Sanctions Policy Analyst

U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Government
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Apply by
    Jun-19-2020
  • Posted
    May 20

Position description

The Policy Analyst serves under the direction of the Assistant Director, Policy Division (AD/P), Deputy Assistant Director, Policy Division (D/AD), and the Associate Director, Office of Sanctions Policy and Implementation (AD/SPI), a component of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) within the Departmental Offices of the Treasury (DO).

 

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Responsibilities

 

As a Sanctions Policy Analyst, you will:

-Develop policy options, for consideration by Treasury officials, for using the authorities under which OFAC operates to address new and emerging threats to the national security, foreign policy or economy of the United States.
-Participate in defining policy options in the development of new sanctions programs.
-Coordinate OFAC's activities in development of new Executive Orders and regulatory programs and regulations to carry out new sanctions imposed by Congress or the President or to reflect amendments in U.S. foreign policy with respect to existing sanctions programs.
-Monitor legislative activity relating to OFAC programs to ensure compliance with U.S. policy, and reviews and provides comments on legislative proposals affecting OFAC.

 

Travel Required

25% or less - Travel of 1-5 days per month is possible. 

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

14

Qualifications

Conditions of Employment

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  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals

This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under Announcement 20-DO-313. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

 

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized experience for the GS-14: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes ALL of the following:

- Experience with respect to U.S. economic sanctions programs administered by Treasury/OFAC. Examples of this experience could include but are not limited to: 1. Policy analysis, development, implementation, and evaluation of U.S. economic sanctions programs; AND/OR 2. Legal or policy aspects or international trade, international investments, and/or international financial transactions. AND
- Experience with effective oral communication of substantive and technical issues. Examples of this experience could include but are not limited to legal or policy analysis and writing, including writing for a professional audience, providing training or presentations explaining sanctions, regulations, or statutes

Specialized experience for the GS-13: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes ALL of the following:

-Experience with respect to U.S. economic sanctions or trade embargo programs imposed by the President, U.S. national security, and/or foreign policy. Examples of this experience could include but are not limited to policy analysis, development, and/or implementation or evaluation of U.S. economic sanctions programs. AND
-Experience with effective oral communication of technical issues such as legal or policy analysis and writing.

Specialized experience for the GS-12: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes ALL of the following:

-Experience with respect to U.S. economic sanctions or trade embargo programs imposed by the President, U.S. national security, and/or foreign policy. Examples of this experience could include but are not limited to assisting in policy analysis, development, implementation, and/or evaluation of U.S. economic sanctions programs. AND
-Experience with effective oral communication of technical issues such as legal or policy analysis and writing.

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