Senior Financial Crimes Task Force (FCTF) Advisor – Specialist Advisor Level IV (CARSI – Honduras)
U.S. Embassy, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Travel May Be Required
MRPT or RSO Clearance
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We are presently of identifying candidates for the position of a Senior Financial Crimes Task Force (FCTF) Advisor – Specialist Advisor Level IV
to work with International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) in Tegucigalpa, Honduras on the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI).
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 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:
- US Citizen, Third Country National (TCN), or Local National (LN).
- MRPT security clearance (for US Citizens and TCNs) RSO (for LNs).
- No English required, FSI level 4/4 Spanish.
- Bachelor’s degree in international relations, law enforcement, public policy or related field (10) years professional experience can be substituted.
- Ten (10) years’ experience in the field of the specialty.
- 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.
- Five (5) years of experience related to financial crimes.
- Five (5) 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.
- Seven (7) years of demonstrated experience in complex crime or security programs aimed at achieving INL objectives.
- 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
- 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.
*Candidates are encouraged to submit a .doc or .docx resume that explicitly addresses each of the requirements listed above.
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- Provide legal advice to the Prosecutors of the Public Ministry in the investigation, structuring and presentation of complex or high impact cases.
- Provide legal advice and assistance in the investigation and prosecution of cases carried out by the officers of the Police, ATIC, DPI, etc. in complex or high impact cases.
- Provide legal advice and assistance in the functions of trial and control of guarantees performed by the judges and magistrates of the Judiciary.
- Provide legal assistance in the work performed by institutions that directly or indirectly support the judicial investigation function, such as the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), the Office of Administration of Seized Assets (OABI), the National Bank Commission and Insurance (CNBS), the Superior Court of Accounts (TSC), among others, etc.
- Support diagnostic work on the training and institutional strengthening needs required by justice sector officials.
- Provide advice and technical support to the Public Ministry Training Schools in the design and execution of their basic training programs for new Prosecutors and continuing education courses.
- Provide advice and technical support to the Judicial Power Training Schools in the design and execution of their training programs for judges and magistrates in the criminal area.
- Support the training and updating processes of the teaching teams of the Public Ministry and Judicial Power training schools.
- Design and execute specialized training programs or projects for officials in the justice sector (Prosecutors, judges and researchers).
- Design and execute workshops and pedagogical tools that complement the training programs for judges, prosecutors and researchers.
- Provide legal and technical advice and assistance to the authorities in the drafting and elaboration of legislative, regulatory and regulatory projects or modifications (laws, regulations, guidelines, etc.) in accordance with the topics of expertise and related matters.
- Prepare technical concepts, studies, analysis, observations and legal recommendations on matters of interest of the embassy related to justice sector projects.
- Support as a teacher the training processes promoted at the initiative of the Training Schools of the Public Ministry and the Judiciary.
- Provide advice and technical, legal and legal assistance in the preparation of consultation documents and work supplies for investigators, judges and prosecutors (Manuals, guides, protocols, articles, instructions, memoranda, etc.) according to the topics of expertise and related matters.
- Accompany the technical, legal and legal assistance work carried out in the projects to strengthen the actions of the justice sector that support or promote INL or the Embassy agencies in the countries of the region.
- Provides guidance and support to the investigation of Financial Crimes and asset forfeiture cases given high priority by the GOH.
- Advises GOH prosecutors and reviews the progress on the cases currently investigated by the Asset Forfeiture Division, the Money Laundering Unit, the Anti-Corruption Division, and special units that handle high impact cases.
- Provide technical advice and expertise to facilitate moving criminal cases into the trial phase.
- Advises GOH prosecutors, financial analysts and investigators, including members of embassy supported task forces and vetted units, on how to conduct a thorough financial analysis that will result in successful court prosecutions, including the proper collection and processing of evidence; preparing financial analyses; and explaining complex financial fact patterns.
- Assists INL to coordinate program development, implementation and reporting with other GOH entities, INL advisors and other advisors working with INL in Honduras and throughout the region.
- Works with INL and other US Agencies coordinates with GOH Public Ministry, GOH National Police (HNP) and GOH agencies.
- Assists the GOH in drafting legislation.
- Assists INL in the coordination, communication and supports programs and initiatives for the reduction of violence in Honduras.
- Assists the GOH improve investigative and prosecutorial capacity for high-profile, high-impact financial crimes, including corruption offenses.
- Works with the members of the FCTF to ensure the smooth operation of the task force.
- Assists the INL and the Financial Crimes Task Force, the tax authority’s new investigative division, Public Ministry prosecutors and investigators, and the National Anti-Tax Evasion Task Force with the intent to further the investigation and prosecute high-profile cases.
- Assists INL to build the capacity of the GOH to conduct independent investigations and prosecutions of financial crime.
- Advises the GOH and INL and other US Agencies to evaluate the current capacity for Honduras to operate the FCTF and to investigate and prosecute financial crimes, including corruption, money laundering, extortion, and tax crimes.
- Provides training, technical assistance and support to GOH law enforcement personnel, including, but not limited to, Public Ministry Prosecutors and representatives of the GOH National Police, the Public Ministry’s Technical Criminal Investigation Agency (ATIC), the tax authority’s criminal investigation team, the Financial Crimes Task Force, the Financial Intelligence Unit, the National Banking and Insurance Commission, and other relevant stakeholders in the investigation and prosecution of high-profile crimes, including transnational and domestic organized crime and related offenses, such as corruption, extortion, money laundering, tax crimes, trafficking and smuggling persons, extortion, and other high-profile crimes.
- 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.
- Provide technical assistance and mentoring to law enforcement personnel on interagency coordination.
- Suggests avenues for mid-course correction if a program is not achieving its goals;
- Prepares an annual strategic plan for each project.
- Attends meetings with U.S. and host-government officials 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.
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