To be qualified, applicants must possess the Executive Core Qualifications for the Senior Executive Service and the Professional/Technical Qualifications required for the position.
MANDATORY EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs):
The applicant must file a separate narrative response for each ECQ. In responding to each ECQ statement, please structure your responses in terms of a specific problem or goal (CHALLENGE); the environment in which you worked to tackle the problem or goal (CONTEXT); the specific actions taken (ACTION); and the outcome from such actions (RESULTS). Please provide at least two (2) examples for each area, where practical. The total response to all ECQs MUST NOT EXCEED 10 PAGES. For additional information on ECQs beyond the information provided in this document, go to website http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.
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. Competencies: Creativity & Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, Vision.
ECQ 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.
ECQ 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.
ECQ 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.
ECQ 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, or international organizations to achieve common goals. Competencies: Partnering, Political Savvy, Influencing/Negotiating.
PROFESSIONAL/TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (PTQs)
The applicant must file a separate narrative response for each PTQ and must cite examples in support of their response.
1. Broad and in-depth knowledge of all phases of the Federal budget formulation, presentation, justification, and execution process.
2. Ability to develop and maintain an agile, skilled, diverse, motivated, customer-oriented, and well-led staff.
3. Demonstrated ability to direct federal budget, accounting and financial management programs (including budget execution, payments, payroll, reporting, internal financial controls and audits) and to meet the unique operational requirements of an organization.
4. In-depth knowledge of professional budget and accounting principles, practices, and standards.
6. Ability to represent the BBG' in varying forums, e.g., OMB hearings, Congressional proceedings, and discussions and negotiations with other agencies and organizations.
Comprehensive knowledge of BBGs programs, priorities, operational requirements, policies, procedures, and related issues.
Selectee will serve a one-year probationary period.
Drug Test: A pre-employment drug test is required for a non-BBG applicant selected for this position. Appointment is contingent upon a negative drug test.
The Ethics in Government Act, PL 95-521 requires the applicant selected for this position to submit a financial disclosure, OGE-278, prior to assuming the position, annually and also upon termination.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
The Office of Human Resources will do a preliminary qualifications screening. The applications determined to be qualified will be reviewed by the Executive Resources Board and the best qualified candidates will be forwarded to the selecting official. The executive qualifications of the selected candidate must be approved by the Qualifications Review Board at the Office of Personnel Management.