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Sanctions Analyst

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit .


The Client Agency requires support for its sanction designation review to resolve the backlog of cases where the U.S. has designated individuals for domestic sanctions but who have only been designated under U.S. domestic authorities.

Responsibilities include:

--- Review domestic sanctions designations announced in the last five years and compile unclassified statements of the case for consideration for UN nomination
--- Review classified domestic evidentiary packages and work with Client Agency stakeholders to obtain downgraded / unclassified information as needed/appropriate to support the nomination
--- Review statements of case from Panels of Experts who have recommended targets for listing, and determine if sufficient information exists to support a UN nomination
--- Manage and track communications to the sanctions committees, the CTC and the 1540 committee, and create a tracker of every request processed through the committee including tracking listing, delisting, exemption, ident request, compliance questions or notifications, and the outcome
--- Track Panel of Experts recommendations and outcomes, and fulfill other data projects upon request (such as tracking Russia/PRC holds, humanitarian exemption requests across committees, Russian arms embargo notifications across committees, etc.)

Successful candidates will work well in a collaborative environment, think creatively, thrive under pressure, and be able to adjust to shifting priorities quickly. Candidates will possess effective diplomatic, time management, and oral and written communication skills.


The following qualifications are REQUIRED to be considered for this role:

- An Active Top Secret Security Clearance or ability to reactivate

- A Bachelor's degree
- At least 4 years of professional experience
- Experience with activities relevant to sanctions designations or other determinations against legal criteria

The following experience/education/skills are PREFERRED to be considered for this role:

- Ability to view problems from multiple angles and apply a variety of solutions to solving them.
- Ability to participate in and lead client-facing discussions and meetings.
- Ability to synthesize information quickly and effectively.
- Desire to support public sector clients with a foreign assistance mission.
- Advanced degree in international relations, international security studies, political science, or equivalent

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.


About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1- or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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