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    FHFA regulates and supervises Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan Banks (the Government Sponsored Entities (GSEs)). FHFA's primary mission is to ensure that the GSEs operate in a safe and sound manner and support a stable, liquid, and efficient mortgage market, including sustainable home ownership and affordable housing.

    This position is located in the OIG’s Office of Evaluations (OE). The incumbent works with a team of staff and reports to a supervisor. The OIG is responsible for preventing and detecting fraud, waste, abuse, and violations of law, and for promoting economy, efficiency, and effectiveness. As part of a multidiscipline team, the incumbent would perform studies and program reviews of FHFA programs and operations and the entities it regulates. As such, the incumbent would contribute to improving the effectiveness and efficiency of FHFA and the entities it regulates, providing advice, and making recommendations to management in order to improve its programs and operations.

    This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under Announcement 18-FHFAIG-11. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

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    The following are the duties of this position at the EL-13. (Equivalent to the GS-13). If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

    • Leads teams of lower-graded staff in ensuring program analyses assigned conforms to FHFA OIG policy. Prepares proposals for future studies and reviews. Assigns staff to analyze and evaluate specific program and/or operational areas of FHFA.
    • Conducts comprehensive studies, the parameters which are extremely broad and difficult to anticipate in advance, to assess and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of FHFA and the entities it regulates through research and analysis, review of prior reports, analyses of laws and regulations, and review of past, current, and proposed operating procedures.
    • Accounts for conflicting goals and objectives which may derive from changes in legislative or regulatory guidelines, productivity, and/or variations in the economy; the need to deal with subjective concepts such as value judgments; the quality and quantity of actions being measurable primarily in predictive terms; and findings and conclusions that are highly subjective and not readily susceptible to verification through replication of study methods or reevaluation of results in planning, leading, and conducting studies.
    • Mitigates analytical challenges by developing new information about FHFA and the entities it regulates operations, and criteria to measure and/or predict the attainment of FHFA program goals and objectives.
    • Working with the Manager, the Assistant Inspector General for Evaluations (AIGE), and/or the Deputy Inspector General for Evaluations (DIGE), develops studies to identify and present solutions for issues in FHFA’s programs and operations distinguished by their broadness, criticality, and severity, and for which previous studies and established methods have served inadequate.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. citizens or U.S. Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/502390600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.