The USITC is an independent Federal agency that adjudicates import injury cases and provides the President and Congress with high quality analysis and technical support on international trade, tariff, and competitiveness issues.
will find a dynamic work environment, multi-disciplinary teams working on a
variety of projects and products, a dedication to develop your technical
skills, and a commitment to provide balance between your work and your personal
life. This position is located in the Office of Operations, Office of
Industries, Services Division. The ideal candidate will possess
the following: a proven ability to perform a management role in successfully
leading teams of trade professionals in conducting primary and secondary research on a
broad scope of industry, trade, and competitiveness issues; a solid
understanding of the economic,
financial, and technical factors influencing trade policy, services and merchandise trade
flows, product or industry competitiveness and both qualitative and
quantitative analytical techniques; a proven track record of trade research; excellent
interpersonal skills and the ability to work in team environments; and, strong
written and oral communication skills.
This position is also being announced through merit promotion procedures under MPPA-13-043-JY. Candidates who wish to be considered under both Public (US Citizens) and Merit Promotion Procedures must apply to both announcements.
The Senior International Trade Analyst is called upon to identify
and explore the most difficult areas of research based on a full understanding
of agency needs and the requirements of the U.S. trade policy community. The
Analyst is continuously involved in the development and execution of research,
and frequently leads specific projects or acts as a consultant to other staff
The Senior International Trade Analyst
has full responsibility for serving as a team leader for trade analysts working
on a wide range of highly visible projects and studies. Specific tasks include:
assignments, projects, or problems to be solved; establishing
priorities, deadlines, and goals; providing technical assistance and oversight
of assignments; assisting the team and individual members in identifying and
developing solutions to problems; providing critiques of written work products
and offering guidance to ensure final products are analytically rigorous and
appropriate for intended end users; and, serving as coach, facilitator, and
negotiator in coordinating team initiatives and in consensus-building
The Senior International Trade Analyst is responsible for
maintaining significant expertise in assigned products and industries, conducting
research and preparing reports, and providing summaries of technical
information. In addition, the position requires maintaining broad subject
matter knowledge of industries, products, and markets, as well as a deep
understanding of the issues, programs, and regulatory policies that impact U.S.
and global trade.