Associate Director, Banking and Financial Services (BFS)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Aug 14, 2019
Closes
Aug 22, 2019
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The mission of Office of Technical Assistance is to support the development of strong financial sectors and sound public financial management in countries where assistance is needed and there is a strong commitment to reform. The mission of the BFS team is to support the development of strong financial sectors in which institutions are well-regulated, stable and accessible, serve as efficient intermediaries between savers and investors, and are resistant to criminal activity.

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Responsibilities

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As a Associate Director, BFS, you will:
  • Plan, oversee and evaluate a technical assistance program that builds human and institutional capacity to promote the implementation of market-oriented economic and financial policies.
  • Oversee program development including project proposals, project budgeting, terms of reference, work plans, program goals and advisor assignments.
  • Monitor and evaluate technical assistance project implementation and identifies and implements modifications, where necessary, to achieve project objectives
  • Select technical expert advisors and support staff in accordance with U.S. government personnel and procurement regulations.
  • Prepare proposals, briefing papers, memoranda and other work, as may be assigned, related to the Department of Treasury's work in bank reform and financial institution development.


Travel Required

25% or less - 1-5 nights per month.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.
  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals


This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under Announcement 19-DO-399. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized experience: For the GS-15, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

-Experience in banking and financial services.

Examples of such experience could include: Commercial bank supervision, insurance sector oversight, problem bank resolution and financial crisis response, financial inclusion, digital financial services, deposit insurance, international financial reporting standards (IFRS), and related topics that fall under the remit of central banks and related institutions.; AND

-Experience identifying, developing and managing international technical assistance or international development projects.

Examples of such experience could include: Assessing potential projects for feasibility and appropriateness, developing project goals and milestones; developing or approving project budgets; presenting project and budget requests to management; and preparing briefing memoranda, talking points, and other written products for senior executive-level officials; AND

-Experience managing, leading and mentoring teams to execute technical assistance or international development projects.

Education

Additional information

- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- Relocation expenses will not be paid.
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.
- We may offer opportunities for telework.
- We may offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- A one year probationary period may be required.
- A one year supervisory probationary period may be required.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation.
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 . Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
- Undergo an income tax verification.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Technical, Analytical, Leadership and Communication. Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, A, B, or C depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) ) you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible). Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.

All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view resume tips .

VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans' preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation . In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

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 .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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