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Compliance Analyst I, Washington, DC, US ID#16334

***MUST HAVE A SECRET CLEARANCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION***

Cherokee Nation Mission Solutions (CNMS) is committed to delivering innovative solutions to solve its clients’ toughest problems, whether it be in the next state or around the world. CNMS utilizes the most qualified teams to support each client’s mission, providing responsive, strategic and innovative paths forward. CNMS makes it a priority to build personal, business relationships with each client and to consistently go above and beyond their expectations.

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/federalSolutions/Pages/busUnits.aspx

https://cherokee-federal.com/

SUMMARY

  • Level I works under Direct Supervision:?The government provides contractor specific instructions on all assignments. The government reviews all work for completeness and accuracy, or the contractor performs tasks, which has inherent checks built into the nature of the work.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The contractor has no inherently government responsibilities. The contractor shall obtain USG supervisory clearance and/or approval pertaining the position work requirements and/or work products. The contractor shall abide by all State Department, Procurement Information Bulletins (PIB) related to third-party contractor services.
  • Facilitates the registration of exporters, manufacturers, and brokers under Parts 122 and 129 of the ITAR under close supervision.
  • In accordance with established office policies and procedures, reviews information submitted by registrants to meet the requirements of Section 122.2 concerning criminal violations or indictments under relevant statutes (Section 120.27), as well as foreign ownership and control, and notices of changes submitted as required under Section 122.4 concerning foreign ownership and control.
  • Facilitates attendant review of mergers and acquisitions involving registrants.
  • Resolves routine matters with regard to company registration and requests for change in registration, and refers unique matters to supervisor and senior staff for resolution.
  • Reviews and take action on license request that are the subject of a “Watch List” hold for enforcement reasons. The Watch List has entities that are suspected, alleged, indicted or convicted of civil and criminal violations of the AECA and ITAR and certain “enumerated statutes.” Action on a license hold is based on all available information (e.g., Watch List entry, office files and computer database searches), coordination with law enforcement and consultation with the supervisor.
  • Takes initial action on all incoming voluntary disclosures from the defense industry on civil violations of the AECA and ITAR. Reviews and writes summaries of incoming voluntary disclosures to be triaged by the supervisor. For disclosures of a minor violation, create a computer record and draft a response for the chief’s signature. For incomplete disclosures, draft a letter with response deadline for the chief’s signature, maintain a tracking system and insure receipt of full disclosure information. For all other violations, create a computer record and assign to appropriate employee.
  • Reviews various cases involving violations of the AECA or ITAR and after consultation with supervisor, plans an approach, conducts fact-finding, performs record searches and documents conclusions. Using generally established format as a guide, prepares letters of response for supervisor to pursue and close each case.
  • Reviews and takes action on voluntary disclosures assigned by the supervisor, initially working minor violations. Follow office policies, procedures, and guidance received from the supervisor or senior specialist. Plan an approach, conduct fact-finding, perform search of records, attend meetings and then document findings. Initiate discovery of additional facts. Consult with supervisor and take action. Prepare letter for supervisor signature responding to the violation, including requirement for corrective action to close each case. Perform any follow-up as directed by supervisor.
  • Performs record searches, reviews and analyzes license approvals, produces comprehensive reports of finding and provide information that support criminal investigations by the DHS ICE, FBI, and U.S. Attorneys.
  • Participates in the Company Visit Program through periodic, domestic travel around the U.S to pre-selected defense companies. Gather information, prepare plan, conduct visit and report on findings
  • Maintains a list of parties debarred and ineligible to participate in the export of defense articles and services under the ITAR for use by the Department and the defense industry.
  • Monitors compliance cases involving statutory debarment of individuals or companies convicted of violating the AECA. Reviews case files, indictments and court orders. Reports findings to supervisor. As directed, processes requests for reinstatement of export privileges upon termination of debarment.
  • Engages with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) process.
  • Reviews requests from the regulated public for advisory opinions regarding application of the ITAR, and prepares responses for review, approval and signature by supervisor.
  • Reviews compliance issues arising from registration, mergers and acquisitions, CFIUS, and other contexts, and takes appropriate action as directed by supervisor.
  • Performs special projects or tasks as assigned by supervisor or senior specialist.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned, including escorting and administrative tasks.

EDUCATON AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor Degree or combination of education and experience with regulatory compliance or civil or criminal enforcement.
  • Good judgment and ability to work with supervision.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to resolve disputes in a timely and professional manner.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills. The candidate should be prepared to provide writing samples.
  • Good organizational skills including the ability to assist on multiple projects consistent with established timeframes.
  • Ability to synthesize information and develop recommendations for management based on an analysis of the information.
  • Has working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs and be able to operate all office equipment including but not limited to: telephones, copy machines, fax machines, scanners, printers, and computers.
  • May be required to travel within Domestic and/or International.
  • Must have a Secret Clearance.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 Controlled climate office environment.

 

With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining our team!

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/Pages/home.aspx

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/careers/Pages/home.aspx

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/federalSolutions/Pages/overview.aspx

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may email “CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com” for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.

For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for the purpose of proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2018 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at “CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com” This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications..

 

Defense Trade Analyst II, Washington, DC, US ID#16332

***MUST HAVE A SECRET CLEARANCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION***

Cherokee Nation Mission Solutions (CNMS) is committed to delivering innovative solutions to solve its clients’ toughest problems, whether it be in the next state or around the world. CNMS utilizes the most qualified teams to support each client’s mission, providing responsive, strategic and innovative paths forward. CNMS makes it a priority to build personal, business relationships with each client and to consistently go above and beyond their expectations.

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/federalSolutions/Pages/busUnits.aspx

https://cherokee-federal.com/

SUMMARY

  • Level II works under General Supervision:?The government provides continuing or individual assignments by indicating what needs to be accomplished, limitations, quality and quantity expected, deadlines and priorities. Additional, specific instructions provided for new, difficult, or unusual assignments. The contractor uses initiative in carrying out recurring assignments. The government assures that the work is technically accurate and in compliance with instructions or established procedures. Demonstrates the abilities to perform all of the duties of a Level I. In addition, must be able to perform the following duties listed below within the required amount of supervision for consideration at Level II.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The contractor has no inherently government responsibilities. The contractor shall obtain USG supervisory clearance and/or approval pertaining the position work requirements and/or work products. The contractor shall abide by all State Department, Procurement Information Bulletins (PIB) related to third-party contractor services.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates cases in several commodity categories assigned to him/her (e.g., military electronics, arms and ammunition, aircraft, tanks, naval vessels, radar, and missiles) to identify all pertinent legal, policy, regulatory, and procedural considerations. Collects and analyzes data and information provided by U.S. industry and available precedent cases.
  • Determines the necessity for, and refers for coordination, significant cases (e.g., those without clear precedent or involving sensitive countries) to concerned agencies, such as the Department of Defense, NASA and, as appropriate, to bureaus in the Department, for their recommendations. On most cases (those not requiring coordination) incumbent relies solely on his/her judgment on whether to approve, return without action, or deny license applications.
  • Coordinates outside recommendations and provides recommendations on decisions to approve or deny license applications and retransfer request.
  • Begins familiarization with technical assistance agreements, manufacturing license agreements, and distribution agreements. Drafts all necessary clauses and provisos for incorporation into approved licenses and transfer requests.
  • Determines, based on legislation or U.S. policy, whether a particular request requires Congressional notification, and prepares the required notification, including coordination with appropriate offices /agencies.
  • Conducts discussions with U.S. industry on individual cases prior to submission, as well as during the review process. Provides to industry guidance on export policy and administrative practices, and interprets the ITAR and pertinent laws and legislation.
  • Assists in making determinations regarding whether items are on the U.S. Munitions List.
  • Recommends to the Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy certain cases, which, in his/her judgment requires verification to determine the validity of the transaction.
  • Recommends to the Office of Defense Trade Controls Compliance certain cases, which, in his/her judgement require potential investigation for violation activity.
  • Responds to routine telephone and email inquiries from applicants on individual cases prior to submission, as well as during the review process, including those referred to them by office colleagues.
  • Provides to applicants and other U.S. Government agencies guidance on export policy and administrative practices.
  • Drafts and coordinates, as necessary, emails, memoranda, congressional letters, standard operating procedures, escalation justifications, and other communications on matters relating to his/her responsibilities, including decision memoranda for the signature of the Secretary of State.
  • Acquires, through review of current world events, technical journals, etc., knowledge in foreign policy, industrial and technological advances as related to his/her assigned responsibilities and other commodities outside of his/her assigned responsibilities.
  • Represents, under the supervision of an employee of higher grade, the Office, Directorate, Bureau, and Department at interagency export control and nonproliferation groups and training/outreach activities, including closed and public events.
  • Represents, under the supervision of an employee of higher grade, the Office, Directorate, Bureau, or Department, depending on context, in meetings within the Department and interagency and with foreign governments and industry, providing expert advice, explaining laws and regulations, and explaining or defending official policies and positions.
  • Works closely with the Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy and U .S. Customs officer assigned to DTC on the EXODUS program by providing guidance necessary to determine the seizure or release of shipments detained by Customs, or to determine jurisdictional control and compliance with U.S. regulations.

EDUCATON AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor Degree or combination of education and experience with AECA and ITAR regulatory experience.
  • Knowledge of U.S. foreign policy and national security, including Department of State objectives.
  •  Knowledge of legislation affecting arms transfers.
  • Knowledge of DDTC registration, compliance, and licensing processes.
  • Strong customer-service focused skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and partnering skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills. The government may require writing samples.
  • Strong computer skills to include use of Microsoft Office Suites.
  • Demonstrated ability to research, interpret and apply regulatory material in the process of evaluating license applications and taking final action on specific requests.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with short-fused actions, meet deadlines; manage time, distribute responsibilities, and achieve milestones and deliverables.
  • Has working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs and be able to operate all office equipment including but not limited to: telephones, copy machines, fax machines, scanners, printers, and computers.
  • May be required to travel within Domestic and/or International

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 Controlled climate office environment.

 

With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining our team!

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/Pages/home.aspx

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/careers/Pages/home.aspx

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/federalSolutions/Pages/overview.aspx

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may email “CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com” for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.

For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for the purpose of proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2018 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at “CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com” This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.