Washington, D.C
Feb 03, 2023
Feb 11, 2023
Executive, Chief
Full Time

Please Note: Employees will be required to report to their assigned office location at least 2 days per week for non-supervisory positions and 3 days per week for supervisory/managerial positions unless the position advertised is designated as a remote-only position.

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 Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply.

This position is located in the Office of the Chief Banking Officer (OCBO). The incumbent works under the immediate supervision of the Chief Banking Officer (CBO) and serves as a Deputy Chief Banking Officer on the evaluation of the operation and the efficiency of the management of OCBO and its programs. The Office of the Chief Banking Officer is responsible for the loan, guarantee and insurance products, and the overall relationship management of the Bank's external clients.

The Deputy Chief Banking Officer is responsible for supporting the Board of Directors, the management of EXIM's external client relationships and transactions, and product structure, design, and delivery. The Deputy is responsible for providing financial assistance in response to requests from U.S. exporters, foreign buyers, foreign governments, foreign and domestic commercial banks, insurance brokers and other eligible applicants. The incumbent of this position pursues OCBO-wide program and policy initiatives and coordinates the implementation; develops recommendations for the OCBO regarding policy, processes, and issues; assists in managing the loan applications, administration, and processes; manages special assignments as designated by the CBO and serves as an expert resource consultant for the staff of the OCBO.

At the full performance level, duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Serves as a key member of the senior staff in the Office of the Chief Banking Officer. Provides guidance and counsel to EXIM SVP's and staff of the OCBO as necessary. Assists in the establishment of OCBO objectives, program goals and alerts EXIM SVP's regarding guidelines and needed results. The incumbent plays an important role in the development, implementation and improvement of processes and programs within the OCBO.
  • Identifies and prioritizes issues requiring the attention of the Chief Banking Officer concerning all offices within the OCBO. The incumbent develops recommendations for the Chief Banking Officer and implements decisions with respect to staff allocations, personnel requirements and selection, operating program and administrative budgets, training requirements, and program and logistics support to staff for productivity and performance. Researches and evaluates views on processes, management, and programs for the OCBO and makes appropriate recommendations to the CBO. Oversees coordination of decisions made by the CBO with other groups within the EXIM.
  • Serves as a liaison/spokesperson to institutions, such as other U.S. government agencies and the Hill. Advises the CBO on how these institutions' policies and objectives effect EXIM's operations and programs.
  • Develops and manages directives from the Chief Banking Officer to the CBO Offices concerning transaction and portfolio related issues. · Coordinates procedures for OCBO with other areas of the EXIM. Coordinates with the CBO and other Office SVPs in the OCBO in the formulation and execution of initiatives related to process, quality, and productivity improvements. Facilitates communications within OCBO and other EXIM Offices, Divisions and Groups.
  • Analyzes reports and procedures regarding transactions and performance, then provides technical direction to OCBO staff., i.e., the short-, medium- and long-term guarantee and insurance activities of OCBO. These reports will illustrate the variances from established policies and recommend the follow-up action needed by the CBO. Analyzes the data to recommend improving the OCBO regarding efficiency, customer service, transaction specific issues and general management concerns.
  • Facilitates Board correspondence and requests through appropriate SVP's.
  • As a Deputy, the incumbent is responsible for sharing with the CBO in all responsibilities both technical and administrative. This position has delegated supervisory and managerial authority which is exercised on a recurring basis in the absence of the Chief Banking Officer.


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Background and Security/Suitability Investigation
  • You may be required to serve a one year probationary period
  • Specialized experience MUST be documented on your resume
  • 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 including removal from Federal Service.


Specialized Experience (Credit for Specialized Experience on resume must reflect 40 hours/Full-time per week for each period of work):

GS-15: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal Government. Specialized experience includes:
  • Experience providing technical direction to staff and performing required follow-up actions regarding unique financial transactions based on analysis and evaluation of agency financial transactions, performance reports, and related policies.
  • Experience overseeing an effective financial transaction and portfolio management process to identify, manage, monitor, and reduce loan risks inherent to complex project financing.
  • Experience representing an organization or agency at forums, discussions, committees, and conferences to discuss loans, financial transactions, and portfolio related policies and issues.; AND
  • Experience serving as a supervisor, team leader, or project manager of financial professionals for an organization.
Education cannot be substituted for experience at the GS-15 grade level.

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.

NOTE: Do not copy and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications and your application may be marked as incomplete/ineligible 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 02/20/2023, the closing date of the announcement.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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 .