ABA ROLI Anti-Corruption Specialist (Staff)

Washington, DC, District of Columbia, United States
Apply by 25 May 2018
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 25 April 2018

Job Description

ABA ROLI is recruiting for a Washington DC-based Anti-corruption specialist to provide substantive expertise to ABA ROLI staff and partners. This may include reviewing existing laws, policies, and practices; advising on regional and global standards and best practices; developing training guides and programs for program partners; conducting training; engaging in consultations with ABA ROLI staff and program partners; drafting model laws, policies, and procedures; and other work in support of global anticorruption efforts.


  • Conduct research related to corruption issues and solutions
  • Identify and consolidate a body of expertise, skills, and resources regarding anti-corruption and good governance
  • Develop successful methods and tools to combat corruption
  • Leverage global knowledge to develop context-specific solutions and policy plans to address corruption


  • At least 5 years of experience in anticorruption or related fields, including:
    • Implementation of UN Convention Against Corruption
    • Development and implementation of codes of conduct for public officials
    • Anti-money laundering
    • Financial investigations and intelligence
    • Development of anti-corruption legislation
    • Investigation and prosecution of corruption offenses
    • Asset confiscation and recovery
    • Strengthening anti-corruption bodies
    • Civil society participation in anti-corruption efforts
    • Customs controls and integrity
  • Experience working in international settings with diverse stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to establish productive working relationships with program partners and donors
  • Familiarity with anticorruption challenges in developing countries, and experience in remedial capacity development
  • Fluency in English
  • Bachelor’s degree required; law or other advance degree strongly preferred

About the Organization

ABA ROLI is a non-profit program that implements legal reform programs in more than 50 countries around the world. ABA ROLI has nearly 500 professional staff working abroad and in its Washington, D.C. office. ABA ROLI’s host country partners include judges, lawyers, bar associations, law schools, court administrators, legislatures, ministries of justice and a wide array of civil society organizations, including human rights groups.

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