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    The purpose of this position is to serve as a principal advisor to the Under Secretary (International Affairs), the Assistant Secretary (International Affairs), and the Deputy Assistant Secretary (Investment Security) on: (a) policies relating to foreign investment issues, (b) policies and positions on economic and policy aspects of foreign direct investment in the U.S. (c) formulating and promoting U.S. foreign direct investment abroad.

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    Collaborates with the Under and Assistant Secretary for International Affairs along with the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Investment Security in developing and managing program areas for which this Deputy Assistant Secretary is responsible, This included planning, formulating, and implementing authoritative Treasury Department positions on economic and policy questions relating to investment security issues as they relate to overall U.S. national security risks and vulnerabilities

    Assists top-level Treasury Department officials with the development and formulation of U.S. foreign direct investment abroad and foreign direct investment in the U.S.

    Serves as the staff level focal point for assuring adequate liaison/coordination takes place to identify and evaluate existing investment programs and/or problems. Represents the Under or Assistant Secretary for International affairs as well as the Deputy Assistant Secretary as designated, or circumstances require, in resolving disagreements between program areas.

    Monitors and supervises the Treasury Department’s transactions that are not notified to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) and applies enforcement policies as applicable according to the statute. Supervises the enforcement of mitigation agreements entered into between external parties and the U.S. Government to allow a specific foreign transaction to proceed.

    Directs the Investment Security Monitoring and Enforcement Office. Carries the office’s managerial, supervisory, and administrative functions. These include (a) supervising work; (b) evaluating employee performance; (c) recommendation of promotions and disciplinary actions; (d) career development; and (e) recruitment and initial evaluation of applicants for professional economist and support positions.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Occasional travel is required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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