Anti-Money Laundering Technical Consultant


Consultancy: Anti-Money Laundering Technical Consultant

Location: Home-based with travel to Tunis, Tunisia (up to 25 days)

Start Date: January 2021


ABA ROLI is a non-profit organization that implements legal reform programs in roughly 40 countries around the world. In Tunisia, ABA ROLI’s partners include justice sector institutions, bar associations, and a wide array of civil society organizations, including human rights groups.


ABA ROLI seeks an Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Technical Consultant to facilitate training (in-person and/or virtual) and mentor financial investigation unit (FIU) investigators. The Consultant will provide comparative expertise and work with ABA ROLI staff in DC and Tunisia to develop training curricula and mentoring plans for FIUs and other AML bodies.


The Consultant will, in close coordination with ABA ROLI:

Develop training course content, including: introduction to financial investigation and AML, forensic financial investigations, tools for investigation such as open-source intelligence (OSINT), case preparation, collection of evidence, roles and responsibilities of law enforcement agencies in relation to AML, case studies and success stories, instruments of international cooperation, or other topics as agreed upon by ABA ROLI and the Consultant;

Delivery of training (in Tunisia and/or virtual) to investigators in FIUs and other AML bodies;

Mentor FIU analysts and investigators by providing verbal and written advice on how to plan, manage, and conduct AML investigation. Mentoring could also include guidance on: development of indicators, models, and analytical frameworks to detect illegal activity; investigative techniques and tools; and preparation of detailed reporting; and

Provide regular written reports – following training and mentoring sessions – including a list of main stakeholders, documents developed, evaluation of support delivered, participant feedback, achieved results, and recommendations for future support.


Fifteen years of experience related to criminal justice as a prosecutor or financial crimes investigator;

Possess a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) or similar certification;

Knowledge of international laws and practices related to AML investigation techniques;

Previous experience utilizing open-source intelligence (OSINT) within FIUs;

Experience with international mutual legal assistance requests and multi-national AML working groups;

Experience coordinating training capacity-building activities for senior justice sector actors and financial crime investigators;

Teaching or training experience using interactive teaching methodologies in an international setting;

Working knowledge of MENA region and/or experience working in politically sensitive contexts is highly desirable;

Fluency in English required, Arabic and /or French fluence is desirable but not required; and

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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