To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must possess all of the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) and mandatory Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) listed. These qualifications would typically be acquired through progressive development and achievement in managing a comprehensive business program in a complex organization. Your total experience and education must demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of this position. You must meet all of the qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
You are required to submit a narrative statement for each of the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) and each of the five mandatory Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs). You will be given the opportunity to address the MTQ's & ECQ's later in the online application process.
Please give a complete and detailed answer for each mandatory qualification. Do not enter "Refer to Resume" to explain your answer. Applications directing the reader to search within the application or to "See Resume" are considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Failure to submit a narrative statement or address any of the mandatory MTQs and/or ECQs is also considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
If you are currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service (SES) appointment, eligible for reinstatement into SES, or have successfully completed a SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) approved by OPM you are not required to address the ECQs but must address all MTQs.
Mandatory Technical Qualfications:
MTQ 1. Demonstrated experience in providing executive level leadership and direction to a complex organization in the initiation, formulation, and execution of budget plans, accounting and financial management, acquisition and assistance, and institutional risk management.
MTQ 2. Demonstrated experience in directing the financial management programs and activities and ensuring an organization's mission is accomplished with consistency in policy and direction, and adherence to and compliance with applicable laws, rules and /or regulations.
MTQ 3. Demonstrated ability to apply sound judgment and analytical skills with the ability to formulate well defined business plans and improvements, and to be an influential and effective member of the management team in order to efficiently implement plans.
MTQ 4. Skill in written and oral communications presenting solutions to complex business/institutional problems in a form appropriate for audiences of varying composition.
Executive Core Qualifications: For detailed guidance on ECQs, you are strongly encouraged to review the Office of Personnel Management's Guide to Executive Qualifications at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp
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.
ECQ 2 - Leading People: This core qualification involves 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.
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.
ECQ 4 - Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
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, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
You will be rated and ranked using only the information submitted for consideration. Applicants who do not demonstrate sufficient possession of the Executive Core Qualification factors and document demonstrated experience, training, and/or education in support of the technical qualifications by answering all of the questions for this vacancy announcement, will be ineligible for further consideration. Applicants will be evaluated on their narrative responses to the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and all of the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs). The narrative must demonstrate the necessary level of skills, specialized knowledge, and technical competence that would indicate success at this level and must include clear and concise examples that emphasize the applicant's level of responsibilities, scope, and complexity To preview questions please click here.