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    Summary

    The position is located in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs under the Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Finance Development, Office of Monetary Affairs (OMA).  OMA works to prevent and resolve financial crises in countries where there are U.S. interests.  This position will serve as an expert on debt relief, the Paris Club, and internal U.S. government credit rating systems, as well as on other issues as assigned.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provides advice to senior Department officials on mobilizing international support for U.S. foreign economic policy as it relates to debt management issues.
    • Promotes recovery of sovereign debts owed to the U.S. government.
    • Develops economic strategies to revive and reform fragile or failed states to ensure debt sustainability.
    • Manages the interagency process of finalizing bilateral agreements with debtor nations to implement Paris Club debt relief agreements and follows up with Congressional Notifications of said agreements.
    • Analyzes U.S. sovereign loan guarantee effects, the U.S. position on economic and financial developments, and internal U.S. government credit rating mechanisms.
    • Serves as the Department's liaison to the Export-Import Bank, the Department of Agriculture, the Agency for International Development, the Department of Defense, Treasury, and the International Monetary Fund on global debt and macroeconomic issues.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional domestic and international travel, approximately 5% of the time.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    0110 Economist

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