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The Seychelles Financial Intelligence Unit (“FIU”) is inviting responsible, trustworthy and reliable individuals to join its team to contribute in the prevention and mitigation of Money Laundering, Financing of Terrorism and other Financial Crime.

We have 4 vacancies.
Closing Date: Tuesday 18th October, 2022

NFORMATION EXCHANGE OFFICER (*1)

The Role: 

 Contribute in the prevention of Money Laundering, Financing of Terrorism and other
Financial Crime through effective and timely exchange of information, be it in relation to
exchanges on request, or spontaneous exchange in accordance to international agreements
and domestic legislations

Key Responsibilities:

 • To Liaise with Domestic and International Stakeholders as and when required;

 • Collate, analyze and document facts and findings coherently and comprehensively to
ensure accurate, credible and comprehensive data of findings;

 • To provide support in the development and implementation of policies, procedures,
guidance and standards of FIU processes as it relates to exchange of information; and

 • To support in preparing and reviewing periodic statistical reports.

Preferred candidate attributes:

 • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration; or relevant field;

 • AML/Compliance Professional Qualifications, Auditing or Accounting qualifications is a plus;

 • Minimum 3 years’ experience in relevant field;

 • Excellent communication skills (oral and written);

 • Able to meet deadlines with strong attention to detail; 

• Works well under pressure;

 • Analytical and statistical skills including sampling, analysing, reviewing and report writing;

 • An intermediate to advanced level of computer literacy, including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point;

 • Be self-motivated and communicative with colleagues, with the ability to support the wider team when required in a dynamic working environment.

LEGAL OFFICER (*1)

The Role: 

 The role holder works as a member of a team providing robust services and support on
relevant legal and compliance issues so as to protect the overall interest of the FIU and allow
it to meet its vision and mission.

Key Responsibilities:

 • Provide accurate, relevant and timely advice on legal, regulatory, administrative and
operational matters of the FIU;

 • Manage and mitigate legal risks by advising on, designing, and reviewing internal
policies and procedures and coordinate with relevant divisions to enforce such policies
and procedures;

• Review and prepare documents for the purpose of conveying information to both internal and external stakeholders in a legally compliant manner;

 • Produce and/or contribute to key legal or policy analyses;

 • Ensure compliance with all laws and regulations that apply to the FIU;

 • Communicate and serve as liaison between FIU and external parties;

 • Staying up-to-date with changes to legislation and international standards and best
practices, particularly in relation to laws, regulations and international standards and best
practices that directly affect the FIU and the reporting entities under its supervision

Preferred candidate attributes:

 • LLB undergraduate degree holder; 

• BAR Exam is a plus; and 

 • Minimum 2 years of relevant legal experience;

 • Excellent analytical, researching and drafting skills;

• Be conversant with International AML/CFT and Beneficial Ownership standards and best practices;

 • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, along with the ability to communicate effectively with others;

 • Self-control under pressure in demanding situations and ability to handle numerous simultaneous tasks with a solution-driven attitude;

 • Good organizational, prioritization and time-management skills;

 • Strong professional integrity

ANALYST (*1)

The Role:

  Contribute in the prevention of Money Laundering, Financing of Terrorism and other Financial Crime through receipt analysis and dissemination of information to stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

 • Conduct Financial Analysis;

 • Conduct thorough research;

 • To liaise with Domestic and International stakeholders as and when required;

 • Collate, analyze and document facts and findings coherently and comprehensively to
ensure accurate, credible and comprehensive data of findings. 

Preferred candidate attributes:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Forensic Accounting, Business, Finance, ACCA or any other relevant field;

 • AML/Compliance Professional Qualifications is a plus;

 • Minimum 3 years’ experience in relevant field

 • Researching, with attention to detail and analytical skills;

 • Financial Analysis skills;

 • Working knowledge of the financial sector and; or related field;

 • Excellent report writing skills; 

• Knowledge of the obligations and requirements of relevant stakeholders in relation to the AML/CFT ACT,2020.

POLICY OFFICER (*1)

The Role: 

 Develop and advise on policies and assist in implementation to support the operations of the FIU, and to ensure compliance with legal framework, international standards and best practices.

Key Responsibilities: 

• Support the FIU in enforcing compliance with the AML/ CFT legal framework;
Assist in developing and reviewing guidelines, codes and cabinet papers;

 • Support the provision of policy advice in alignment with established strategic priorities
and procedures;

 • Provide background research and analysis for the development of evidence-based policy papers;

 • Support the coordination of the Mutual Evaluation and Re-rating processes with all
domestic stakeholders and the ESAAMLG Secretariat;

 • Lead production of reports;

 • Manage bilateral and multilateral relationships with international partners and
organizations;

• Support the work of the National AML/CFT Committee

Preferred candidate attributes:

 •Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy; Public Administration; Law; International Relations; Political Science; or relevant field; 

 •Minimum 3 years relevant working experience.

 •Good working knowledge of the AML/CFT legislative framework and broader environment as well as a strong understanding of the policy issues relevant to the sector;

• Persuasive written and verbal communication skills;

 •Comprehensive research, interpretation and analysis skills.

Interested candidates, kindly submit a completed Application Form, together with a covering letter, CV, relevant certificates, Police clearance certificate and passport photo, 2 reference letters and proof of address to:

DIRECTOR, FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE UNIT
P.O.BOX 7021, ILE PERSEVERANCE, MAHE, SEYCHELLES
 

Should you require any additional details, do not hesitate to contact the Human Resource Department on Tel: (+248) 4383400 / 4383402 or email to [email protected]