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Vacancy Questions Preview

Vacancy Questions Preview

Grade: All Grades
For the following four professional and technical qualifications (PTQs) statements, you are required to submit a narrative response addressing your specific knowledge, skills, and abilities that demonstrate your possession of these qualifications. Be sure to provide specific examples of what you've done that demonstrates your possession of each PTQ.

* 1.Knowledge and demonstrated experience in the organizational and administrative planning of an intellectual property operation and/or an adjudicatory operation.
Maximum length of 10000 characters.


* 2.Demonstrated executive level experience in directing, supervising and evaluating the activities of a professional, technical and legal organizational unit.
Maximum length of 10000 characters.


* 3.Experience in overseeing operations of a complex organization through managing and coordinating multiple resources. This will include human resources, budget resources and information technology resources.
Maximum length of 10000 characters.


* 4.Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a time-sensitive environment that required the ability to prioritize projects; giving direction and coordination to multiple projects simultaneously and work within and across business lines to ensure that organization needs were met.
Maximum length of 10000 characters.


For the following five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), you are required to submit a narrative response addressing your specific knowledge, skills, and abilities that demonstrate your possession of these qualifications. Be sure to provide specific examples of what you've done that demonstrates your possession of each ECQ. For more information about the Executive Core Qualifications please visit this site: : https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/reference-materials/guidetosesquals_2012.pdf

* 5.Leading Change: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 6.Leading People: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 7.Results Driven: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 8.Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 9.Building Coalitions: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.