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1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience which meets the basic requirement for Supervisory Public Health Advisor GS-0685-15A. I have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level of GS 14 or equivalent band level of responsibility in the Federal Service which includes experience overseeing the development, coordinating and managing the intersections between trade, policy and strategy as it relates to public health. Experience developing policy drafts, conceptual papers, and negotiating strategies; engaging with domestic and global public/private stakeholders to promote regulatory systems strengthening and science-based regulations.
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.
2. Manage a Public Health and Trade Executive Leadership Committee and a Public Health and Trade Policy Coordinating Committee in support of proactive, strategic, effective approaches) to public health and trade with clear roles and responsibilities.
3. Provide oversight for a highly technical program that involves the development of major aspects of organizing and directing negotiations.
4. Provide technical knowledge to the Public Health and trade Executive Leadership Committee in terms of establishing a strategic vision for public health and trade; coordinating, identifying and engaging within the context of public health trade policy issues and strategies that impact.
5. Serve as a coordinator and interface for a center expert (regulatory staff and regulatory development teams) within the relevant global context.
6. Serve as an agency expert in the trade policy and strategy, utilizing knowledge of the federal regulated commodities and trade engagements and regulatory policy priorities, working in concert with selected cadres of experts toward more coherent and comprehensive trade policy and strategy in support of globalization.
7. Represent the agency within the trade policy context and within global governance and/or global health arena on cross-cutting issues whenever global trade interests intersect with agency's ability to ensure the safety and quality of products it regulates.
8. Develop evidence-based strategies (long, medium, and short term) to underpin and effectively champion product-regulations within an increasingly complex public health and trade paradigm.
9. Conduct scientific research in the areas of public health and trade.
10. Advise the senior management in developing, evaluating and negotiating positions and proposals for the solution of complex national and international issues.
11. Articulate to senior officials, policy analysis and recommendations affecting trade policy related to assigned area, US trade negotiations, trade legislation and statues, and trade policy to facilitate the agency's accomplishment of its primary mission.
12. Champion position effectively within complex settings.
13. Provide authoritative assistance and guidance to officials in other agencies (US and foreign) and maintains excellent working relationships while working out substantive disagreements with agency colleagues and foreign officials.
14. Lead, maintain and strengthen strategic working relationships and knowledge networks with high-level foreign government officials and institutional leadership within the trade and global public health contexts.
15. Provide leadership and guidance to agency officials in their engagement with foreign officials.
16. Engage across institutions and government levels and with varied stakeholders and partners for successful deliberations and negotiations on subjects of great sensitivity and controversy.
17. Lead strategic team of experts and works collaboratively across the agency with Directors, Centers, and Offices, coordinates and supports team(s) of policy and science experts for the organizations collective good.
18. Provide leadership, strategic direction and executive management, expertise, advice and data/information to senior management and other leadership and scientists relating to the globalized trade environment in which regulates products to ensure safety and equality.
19. Speak on behalf of senior management or other leadership for the organization.
20. Represent the agency in discussions and negotiations with such stakeholders as world bank, economic community and political forums.
21. Develop and maintain strong liaisons, close contacts and institutional relationships with high level, senior and a diverse array of officials in the global context.
22. Serve as agency expert that works proactively and strategically with senior, policy-level officials and technical specialist at other regulatory agencies/organizations that work in the areas that impact on or intersect with organizations such as the US Departments of State, Agriculture and Commerce, and the US Trade Representative.
23. Provide written analysis and solutions on agency approach on problem of national and international scope and impact as it relates to public health and trading policies and regulations.
24. Develop policy drafts, conceptual papers, policy monographs and negotiation strategies.
25. Provide written assessments on new policies and regulations to policy level officials and technical specialist to assess the impact on the US and facilitate agencies rollout plans.