INTERNATIONAL BANKING ADVISOR
Department of the Treasury, Departmental Offices/Procurement Services Division (DO/PSD) | Published December 18, 2008 - Deadline June 30, 2009
The 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 commercial banking 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 other banking related entities in countries with emerging or transition economies. It also provides technical assistance to countries that have developed economies but are experiencing difficulties in their banking sectors.
QUALIFICATIONS: Treasury is seeking candidates who possess expertise in banking and bank regulation with specific experience in the restructuring and privatization of banks; banking sector development, asset management and disposition; banking supervision (on-site and off-site); deposit guaranty systems; central bank operations; monetary policy; credit analysis; lending; bank liquidations; and other facets of banking sector activity. A working knowledge of French, Spanish, or Arabic will be a plus in relevant countries. Ideal candidates would have experience with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Federal Reserve, Resolution Trust Corporation, international financial institutions, and/or commercial banks. Prior overseas experience working in challenging environments would be a distinct advantage but is not mandatory. While technical skills are essential, the ability to gain the confidence of officials in host countries is also very important.
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. Expected compensation currently ranges from $115,317 to $158,500, subject to January 1, 2009 cost of living adjustments (COLA). Overseas benefits are provided as allowed by federal regulations. Successful applicants will be subject to a background security investigation at the appropriate level and medical clearances. This announcement is open and continuous until June 30, 2009, although selections maybe made in advance of that date. To apply, please send cover letter, resume or OF-612 by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, Office of Technical Assistance, Attn: Recruitment Coordinator, 740 15th Street, N.W. � 4th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20220.
Please reference Solicitation Number A09-028 on your resume or OF-612. Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. No Phone calls please. If you wish to be considered for this announcement and all future announcements for the Financial Institutions Policy and Regulation Program, you must state so in the cover letter to your application. For application materials, visit our web site at: www.treasuryota.us and www.fedbizopps.gov (search by solicitation number A09-028). The OF-612 form can also be found at www.opm.gov The U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer