Washington, D.C
Jul 04, 2022
Jul 08, 2022
Full Time

Please Note: Due to COVID-19, the agency has been in a maximum telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to telework upon your appointment. As employees are permitted to return to the office, you may be required to report to the duty station listed on this announcement. Your position may be eligible for workplace flexibilities which may include telework options and/or flexible work scheduling. The flexibilities may be requested in accordance with EXIM OIG policies for telework and time and attendance.

As required by Executive Order 14043 , Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before onboarding with EXIM. We will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement.

The incumbent of this position serves as the Assistant Inspector General for Evaluations and Special Projects (AIGES), reporting to and under the general supervision of the Deputy Inspector General (DIG). The incumbent is responsible for leading, directing, and monitoring an interdisciplinary - and in some cases, matrixed - team of criminal investigators, attorneys, administrative investigators, and professional, technical, and administrative support staff ranging in grades from GS-5 thru GS-15. The incumbent is also responsible for planning, directing, overseeing, and conducting an inspection and evaluation program to review, assess, and evaluate the management, efficiency, and effectiveness of complex Bank programs, operations, and policies, and to develop recommendations for improving program performance, effectiveness, and efficiency.

At the full performance level, duties include, but are not limited to:

Evaluate Bank programs to assess vulnerabilities, provide analyses, and evaluate programs, policies and systems
  • Responsible for assignments on matters of special concern to the Agency in the policy direction and coordination of evaluations and investigations related to its programs and operations.
  • Reviews existing and proposed legislation and regulations relating to programs and operations of the EXIM Bank and makes recommendations in the semiannual reports required by Section 5(a) concerning the impact of such legislation or regulations on the economy and efficiency in the administration of programs and operations administered or financed by the Agency or the prevention and detection of fraud and abuse in such programs and operations. Plans, directs, oversees, and controls inspections and studies of complex Bank programs to assess vulnerabilities in programs, policies and systems. Identifies possible fraudulent, abusive, wasteful, ineffective, or inefficient practices and recommends corrective action in program operations, policies, regulations, and laws.
  • Directs and oversees data and trend analyses of Bank programs and operations to assess their efficiency and effectiveness. Directs and oversees the assessment or evaluation of EXIM Bank program delivery and the adequacy of program operations in meeting the needs of the Bank's customers.
  • Conducts transactions inspections to identify possible fraudulent, abusive, inefficient, ineffective or wasteful practices and recommends corrective action in program operations, policies, regulations, and laws.
Supervisory and/or Managerial Responsibilities
  • Responsible for leading, directing, and supervising an interdisciplinary - and in some cases, matrixed - team of criminal investigators, attorneys, administrative investigators, and professional, technical, and administrative support staff ranging in grades from GS-5 thru GS-15.
  • Performs the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised.
  • Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members, which are clearly communicated through the formal employee performance management system.
Serve as a liaison or point of contact with other export credit agencies and federal agencies
  • Represents the IG in conferences and negotiations with Bank officials at all levels, with representatives of other Offices of Inspector General, the General Accounting Office, the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) and with other groups or organizations.
  • Provides ongoing liaison with other organizational entities to initiate and support coordinated approaches in inspecting and evaluating Ex-Im Bank programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Inspector General or DIG.


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Background and Security/Suitability Investigation
  • You may be required to serve a one year probationary period
  • Must complete the required ECQs and/or MTQs
  • Current or Former Political Appointees: If you are, or have been employed in the last 5 years, you must disclose this information. Failure to do so may result in disciplinary action with including from Federal Service.
  • COVID-19: All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination will be required.
  • To ensure compliance with this mandate, please review the Federal civilian vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at
  • Position has been designated as Special Sensitive. Incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS: Applicants will be assessed against the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs).

Applicants must submit written statements (narrative format ) describing accomplishments that would satisfy the ECQs. You must address each ECQ separately. You are required to respond to all ECQs. If you fail to do so, you will be rated as 'ineligible.' Additional information on the ECQs is available at . Each accomplishment should be clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed, and results of your actions. Please limit your written statements to 1 1/2 pages per ECQ.

EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): The ECQs describe the leadership skills needed to succeed in Senior Level (SL) positions and are in addition to the Mandatory Technical Qualifications listed below.

ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQs): All applicants must submit written statements (narrative format) of accomplishments that would satisfy the technical qualifications. You must address each technical qualification separately. Please limit your written statements to one page per technical qualification. Failure to meet any one of the technical qualifications requirements automatically disqualifies an applicant.

MTQ 1 - Demonstrated experience leading the development and execution of an annual work plan. Experience must include: (1) taking a data-driven, risk-based approach to identifying program areas or issues where coverage is needed; (2) developing appropriate objectives, scope, and methodology; and (3) incorporating innovative procedures.

MTQ 2 - Demonstrated experience managing an interdisciplinary team of attorneys, inspectors, evaluators, and/or investigators, supervising, coordinating, and conducting relevant, timely, and high-quality special projects and/or evaluations that assess the economy, efficiency, and results related to Federal programs and operations.

MTQ 3 - Demonstrated experience ensuring that special reviews and/or evaluations are conducted in a timely manner and, where applicable, that published reports include recommendations that drive positive change.

For qualification determinations, your resume must contain the following for each work experience listed:
  • Organization/Agency's Name
  • Title
  • Salary (series and grade, if applicable)
  • Start and end dates (including the month and year)
  • Number of hours you worked per week
  • Relevant experience that supports your response to the specialized experience that is stated in the job announcement
If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.

Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. Please visit the following links for more information:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined here .

Time-in-grade requirements must be met by 07/07/2022, the closing date of the announcement.

Additional information

Current or Former Political Appointees: Pursuant to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) oversight authority under section 1104(b)(2) of title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.) and section 5.2 of title 5, Code of Federal Regulations, OPM requires agencies to seek their approval prior to appointing any current or former political appointee to a permanent position (without time limits) in the civil service. A former or recent political appointee is someone who held a political appointment covered by OPM's policy within the previous 5-year period. OPM's oversight in this area safeguards merit system principles as well as fair and open competition free from political influence. If you are currently employed, or have been employed within the last 5 years, you must disclose this information. Failure to disclose this information could result in disciplinary action including removal from Federal Service.

Please visit the following link for the types of political appointments:

Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: The following links contain information on the eligibility requirements to be considered under a noncompetitive appointing authority:
  • Career Transition (ICTAP/CTAP)
  • Primary Appointing Authorities for Career and Career-Conditional Appointments
  • Hiring Authorities for Veterans
  • People with Disabilities
Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.

This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Ethical Standards/Financial Disclosure:

EXIM is committed to the highest ethical standards. As an employee, you will be covered by the criminal conflict of interest statutes and the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch. You will be required to complete new employee ethics training within 3 months of your appointment.

If this position is subject to financial disclosure requirements (either public or confidential depending upon your position), you will be required to complete a new entrant financial disclosure report within 30 days of your appointment.

Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 80 or above based on the competencies listed above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information, please click here .