Investigations Advisor - SA IV (CARSI - Honduras) - Military veterans preferred

2020-01-15
ATSG Corporation (jobs.atsgcorp.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Tegucigalpa

                            
Investigations Advisor
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
RSO or MRPT Clearance (Clearance FAQs HERE)
 
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 identifying candidates for an Investigations Advisor to work with International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) in Tegucigalpa, Honduras on the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI) Contract.
The CARSI Contract, 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 police, security, justice, and corrections advisors among various other levels of administrative and PMO support.  Requirements and Skill Level Qualifications for this role are as follows:   
 
Minimum Qualifications—
  • U.S. Citizen, Local National, or Third Country National
  • MRPT certification, or RSO clearance if a local national
  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations, law enforcement, public policy or related field (10) years professional experience can be substituted.
  • FSI level 3/3 Spanish, FSI level 3/3 English, 
  • Fifteen (15) years’ experience in the field of the specialty, 
  • 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.
  • Two (2) years of experience in management roles that include strategic planning, resource management, budgeting, oversight and evaluation and active management of law enforcement, judicial or prosecutorial operations.
  • Demonstrated Experience advising or training criminal justice officials on criminal investigative techniques and practices or related topics
  • Demonstrated experience in managing program resources.
  • Demonstrated prior ability to work independently on projects and issues within overall policy guidelines.
  • Demonstrated communication and liaison skills appropriate to work with a wide variety of governmental, public, and private sector representatives; as well as with local community members and groups.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
 
Preferred Qualifications—
  • Master’s Degree or above in Criminal Justice, Foreign Assistance, International Studies or related fields from an accredited institution
  • Experience working and/or coordinating with other relevant U.S. government agencies and host nation entities.
  • Experience working as a law enforcement SME with non-U.S. law enforcement agencies.
  • Experience working in international police development and reform.
 
Responsibilities—
  • Serves as the subject matter expert (SME) for the conduct and oversight of complex criminal investigations advising both prosecutors overseeing investigations as well as agents assigned to the Public Ministry’s Technical Criminal Investigation Agency (ATIC) or Counter-narcotics Directorate (DLCN).
  • Serves as an on-site expert on the full range of law enforcement issues, manages INL supported projects, and provides technical assistance to targeted Public Ministry prosecutorial units and investigative agencies in the development of strategies for the effective and efficient investigation and prosecution of crime in Honduras, including, if appropriate, the reorganization of or creation of new offices within the Public Ministry.
  • Provides technical law enforcement expertise, policy guidance, technical assistance, and training on behalf of INL in support of host nation efforts to improve investigative techniques, and case management techniques to increase the effectiveness and volume of prosecutions.
  • Provides significant input in strategic planning and development of possible future projects.
  • Coordinates program development, implementation, and reporting with other GOH entities, INL Program Managers, and other US Agencies working for the INL program in Honduras.
  • Assists INL to coordinate with appropriate levels of the GOH Public Ministry, GOH National Police (HNP) and appropriate additional GOH agencies.
  • Assists the GOH in drafting legislation.
  • Assist INL to ensure effective and ongoing coordination, communication and support of mutually-enhancing programs and initiatives in compliance with the comprehensive USG/CARSI strategy for the reduction of impunity and violence in Honduras.
  • Provides technical assistance to the Public Ministry and the Public Ministry’s ATIC in the development of strategies for the effective and efficient investigation and prosecution of crime in Honduras, including, if appropriate, the reorganization of or creation of new offices within the Public Ministry.
  • Provides technical assistance to the Public Ministry in the development of training programs for new and existing personnel.
  • Recommends and provides training on a wide variety of topics relevant to crime, investigating and prosecuting homicides, investigator as witness, investigating and prosecuting crime, including interview techniques, wiretapping, criminal investigations in general, investigating and prosecuting domestic and transnational organized creation and use of demonstrative evidence, special investigation techniques, developing investigative strategies, teamwork, management skills, and other relevant topics and propose training options and course availability in Central America or the U.S.
  • Provides technical assistance to GOH law enforcement personnel in the review and drafting of legislation, regulations, manuals, standard operating procedures, forms, templates, and best practices.
  • Provides technical assistance and mentoring to law enforcement personnel on interagency coordination.
  • Works with the Public Ministry and ATIC to ensure highest and best use of available technology, determine if additional technological resources are necessary, and make recommendations for the procurement of new technology, as appropriate.
  • Drafts papers and documents related to the INL projects.
  • Suggests avenues for mid-course correction if a program is not achieving its goals.
  • Attends meetings with U.S. and host-government officials as requested, including regional working group meetings.
  • Hours for this full-time position will be the core hours of the US Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week.
  • The position will be stationed in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • National and international travel may be required.
  • Create a work plan per the instructions.
  • Provide weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports of relevant program activity, progress toward desired impacts, recommendations for advancing program and U.S. objectives, project highlights, and other relevant significant information including metrics, milestones achieved, and other relevant statistical data. Report on scheduled upcoming meetings, trainings, and other activities, outlining dates and participants.

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