SHORT TERM EXPERT (STE)– VULNERABILITY OF CASINOS AND GAMES OF CHANCE TO MONEY LAUNDERING AND THE FINANCING OF TERRORISM AT ECOWAS COMMISSION

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RECRUITMENT OF AN EXPERT TO CARRY OUT A STUDY ON THE VULNERABILITIES OF CASINOS AND OTHER GAMES OF CHANCE TO ML/FT IN WEST AFRICA

CLOSING DATE:  15 May 2020

VENUE : ECOWAS COMMISSION,

TOWN : ABUJA

COUNTRY : NIGERIA

RECRUITMENT OF AN EXPERT TO CARRY OUT A STUDY ON THE VULNERABILITIES OF CASINOS AND OTHER GAMES OF CHANCE TO ML/FT IN WEST AFRICA

JOB TITLE:                          SHORT TERM EXPERT (STE)– VULNERABILITY OF CASINOS AND GAMES OF CHANCE TO MONEY LAUNDERING AND THE FINANCING OF TERRORISM

INSTITUTIONS:                 GIABA/OCWAR-M PROJECT (EXPERTISE FRANCE)

SUPERVISION:                   GIABA- Research & Planning / OCWAR-M team

DURATION:                        40 DAYS

LOCATION:                         BENIN, CAP VERT, COTE D’IVOIRE, GHANA, NIGERIA, SENEGAL

CLOSING DATE:                15th of May, 2020

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CONCEPT NOTE_STUDY ON CASINOS

OCWAR-M-GIABA_ Recruitment of Expert for vulnerability casinos and games study

 

CONTENT OF THE MISSION

 

Refer to concept note.

ROLE OVERVIEW

The STE will work closely with the Principal officer of Research & Planning of GIABA and his team, and the Key experts of OCWAR-M Project.

ROLE

  • Study and analyze the documentation available worldwide on the subject (especially from FATF, other FATF type regional bodies)
  • Carry out 6 missions in key countries in order to meet:
  • Managers of casinos and other gaming institutions
  • Supervisory authorities of casinos and games, where they exist, otherwise the ministry in charge of this type of establishment
  • The financial intelligence unit
  • Any other person or institution relevant to the study
  • Carry out benchmarking study in contact with the French supervision authority of Casinos and games, and if possible with another foreign (English speaking country) authority of Casinos and games
  • Propose a methodology for the conduct of the study and have it validated by GIABA
  • Write as many interim reports as requested by GIABA/OCWAR-M
  • Present the draft report in a validating workshop
  • Write the final report of the study

GENERAL CONDITIONS OF RECRUITMENT

  • Short-term expert contract with Expertise France

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Management, Criminology, Law, Public Policy, the Social Sciences, banking and finance or any other related fields of the study.

Experience: The prospective candidate must have a relevant experience working in casinos and games, and a profound understanding of AML/FT mechanisms.

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Deep knowledge of the casino sector
  • Evidence of rich research and publication experience
  • Good knowledge or familiarity with measures against economic and financial crimes, including money laundering and terrorist financing, particularly the FATF Recommendations and related matters;
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills;
  • Effective interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a complex multicultural, multi-ethnic environment and to maintain effective work relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds;
  • Sensitivity to and respect for diversity;
  • Excellent computer skills;

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

Applicants must be fluent in one of the official languages of ECOWAS: English, French and Portuguese. A working knowledge of another would be an advantage

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates are required to forward their written applications to the following:

Stephanie.berthomeau@expertisefrance.fr , secretariat@giaba.org

Prospective candidates are required to submit the following along with their written applications:

  • A motivation letter
  • A full Curriculum Vitae, containing full employment history, showing the more significant positions, responsibilities held, and significant achievements relevant to this assignment.
  • Technical proposal regarding the concept note
  • Financial proposal.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview by VTC.

CLOSING DATE

The closing deadline for applications is of 00 h00 GMT, on the 15 May 2020