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    Summary

    The U.S. Trade Representative is America's chief trade negotiator and the principal trade policy advisor to the President.

    The offices participating in this hiring are as following:
    Europe & the Middle East; South East Asia and The Pacific; Small Business; Labor; Services & Investments; WTO & Multilateral Affairs

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    Responsibilities

    As a Policy Analyst (Trade), GS-0301-13/14/15, your typical work assignments may include the following:

    • Leads or participates in U.S. delegations to international trade negotiations and conferences on issues affecting assigned area.
    • Prepares positions and strategies for consultations and negotiations with foreign governments on major trade issues in assigned area. Assists in these consultations when required.
    • Formulates and develops U.S. policy positions on international trade and investment issues involving assigned area.
    • Conducts analytical studies and develops reports and recommendations for U.S. policy positions on issues relating to negotiations and administration for assigned unit/office.
    • Chairs or serves on a variety of task forces and committees related to assigned area to analyze specific problems or issues related to assigned unit/office.
    • Serves as liaison with professionals in the agency and U.S. Trade Representative and in other Federal agencies in preparing work for submission to higher level interagency committees such as the National Economic Council.
    • Represents the AUSTR for assigned area at interagency meetings and briefs the AUSTR and Deputies on specific issues.
    • Assists in the preparation of Congressional testimony, responds to controlled correspondence, briefing materials, summary statements and speeches for the U.S. Trade Representative and the Deputy U.S. Trade Representatives on major trade issues related to assigned unit/office.
    • Represents the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative at seminars and conferences. Prepares and delivers speeches on U.S. trade policy and negotiations on assigned area. Briefs U.S. private sector and labor advisory groups on trade issues related to assigned area.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513050000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.