Senior Director AD/CVD Enforcement Office VII

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Aug 06, 2022
Closes
Aug 14, 2022
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The incumbent is responsible for conducting all aspects of AD and CVD investigations and administrative reviews under the U.S. trade remedy laws, including:
  • Coordinates with the DAS on the analysis of AD and CVD petitions submitted by domestic manufacturers, producers, and trade associations alleging unfair trading practices.
  • Conducts AD and CVD investigations resulting from such petitions during which the practices of foreign businesses and governments are queried and investigated; issues orders subjecting imports to offsetting duties when dumping and injury is found.
  • Conducts administrative reviews and sunset reviews of existing and new AD and CVD orders. Conducts new shipper reviews.
  • Recommends revocation, termination or extension of existing AD and CVD orders; prepares instructions to the Customs and Border Protection regarding the collection of duties on outstanding orders.
  • Coordinates AD/CVD enforcement efforts to ensure consistent application of laws, regulations and precedents across the DAS group and promote and ensure consistency in all aspects of the administration of the AD/CVD program.
  • Develops operating and program policies specifically applicable to the AD/CVD enforcement program and to initiatives and programs which assure compliance with management and policies issues set forth at higher levels.
  • Coordinates with the Assistant Secretary for E&C, the DAS for AD/CVD Operations, and E&C's DAS for Policy and Negotiations to support the negotiation of suspension agreements and other sector agreements negotiated, administered and monitored by the DAS for Policy and Negotiations.
  • Oversees the acquisition, development and management of human resources optimal to the fulfillment of the AD/CVD enforcement responsibilities delineated in the E&C functional order, including participation in the selection of key team managers and supervisors.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • Background and/or Security Investigation required.
  • All members of the SES are subject to geographic relocation.
  • A one-year probationary period is required for new SES members.
  • Subject to pre-employment and employment random drug testing.
  • Public Financial Disclosure (SF-278 filing within 30 days is required).

OPM approval is required before appointing any current or former political appointee to a permanent position in the civil service. This includes anyone who has been a political appointee in the last five years. Applicants are advised that the Department of Commerce will request information regarding the vaccination status of applicants for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

Qualifications

All candidates for SES positions with the Federal Government must demonstrate leadership experience indicative of senior executive level management capability.

To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, your resume should demonstrate that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), and the Professional Technical Qualifications (PTQ's), listed below.

It is recommended that your resume emphasize levels of responsibility, scope and complexity of programs managed, and program accomplishments and results. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the equivalent of the GS-15 grade level in the Federal service or its equivalent with state and local government, the private sector, or non-governmental organizations. Failure to meet all executive and technical qualification factors will automatically exclude you from further consideration.

Executive Core Qualifications: The following are the five ECQs and their competencies. The ECQs were developed to assess executive experience and potential, not to evaluate technical experience. ECQs measure whether an individual has the broad experience needed to succeed in a variety of SES positions.

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. (Competencies: creativity and innovation, external awareness, flexibility, resilience, strategic thinking, vision).

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.(Competencies: conflict management, leveraging diversity, developing others, team building).

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. (Competencies: accountability, customer service, decisiveness, entrepreneurship, problem solving, technical credibility).

ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN : This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.(Competencies: financial management, human capital management, technology management).

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. (Competencies: partnering, political savvy, influencing/negotiating).

For detailed guidance on ECQs, applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Office of Personnel Management's Guide to Executive Qualifications at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp Example of ECQ statements are available at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/reference-materials/guidetosesquals_2012.pdf

Professional/Technical Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of statutes, regulations, policies and procedures related to the administration of the AD/CVD program, as set forth in the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended; demonstrated ability to interpret complex statutory and regulatory guidance related to import programs, policies, issues and problems; and demonstrated ability to co11aborate and provide input on major policy initiatives.
  • Demonstrated experience related to the relative roles and mechanism of Federal agencies involved in the trade remedy area.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate with senior level officials of the U.S. and foreign governments, such as ambassadors, senior management officials of domestic and foreign industries; executive level representatives of trade associations; and other high-ranking individuals on sensitive issues associated with AD/CVD proceedings.

  • IF SELECTED, you will be required to complete an ECQ package by drafting narratives for each of the ECQs and be certified by an OPM Qualifications Review Board (QRB) in order to be placed in this position. If you are currently serving in a career SES appointment, are eligible for reinstatement into the SES, or have successfully completed an SES Candidate Development Program and your ECQs were certified by an OPM QRB, you WILL NOT need to draft the ECQs.

    Education

    This position does not have a positive education requirement.

    Additional information

    Background Investigation/Clearance: This position is designated as Critical-Sensitive (Top Secret).

    Financial Disclosure: This position is covered under the Ethics in Government Act, which requires comprehensive financial disclosures from employees. The appointee will be required to file a Public Financial Disclosure Report (SF-278), within 30 days after his/her appointment, and then annually thereafter.

    Qualifications Approval and Probationary Period: Persons newly selected for career appointment to the Senior Executive Service must have their executive core qualifications approved by an Office of Personnel Management Qualifications Review Board and will be required to serve a one-year probationary period.

    Mobility: Individuals selected for Senior Executive Service positions may be subject to reassignment across geographical, organizational, and functional lines.

    Application materials: The materials you send with your application will not be returned.

    Veterans' preference: VETERAN'S PREFERENCE IS NOT APPLICABLE TO POSITIONS IN THE SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE.

    SSN: You will be required to enter your full social security number (SSN) only to initially access and create an account at the OPM USAJOBS website; however, only the last four digits will appear in your resume. Please DO NOT put your SSN on pages within your application package. Privacy Act - Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualifications for employment and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361.

    Signature: Before you are hired, you will be required to sign and certify the accuracy of the information in your application.

    False Statements: If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired, you may be fired after you begin work, or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action.

    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.

    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor. The Department of Commerce is an equal opportunity employer.