Deputy Vice President Equity and Investment Funds

Washington, D.C
Jan 20, 2022
Jan 27, 2022
Full Time

As Vice President of Office of Equity and Investment Funds (OEIF), you will:

Manage the department, establishes policies and procedures, establishes annual goals and objectives for the Department, ensures successful implementation of Departmental work plans; establish departmental budgets; develop new programs; manage the day-to-day human resources, financial management, and information technology requirements of the department; and engage with external stakeholders such as auditors, representatives of civil society, members of US International Development Finance Corporation Board, and experts in other Development Finance Institutions.

Maintain a deep knowledge of the Equity and Investment Program in order to provide future direction and continuous improvement to the Program.

Provide oversight as well as direct implementation of the OEIF equity and investment fund program, including origination, evaluation, diligence, negotiation, commitment, disbursement, monitoring and realization.

Use market knowledge, relationships, knowledge of Administration priorities, creativity and strategic thinking to help define themes for calls, prospective fund managers, and call procedures.

Advise on diligence strategy and priorities in advance or advises the lead, communicates objectives to the counter-party effectively, and completes thorough due diligence on fund managers and related targets.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Must submit resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • Suitability for Federal employment, as determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination or request a legally required exception from this requirement.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top security clearance.
  • The individual selected will be required to file an Executive Branch Personnel Financial Disclosure Report (OGE-278) within 30 days of appointment, in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978.
  • Position is a drug testing-designated position and will require incumbent to sign a Condition of Employment. Individual must agree to submit to a random drug and alcohol testing.


Applicants must meet all eligibility and qualification requirements no later than 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Candidates must have at least one year of specialized experience related to this position. This experience must be at or above the GS-15 grade level or equivalent. Specialized experience is defined as experience leading/managing an equity and/or investment funds program, leading/managing emerging market private equity and/or investment general partner operations and issues faced in the formation, investment, management and disposition of a fund; experience in leading/managing private equity and/or investment fund terms and conditions, capital markets, private equity investment vehicles and structures, fund management process and procedures, and corporate governance, with relevant emerging markets experience; experience with workouts of private equity portfolios and portfolio companies, with a thorough understanding of the dynamics involved and details required to restructure and/or recast management teams, economic incentives, reporting requirements, shareholder/lender rights, etc.; analyzing private sector equity business plans for investments in emerging markets and the ability to evaluate the effectiveness of prospective fund managers in carrying out the proposed business plan; and leading negotiations and structuring complex finance agreements with private equity investment funds.

MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must address the following mandatory qualifications separate from their resumes. Statements must provide specific examples that address relevant experience, accomplishments and evidence that you possess demonstrated superior technical qualifications. You will not be considered for this position if you fail to submit qualification statements specifically addressing each mandatory technical qualification requirement.


1. Demonstrated experience providing strategic leadership and direction in planning, implementing and evaluating short- and long-range equity and/or investment activities to support strategic business plans and cross-functional business solutions.

2. Demonstrated knowledge of private equity fund/investment terms and conditions, capital markets, private equity investment vehicles and structures, fund management process and procedures, and corporate governance, with relevant emerging markets experience.

3. Demonstrated knowledge of emerging market private equity general partner operations and issues faced in the formulation, investment, management and disposition of a fund or equity investment.

4. Demonstrated ability providing effective leadership and supervision to subordinates in a multi-tiered organization.

5. Demonstrated experience investing in foreign currency denominated investments and constructing a hedging strategy for currency and interest rate exposures.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


There are no mandatory educational requirements for this position.

Additional information

Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must:
1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria;
2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and
3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility.
For more information: .

If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and are claiming 5-points veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans' preference visit: .

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see ).
Telework Suitability : The duties of this position is suitable for telework. The selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act.

Stipulations of Employment : Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period.

As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal executive branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the DFC (if later than November 22, 2021). DFC will provide additional information regarding which forms of documentation can be accepted and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement.

Work Schedule : This position allows for a flexible work schedule.

Miscellaneous: DFC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit .

Recruitment and relocation incentives may be authorized for this position.

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 90 days.

Employees in SL positions are entitled to accrue annual leave at the rate of 8 hours per biweekly pay period regardless of the length of their Federal service, and can accumulate a total of up to 90 days (720 hours) of annual leave. All Federal employees including SL members earn 13 days of sick leave each year.