COUNTER THREAT FINANCE INTELLIGENCE ANALYST

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

1/17/19

1/17/20

Description

Mission Essential is seeking Intelligence
Professionals to provide Counter Threat Finance (CTF) analysis in support of the Department of 
Defense (DoD) Counter Threat Finance (CTF) program, Counter- Narcotics Mission. The program 
requires Intelligence analysis support in the areas of intelligence, operations, and criminal/
financial investigations supporting intelligence analysis that contributes to DoDs and interagency 
law enforcement partners, strategic, operational, and tactical global efforts to counter 
transnational organized crime, conduct operations and activities to disrupt and degrade national 
security threats posed by drug trafficking, piracy, transnational organized crime, and threat 
finance networks reasonably related to illicit drug trafficking activities and target terrorist 
groups worldwide that use narcotics trafficking and other organized crime to support terrorist 
activities in regions where these targeted organizations
benefit from illicit drug revenue or use drug smuggling systems.

Minimum Requirements


:
•  Provide intelligence analysis support in the areas of intelligence, operations, and 
criminal/financial investigations supporting intelligence analysis that contributes to DoD 
strategic, operational, and tactical support to interagency law enforcement partners.
•  Analysts shall be responsible for contributing to the development of theater-wide TFI 
intelligence analytical products to support CTF activities.
•  Provide CTF-specific analytical support to enable identifying, detecting, and providing 
targeting and interdicting recommendations for CD/CTOC/CT activities. This support may include 
research and analysis of AOR issues relevant to strategic effects planning.
•  Provide support to the planning, organizing, and coordinating of CTF activities in respective 
COCOM AORs/AOIs, and in support of other DoD Components. Support DoD CTF program reporting
requirements by drafting correspondence and briefings for DoD and USG law enforcement agency 
personnel.
•  Monitor and provide CTF-related advice on finance-oriented assessments to support DoD and/or Law 
Enforcement development of case files, evidentiary material, and designation packages, to include 
actionable intelligence.
•  Analyze, develop courses of action, and provide specific operational alternatives to DoD 
Component leadership and as requested by USG agencies/departments.
•  Provide briefings to DoD Component leadership, work with USG
law enforcement counterparts, and provide analytical products to support briefings of law enforcement agency leadership.

Assist in the development of TFI analysis-derived action plans, papers, studies, reports, target 
packages1,
and strategies described below, as required:
o  Action Plans. Narrative or briefing products that may include the following: (1) describe 
strategic, operational, and/or tactical objectives against an adversary’s financial network; (2) 
list Interagency operations, activities, and actions (OAAs) to be pursued to support an objective; 
(3) list Interagency intelligence activities to be pursued to illuminate an adversary’s financial 
vulnerabilities; and (4) list Interagency OAAs that can synchronize with military operations to 
increase impact against an adversary network.
o  Papers. Narrative products which highlight (1) an adversary’s financial network (e.g., financial 
assets, methods of storage, processes for financial transfer); and (2) the vulnerabilities in an 
adversary’s financial network and interagency capabilities which can exploit those vulnerabilities.
o  Studies. Narrative and briefing CTF and TFI products that describe topics such as: (1) an 
adversary’s financial network, addressing the adversary’s network throughout its history or 
lifecycle; (2) USG capabilities to affect the network; second- and third-order effects of affecting 
the network; and methods of synchronizing USG (military and other) capabilities.
o  Reports. Narrative and/or briefing products which provide updates to OAAs; describe lessons 
learned from OAAs; and summarize ongoing OAAs or intelligence analysis support.
o  Target Packages. Combination of narrative and/or briefing products, which may describe a 
specific target, the significance of the target to the network in which they operate, the target’s 
centers of gravity and vulnerabilities, the effect on the network if the target’s activities are 
disrupted, and community reporting on the target.
o  Strategies. A combination of narrative and briefing products that support development of 
strategies to defeat threat finance networks, and that contribute to DoD and USG strategies.
o  Other Studies. The contractor shall provide in-depth studies when requested by DoD Components 
and approved by DASD CNGT. Studies shall focus on the CTF areas of interest captured in this SOW or 
as provided via DASD CNGT guidance and CO Letter if it is determined that the “study” is out of 
scope of the previously highlighted tasks. Total hours required to complete a requested via CO 
letter will be determined in response to post-award official communication submitted from the CO.
•  Analysts shall provide support to DoD to best utilize non-lethal authorities of DoD support to 
law enforcement agencies and financial enforcement mechanisms to support DoD priorities. The 
analysts shall provide program and policy support including, but not limited to:
o  Provide support for CTF-focused conferences, to include planning, set-up, execution, removal and 
follow- on support related to conference activities.
o  Assist in drafting guidance and provide expertise on matters related to implementing DoD 
CD/CTOC/CTF policy and DoD efforts to support overarching USG CD/CTOC/CTF/CT-related programs.
o  Assist in the development of strategic documents, DoD Directives and Instructions, and other DoD 
policy issuances that affect DoD activities to counter threat finance challenges to U.S. national 
security.
o  Work closely with DoD components, the intelligence community, federal department and agency 
counterparts, including the law enforcement community, to research CTF issues, identify stakeholder 
impacts and support coordination.
o  Analyze highly complex policy, strategy, concept, and program issues and implications of broad 
changes to the threat finance environment and provide analysis to DoD components and USG law 
enforcement partners.
o  Receive and analyze threat finance intelligence (TFI) information disseminated by Components or
elements of the Intelligence Community, including Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information 
(TS/SCI)


Desired Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT:
Junior/Apprentice Analyst:
• Minimum of Associate’s in area of expertise required or related discipline AND
demonstrated investigative, verbal and writing skills AND up to 3 years of
experience in BOTH the area of expertise AND working independently or as a
group member.
OR
• Demonstrated investigative, verbal and writing skills AND 1-4 years of
experience in BOTH the area of expertise required or related discipline
AND working independently or as a group member while addressing T/O
requirements.
• Basic competency for performance as a Junior/ Apprentice Analyst with
anywhere from no experience to three (3) years of experience.
Experienced / Journeyman Analyst:
• Minimum of Associate’s in area of expertise or related discipline AND
demonstrated investigative, verbal and writing skills AND 3 to 10 years of
experience in BOTH the area of expertise AND working independently or as a group member.

OR
•  Demonstrated investigative, verbal and writing skills AND 4-14 years of experience in BOTH the 
area of expertise or related discipline AND working independently or as a group member.
•  The “Experienced” level typically performs work independently and may supervise or manage a 
small number of junior / apprentice level personnel.


Senior / Expert Analyst:
•  Minimum of Bachelor’s in area of expertise or related discipline AND demonstrated investigative, 
verbal and writing skills AND more than 10 years of experience in BOTH the area of expertise AND 
working independently or as a group member.
OR
•  15 or more years of experience in BOTH the area of expertise or related discipline AND working 
as the leader of a group member.
•  Ability to perform all functional duties independently.
•  Ability to oversee, supervise or manage the efforts of multiple less experienced /
junior staff or all staff assigned to a particular functional area.