Director for Payment Systems Policy, NB-0570-VII

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Aug 15, 2019
Closes
Aug 22, 2019
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As the Director For Payment Systems Policy - you will serve as an OCC senior manager and director within the Operational Risk Division. You will plan, organize, implement and direct activities associated with the development of operational risk policy for payment systems.

Bank Supervision Policy, Operational Risk Division

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Responsibilities

As the Director for Payment Systems Policy you will:
  • Advise the Deputy Comptroller for Operational Risk, the Senior Deputy Comptroller for Bank Supervision Policy, and the Committee on Bank Supervision (CBS) on all risk and policy issues associated with payment systems utilized by all financial institutions, including the highly complex, global, and extensive payment systems utilized by the largest institutions.
  • Identify, monitor, and evaluate emerging risk issues associated with complex, extensive and evolving payments frameworks, including operational issues that could have a systemic impact (domestic and international), such as those creating market or financial disruption, or increased operational risk.
  • Establish objectives and goals in support of the OCC strategic plan. Develop short and long term plans; establishes priorities for the organization. Provide planning and resource management to ensure that activities of the organization support the OCC objectives and goals.
  • Represent the OCC on various interagency groups, in meetings with bankers, and other industry associations. Establish and maintain ongoing communications with industry experts to stay abreast of emerging trends, new products and services, and potential risks associated with developments in domestic and global payment systems.
  • Develop policies designed to foster the identification, assessment and measurement of risks posed by payment system activities, and the implementation of sound systems of control and risk management.
  • Lead, motivate, and develop a staff of employees responsible for risk monitoring, development, and coordination of payment system related policy guidance.



Travel Required

Occasional travel - Up to 25%

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
07

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • Complete a one-year trial period (unless already completed).
  • Successfully complete a background investigation that includes criminal history, financial history (including a credit check) and other information.
  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
  • 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 .
  • Sign a statement that you are voluntarily leaving the competitive service for a position in the excepted service, if applicable.
  • Travel overnight or locally on an occasional basis.
  • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
  • File an Executive Branch Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE 450) and an OCC Financial Disclosure Form.
  • Complete a financial disclosure review and resolve any ethics issues.
  • Click here for important information about OCC ethics standards, such as the requirement that new hires divest their bank securities.


Qualifications

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

You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the NB-VI band level or GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience for this position include:
  • Develop and implement risk policy for payment systems; and
  • Identify, measure, and monitor risk associated with complex payment systems; and
  • Assess the adequacy of bank risk management systems.

The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector, or through 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/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

Education

Education cannot be used to qualify for this position.

Additional information

  • If you are a current OCC employee who previously received a waiver determination permitting you to retain bank securities due to extenuating circumstances, please note that this determination may be rescinded if the nature of your duties changes. We strongly suggest that you discuss the potential implications of any change in duties on a prior securities determination with your ethics official.
  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
  • This is an Excepted Service position under Schedule B, 213.3205(a)
  • Salary range includes 20% geographical pay.
  • Click all links in this vacancy announcement to view additional information and instructions.
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Click "Print" to review the entire announcement before applying.


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 Competence
  • Planning and Evaluating
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Leadership

Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality groupings (Outstanding, Excellent, or Qualified) depending on your responses to the online questions regarding your experience, education and training related to this position. Your rating will be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference eligibles in that category. Qualified preference eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.

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.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

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).

RESUME: All applicants are required to submit a resume by either 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/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please review Resume Tips .

VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing actual or expected dates of service and type of discharge. Ten-point preference eligibles must also submit an Application for 10-point Veteran Preference, SF-15 , along with the required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form. For more information on veterans' preference view FedsHireVets .

OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS: In addition, you may submit the following:
- Cover letter
- Recent performance evaluation (be sure to redact/remove all sensitive information prior to submitting)

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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