Ian, Evan & Alexander Corporation (IEA) is in search of a Senior Advisor in U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize.
The mission of the U.S. Department of State (“DOS”) Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (“INL”) is to minimize the impact of international crime and illegal drugs on the United States and its citizens through global cooperation.
INL’s Office of Western Hemisphere Programs (“INL/WHP”) develops narcotics control and anti-crime policy initiatives with countries in the Western Hemisphere that produce and transit narcotics. INL/WHP provides overall program and policy direction for INL bilateral and multilateral counter-narcotics and anti-crime assistance programs at overseas posts by developing and revising drug and crime strategies and coordinating program development with other U.S. agencies across the criminal justice sector.
INL/WHP and Embassy Belmopan’s INL team are responsible for coordinating policies and programs with other U.S. government departments and agencies that are involved in international narcotics control and crime activities, including, for programs in Belize, the Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, and Department of Treasury. INL implements programs with International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement (“INCLE”) funds appropriated for the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI). Embassy Belmopan INL works in concert with the Government of Belize (“GOB”), civil society, international organizations, and other local and regional partners.
The Advisor will serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) INL TPC at the U.S. Embassy in Belmopan, Belize. The Advisor will provide significant assistance in the development and implementation of bilateral and regional INCLE-funded projects undertaken by the United States Government (“USG”) and the GOB. These projects are both bilateral and regional in scope.
The Advisor will provide assistance in the management of INL programs that contribute to the professionalization and increased efficiency of the Belizean law enforcement,counter-narcotics, anti-money laundering/financial crimes, and rule of law efforts across the criminal justice sector. The Advisor is expected to improve INL program efficiency and management. In coordination with the INL Director, the Advisor shall ensure the implementation of foreign assistance funds is executed with a prioritized and strategic approach that improves accountability at every level, that programs are results-driven, and that each project includes effective monitoring and evaluation regimes.