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Program Analyst

Supervision, Enforcement, & Fair Lending - Enforcement
Closing date:
Washington, D.C.
(53) $106,262–$161,600 See information on grades and base pay ranges
Who may apply:
Open to CFPB employees only (Competitive service permanent)


This position is located in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Office of Enforcement.  Enforcement is responsible for investigating potential violations of federal consumer financial laws and bringing formal enforcement actions to enforce federal consumer financial laws in administrative proceedings before administrative law judges or civil actions in federal court.

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As a Program Analyst, you will:

  • Assist the Assistant Director and Chief of Staff in monitoring the status of investigation, projects, and deliverables throughout the Office and ensures deadlines are met and bringing issues of timeliness to management’s attention. May lead or manage project teams in accomplishing program goals. Conduct detailed assessments of program performance or related issues for substantive programs that contribute to the accomplishment of the mission of the Office. Work involves managing projects and deliverables to respond to emerging policy or executive or external mandates or events. Assessments may also include impact analyses of program changes on other offices, agencies, or governments. Assessments may include proposals for new approaches for monitoring, managing, or evaluating critical programs.

  • Manage multiple projects and tracks progress of a large number of fast-moving projects. Study particular problems of a highly sensitive nature and identifies areas of concern. Develops substantive recommendations for changes in programs in accordance with the policies of the Assistant Directors, CFPB and senior management. Coordinate sensitive project plans with other CFPB components to implement changes, correct problems and enhance program objectives.

  • Assist the Assistant Director and Chief of Staff in program planning and alignment activities. Constantly monitor all CFPB and Office of Enforcement operating policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure alignment with established and emerging goals and objectives, and recommends organizational structures to optimize efficient decision-making, operations, and accomplishment of stated goals and objectives. Research best practices from other agencies and the private sector that are relevant to current projects. 

  • Participate in assessments of performance of the Office of Enforcement by serving as primary Enforcement staff member charged with tracking internal and external metrics. Use metrics to conduct assessments in response to emerging policy or executive mandates or events.

  • Facilitate preparation of written materials and data compilation for various internal and external performance reviews and requested updates generated by the Office of Enforcement. Assist in the preparation of documents to comply with these responsibilities, including with preparation of the annual CFPB Strategic Plan, Budget, and Performance Plan report. Communicate with members of the Enforcement staff and other offices in the Bureau to ensure accurate and timely submissions of relevant documents, collaborates to reconcile differences, and elevates issues to appropriate personnel for decision.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential



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Open to CFPB employees only (Competitive service permanent)

Current CFPB employees on career or career-conditional (permanent) appointments in the competitive service or currently serving on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) appointment

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