IEA Corp., an EverWatch company is in search of a Anti-Money
Laundering/Transnational Crime Program Advisor to support the
Department of State in Washington, DC. A secret or an interim Secret
security clearance is preferred.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Work as part of a small team
responsible for managing centrally managed anti-money
laundering/illicit finance programming along with other transnational
* For INL/GPP’s centrally managed programming,
provide support on the daily implementation of the program to include
preparation of papers and correspondence concerning program issues,
and providing general assistance with the program as directed.
For INL/GPP’s centrally managed programming, assist in the oversight
of project implementation; assist with the maintenance of funding and
budgetary spreadsheets pertaining to task order and program
management; and assist the Team Leader on drafting, reviewing and
amending all types of project documents.
* Provide knowledge and
expertise in various aspects of money laundering and illicit finance
policy issues and program activities to INL/GPP (including other
global programs) and to other offices across INL, including geographic
* Conduct assessments of the status and
effectiveness of country AML regimes, identify shortcomings and reform
and technical assistance needs, and recommend programmatic approaches
* Remain up to date on international standards and
frameworks, including particularly FATF standards, country
recommendations, and meetings, including by liaising with EB, DOJ, and
* Support INL’s multilateral team including
contributing to the development of INL anti-money laundering
multilateral objectives and strategies and their
* Research, develop, and memorialize INL
anti-money laundering doctrine, such as lessons learned, best
practices, compilations of INL programming, monitoring and evaluation
approaches, and other guidance.
* Provide and/or coordinate
briefings and background materials, upon request, to the INL Front
Office, strategic planning unit, and/or board.
* Establish and
maintain professional relationships with office and other INL
colleagues, members of USG law enforcement agencies involved in
programming, and USG personnel assigned to U.S. Embassies that are
associated with particular implementation programs and policy
* Draft a variety of technical, programmatic, funding,
and informational memoranda and letters; assist in the preparation of
responses to Congressional questions, press guidance, and interagency
documents in accordance with Department policies and
* Provide assistance with the coordination with law
enforcement agencies, intra-agency meetings, other agencies, IOs, and
NGOs, advising them of stated policy on program issues to include
briefings, both written and oral, to senior officials on outcome of
* Assist in coordinating the annual production of the
Money Laundering Volume of the International Narcotics Control
Strategy Report, including inter alia tracking submissions, assisting
in the clearance process, and proofreading; assist in preparation of
briefings on INCSR V. 2 and of responses to demarches.
* U.S. Citizen.
* A Bachelor’s
degree from an accredited institution.
* Four to six years’
experience in relevant field; Demonstrated knowledge of specific
country issues, including specialized knowledge of international
narcotics and law enforcement, or similar type programs sufficient to
ensure project work is in compliance with management policies and
procedures and in conformance with the Foreign Assistance Act and
other regulatory procedures and guidelines.
* Proven knowledge of
Federal policies and procedures including methods of providing
assistance and the Federal budget process.
* Ability to
communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a wide range
* Demonstrated ability to provide advice, guidance,
and consultation with regard to the interpretation and application of
* Experience drafting US government reports and
documents, such as the INCSR, embassy cables, and other documents.
* Bachelor's degree from an accredited
college or university in international law, international relations,
political science, environmental policy, economics, history, law,
statistics, or in the humanities.
* Graduate Degree from an
accredited college or university in international affairs, finance, or
* Demonstrated three (03) to five (05) year’s
experience in program management and monitoring and evaluation.
Demonstrated five (05) years or more experience on money laundering,
crypto-currency, or other related illicit finance issues.
Demonstrated experience working on or academic studies related to
* Demonstrated ability to operate
independently, employing oversight over existing and future operations
* Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office
* Demonstrated experience working or coordinating
with other relevant U.S. government agencies (e.g., Departments of
Justice and Treasury) engaged on money laundering and illicit finance
issues and the federal law enforcement/criminal justice
* Professional certification related to financial
crime, anti-money laundering, or closely related fields.
Demonstrated knowledge of cyber/cryptocurrency issues. Demonstrated
knowledge of and interest in money laundering and illicit finance and
other transnational crime issues, initiatives, and standards (from
practice, policy, or programming perspectives), or demonstrated
ability to come to speed quickly on new areas of knowledge.
Demonstrated prior experience with and knowledge of the State
Department’s foreign assistance process, the structure and hierarchy
of U.S. embassies, and State Department policies and processes.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in
writing, in a timely and concise manner; interact effectively with
others at all levels to prepare, analyze, explain and defend
determinations and requirements with respect to conformance to
applicable laws, policies and other regulatory guidelines; and advise
* Demonstrated work experience in managing
complex projects which includes determining and validating
requirements, managing project implementation, tracking progress and
monitoring impact, and managing related budget processes.