International Loan Portfolio Monitoring Specialist

Expiring today

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 19, 2023
Closes
Jan 27, 2023
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a Portfolio Monitoring Specialist, you will:
  • Manage a portfolio of complex corporate and project finance emerging market loans for the DFC.
  • Analyze risk profile and critical issues of portfolio; underwrite credit action requests; negotiate terms and documents with borrowers, co-lenders, foreign government officials, and third-party consultants for emerging market loans.
  • Create and update complex financial models for projects, monitor financial covenants and project completion requirements for project finance emerging market loans.
  • Develop and implement credit actions designed to minimize loss in adversely risk-rated credits or preserve the position of the DFC in emerging market project finance loans with regard to satisfactory credits.
  • Analyze project's financial positions in order to recommend risk ratings and determine opportunities for new financing within existing portfolio. Oversee evaluations of DFC's collateral in projects to cover DFC's financial risk.
  • Manage relationships with senior project managers, consultants, sponsors, guarantors, creditors, and other parties associated with emerging market project finance loans.
  • Conduct periodic site visits to examine interim development of projects and assess progress; make inquiries into all aspects of operations to evaluate potential impacts on the creditworthiness of projects and companies.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Must submit resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • Suitability for Federal employment, as determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Within 30 days of your start date, you will be required to file a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450)
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance
  • This position will require foreign travel to developing countries


Qualifications

Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level). Applicants must meet all eligibility and qualification requirements no later than the closing date of this announcement.

TIME-IN-GRADE
: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b).

You may qualify at the GS-13 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement:
One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service that demonstrates your experience in all of the following:
1. Experience participating in structured corporate finance and renewable energy projects;
2. Experience conducting financial modeling;
3. Experience communicating financial information to senior leaders and officials of domestic and foreign governments;
4. Experience with derivatives and analyzing the risk profile of fund borrowers;
5. Experience preparing financial information in a variety of formats (i.e., reports, presentations, correspondence, etc.);
6. Experience negotiating with borrowers; and
7. Experience conducting risk analyses of conditions impacting investments in developing countries.

Note: Education is not substitutional at this grade level.

You may qualify at the GS-14 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement:
One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service that demonstrates your experience in all of the following:
1. Experience in leading structured corporate finance and renewable energy projects;
2. Experience independently conducting financial modeling;
3. Experience independently communicating complex financial information to senior leaders and officials of domestic and foreign governments;
4. Experience with derivatives and analyzing the risk profile of fund borrowers and making recommendations based on the risks identified;
5. Experience leading the presentation of complex financial information in a variety of formats (i.e., reports, presentations, correspondence, etc.);
6. Experience independently negotiating with borrowers; and
7. Experience independently conducting risk analyses of conditions impacting investments in developing countries and making recommendations based on the risks identified.

Note: Education is not substitutional at this grade level.

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.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Career Transition Assistance Programs: 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 85 or above; and
3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility.
For more information: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp) .

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, you must be a preference eligible or a Veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.

Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on appointment authority eligibility requirements:
  • Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A
  • Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans
  • Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
  • Other Special Appointment Authorities
  • OPM Interchange Agreement and Other Miscellaneous Authorities
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/verify/ ).

Telework Suitability : The duties of this position are suitable for telework. The selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act.

Stipulations of Employment : Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period.

To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to E.O. 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

Work Schedule : This position allows for a flexible work schedule.

Miscellaneous: DFC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, please visit https://www.e-verify.gov/ .

This position is being advertised concurrently with vacancy announcement 23-OFPM-DE-11698116-BN using Delegated Examining (DE) procedures. If interested, refer to that announcement to determine if you meet DE requirements and can apply to that announcement. NOTE: You must apply separately to each announcement in order to be considered under both.

This announcement may be used to fill similar positions, if additional vacancies occur.

If selection is made below the full performance level, promotion up to the full performance level may be made without further competition. However, promotion(s) will depend on the performance of the incumbent and are not guaranteed.

Recruitment and relocation incentives may be authorized for this position.