INL Anti -Money Laundering (AML) Program Advisor

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/2/2022 11:27 AM)
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INL Anti -Money Laundering (AML) Program Advisor


EverWatch is a government solutions company providing advanced defense, intelligence, and deployed support to our country’s most critical missions.  We are a full-service government solutions company. Harnessing the most advanced technology and solutions, we strengthen defenses and control environments to preserve continuity and ensure mission success.


EverWatch is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information, citizenship or immigration status, and veteran status or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.


• Utilize subject matter expertise, aid in drafting a variety of technical, programmatic, funding, and informational memoranda and letters; provide input to the Branch Chief as a subject matter expert regarding Congressional testimony or responses to questions, press guidance and interagency, bilateral and multilateral agreements in accordance with Department policies and regulations and relevant legislation.
• Conduct research and makes recommendations to Branch Chief regarding the management of programs.
• Review and analyze policy and programmatic documents and make recommendations based on findings.
• Aid in conducting program reviews and assessments of new and ongoing programs and makes recommendations based on findings.
• Assist in strategic planning for programs.
• Aid in reviewing budgets and providing program estimates; evaluates program effectiveness in relation to the funding expended; aid in assessing USG law enforcement assistance activities to determine funding requirements and whether funding is warranted and available.
• Support liaison efforts within the organization, other government agencies, and non-governmental organizations.
• Work as part of a small team responsible for managing centrally managed anti-money laundering/illicit finance programming along with other transnational crime issues.
• 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 provide 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 program offices.
• Conduct assessments of the status and effectiveness of country AML regimes, identify shortcomings and reform and technical assistance needs, and recommend programmatic approaches in response.
• Remain up to date on international standards and frameworks, including particularly the Financial Action Task Force standards, country recommendations and meetings, including by liaising with EB, DOJ, and Treasury.
• Support INL’s multilateral team including contributing to the development of INL anti-money laundering multilateral objectives and strategies and their implementation.
• 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 processes.
• 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 regulations.
• Provide assistance with the coordination with law enforcement agencies, intra-agency meetings, other agencies, International Organizations, and NGOs, advising them of stated policy on program issues to include briefings, both written and oral, to senior officials on outcome of meetings.



• U.S. Citizen;
• A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution;
• Six to ten 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 of players;
• Demonstrated ability to provide advice, guidance, and consultation with regard to the interpretation and application of analysis;
• Experience drafting US government reports and documents, such as the INCSR, embassy cables, and other documents.


• Active TS/SCI clearance or an active clearance within the last 12 months from the date of solicitation;
• 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 a related field;
• Demonstrated three (03) to five (05) years’ 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 international affairs;
• Demonstrated ability to operate independently, employing oversight over existing and future operations and procurements;
• Demonstrated excellent oral and written English communication skills;
• Demonstrated superior interpersonal skills;
• Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
• 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 community;
• Professional certification related to financial crime, anti-money laundering, or closely related fields;
• Demonstrated knowledge of cyber/cryptocurrency issues;
• 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 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 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 program officials;
• 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;
• Demonstrated ability to perform under the contract. In conducting the evaluation, the U.S. government reserves the right to utilize all evaluation information available at the time of evaluation, whether provided by the applicant or obtained from other sources.

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