Policy Officer - Anti-Corruption & Anti-Money Laundering
Application Closing Date - 06 Oct 2019
Job Start Date - As soon as possible
Duration - 2 years, with the possibility of extension
Location - Berlin, Germany
Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption. In collaboration with more than 100 chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany, TI raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it.
We are looking to fill an exciting position that will be based in our Policy and Advocacy Team. Since 2017, TI has been partnering with investigative journalists at the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) as part of the Global Anti-Corruption Consortium (GACC). Taking advantage of the opportunities generated by OCCRP’s in-depth investigations, TI is coordinating national, regional and global anti-corruption advocacy campaigns and pursuing legal action work across the world.
Examples stemming from this collaboration include TI’s campaigning and legal accountability work around the Azerbaijani Laundromat, Golden Visas in Europe, and the Gambia Heist investigations together with TI national chapters and other partners. This work directly contributes to the TI Strategy 2020, and also provides evidence and feeds into our global advocacy priorities for 2019-2020: (1) tackling of the cross-border flows of illicit money and (2) protecting political systems from undue influence.
Main function: The Policy Officer, Anti-Corruption & Anti-Money Laundering provides support to the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) team, conducting research and drafting reports to address the knowledge needs of key stakeholders as well as contributing to a variety of organizational tasks in support of the project.
Starting date: As soon as possible
Duration: 2 years, with the possibility of extension
Location: TI-Secretariat (TI-S), Berlin/Germany, with international travel
Team: Policy & Advocacy
- Support the analysis of corruption and money laundering cases as well as relevant research projects to be used for advocacy
- Provide background research and analysis for the development of evidence-based policy papers and submissions to relevant public consultations
- Liaise with TI national chapters on relevant policy and advocacy opportunities as part of the GACC project
- Support the analysis of information from varied and diverse sources for messaging and communication purposes
- Draft messaging and communication products in coordination with the Communications Team
- Support the development of funding proposals
- Contribute to monitoring, evaluation and learning activities
Knowledge, experience and skills:
- Masters’ degree or equivalent, preferably in law, political science, economics or another relevant field
- At least two years of relevant work experience in the fields of anti-corruption or good governance; specific experience on research and policy work related to natural resources, state capture or anti-money laundering an advantage
- Experience in working with large datasets an advantage
- Some experience in coordinating research projects on time and to budget
- Ability to work under pressure, manage competing priorities and maintain a professional approach
- Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team in a multi-cultural environment
- Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
- Fluency in English required; fluency in other languages, in particular French and/or Spanish, an asset
- IT proficiency, especially with social media applications
- Entrepreneurial, creative and opportunity-driven mind-set
- Commitment to the values and goals of Transparency International
Qualified candidates should submit, preferably via email, a cover letter (mentioning the source of the application) and a CV in English (in one pdf-file) to:
Deadline for applications is Sunday, 6 October 2019.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and that, due to the high volume of applications, we are unfortunately unable to provide individualised feedback.
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