Financial Crimes Task Force Advisor (FCTF): Operations, Investigation, and Training - Level IV

Location: Tegucigalpa, Francisco Morazán, Honduras
Date Posted: 04-20-2018
Financial Crimes Task Force Advisor (FCTF): Operations, Investigation, and Training
Specialist Advisor - Level IV
U.S. Embassy, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Travel May Be Required
MRPT or RSO 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 – Level IV – FCTF: Operations, Investigation, and Training to work with International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) in Tegucigalpa, Honduras on the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI). 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 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:       

Required—
  • US Citizen, Third Country National (TCN), or Local National (LN).
  • MRPT security clearance (for US Citizens and TCNs) RSO for LNs.
  • FSL level 3/3 Spanish, FSI level 4/4 English.
  • Ten (10) years’ professional experience working on task forces investigating complex
  • crimes.
  • Five (5) years professional work experience investigating criminal activities.
  • Five (5) years’ experience working with prosecutors to bring criminal cases to trial.
  • Experience working with law enforcement officers in other countries.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply best practices, lessons learned, and international norms to an overseas environment.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills working with all levels.
  • Demonstrated communications skills, oral and written, in English and Spanish.


Responsibilities—
  • Supports, assists, and provides technical assistance to the Financial Crimes Task Force (FCTF), the GOH Tax Authority, the Public Ministry, and the National Tax Evasion Task Force with respect to improving the capacity of the GOH to effectively and efficiently investigate and prosecute financial crimes, including transnational and domestic organized crime, corruption, extortion, tax offenses, and money laundering, as well as asset forfeiture cases.
  • Advise relevant agencies with respect to the drafting or revising of any manuals, protocols, best practices, or standard forms being developed to ensure that their content complies with GOH Law.
  • Assists INL to support, assist and advise the Financial Crimes Task Force, the GOH Tax Authority’s Criminal Investigation Divi sion, Public Ministry prosecutors and Investigators, National Police, and the National Anti-Evasion Task Force on the development and coordination of investigations of complex crimes of major impact, especially crimes involving corruption and transnational organized crime.
  • Works directly with investigators on the FCTF, tax authorities, police and other investigators, public prosecutors, the judicial sector, and any other relevant interlocutors, within the bounds of the GOH Constitution and legal code.
  • Receives technical guidance INL and from OPDAT Honduras Resident Legal Advisors.
  • Assists INL to assist the GOH to improve investigative and prosecutorial capacity for high-profile, high-impact financial crimes, including tax crimes.
  • Works closely with the members of the FCTF to ensure the smooth operation of the task force.
  • Assists 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 prosecution of high-profile cases and to build the capacity of the host-nation to conduct independent investigations and prosecutions of financial crime.
  • Assists INL to work with the GOH and OPDAT 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.
  • Works closely with the members of the FCTF in producing a process map of how financial investigations should be conducted according to GOH law.
  • Works closely with the members of the FCTF in developing all manuals, procedures, and protocols necessary for the efficient and effective operation of the task force according to GOH law.
  • Supports the FCTF by reviewing all pending criminal cases currently under investigation by the FCTF.
  • Makes recommendations to INL for additional areas of investigation, if necessary, to develop the cases for prosecution.
  • Participates as an assistant to INL in any committees formed to review legislative reforms relevant to financial investigations, regulation of money laundering (AML) and countering the financing of terrorism (CFT), and other relevant areas.
  • Works with investigators and public prosecutors selected by their respective agencies to facilitate the investigation and prosecution of key high-profile cases in the short term.
  • Meets frequently with investigators and prosecutors to monitor progress of criminal cases being investigated or prosecuted by the FCTF and prosecutors working with the FCTF, focusing on the progress of the financial investigation, trial preparation, and the presentation of evidence in a courtroom setting, based on the GOH legal system.
  • Identifies areas where outside technical assistance could support the investigation and prosecution of high profile cases.
  • Provides technical assistance – through direct mentoring and identification of other basic, low-tech training, equipment, or support – to build the capacity of GOH justice institutions to improve their investigation and prosecution of high-profile financial cases, and work with other U.S.-funded advisors to leverage provision of technical assistance.
  • Works closely with agents, prosecutors, and other relevant government officials through all stages of the investigation and prosecution of financial crimes and asset forfeiture cases being investigated by the FCTF.
  • Provides case specific advice and technical assistance to agents and officers investigating financial crimes, including corruption, money laundering, extortion, tax crimes, and asset forfeiture cases.
  • Meets frequently with investigators and prosecutors to monitor progress of financial crimes, asset forfeiture investigations and prosecutions.
  • Provides training on topics including, but not limited to, financial investigation techniques, public corruption, extortion, government ethics, money laundering, working as a team, and running a task force.
  • Provides weekly written reports to INL Legal Advisors on efforts made to ensure the smooth operation of the FCTF and to improve the GOH capacity to investigate and prosecute financial crimes and asset forfeiture cases.
  • Keeps the INL informed and briefed on all matters relating to the Financial Crimes Task Force Advisor -- Operations, Investigation, and Training’s activities.
  • 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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