To be qualified for this position, your résumé must reflect substantial general experience that provides knowledge of the principles of organization, management, and administration; and substantive experience in a type of work, or a combination of functions, directly related to this position. Successful candidates will have specialized experience in a managerial capacity with responsibility for providing supervisory direction to a large and diverse Federal, State, or local government agency/organization responsible for conducting audits that promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of programs and operations on a national level and preventing and detecting fraud and abuse in such programs and operations. This experience must demonstrate sophisticated analytical skills, superior written and oral communication skills, good judgment, and experience in interacting with government and non-government officials. Typically, experience of this nature is gained at or above the GS-15 grade level in the Federal service, or its equivalent with State or local government, the private sector, or nongovernmental organizations.
As a basic requirement for entry into the Senior Executive Service (SES), you must show in your resume evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability, and that is directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Technical Qualifications (TQs) and the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) listed below.
Technical Qualifications (TQs) -- You must show in your résumé that you possess the TQs listed below. Please do not submit separate statements addressing the TQs. Written statements addressing the TQs will not be considered.
- Experience in managing, supervising, and leading a large audit program involving field and/or headquarters staff as evidenced by success in (1) anticipating and planning for both normal workload and contingencies, and (2) securing timely and high quality work products from subordinate staff.
- Experience evaluating the effectiveness of a large, complex audit program against Government Auditing Standards and other legal, regulatory, and administrative requirements.
- Experience with consensus (team) building in planning, conducting, reporting on audits, as well as gaining stakeholder support and agency implementation of recommendations. This includes preparing written products and oral presentations for, and interacting with high-level officials in Congress, Federal, State or local governments, public interest groups, industry, members of the press or media, and/or the general public.
Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) -- You must show in your résumé that you possess the five ECQs listed below. Please do not submit separate statements addressing the ECQs. Written statements addressing the ECQs will not be considered.
Fundamental Competencies -- The following competencies are the foundation for success in each of the ECQs: Interpersonal Skills; Oral Communication; Integrity/Honesty; Written Communication; Continual Learning; and Public Service Motivation. Additional information on the ECQs is available at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp.
ECQ-1. Leading Change: 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)
ECQ-2. Leading People: The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's 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: 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: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. (Competencies: financial management, human capital management, technology management)
ECQ-5. Building Coalitions: 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)
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
You will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your accomplishments, experience, and education as evidenced in your application package. Résumés will be evaluated by a rating and ranking panel, and highly qualified candidates may be invited to participate in a structured interview, submit writing samples, and undergo reference checks. Top candidates may be required to submit further written demonstration of qualifications. The HHS OIG Executive Resources Board will review results and make recommendations on final selections to the appointing authority. Any documents submitted that are not listed in the REQUIRED DOCUMENTS section of this announcement will not be considered.
Unless you have already been certified by an OPM Qualifications Review Board (QRB) in the past, your ECQs must be certified by a QRB before appointment can occur. You should expect that we will verify performance, suitability, and security information and take that information into account in making employment offers.