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Technical Assistance Committee to the Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Financing Terrorism Commission


About Ministry of Finance

As per the instructions of H.E the President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan a joint commission for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorism (AML/CFT) consisting from authoritative representatives from Attorney General Office (AGO), Central Bank (DAB), National Directorate of Security (NDS) headed by director general of internal audit of Ministry of Finance (MoF) is established.
To assist the commission in the investigation of money laundering and financing terrorism cases and perform its executive operations it was decided to establish a technical assistance committee under the mentioned commission with composition, duties, and responsibilities mentioned as below.

2. Committee Composition, Structure & Reporting:
(1) This committee is to be staffed with five (05) technical experts as follows:
(a) A senior Anti-money Laundering (AML) expert as Chair-Person of the committee;
(b) Two Technical experts (Banking Expert) (c) one Legal expert and (d) one fraud and crimes investigator as members;
(2) The committee may invite additional professionals or any other persons deemed appropriate to participate in its meeting (As and when required);

(3) The Committee will be led by the senior expert (The Chair-Person) of the committee for its routine coordination of committee’s activities with related departments and entities and report to DG of IAD- MoF (Head of the Commission);

Job Summary

The main objective of establishing the committee is to assist AML/CFT commission in investigating, analysis and verification of all money laundering and financing terrorism cases/issues received from different related entities and report to the head of the commission
Salary Grade: B-3

Job Details

Date Posted: 02 Jan 2019 Reference: 002
Closing Date: 22 Jan 2019 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 2 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Management Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per NTA Salary Scale Policy10000.0
Contract Type: Long-term Years of Experience: 5 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 1 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: No
Probation Period:

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific Objectives of the committee:
(a) Provide technical assistance to AML/CFT commission;
(b) Create reasonable working relationships of the commission with all related entities and departments;
(c) Review, analyse and investigate money laundering and financing terrorism cases and visit sites for collection of relevant and reliable evidence;
(d) Train civil servants on investigation of money laundering and financing terrorism cases;

5. Main Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Review, assess, analyse and investigate the supporting documents related to ML/FT cases, received from relevant entities;
2. Undertake site visits to gather sufficient, appropriate and relevant evidence to support the investigation of under investigation cases;
3. Verify and confirm all the supporting documents of ML/FT issues/cases with related departments within ministry and related entities if required;
4. Carrying out investigations on each and every outward and inward TTs (Telegraphic Transfers) of the company or entity under investigation with all the supporting documents;
5. Build effective working relationships within the ministry and with other stakeholder such as banking, nonbanking (commercial banks, money service provider and money exchange dealer);
6. Implement effective risk identification techniques in ML/FT cases;
7. Develop standardized AML/CFT manual and investigation working papers;
8. Evaluating Suspicious Transactions and activities of an account under investigations in ML/FT issues;
9. Review and evaluate the reporting mechanism and quality of STRs (Suspicious Transactions Reports) to FinTRACA of an account under investigation in ML/FT cases;
10. Check, review and assess, whether the standard Procedure and process of opening accounts for Political Exposed Person (PEPs) is effectively implemented or not;
11. Check, review and asses the procedure and process of financial institution concerning reporting large cash transactions of customer account (under investigation) to FinTRACA;
12. Apply effective sampling method for conducing examination on transactions of an account under investigation;
13. Prepare money laundering and financing terrorism issues investigation reports & submit it for further processes to the AML/CFT commission;
14. Deliver presentations to the AML/CFT commission on findings and recommendations (As & When Required);
15. Provide trainings on AML/CFT to investigators and civil servants;




• Minimum of bachelor degree in the relevant field, master degree holders will be highly preferred;
• Certification in fraud examination, anti-money laundering and audit is highly desirable;
• Strong knowledge and understanding of Afghan Government constitution, laws and regulations especially AML/CFT Law;
• Good knowledge of Afghan Government structure;
• Full command over both national languages (Pashto & Dari) and must be fluent with English language.
• Good computer operating skills (Ms. Office & internet);
• Management & team leadership ability;
• Having the required skills in general management;
• Minimum of (05) years of technical relevant experience;
• Management experience in line with Departmental policies for a similar level of seniority;
• Strong facilitation skills to guide the AML/CFT Team;
• Strong communication, negotiation, interpersonal and dispute resolution skills;
• High level of integrity to not be affected by the influences such as seniority and personnel relationships;

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul
AF AF 12


Bachelors Degree,

Submission Guideline

MoF invites eligible candidates to indicate their interest in providing the services outlined above. Interested candidates must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (CV, experience in similar conditions and relevant references).

Please mention the name of the position you are applying for and Vacancy Number in your emails subject line. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for test/interview

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