Sanctions Specialist

Washington, DC
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Program & Project Management
  • Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Clearance: TS
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: TUV03019

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Job Summary

Tuvli, an Akima company, is hiring for a Sanctions Specialist to support our DoS client located in Washington, DC.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support DRL/EAP in tracking initiatives and policy developments related to implementation of the Global Magnitsky sanctions program, as well as human rights-related visa ineligibilities (including under the INA, 7031(c), Presidential Proclamations, and USC 1182(e)) within the Department of State and with interagency partners and external non-governmental organization (NGO) interlocutors.

  • Coordinate with DRL/EAP colleagues monitoring human rights abuses across 34 country portfolios to identify potential targets, including through classified and unclassified reporting channels, media sources, and NGOs.

  • Develop cases – including by undertaking research (on open source and classified systems), preparing reports and analyses, and providing advice – regarding the actions of foreign government officials and others who may be involved in or responsible for the commission of human rights abuses.

  • Track the status and approval of nomination packages.

  • Maintain DRL/EAP sanction archives.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 years of work experience on analysis, governance, and human rights.

  • Has an active Top Secret clearance.

  • Department of State experience is preferred.

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

  • Familiar with a wide range of administrative and operational support to advance U.S. foreign policy goals pertaining to human rights and democracy.

  • Ability to solve problems and encourage consistent, solid performance.

  • Proficiency in qualitative and quantitative research methods.

  • English language (written and spoken) communications skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, coordinate activities in multiple locations, act decisively in daily work, and work well in a multi-cultural team environment.

  • Strong organizational, communication, interpersonal, and computer skills.

  • Ability to work independently to assess priorities and manage daily coordination of details with minimal supervision.

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