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Old 2nd Dec 2012, 23:40
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Contract

I see Serco is now advertising for Academy Instructors but not ATCO's. What's the latest on the contract that was supposedly extended?
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Old 3rd Dec 2012, 00:03
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Contract extension?

The contract has not been officially extended. Nothing has been signed. The contract will continue with the hopes of a longer contract signed effective around 1 Apr 2013. There is supposed to be a short extension from 1 Jan to 31 Mar 2013. But nothing has been signed as of yet. There is higher up Iraqi support for a contract, but numbers and services have yet to be agreed to.
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Old 19th Jan 2013, 14:29
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What has Serco been doing for two years?

Interesting reading;
http://www.icao.int/MID/Documents/20...rd-12/WP10.pdf

Lots of continued promises from the ICAA (Serco). Most surprising is that it has taken two years to institute SMS?? If its even been completed??

No wonder the Iraqi government is dragging their feet on resigning with Serco.
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Old 19th Jan 2013, 16:05
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What has Serco been doing for two years?

A lot of nothing....
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Old 19th Jan 2013, 18:59
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Two Years continued

Doesn't Serco have an AIS Manager in Baghdad? Just took a look at the latest AIP. Two years and they are still not AIRAC compliant!! What the heck have they been doing? The document is also chock full of outdated and incorrect information. Very unprofessional and a sad reflection on Serco's contribution to the rebuilding process. I'm sure WCG and others are waiting in the wings to pounce when the ICAA wakes up and discovers they have been duped and Serco sails off into the horizon.
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Old 21st Jan 2013, 07:19
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two years continued

Sheer incompetence in that department. Again you ask what have they been doing? I hear they have a nice bar...

You think it's bad from the outside, try working there..
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Old 22nd Jan 2013, 02:26
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Haven't seen it from the inside but a few ex co-workers have and one is still there. We all know there is only one reason controllers stay there and it's not because Serco is such a great people company. It sounds like they are more concerned about sucking up to the ICAA than looking after their own people. Also, they preach safety but if the stories are true about them turning a blind eye to the locals use of electronic devices while working a position, they will have a lot of explaining to do in front of a judge when the big one happens. Serco in the Middle East is famous for talking a good game but producing weak results. The next few months will be interesting to watch as they struggle to maintain their presence in Baghdad. I feel for the guys and gals who might lose their $200,000.00 contracts.
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Old 22nd Jan 2013, 16:53
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SERCO,

You are pathetic................
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Old 29th Jan 2013, 03:31
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Two month extension

Wow - check's in the mail, it's a done deal.

I wouldn't be purchasing anything on time payments.
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Old 29th Jan 2013, 07:06
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SERCO
could be behaviour like this cost them the Abu Dhabi contract!
 
Old 29th Jan 2013, 14:58
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Verci...

So...umm, you haven't posted the Serco Baghdad Management teams personal details up here yet!?

We have a long reach from over here as well bro as you would have found out, how about you go and build a really big sandcastle over there on that beach of yours and go and play in it and leave the adults to do grown up stuff!
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Old 29th Mar 2013, 12:31
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New contract?

Was Serco able to negotiate a new Baghdad contract? The two month extension is almost up.
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Old 30th Mar 2013, 19:57
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As of yesterday not yet.Expires Sunday night so Monday morning could be interesting.
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Old 20th Apr 2013, 23:35
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New contract

So what's the word? Signed, sealed and delivered?
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Old 27th Apr 2013, 03:15
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Angel Area guys

Has anyone got any info reg Serco takes area controllers for Baghdad? There was an advt in Serco website few weeks back..
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Old 10th May 2013, 01:35
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Dysim Manager

Looking at the job description begs the question - how did the incumbent get the job? She must be very talented!
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Old 10th May 2013, 10:36
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Sandyweazels, me 'ole China
just noticed your post dated 29th January.
Perhaps what they need is some Karma, I'm told he is very good (?) at matters pertaining to contracts.

Cheers me 'ole
 
Old 13th May 2013, 03:49
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Doesn't Serco have an AIS Manager in Baghdad
Apparently not - they were advertising (yet again) for that position recently, with PANS OPS procedure design experience. I submitted an EoI some time ago through a firm of consultants/recruiters for the position, but got no acknowledgement , nada, not a sausage ...
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Old 26th May 2013, 15:27
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Need contacts

I receive a proposal from Serco to AIS Manager in Baghdad, however I didn't take any decision. Anyone could help me in get in touch with some staff working in BIAP? I need to know the conditions of accomodation and specially the security conditions there.
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Old 27th May 2013, 08:01
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Chipmunk,
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