Associate Director/Director (Policy Improvement), MC-301-3b/3a


Vacancy ID: 798999   Announcement Number: MCC-798999-13-007-DPE-DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 332925600

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1. Title of Job

Associate Director/Director (Policy Improvement), MC-301-3b/3a
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001 Assoc. Director/Director (Policy Improvement), MC-301-3b/3a

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110010001 Washington DC, DC

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

From the statements below, select the response that best describes your experience as it pertains to performing qualifying duties as Associate Director/Director (Policy Improvement), MC-301-3b/3a. Failure to respond will result in an ineligible rating.

1. Do you have at least one year (1) of specialized experience, equivalent to the MCC Pay Band 4a or GS-13 or equivalent non-federal work experience, that included the following tasks and responsibilities: 1) experience developing or coordinating economic development policy reform initiatives;2) experience providing recommendations on in thel areas of policy reform and political economy; 3) experience applying economic principles, theories, concepts, methods, and techniques to issues of economic development, or in developing countries with important policy implications on economic growth and private sector investment; 4) experience monitoring policy, institutional and legal reforms issues and governance trends in developing countries; 5) experience representing a U.S. Government agencies, multi-lateral development institutions, and non-governmental organizations; and,  6) experience preparing briefing papers, policy papers, background information and performance metrics on program objectives.

(NOTE: This experience MUST be well documented on your resume or application).

A. Yes
B. No

2. Do you have at least one year (1) of specialized experience, equivalent to the MCC Pay Band 3b or GS-14 or equivalent non-federal work experience, that included the following tasks and responsibilities: 1) experience developing or coordinating economic development policy reform initiatives; 2) experience providing authoritative recommendations on complex and critical areas of policy reform and political economy; 3) experience applying economic principles, theories, concepts, methods, and techniques to issues of economic development, or in developing countries with important  policy implications on economic growth and private sector investment; 4) experience monitoring policy, institutional and legal reforms issues and governance trends in developing countries; 5) experience representing a U.S. Government agencies, multi-lateral development institutions, and non-governmental organizations; and, 6) experience preparing briefing papers, policy papers, background information and performance metrics on program objectives.

(NOTE: This experience MUST be well documented on your resume or application).

A. Yes
B. No

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3.  Knowledge of economic development and policy reform.

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4. Develop policy reform or institutional reform programs to address key constraints to faster economic growth in developing countries.

5. Implement policy reform or institutional reform programs to address key constraints to faster economic growth in developing countries..

6. Conduct or manage analyses based on principles, theories, concepts, methods, and techniques of economic and political economy analysis in developing countries.

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7. Monitor and analyze country policy performance and make recommendations on policy improvement.

8. Ability to lead the development and implementation of  policy and institutional reform programs with important policy implications for economic growth and private sector investment.

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9. Knowledge of principles, theories, concepts, methods, and techniques  of economic and political economy analysis in developing countries. .

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10. Prepare briefing papers, policy papers, and background information related program objectives.

11. Manage and develops relationships with partners to achievement of performance measures.

12. Work with multidisciplinary teams.

13. Communicate concepts effectively to staff, stakeholders, and counterparts.

14. Represent  U.S. Government agencies, multi-lateral development institutions, and non-governmental organizations.

As previously explained, your responses in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.

If you fail to answer this question, you will be disqualified from consideration for this position.

15. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding “No” to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.