Deputy Associate Director, Office of Global Targeting
The Deputy Associate Director, Office of Global Targeting (OGT), serves as the deputy to the Associate Director, OGT, and assists in the management, direction, and execution of activities of this major component of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). The incumbent reports to the Associate Director, Office of Global Targeting, and through the Associate Director to the Deputy Director and Director of OFAC. OFAC is located within Department of the Treasury’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI). OFAC acts under the President’s national emergency powers, as well as authority granted by specific legislation, to implement the nation’s economic sanctions by imposing controls on financial and trade transactions and freezing foreign assets under U.S. jurisdiction.
The incumbent oversees OGT’s day-to-day investigative and operational activities that are carried out under more than 30 sanctions programs pursuant to Executive Orders (E.O.), legislation, and statutory authority. The incumbent ensures the preparation, thoroughness, and overall quality of evidentiary materials that serve as the basis for the OFAC Director to designate targets and de-list Specially Designated Nationals. The incumbent also directs and prioritizes workforce activities to ensure targeting production fulfills policymaker tasks; formulates targeting and strategic priorities; coordinates personnel matters; assesses resource and training needs of staff; represents the Associate Director in executive-level meetings within OFAC; and represents OFAC in similar meetings with TFI, Treasury, the interagency (diplomatic, military, enforcement, and intelligence), as well as with foreign officials, public, private, and congressional officials.
- Not Required
To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, candidates must possess specialized experience at a senior level which demonstrates ability to perform the duties described above; including progressively responsible supervisory or managerial experience demonstrating ability to manage people and resources. Candidates are strongly encouraged to address each Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ's) and Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQ's) separately. Candidates who choose not to address both the ECQ's and MTQ's separately will not be disqualified; but must ensure their resume addresses each sufficient for evaluation. Your responses and/or resume must demonstrate possession of these qualifications; typically acquired through education, experience or training, and reflect progressive development and achievement in managing the business operations of a large organization. Please provide examples that are clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibility, the scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments, policy initiatives undertaken, and level of contacts. All qualified candidates will be evaluated on the relevance of their experience, education, training, self-development, honors, awards, and outside activities.
EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): The ECQs describe the leadership skills needed to succeed in the Senior Executive Service (SES) and are in addition to the specific mandatory technical qualifications listed below. Additional information on the Executive Core Qualifications is available at ECQs. Your response must be limited to two pages for each ECQ.
ECQ 1 - Leading Change - 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 - 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 - 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 - The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. Competencies: financial management, human capital management, technology management.
ECQ 5 - Building Coalitions - 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): The MTQs describe the necessary technical knowledge, skills, and competencies needed to successfully perform the duties of this position. Experience must have been at a sufficiently high level of difficulty to show clearly that the candidate possesses the required professional and technical qualifications and core qualification set forth below. Your response must be limited to two pages for each MTQ.
MTQ 1- Experience in directing the development and coordination of U.S. economic sanctions investigations, to include preparing or reviewing evidentiaries and related documentation for sufficiency to support the imposition of U.S. economic sanctions based on delegated Presidential authority.
MTQ 2- Collaborating with senior executives across the government, including the National Security Council and U.S. diplomatic, law enforcement, and intelligence communities, in order to implement U.S. economic sanctions.
MTQ 3- Expert knowledge of the financing, structure and logistics of terrorist groups, Rogue regimes (i.e., Iran, North Korea), control structures, commercial networks, commercial fronts and procurement methods.
• You must have 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-15 level in the Federal service.