Asset Seizure Police Advisor (Level I-IV)

Location: Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala
Date Posted: 01-25-2018
 
Police Advisor (I, II, III, IV) – Asset Seizure
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Bilingual: Spanish and English
RSO Security Clearance
 
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 – Asset Seizure 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 consultant will provide technical advice and training on legal aspects and concepts related to the investigation and prosecution of cases under the seized asset legislation. The advisor will interact with the full range of actors involved in implementing these laws, including judges, prosecutors, analysts from the Public Ministry, Solicitor General’s office, tax authority personnel, Superintendence of Banks and staff of the office responsible for administering seized assets and other governmental institutions related to Seized Assets processes.  Consultant will also provide technical advice in the design, planning and implementation of INL Rule of Law and Justice Sector Reform projects and activities, including but not limited to, participating in evaluation mechanisms.

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 – Asset Seizure are as follows:
 
 
Requirements:
  • A University Law Degree with graduate studies in criminal or constitutional law.
  • RSO Security Clearance.
  • FSI Level 4/4 Spanish, Level 3/3 English.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Guatemalan Asset Seizure Law.
  • Experience as trainer on seized assets and ability to provide expert rule of law subject matter and policy guidance relevant to asset seizure. 
  • Familiarized with the implementation of asset forfeiture procedures among judges, prosecutors and analysts.
  • A minimum of thirteen (13) years’ experience working with justice sector institutions.
  • Teaching experience, preferably at the university level and/or to judicial audiences and high and medium rank Guatemalan professionals.
  • Ability to conduct training and evaluation in Spanish, which will require the ability to speak, write, and read Spanish (Level V).
  • Ability to communicate complex issues in Spanish, both orally and in written form. 
  • Experience in the application of the Asset Seizure Law; preferred.
  • Experience working with and building consensus among high-level contacts within the host government; preferred.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical assistance in the drafting of inter and intra institutional protocols and guidelines regarding the implementation of the seized assets law.
  • Provide class room training for new appointed personnel on the asset seizure law and implementing regulations.
  • 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.
  • Provide guidance and training on the use of the Seized Assets Prosecution Manual.
  • Provide follow up to the train-the-trainer (on Seized Assets) project in order improve their capabilities and to promote the training thru certified trainers on the Public Ministry, Judicial Studies School and/or Courts.
  • Prepare a concise written report (in Spanish) for the Program Manager upon completion of training, indicating the degree of accomplishment of goals. 
  • Prepare summary status reports for the Program Manager on a monthly basis to inform INL of the progress of the training and any challenges that require a change in scope or focus of technical assistance.
  • Provide technical advice in the design, planning and implementation of INL Rule of Law and Justice Sector Reform projects and activities, including but not limited to, participating in evaluation mechanisms.
  • Perform other duties as requested and assigned by INL Rule of Law and Justice Sector Reform Program Manager. 
  • Hours for contract will be INL Guatemala core hours, with no more than 40 hours maximum per week.
  • The position is located in Guatemala City, Guatemala.  In-country travel may 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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