Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs):
ECQ 1 - Leading Change: 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, and Vision
ECQ 2 - Leading People: 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, and Team Building
ECQ 3 - Results Driven: 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 Service, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving, and Technical Credibility
ECQ 4 - Business Acumen: involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
Leadership Competencies: Financial Management, Human Capital Management, and Technology Management
ECQ 5 - Building Coalitions: 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, and Influencing/Negotiating
Fundamental Competencies: Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Written Communication, Continual Learning, and Public Service Motivation
Degree: economics, that included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.
Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major in economics, as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Applicants should be submitted on-line/electronically through usajobs.gov. You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support our educational claims.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
In addition to meeting the education requirements, in order to be considered for the position, applicants are required to submit a resume and statements addressing each of the Executive Core Qualification (ECQs) and each of the Professional and Technical Qualifications (PTQs). Each ECQ and PTQ must be addressed as a separate statement. A narrative description of 1-2 pages per ECQ and PTQ is normally sufficient. When addressing the ECQs and PTQs, statements that describe personal beliefs or philosophies should be avoided. Each response should include a brief summary of the applicant's executive experience in relation to the specific ECQ and PTQ and specific examples of accomplishments.
Please review the complete guide to writing executive qualifications at www.opm.gov/ses and use the Challenge, Context, Action, Result (CCAR) model to develop your statements.
Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of the quality and extent of total accomplishments, experience, and education they possess.
All applicants must meet the mandatory ECQs to be eligible for further consideration, and must provide detailed evidence of how they meet the additional PTQs for this position. Applicants must show that they possess the required experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, and must show how and when they were used. This evidence must include clear, concise examples that demonstrate the level of accomplishment and degree of responsibility.
Professional and Technical Qualifications (PTQs):
PTQ #1 Demonstrated competence and experience in the use of national, international, industry and/or regional economic accounts including in-depth knowledge of the statistical techniques and data sources used in the analysis and preparation of these economic accounts.
PTQ #2 Demonstrated research experience in the area of national, international, industry and/or regional economic accounts (i.e., evidenced by publications in refereed journals and invited participation in professional and scientific organizations).
PTQ #3 Experience that demonstrates the skill to serve as advisor to high-level officials and organizations (e.g., academics, government policy officials, governmental commissions, officials in international organizations, international and national expert groups and commissions) on new developments in economic accounting concepts and methods.
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