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    Summary

    The position is located in the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP), Office of Cost-Benefit Analysis (OCBA). OCBA is responsible for providing economic analysis, including cost-benefit analysis, and assisting in making decisions primarily in response to recommendations from Research, Markets and Regulations (RMR) and Supervision, Enforcement and Fair Lending (SEFL). 

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    Responsibilities

    As Assistant Director, Office of Cost-Benefit Analysis, you will:

    • Review, analyze, and make recommendations to the BCFP Principal Policy Director and BCFP Director concerning RMR recommendations to issue an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, or a Final Rule. These duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, reviewing, analyzing, and making recommendations concerning RMR’s data, analysis, and conclusions to comply with the requirements of Section 1022(b)(2) of the Dodd-Frank Act, the Regulatory Flexibility Act, as amended by the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act, Paperwork Reduction Act, and the Congressional Review Act.
    • Review, analyze, and make recommendations to the BCFP Principal Policy Director and BCFP Director concerning RMR recommendations relating to assessments and reports to comply with the requirements of Section 1022(d) of the Dodd-Frank Act.
    • Review, analyze, and make recommendations to the BCFP Principal Policy Director and BCFP Director concerning SEFL recommendations to open, close, settle, or litigate matters, focusing on undertaking these efforts with SEFL recommendations that implicate economic considerations and/or require a specific showing that the harm from an act or practice outweighs the benefits to consumers and competition from that act or practice.
    • Make recommendation to the BCFP Chief of Staff, BCFP Principal Policy Director, and BCFP Director on projects, initiatives, and matters in addition to those discussed above.
    • Provide input and advice to RMR and SEFL and other parts of BCFP as to the information they could assemble and analyze that would foster better informed BCFP decisions, including assisting OCBA’s evaluation of RMR and SEFL and other recommendations.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional Travel

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    82

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/517616900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.