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    AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Current Overseas Private Investment Corporation employees only serving on permanent competitive appointments in the Washington, D.C. local commuting area, OR current Overseas Private Investment Corporation employees who are eligible for consideration under a noncompetitive authority, regardless of their current status, in the local commuting area of Washington, D.C.. For example, 30% disabled veterans; appointment based on severe disabilities; reinstatement eligible; Pathways Interns and Recent Graduates who are eligible for noncompetitive conversion, etc.

    This position is part of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), Office of Investment Policy (OIP). The incumbent serves as a program expert for one or more specific areas of activity related to the economic assessments of OPIC-assisted finance, insurance, and investment funds projects.

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    Responsibilities

    As an International Economist, typical work assignments include:

    • Serve as technical authority on OIP's assessment tools, methodology, and avenues of approach to determine projected impacts of OPIC-supported projects on the U.S. and host country economies.
    • Identify, collect, and analyze data concerning the effects of proposed and actual OPIC-supported private investments on the U.S. economy, including jobs and trade, and communicate conclusions in written and oral reports.
    • Identify, collect, and analyze data concerning the effects of proposed and actual OPIC-supported private investments on the host country economy, and communicate conclusions in written and oral reports.
    • Conduct on-site investigations and client interviews of selected projects to determine compliance with OIP's loan conditions and assess the project's actual impacts on the U.S. and host country economies, and communicate conclusions in written and oral reports.
    • Help develop and refine assessment tools and criteria to continually improve OPIC's ability to inform OPIC stakeholders on the impacts of OPIC-supported projects to the U.S. and host country economies.
    • Collaborate on in-depth analyses of projected and actual project impacts (e.g., by sector or region) to be used in internal and external reports.
    • Represent OPIC and OIP at high-level meetings and conferences both inside and outside the Agency.
    • Assist in the development and refinement of policies, procedures, and forms to improve efficiency and/or effectiveness of OIP functions.
    • Assist in maintaining and improving computer storage and retrieval systems.
    • Assist in the training of new staff, interns, and detailees.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

    Who May Apply

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