Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified professionals to resource the role of Technical Assistant, Secretariat, Financial Institutions Supervisory Division. 

Reporting to the Executive Director, Prime Contact Secretariat, Financial Institutions Supervisory Division, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  1. Liaising with and coordinating meetings with Government Ministries, Agencies, Supervisory Authorities, regional and international authorities to support the work of the Secretariat;
  2. Assisting the Secretariat in managing the information and communication flow to and from key stakeholders, partners, Agencies, Ministries and Authorities and including follow-ups on FATF/CFATF/NAMLC progress reports ensuring relevance and effectiveness in addressing identified deficiencies in the AML/CFT/PF regime;
  3. Servicing meetings of the NAMLC Steering Committee including but not limited to:
    1. Scheduling
    2. Preparing documents for consideration by the Committee
    3. Dissemination of documents relevant to the work of the Committee
    4. Recording and writing minutes of meetings
  4. Disseminating information and reports to international and regional agencies on Jamaica’s framework to combat ML/TF/PF;
  5. Providing technical AML/CFT/PF input in project working groups to ensure that program deficiencies are addressed;
  6. Effectively manage the records relevant to the Secretariat inclusive of AML/CFT/PF Laws and sector guidance and assessments; minutes of meetings, position papers, decisions, presentations, submissions, outreach and capacity building, correspondence etc. relating to the work of the NAMLC to ensure security, easy retrieval and appropriate disposal as and when necessary;
  7. Implementing and executing appropriate scheduling systems for monitoring, tracking and reporting on NAMLC/the Secretariat’s project deliverables;
  8. Assisting in the coordination of Jamaica’s response to:
    1. Mutual Evaluation Reports of FATF members as well as reports from other FATF Style Regional Bodies (FSRBS) and FATF members; and
    2. FATF and CFATF policy documents, papers and reviews.
  9. Providing research on money laundering, terrorist financing and proliferation financing in relation to weapons of mass destruction as well as other emerging issues for and on behalf of the Secretariat;
  10. Performing any other duties consistent with the nature and function of the job.


  • Undergraduate degree in General Management, Project Management, Management Studies, with five (5) years work experience in related field.
  • Professional certification such as Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), an international Diploma in Money Laundering from International Compliance Association (ICA).  
  • Experience in Project Management would be an asset.


  • Working knowledge of financial crimes legislation;
  • Knowledge of the work of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and its AML/CFT Standards, related local legislation and regulations, as well as requisite supervisory evaluation procedures;
  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills;
  • Excellent analytical and research skills;
  • Ability to perform under pressure and demonstrated time management skills;
  • Good understanding of general management principles and their application;
  • Excellent organizing, planning and coordinating skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with diverse teams;
  • Ability to prioritize multiple competing tasks in a fast-paced deadline driven and stressful environment;
  • High level of technical proficiency in international AML/CFT/PF standards
  • Understand the importance of maintaining a high level of confidentiality. 


  • Typical modern office environment
  • Exposed to highly confidential information
  • Occasionally required to work extended hours to accommodate meetings and deadlines
  • Significant attention to detail
  • Extensive use of computer.

Interested persons who meet the above requirements should complete the application form with cover letter and full resume no later than Friday, 25 September 2020.

NB. Only short-listed candidates will be able to access the panel interview.


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