Director of Macroeconomic Analysis

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
May 24, 2022
Closes
May 26, 2022
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The divisions Director collaborates with CBOs senior managers to formulate and implement a strategic agenda for the divisions analytical work-working closely with the divisions three other managers to oversee research and modeling as well as the development of reports produced by a staff of about 15 analysts, the majority of whom have a Ph.D. in economics. The divisions Director is responsible for ensuring that the division functions effectively and that its work continues to meet the highest standards. CBO's analyses of issues and legislative proposals receive considerable attention and scrutiny; they must reflect the best thinking and modeling to meet CBO's goal of providing the Congress with objective, nonpartisan analysis.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US citizenship or current permanent residents seeking citizenship


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Tier One Background Investigation

Qualifications

The applicant must have an advanced degree preferably a Ph.D. in economics or a closely related discipline; a minimum of 8 years of experience in macroeconomic analysis; the skills necessary to strategically guide all the divisions work; and a proven track record as a manager and leader of research. The applicant must also have superior knowledge of macroeconomics, especially forecasting and policy analysis; be a strong leader of people who can provide direction, promote professional development, and foster collaboration; be a strong manager of research and writing projects; and have the interpersonal skills to work effectively with many stakeholders in the Congress, in the professional and academic communities, and within CBO.

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

See Qualifications above

Education

EDUCATION:

The applicant must have an advanced degree preferably a Ph.D. in economics or a closely related discipline; a minimum of 8 years of experience in macroeconomic analysis; the skills necessary to strategically guide all the divisions work; and a proven track record as a manager and leader of research.

Additional information

This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.