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Grade: 53

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1 Are you a current CFPB employee? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 How did you find out about this job? Answer to this question is required
  • Recruitment/Outreach Event
    2.1 Please provide the name of the event Maximum length of 100 characters.
  • Indeed
  • Google
  • GlassDoor
  • Simply Hired
  • DCjobs.com
  • LinkedIn job board
  • LinkedIn outreach
  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Contact by CFPB Recruiter
    2.1 Please provide the name of the recruiter that provided the information Maximum length of 100 characters.
  • cfpb.gov/jobs
  • CFPB Employee Referral
    2.1 Please provide the name of the referral that provided the information Maximum length of 100 characters.
  • CFPB Student Ambassador
    2.1 Please provide the name of the ambassador that provided the information Maximum length of 100 characters.
  • USAjobs
  • University job board/career center/faculty outreach
    2.1 Please provide the name of the school you attend. Maximum length of 100 characters.
  • Other
3 Are you currently serving or have served in the last five years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    3.1 Please list the title, agency, and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to meet OPM Approval of your appointment if selected. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
4 Select the statements that best describe your experience in contracting/procurement. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have drafted statements of works to obtain standard or specialized products or services.
  • I have provided guidance to technical personnel involved in the development of statement of work or specifications.
  • I have evaluated bids or proposals.
  • I have participated in negotiations and recommendations for award.
  • I have developed cost analyses.
  • None of the above
5

Which statement best describes your experience as a Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR)

Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience performing work that made extensive use of contractors both to provide ongoing services and to work on projects covering complex activities and functions. I was responsible for organizational oversight of several contracts including developing/reviewing statements of work, reviewing completed work against contract requirements, coordinating contract activities with the procurement office and serving as a Contract Officer’s Representative (COR).
  • I have experience that has included: developing quality controls and procedures to assure compliance with contract commitments and assess contractor performance and serving as COR. The contracts covered a variety of services and a range of budget limits.
  • I have participated in overseeing timeliness and quality of work performed by a contractor but not served directly as a COR. I have participated in recommending modifications or other contract actions as appropriate for one or more contracts covering routine administrative services and other typically low-cost procurements.
  • None of the above
6 Select the statements that best describe your experience managing an organizational budget. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Formulating a budget from inception.
  • Presenting budgetary information to stakeholders
  • Monitoring and ensuring an organization stays within budget.
  • Building allocation/execution plans.
  • Providing consultation and advice on budgetary funding amounts, timing, and changes to leadership
  • None of the above
7 Which statement best describes your experience managing projects. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience leading a project defined by management and overseeing the completion of the project
  • I have experience in a role where I received a broadly defined assignment and developed it into a well-defined project. After developing the project, I was responsible for leading the project to completion.
  • I have experience leading a specific component of a project, but not the entire project
  • I have worked with others as a team to complete projects or components of a project under the direction of a project manager or leader.
  • None of the above
8

Which statement best describes your experience gathering, consolidating, and analyzing data to support program management and operational standards and objectives.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have participated in ad hoc work groups to review trends and develop options or recommendations related to specific program objectives or processes.
  • I have researched and evaluated data to establish metrics/standards of performance; measured program effectiveness and identified areas for improvement and new initiatives. I developed and maintained databases and utilized statistical methods to analyze and develop findings on program accomplishments and emerging trends, with appropriate options or recommendations.
  • I have maintained databases of information for use in measuring and evaluating program accomplishments and identifying trends and have participated in workgroups to review trends and develop options or recommendations related to specific program objectives or processes
  • None of the above
9

 Select the statements that best describe your experience in budgetary data/program analysis. Select all that apply.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have created electronic spreadsheets to record, organize and analyze budgetary data
  • I have used database applications to generate, store, and manipulate budgetary data
  • I have conducted independent research to gather budgetary data or information on a subject area.
  • I have retrieved, analyzed, and tested budgetary data
  • None of the above
10 Select the statements that best describe your experience identifying and analyzing problems, evaluating impacts on stakeholders, and proposing solutions. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Conducted research and analysis to identify and advise management on areas of overlap or conflict with existing program goals and objectives
  • Used qualitative data and analytical tools in problem solving
  • Conducted quantitative studies and analyses and have used the results to develop options for revising policies or procedures.
  • Prepared and presented analytical information to management officials within the organization.
  • Developed comprehensive material for reports, briefings or meetings of management officials.
  • Explained or justified decision, conclusions, findings and recommendations to management officials within the organization
  • None of the above
11

Which statement best describes your experience utilizing available technologies to address an organization’s needs

Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed tools using software or technology platforms (e.g. SharePoint) to address specific problems or program needs by independently researching and evaluating potential solutions, recommending and demonstrating the solution to senior management officials, creating or configuring the tool and workflows to automate functions, and serving as the administrator or POC for maintenance and updates.
  • I have served as the primary contact for providing requirements and feedback to developers for the creation of tools to address specific problems or program needs.
  • I have participated in the selection and development of a tool using software or technology platforms to address a program need and served as the POC for configuration changes
  • None of the above
12 Select the statements that best describe your experience interacting with peers, customers and high-level managers regarding program and operational initiatives. Select all that apply Answer to this question is required
  • I have met frequently with stakeholders such as contractors, internal clients/management, and other staff to gather information and resolve difficult program and management issues.
  • I have served as a lead point of contact for an internal office and external stakeholders, including executive management and officials regarding project plans, status, and issues. My experience includes communicating difficult concepts and negotiating with others to adopt a consistent point of view.
  • I have persuaded peers, stakeholders and superiors to accept findings, recommendations, changes, alternative viewpoints, or to take a particular course of action
  • I have participated in meetings with non-technical stakeholders and other officials to discuss complex technical concepts and questions and to provide clarification regarding plans, resources and technical issues related to specific projects or program initiatives.
  • None of the above
13 Which of the following documents have you developed as a regular part of your job? Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Acquisition plans
  • Cost/budget estimates
  • Position papers or option papers seeking approval of proposals/strategies
  • Detailed project plans
  • Statements of work
  • None of the above
14 Which statement best describes your ability to prepare written communications and reports. Answer to this question is required
  • I have prepared or drafted budget documents, correspondence, briefing papers or reports covering status of budget execution in particular operating programs and explaining complex issues regarding financial operations, internal controls, funding and planned expenditures and applicable legal, regulatory or policy requirements for mid and senior level officials within my organization and/or external parties such as government agencies, external auditors or other external stakeholders
  • I have prepared analytical and factual reports, memoranda, briefing papers and related materials explaining budget processes and systems, spending plans and requirements, internal controls, etc., and providing a detailed rationale for budget requests and/or financial plans for use by senior management in deciding on or defending budgetary/financial actions, policies and procedures
  • I have drafted budget and management documents and reports on assigned programs, provided input for regular budget/financial reports and drafted responses to correspondence or inquiries about routine financial operations. I have assisted in editing justifications for budget requests from program managers but have not otherwise needed to explain financial information to non-financial personnel in connection with writing assignments
  • None of the above