Assets Seizure Invest Legal - Police Advisor (I, II, III, IV)

2018-06-06
ATSG Corporation (jobs.atsgcorp.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee   contract


Guatemala City
Guatemala

 
Assets Seizure Invest Legal - Police Advisor (I, II, III, IV)
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Anticipated Award: August 2018
Bilingual: Spanish and English
MRPT or RSO Cleared
 
ATSG Corporation prides itself on our proven dedication to providing expert assistance to our government partners?without any surprises. We work hard to honor our commitment to our clients while ensuring our employees feel secure and empowered in their work. We take excellent care of our team so they may have the freedom and confidence to focus on their missions and provide nothing but the best output on the work site and at home.
The company provides a variety of services within the Intelligence Community. Our products may be diverse but the results are one and the same?on schedule, on budget, and completed with superior quality. We are experienced in areas such as Mobility, Enterprise Architecture, Data Processing, Law Enforcement Mission Support, and Acquisition Support. As an organization, we are consistently expanding our footprint in the contracting community.
 
We are presently of identifying candidates for the position of a Police Advisor ? Assets Seizure Invest Legal to work with International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) in Guatemala City, Guatemala on the CARSI Initiative. This opening is in response to the Government taking efforts to consolidate positions in Latin and Central America to one source.
 
The advisor will provide technical advice as a recognized expert on legal aspects and concepts related to the administration, investigation and prosecution of cases under the asset seizure legislation. The advisor will interact with the full range of actors involved in implementing these laws, including Magistrates, Judges, Congressmen and staffers, prosecutors, analysts from the Public Ministry, Solicitor General?s office, tax authority personnel, Superintendence of Banks and other staff of the government office responsible for administering seized assets. 
All technical assistance and training should be presented in Spanish without the use of interpretation services.

The CARSI Initiative, one of the largest and most sophisticated multi-lateral security efforts in the world, provides funding for the USG to assist the governments of the CARSI countries with police professionalization, justice sector reform, counter narcotics efforts, border security management, crime and violence prevention, and anti-corruption efforts. This Initiative will focus on a series of policing roles (Airport Security, Immigration, Technical Training, Asset Seizure, Forensic Audit Expert, Community Policing and Model Police Precinct Program, Drug Prevention, INACIF/AFIS/BIS, Municipal Police Program, Assets Seizure Invest Legal, and Project Implementation. Requirements and Skill Level Qualifications for the Police Advisor ? Assets Seizure Invest Legal are as follows:
 
 
Requirements:

  • University Law Degree with graduate studies in criminal law.
  • Guatemala citizen or Third Country National.
  • MRPT Security Clearance or RSO.
  • A minimum of 9-12 years? experience working with asset seizures.
  • Teaching experience, preferably at the university level.
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of legislation regarding Asset Seizure legislation in Guatemala and in Latin America, preferably in Colombia, where implementation of such legislation is most advanced.
  • Ability to provide expert rule of law subject matter and policy guidance relevant to asset seizure legislation in Guatemala to multiple sectors of the Guatemalan justice system. 
  • Good working knowledge of Guatemalan host government institutions, functions and jurisdictions.
  • Experience in teaching to high and medium rank Guatemalan professionals.
  • Experience in the investigation, prosecution and ruling of money laundering, terrorist financing and asset seizure cases. 
  • Experience in assessing money laundering prevention activities and seized assets investigations according to international standards.
  • Superior interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to conduct training and evaluation and communicate complex issues in Spanish, which will require the ability to speak, write, and read Spanish at Level V fluency.
  • Experience working with and building consensus among high-level contacts within the host government; preferred.
  • Experience in program development, implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation along with knowledge base of US Government procedures and policies; preferred.
 

Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical assistance in the drafting and review of inter and intra institutional protocols and guidelines regarding the procedure for the administration of seized assets for the National Secretariat for the Administration of Seized Assets; the Seized Assets Law and the Seized Assets Prosecution Manual.
  • Provide class room training for new appointed personnel of the Public Ministry, Courts and other GOG units related to asset seizure procedures.
  • Conduct on-the-job advising and direct consultation with GOG Officials working on asset forfeiture cases, when required by the Public Ministry, Magistrates, Judges and other GOG Officials and in compliance with terms of Guatemalan law.
  • Provide guidance and training on the use of the Seized Assets Prosecution Manual to GOG Officials.
  • Provide technical advice in the review of the asset seizure law, including preparing technical legal opinions.
  • Provide technical advice in the review of training material and course syllabus regarding courses on asset seizure law.
  • Participate in evaluation and monitoring procedures of projects, activities and tasks related to the implementation of the asset seizure law.
  • Prepare a concise written report (in Spanish) for the PM upon completion of training, indicating the degree of accomplishment of goals. 
  • Prepare summary status reports for the PM on a monthly basis to inform INL-G of the progress of the training and any challenges that require a change in scope or focus of technical assistance.
  • Perform other duties as requested and assigned by the INL-G Director or Rule of Law Project Manager.
  • Consultant will provide a weekly brief of the work being performed with the counterparts indicating not only duties performed but their relation to the advancement of project objectives and goals and also addressing suggestions to improve prosecutorial, administrative and judicial capabilities and/or areas for improvement within the justice system entities.
  • Documents containing legal studies and opinions provided during the consultancy, including those related to policy design and implementation.
  • Documents containing draft suggested changes regarding the Asset Seizure Law and the criteria used for their consideration.
  • Documents containing draft suggested changes regarding the reforms to current inter and intra institutional protocols and guidelines regarding the procedure for the administration of seized assets for the National Secretariat for the Administration of Seized Assets and the criteria used for their consideration.
  • Documents containing draft suggested changes regarding the reforms to current Seized Assets Prosecution Manual and the criteria used for their consideration.
  • Documents containing case management system suggestions and the criteria used for their consideration.
  • Reports on advice provided documenting the scope, the activities and other relevant information in terms that the information provided is pertinent to the evaluation mechanisms used by INL in project monitoring.
  • Hours for contract will be the core hours of the Guatemalan Government, with no more than 40 hours maximum per week.  Consultant should work only one week every month, during the 12 months? time frame of the contract.
  • The position is located in Guatemala City, Guatemala.  Frequent travel to and from Guatemala will be required.
 
 
Skill Level Qualifications (*Candidates must fit into one of these levels of experience):
  IV (LEVEL 4)
  • Bachelor?s degree in international relations, law enforcement, public policy or related field; ten (10) years professional law enforcement experience can be substituted.
  • Language Proficiencies: FSI Level 3/3 English AND FSI Level 3/3 Spanish.
  • Fifteen (15) years? experience with U.S. law enforcement or military.
  • Three (3) years of experience working overseas in an Embassy environment.
  • Three (3) years specialized experience depending on the position (e.g. intelligence, firearms, gangs, kidnapping, drugs, internal affairs), experience briefing in Spanish and English.
III (LEVEL 3)
  • Bachelor?s degree in international relations, law enforcement, public policy or related field; ten (10) years professional law enforcement experience can be substituted.
  • Language Proficiencies: FSI Level 3/3 English AND FSI Level 3/3 Spanish.
  • Ten (10) years? experience with U.S. law enforcement or military.
  • Two (2) years of experience working overseas in an Embassy environment.
  • Two (2) years specialized experience depending on the position (e.g. intelligence, firearms, gangs, kidnapping, drugs, internal affairs), experience briefing in Spanish and English.
II (LEVEL 2)
  • Bachelor?s degree in international relations, law enforcement, public policy or related field; ten (10) years professional law enforcement experience can be substituted.
  • Language Proficiencies: FSI Level 3/3 English AND FSI Level 3/3 Spanish.
  • Five (5) years? experience with U.S. law enforcement or military.
  • Experience briefing in Spanish and English.
I (LEVEL 1)
  • High School degree required.
  • FSI level 3/3 Spanish, FSI level 4/4 English.
  • Five (5) years of experience with U.S. law enforcement or military, experience briefing in Spanish and English.
 

*Candidates are encouraged to submit a .doc or .docx resume that explicitly addresses each of the requirements listed above. 
 
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