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ICITAP Countering Terrorist Finance Advisor

Government and Military

Accounting Budget and Finance


Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines

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ICITAP Countering Terrorist Finance Advisor

For more than 60 years, PAE has tackled the world’s toughest challenges to deliver agile and steadfast solutions to the U.S. government and its allies. With more than 20,000 employees on all seven continents and in more than 70 countries, PAE delivers a broad range of operational support services to meet the critical needs of our clients. Our headquarters is in Falls Church, Virginia.

PAE is supporting the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in providing specialized training, advisory and mentoring services to host nations under the Criminal Division’s International Criminal Investigative Training and Assistance Program (ICITAP).   ICITAP is a cornerstone of America’s global strategy for combating transnational crime, terrorism, countering trafficking in persons, establishing rule of law and enhancing human rights in developing countries.  PAE is the contract service provider to the DOJ ICITAP and Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT) programs. 


PAE is currently seeking a qualified candidate to serve as Countering Terrorist Finance Advisor in Manila. This position will be responsible for The Countering Terrorist Financing (CTF) Advisor will be responsible for the creation, coordination and delivery of training, mentoring, and advisory services in line with international standards, in compliance with Philippine law, and in coordination with other technical assistance in place.

ICITAP has initiated a multi-year project designed to strengthen the capacity of the Anti-Money Laundering Council of the Philippines to conduct professional, evidence-based counterterrorism analysis and investigations, and refer cases for prosecution within Philippines rule of law framework. The Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) is the Philippine Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), tasked to implement the provisions of the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001, as amended, and the Terrorism Financing Prevention and Suppression Act of 2012 (2012 Terrorist Finance Law). Its authorities are abroad, and include analysis, investigation, and preparation of legal documents filed with prosecutors.

The CTF Advisor will mentor financial investigators and prosecutors at the AMLC and leverage US and international assistance to refer cases to Philippines criminal justice system, when appropriate. The CTF Advisor will also be responsible for the creation of a AML/CTF course to be delivered to other Philippine Law Enforcement agencies, primarily the Philippine National Police. Areas of emphasis include, but not limited to financial disruption methodologies using financial tools, financial investigator training, and data and financial intelligence analysis. In addition to submitting monthly and quarterly progress reports, the CTF Advisor will develop and implement a program for a sustainable increase in illicit finance investigations and referrals and submitting written work plans and other reports, as deemed necessary by the Attaché and/or Deputy Attaché.


  • Support implementation of the ICITAP AML/CTF project through collaboration with the Philippine Financial Intelligence Unit.
  • Provide Financial Investigation training and mentoring to build capacity of law enforcement and prosecutorial agencies to successfully investigate and prosecute money laundering and financing of terrorism and proceeds of crime cases.
  • Provide advisory service to the development of the financial intelligence unit (FIU) and build capacity of FIU staff to effectively collect and analyze relevant information and to disseminate financial intelligence to law enforcement agencies and other relevant authorities.
  • Develop course curriculum related to financial disruption methods, investigation, and intelligence analysis to use in trainings and workshops.
  • Write and submit monthly and quarterly reports.
  • Foster effective and productive working relationships with USG officials and with host government stakeholders.


  • Experience as anti-money laundering or terrorist finance analyst or investigator, preferably with the FBI, Department of Treasury, or Homeland Security Investigations
  • Expertise in developing Anti-Money Laundering/Terrorism Finance (AML/CTF) financial analysis and investigations, including oversight of analytical teams
  • Extensive experience in managing complex programs and projects
  • Expertise in financial disruptions, intelligence, and investigative methodologies and tools
  • Experience preparing and delivering briefings to senior officials
  • Minimum of 15 years of Law Enforcement
  • Bachelor’s Degree -- may be substituted with 20+ years of relevant experience.
  • Must have experience in project development, including:
    • Conducting assessments,
    • Establishing work plans and timelines,
    • Creating training plans,
    • Developing curricula for various professional levels, i.e. line staff, mid-level, executive level
    • Developing and nurturing relationships with host nation partners and funders
  • Must have experience in project management, including:
    • writing periodic reports
    • managing oversight of other project advisors

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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