Mandatory Technical Qualifications
- Experience in applying communications principles, methods, techniques, and analytical methods to develop new strategies and approaches in planning, integrating, and evaluating an overall communications program.
- Knowledge of marketing techniques and of communications resources to produce and/or manage the production of a wide range of informational materials, delivered in a variety of media.
- Mastery of diverse communications styles to include writing and formatting, to prepare and/or manage the preparation of materials that convey complex, technical information to diverse audiences with varying levels of understanding and interests.
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. Leadership Competencies: Creativity and Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, Vision.
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. Leadership 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. Leadership Competencies: Accountability, Customer, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving, Technical Credibility.
ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. Leadership 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, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. Leadership Competencies: Partnering, Political Savvy, Influencing/Negotiating.
FUNDAMENTAL COMPETENCIES: The following competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications: Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Written Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Continual Learning, Public Service Motivation.
Additional information about the SES and Executive Core Qualifications can be found on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) SES Website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/executive-core-qualifications/.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board has elected to use the resume-based merit staffing selection method. All resumes will be evaluated by a panel of senior managers to determine the degree to which the applicant possess the mandatory executive core and technical qualifications. Applicants determined to be best qualified may undergo an interview. Finalist candidates may be required to submit further written demonstration of qualifications. Once a selection is made, the selectees application package will be forwarded to the Office of Personnel Management for approval by an independent Qualifications Review Board, unless the selectee is a current SES executive or has successfully participated in an OPM approved SES Candidate Development Program. You must receive certification before you can be appointed to the position.