Sensitive Witness Management Trainer, Legal Professional Development and Anti-Corruption (LPAC) Project, Liberia

from Management Systems International
Closing date: 30 Oct 2019

Sensitive Witness Management Trainer

Legal Professional Development and Anti-Corruption (LPAC) Project, Liberia

Project Summary:

The USAID Legal Professional Development and Anti-Corruption Program (LPAC) is five-year project implemented by Checchi and Company Consulting and consists of two components. The first component directs capacity building to the four key Liberian justice sector institutions that educate, regulate and inform legal professionals. The second component, under a sub-contract with MSI, supports the Liberian Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) and associated Government of Liberia entities in their efforts to investigate and prosecute corruption cases, supports enhancing organizational structures and systems of the LACC, promoting education, outreach and prevention activities, and assists the LACC in its anti-corruption leadership and coordination roles.

Position Summary:

MSI seeks an international consultant to train Liberian government investigators of the LACC and investigators of related agencies in managing sensitive witnesses. For the purposes of this training, these are witnesses who are: witnesses cultivated and managed on a long-term basis for intelligence purposes; witnesses who are persons of interest or even suspected offenders in an investigation but who are willing to cooperate with investigators to provide them with intelligence about the ongoing investigation; and suspects who, in the course of an investigation, are capable or willing to give evidence a trial against other offenders.

The training will take five days delivered twice for approximately 30 trainees in each training. Participants will be drawn from the LACC and other law enforcement and regulatory agencies with a role in investigating corruption and economic crimes. This assignment is scheduled for February - March 2020.


  • Develop a detailed syllabus.

  • Deliver training to about two groups of 30 participants over five days, repeated twice.

  • Assemble handout materials for the training including training slides, reading materials, exercises, reference materials and links for on-line resources, etc.

Required Qualifications

  • At least 10 years of experience of managing investigations in law enforcement and regulatory agencies, including managing sensitive witnesses.

  • At least 5 years of experience training law enforcement and regulatory officers.

  • Graduate level degree in accounting, auditing or criminal justice is preferred.

  • Experience working in Africa preferred.

  • Experience working with USAID or another donor program is preferred.

  • Fluent English language is required with strong oral and written communication skills.

Deadline for submitting applications is October 30, 2019.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.


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