Asset Seizure Advisor - Specialist Advisor III
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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We are presently identifying candidates for the following position: Asset Seizure Advisor - Specialist Advisor III. This candidate will work with Dept. of State, International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (DOS-INL) in Guatemala City, Guatemala 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 US Government 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, Specialty, IT and Administrative roles. Requirements and responsibilities for this role are as follows:
- RSO Certification.
- Local National (LN).
- Bachelor’s degree in law, or ten (10) years professional law enforcement experience can be substituted.
- FSI level 3/3 Spanish, FSI level 3/3 English.
- Minimum of ten (10) years of experience working with justice sector institutions.
- Ten (10) years of experience as trainer on seized assets and ability to provide expert rule of subject matter and policy guidance relevant to asset seizure.
- Two (2) years specialized experience working with justice sector institutions on Asset Seizure or Anti- Money Laundering (AML).
- Experience briefing in Spanish and English.
- Demonstrated knowledge of the Guatemalan Asset Seizure & AML Law.
- Familiarized with the implementation of asset forfeiture procedures among investigators, judges, prosecutors and analysts.
- Experience working with and building consensus among high-level contacts within the host government.
- Master Degree in Law.
- Five (5) years experience executing Project Life Cycle, as well as Result-based Management.
- Teaching experience, preferably at the university level and/or to high and medium rank Guatemalan professionals.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Knowledge and Proficiency of various software applications including but not limited to: work, excel, access, publisher, PowerPoint, etc. and as social media.
*Candidates are encouraged to submit a .doc or .docx resume that explicitly addresses each of the requirements listed above.
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- Analyze current data, activities, trends, gaps and provide technical advice to INL and GoG partners in order to improve legal aspects and concepts related to the investigation and recovery of stolen assets by forfeiting it.
- Provide advice concerning planning, implementing, and evaluation of projects in order to strengthen prosecutorial office. This advice includes, but is not limited to, participate and implement recommendations in international evaluation mechanisms to increase government capacity.
- Review current legislation and propose reforms to boost internal stability, focused on seized asset.
- Conduct on-the-job advising and direct consultation with legal and law enforcement professionals working on asset forfeiture cases, when required by the Public Ministry, investigators or Judiciary, and in compliance with terms of Guatemalan law.
- Create and present proposals to, inter-alia, develop policies, strategies, law implementation plans, inter- and intra- institutional regulations, protocols, guidelines, manuals and technical opinions, regarding the implementation of the seized assets law and administration of assets.
- Provide special advice on transparency mechanisms to avoid that seized assets become part of stolen assets in a second opportunity.
- Present an annual work plan indicating activities and actions to take in order to achieve the goals and indicators.
- Implement project activities and follow up on project proposals, in order to accomplish with the project implementation letter signed with the Judiciary, according to mechanisms and policies established by INL.
- Provide training for appointed personnel, including judges, prosecutors, analysts and investigators; and coordinates logistics and materials needed for the training. Trainings shall be presented in Spanish, without the use of interpretation services. INL will not pay for any translation services. The consultant should be present at all training sessions. After the training should provide a concise written report that indicates the degree of accomplishment of goals, curriculum, list of participants, and any successes of the activity.
- Prepare a monthly report on the progress of the indicators included in the monitoring and evaluation plan, and any other information requested to track end use monitoring.
- Provide weekly reports on projects advances, goals reached impact of activities and suggestions of improvement, including successful stories and good practices which may help to demonstrate the effectiveness of the project.
- Perform other duties as requested and assigned by INL Rule of Law and Justice Sector Reform Program Manager.