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Seeking Subject Matter Experts in Chemical Industry Security Vulnerability Assessment (SVA)


CRDF Global is an independent, nonprofit organization established in 1995 to promote international scientific and technical collaboration through grants, technical resources, training, and services. CRDF Global has over 20 years of experience managing international research funding programs and supporting emerging science and technology infrastructure in more than 40 countries in Eurasia, the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia. CRDF Global is based in Arlington, Virginia with offices and partners around the world.  More information is available at


CRDF Global is seeking U.S. or international subject matter experts with substantial experience in the chemical industry and conducting security vulnerability assessments (SVAs). The project aims to enable the Iraqi chemical sector stakeholders to continuously identify and mitigate facility security vulnerabilities, improve industry coordination with security services and first responders, and enhance the security of chemicals throughout the supply chain.

Expertise Needed:

CRDF Global is seeking those meeting the following requirements:

  • Expertise in one or more of the following topics:
    • Chemical industry security vulnerability assessment (SVA)
    • Risk and security assessment tools and methodology
    • Training on risk/security assessment tools and methodology
  • Previous experience providing training and/or conducting assessments for Iraqi chemical industry audiences.
  • Ability to travel to Iraq.

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