Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Audit (0343/0511)
25% or less - Travel is required
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation Assistance MAY be provided
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Position will be filled under the 0343 Management and Program Analysis series or 0511 Auditing series.
To meet the minimum qualifications of this position, you must possess all of the mandatory executive core and technical qualifications.
Applicants currently serving under a career appointment within the Senior Executive Service (SES), those who are eligible for reinstatement into the SES, or those who have successfully completed an SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) approved by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), are not required to address the ECQs but MUST address the TQs. These applicants must submit proof of their status to be considered eligible for the position. Proof consists of an SF-50 showing career status in the SES or reinstatement eligibility, or documentation from the CDP showing OPM certification of your ECQs. Eligibility for this position will be based upon a clear showing that the applicant has had experience of the scope and quality sufficient to effectively carry out the duties and assignments of the position.
Required applicants must respond to the application questions, which consist of providing narrative responses to the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Technical Qualifications (TQs).
EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): All required 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 ECQs is available at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp. Each accomplishment should be clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed, and results of your actions. ECQ write-up cannot exceed 10 pages.
A. MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (TQs)
MTQ 1 - Expert knowledge of and significant experience in federal performance auditing, attestation, and financial statement auditing principles, techniques, and practices needed to interpret and apply Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAO Yellow Book) to ensure a scope and quality of work that has an impact on program operations and is meaningful and useful to a wide range of stakeholders.
MTQ 2 – Knowledge and experience in leading a federal audit organization, or major component thereof, which conducts complex, multi-location audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards. This includes establishing efficient and effective mechanisms to clearly define responsibility and accountability for achieving results; improving business processes to ensure that resources are managed and controlled efficiently and effectively including audit planning, design, execution, and messaging; managing human capital to recruit, develop, and retain staff to perform at a high level of competence; and measuring and taking action to improve organizational and employee performance.
B. MANAGERIAL REQUIREMENTS - EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs)
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.
Leadership Competencies: Creativity & Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking and 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.
Leadership Competencies: Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, and 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.
Leadership Competencies: Accountability, Customer Service, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving and Technical Credibility.
ECQ 4 - Business Acumen: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
Leadership Competencies: Financial Management, Technology Management and Human Capital Management.
ECQ 5 - Building Coalitions/Communications: 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.
Leadership Competencies: Influencing/Negotiating, Oral Communication, Partnering, and Political Savvy.
Current and former federal employees who apply please submit an SF-50 as proof of eligibility
Qualifications Approval and Probationary Period: Persons newly selected for a 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.
Please refer to the following website for additional information on the Senior Executive Service:
SES Basic Qualifications: http://www.opm.gov/ses/index.asp
This is a Tier II SES position as described per USAID OIG policy directive 4044. The Tier II maximum rate of basic pay is equivalent to the maximum rate of basic pay of EX-III. Tier II position salary range is $126,148 to $174,500.
Tier II pay limits can be exceeded with the approval of the Inspector General up to the maximum pay of EX-II under a certified performance appraisal system as prescribed by 5 U.S.C. § 5382. The decision to exceed Tier II pay limits will be based upon compelling needs, including the ability to recruit and retain a high-caliber diverse executive leadership team. Under no circumstances will an executive’s basic pay exceed EX-II under a certified performance appraisal system.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or/are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service law.
The U.S. Agency for International Development is a participant of E-verify. E-verify provides an automated link to Federal database to help employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their social security numbers.
This agency provides reasonable accommodations 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.
All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical disabilities, membership in an employee organization, or any other non-merit factors.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Applicants will be evaluated by an Executive Resources Board (ERB) to determine the degree to which they possess the mandatory executive core and technical qualifications.
If you exaggerate or falsify your experience, education and/or your responses to questions, your ratings are subject to change or you may be removed from employment consideration. Applicants who do not respond to the application questions will be rated ineligible.
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