligence Analysts, Senior Response Manager, Commercial team, Accounts and Contractors

Required Skills and Experience:

  •  Essential: Excellent written and verbal communications• Essential: Ability to coordinate and prioritise tasks in a fast-paced environment
  •  Essential: A proactive person with the ability to perform calmly under pressure
  •  Essential: Excellent administration skills with a keen eye for detail
  •  Essential: Excellent computer skills, experience with MS Office applications
  •  Essential: Interest in and good knowledge of current affairs
  •  Essential: Ability to work with often little direct supervision
  •  Essential: Clear CRB check/right to work in the UK
  •  Desirable: Experience of responding to critical incidents
  •  Desirable: Second language
  •  Desirable: Intelligence analysis experience
  •  Desirable: Military or Police experience
  •  Desirable: Degree level education

Other important features or requirements of the job:

  • Work a 12 hr shift of 2 days, 2 nights and 4 days off
  • Annual Leave of 16 days x 12 hour shifts
  • To deliver verbal briefings/presentations as required
  • Right to live and work in the United Kingdom and undertake Security Clearance

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to mveale@solaceglobal.com

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29 November

Offshore Marine Coordinator

Solace Global Maritime are currently recruiting highly motivated, experienced security personnel adept at offshore risk management, for a vessel-based project in the UK that started in June 2022. 

The project will run until December 2023. Contractors are not required to remain on task for the entirety of each phase, however, the minimum tasking period will be 30 days. If you are willing to deploy for longer than the initial 30 days, please let us know on application.  

All personnel will conduct training with Solace Global Maritime prior to the project starting.  

Documentation Requirements: 

  1. CV 
  2. British Passport 
  3. Former UK Armed Forces Testimonial 
  4. STCW 95 
  5. ENG1 Seafarer’s Medical  
  6. Seaman’s Discharge Book  
  7. COVID-19 Vaccination Record  
  8. DBS/CRB 

To apply, please send a CV and confirmation that you possess the above qualifications to operations@solaceglobal.com directly.  

Please feel free to also use this email address if you have any queries before applying. 

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2022

ISO27001 accredited

Solace Global are now accredited by LRQA for ISO27001 : Information Security, with proven processes to ensure your data is safe and secure.

2022

Solace Global Maritime has now mobilised guard vessels for an offshore project in Scotland.

Once complete, the project will allow for the export of renewable energy generated from Shetland to the UK mainland, connecting Shetland to the nation’s electricity transmission system for the first time.

We are proud to be able to utilise our extensive, and proven, offshore risk management capability over the coming months.

Our first two weeks on project are off to a flying start, with one guard vessel getting involved in a Maritime and Coastguard Agency training exercise, and another being fortunate enough to spot a pod of orcas.

2021

COVID-19 Trip Check

Functionality has been launched in Solace Secure to bring clarity to organisations travelling during the pandemic, helping users to quickly understand travel restrictions, entry requirements and COVID-19 risk ratings.

2021

Ray Carole undertakes an epic journey with Solace Global technology

Author Ray Carole completed ‘The World’s Worst Book Tour’… A gruelling bike ride across 4000 miles and 3 peaks – all within 60 days on a Brompton folding bike. The journey was in aid of his new book ‘The Clinic’ with proceeds supporting the excellent work by The Bowra Foundation.

We helped users watch Ray’s progress by integrating Oysta GPS tracking devices with our advanced travel tracking technology.