Transparency Procedures - Specialist Advisor (I, II, III, IV)

Location: Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala
Date Posted: 01-26-2018
 
Transparency Procedures - Specialist Advisor (I, II, III, IV)
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Anticipated Award: Q4 2018
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 Specialist Advisor – Transparency Procedures 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 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 Aviation, Leahy Vetting Coordinator/Program Assistant, Architect, Engineer, Justice Technical, Security Logical and Criminological, Expert on Appeals, Infrastructure Renovation, Justice Sector Legal Advisor, Psychosocial Counselor, Strategic Advisor, Technical and Legal, Indigenous Law, and Transparency Procedures. Requirements and Skill Qualifications for the Specialist Advisor – Transparency Procedures are as follows:
 
Requirements:
  • A minimum of a university degree in Economics or Auditing.  A minimum of 15 years’ experience working in the Guatemalan Government.
  • RSO Security Clearance.
  • Demonstrated experience working within the Guatemalan Judiciary Branch. 
  • Demonstrated experience in advising GOG Agencies on the effective use of transparency policies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of legislation regarding Asset Seizure legislation in Guatemala.
  • Good working knowledge of the host government institutions, functions and jurisdictions that receive funds as mandated by the asset seizure law.
  • Demonstrated experience in government budget analysis, management, preparation, and reporting.
  • Superior interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.
  • Level IV fluency in Spanish.   Ability to communicate complex issues in Spanish, both orally and in written form. 
  • Experience in program development, implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation or in conducting assessments; preferred
  • Experience working with and building consensus among high-level contacts within the host government; preferred.  
 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Conduct an assessment of the current institutional policies and procedures in the Ministry of Government, Solicitor General’s Office and the National Secretariat for the Administration of Seized Assets related to the receipt, use and investment of the funds obtained through the distribution provisions stated in the Asset Seizure Law.
  • Prepare proposals of processes, policies and other pertinent measures to enhance the administration and investment controls of the assets and promote accountability and transparency.
  • Explain, discuss and incorporate recommendations provided by the Guatemalan beneficiary agencies to the proposals.
  • If needed and/or required by the GOG, provide training to users of these entities of the approved processes.
  • Develop forms, studies and other pertinent documents necessary for project implementation.
  • Review and follow up the implementation of system developed to the Supreme Court of Justice and the Public Ministry in order to ensure is effectiveness.
  • Perform other duties as requested and assigned by INL Rule of Law and Justice Sector Reform Program 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 government agencies’ capabilities to implement a system for the transparent use and investment of forfeited assets.
  • Documents containing studies and opinions provided during the consultancy, including those related to policy and system design and the procedures for the implementation of the system.
  • Documents containing draft suggested changes regarding the receipt, administration and investment of forfeited assets.
  • 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.
 

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