FINANCIAL STABILITY ADVISORS
Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published May 1, 2015 - Deadline December 31, 2015
FINANCIAL STABILITY ADVISORS
The U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Technical Assistance is recruiting individuals on a competitive basis to serve as resident and/or intermittent (short-term) advisors, under personal services contracts, for its Banking and Financial Services Program. This recruitment is for global assignments and significant international travel is required.
The Banking and Financial Services Program is charged with promoting financial sector development that efficiently intermediates between savers and investors. To achieve this, the program works with central banks, ministries of finance, banking regulatory and supervision agencies, deposit insurance agencies, banking associations, and related entities in countries with emerging or transitioning economies. It also provides technical assistance to countries that have developed economies but are experiencing difficulties in their banking sectors.
QUALIFICATIONS: The U.S. Department of the Treasury is seeking candidates who possess expertise in financial sector stability. They should also have an advanced degree in either economics or finance and banking, a broad understanding of the interaction between economic policy and financial sector development, past experience in working on financial stability issues, either for an international organization or as a consultant or advisor to central banks, a proven ability to map out the key financial system vulnerabilities in the context of central bank financial stability units or boards, a good understanding of the content and role of financial stability reports, and past experience in working with counterparts in client countries, both at the policy and at the operation levels. A working knowledge of French and Spanish will be a plus in relevant countries.
Candidates must be U.S. citizens or U.S. resident aliens.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salaries will be negotiated in accordance with program regulations based on demonstrated salary history. The salary ranges are from $60.49 to $80.79 per hour. Overseas benefits are provided as allowed by federal regulations. Successful applicants must be able to obtain medical and security clearances.
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to:
Office of Technical Assistance
ATTN: Recruitment Office
740 15th Street, N. W. - 4th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
Please reference Solicitation A15061 on your cover letter and resume. When e-mailing, the subject line must contain the following: Solicitation A15061 - Financial Stability Advisor - Applicant's Last Name, First Name.
Please be advised that all contractors, if hired, must obtain a Data Universal Number (D-U-N-S). Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please and no hand carries. If you wish to be considered for this announcement and all future announcements for the Banking and Financial Services Program, you must state so in the cover letter to your application. This announcement is open and continuous until December 31, 2015 although selections may be made in advance of that date.
The U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer