Deputy Associate Administrator (OII)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
May 04, 2021
Closes
May 11, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Deputy Associate Administrator for the Office of Investment and Innovation shares responsibility for managing the Small Business Investment Company ( SBIC ) program at the SBA, which consists of a private equity and loan portfolio of approximately $30.5 billion in private as well as outstanding and committed taxpayer backed, SBA-guaranteed capital.

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Responsibilities

  • Overseeing and directing highly complex business, investment and financial operations associated with a complex debt and equity investment portfolio.
  • Establishing and enhancing program oversight and risk management and improving the timely recovery of taxpayer assets.
  • Evaluating and implementing changes to improve overall organization and program effectiveness, efficiency, timeliness, and productivity.
  • Developing and implementing program procedures, standards, and policies as well as supervising compliance by program participants.
  • Managing the implementation and customization of the Investment Information System.
  • Reports directly to the Associate Administrator for the Office of Investment and Innovation.


Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
00

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National to qualify for this position
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • Veterans Preference is not applicable in the Senior Executive Service
  • Initial appointments are required to serve a one (1) year probationary period
  • Application package must be received by closing date of this announcement
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a favorable background investigation
  • Narrative Statements for the ECQs must not exceed 10 pages
  • OPM Candidate Development Program (CDP) graduates and current Career SES members need only to address the Professional/Technical qualifications and need not respond to the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs).


Qualifications

As a basic requirement for entry into the SES, applicants must provide evidence of progressively responsible executive leadership and supervisory experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under Executive Core Qualifications and Technical Qualifications listed below. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-14/15 grade level in the federal service or its equivalent in the private sector.

As such, your resume should demonstrate that you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully fulfill responsibilities inherent in most SES positions such as:

- Directing the work of an organizational unit;
- Ensuring the success of one or more specific major programs or projects;
- Monitoring progress toward strategic organizational goals, evaluating organizational performance and taking action to improve performance; and
- Supervising the work of employees; and exercising important policy-making, policy determining, or other executive functions.

Failure to meet the basic qualification requirement and address all Mandatory Technical and Executive Core Qualification factors will result in your application being disqualified.

EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): The ECQs were designed to assess executive experience and potential not technical expertise. They measure whether an individual has the broad executive skills needed to succeed in a variety of SES positions. To meet the minimum qualifications, applicants must possess all the necessary requirements for this position. You must show in your resume that you possess the five mandatory executive core qualifications.

NOTE: Current career SES members, former career SES members with reinstatement eligibility, and SES Candidate Development Program graduates who have been certified by OPM do NOT need to address the ECQs.

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. (Competencies: creativity and innovation, external awareness, flexibility, resilience, strategic thinking, vision)

2. Leading People: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organizations 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)

3. Results Driven: This core qualification involves 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)

4. Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. (Competencies: financial management, human capital management, technology management)

5. Building Coalitions: This core qualification involves 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. (Competencies: partnering, political savvy, influencing/negotiating)

Fundamental Competencies: These competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications; Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Continual Learning, Written Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Public Service Motivation. The Fundamental Competencies are crosscutting; and should be addressed over the course of each ECQ narratives. It is not necessary for you to address the Fundamental Competencies directly as long as the narrative, in its totality, shows mastery of these competencies on the whole.

Applicants are encouraged to follow the Challenge, Context, Action and Result (C-C-A-R) model outlined in the guide.

Challenge - Describe a specific problem or goal.

Context - Describe the individuals and groups you worked with, and/or the environment in which you worked, to address a particular challenge (e.g., clients, co-workers, members of Congress, shrinking budget, low morale).

Action - Discuss the specific actions you took to address a challenge.

Result - Give specific examples of measures/outcomes that had some impact on the organization. These accomplishments demonstrate the quality and effectiveness of your leadership skills.

Additional information about the SES and Executive Core Qualifications can be found on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) SES Website. You are strongly encouraged to review OPMs Guide to SES Qualifications for specific examples and guidance on writing effective ECQ narrative statements.

MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQs): All applicants must submit a written narrative response to the following MTQs. You must address each MTQ separately. Each MTQ narratives must not exceed two (2) pages. Please give examples and explain the complexity of the knowledge possessed and the sensitivity of the issued you handled.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, experience, and ability in project management consisting of managing, prioritizing, organizing, and implementing multiple projects and processes using standard program and project management practices in a highly efficient manner, including experience and ability deploying and implementing a state-of-the-art enterprise financial information system in a complex organization within budget and scheduled timeframes and/or the management of such a system.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, experience and ability in oversight and risk management involving a large, diverse investment portfolio, including leading subordinate staff responsible for such a portfolio, resolving complex financial and investment issues, as well as coordinating with appropriate officials within and outside a large organization to address specific challenges and oversee policy development and implementation.


  • Education

    There are no education standards for this job series: Program Management , 0340 .

    Additional information

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

    You will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your total accomplishments, experience, and education. Resumes will be evaluated by a rating and ranking panel, and highly qualified candidates may be invited to participate in a structured interview and undergo a reference check. The SBA Executive Resources Board (ERB) will review results and make recommendations on final selections to the approving authority.

    Unless you have already been certified by a Qualifications Review Board (QRB) in the past, your ECQs must be certified by a QRB before appointment can occur.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    1. Minimum Requirements: Your application must show that you meet all requirements, including the experience required for this position. You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for the position. If your application is incomplete, we may rate you as ineligible.
    2. Rating: A merit staffing panel of Senior Executives will review your application and evaluate your qualifications for this position based on the information in your application. Your application will be rated based on the extend and quality of your experience, education, and training related to the duties of this position. Interviews will be at the discretion of the panel and/or selecting official.
    3. Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application will be referred to a selecting official for consideration and possible interview.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required
    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    The application process used to recruit for this position is the RESUME-BASED METHOD. Resume which demonstrates your experience, accomplishments, training, education and awards reflecting your ability to meet each of the MANDATORY executive core qualification and technical qualification requirement(s) for this position. Elaborate on your experience and accomplishments, highlighting your level of responsibilities, scope and complexity of programs managed, work objectives met (the results of your efforts), policy initiatives and level of contacts. Ensure your resume does not exceed five (5) pages. Information beyond the five page resume will not be evaluated. DO NOT submit the application form OF-612, Optional Application for Federal Employment in lieu of a resume.

    1. A 5-page resume is required.
    2. Written response to each Mandatory Technical Qualification (MTQs).
    3. Are you a current a former career Senior Executive Service (SES) member? Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, that verifies SES Career status.
    4. Are you a graduate from an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) approved Senior Executive Candidate Development Program? Submit proof of qualifications (e.g. SF-50, OPM QRB Certificate, etc.).

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

    Educations must be by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it 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 require information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

    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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