The ideal candidate possesses advanced studies in International Economics, has aptitude for conducting import injury trade remedy investigations, has a genuine interest in learning about new industries, and enjoys exploring a variety of business and trade subject matters in the conduct of their work. A candidate who is not intimidated by legislatively mandated deadlines, who is comfortable working in a team environment, is able to defend their work with outside parties.Learn more about this agency
Your primary responsibilities will be to conduct import injury trade remedy investigations and support other non-remedy investigations and studies, performing your work in a team environment. You will compile and analyze large and detailed quantitative and qualitative information and data related to industry participants, market conditions, conditions of competition and pricing practices for a specific product and/or industries subject to import injury investigations. The primary components of these activities include: questionnaire design and data collection; compilation, analysis and presentation of questionnaire data and information; identifying, collecting and analyzing information on industry structure and competitive conditions, especially in the context of international trade; analyzing economic and industry data and information in the context of legal requirements and private party arguments; preparing staff reports for agency Commissioners; preparing for and/or conducting staff conferences, Commission hearings, Commissioner briefings and opinion writing; participating effectively in a collaborative team environment; and managing all necessary research and analysis records.
To ensure effective performance in a team environment, you will be expected to establish working relationships with agency staff who typically participate in these investigations, such as investigators, financial analysts, commodity analysts, statisticians, and attorneys. You will also interact with external parties, including representatives/counsel of firms that make, sell, and purchase the product being investigated. In the course of investigations, you will consult with members of international trade-related agencies and organizations, as well as industry and firm representatives from the United States and foreign countries; conduct field trips to manufacturing plants; and review technical and commercial literature and domestic and foreign statistical publications.
You may also provide support in economic modeling analysis, primarily partial equilibrium analysis. You will be expected to maintain currency in the application of economic tools and concepts for analysis in international trade-related research and analysis, and to increase your knowledge base and level of independence and expertise in conducting work assignments as your career progresses to the full performance level of this position.
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