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Cherokee Nation Assurance (CNA) is a technology solutions provider specializing in delivering information technology, management consulting program support and professional support services. CNA’s full scope of computer and technology-related services include enterprise architecture, application development, database administration, systems administration, networking, security compliance, configuration management, infrastructure services, video surveillance, access control and professional IT services. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNA is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.

Deputy Project Manager Atlanta, GA  (ID#13360)

The deputy project manager will work directly with the CDC project manager to ensure the smooth running of the CDC project portfolio. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Scheduling, assigning staff, allocating resources, assessing risk and its management, coordinating the various components which contribute to the project as a whole to ensure they are being delivered on time, ensuring that deadlines are met, and updating staff and keeping all interested parties in the project informed of progress and any issues which may arise.


Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Lead and direct technical and administrative project team.
  • Execute and monitor project activities.
  • Manage changes to scope, cost and schedule of project work.
  • Coordinate priorities and resources between multiple projects.
  • Prepare and update project plans and status reports.
  • Provide updates on customer and corporate issues participating in scheduled operational meetings as in routine with team leads and employees.
  • Coordinate cross-functional meetings of personnel related to project.
  • Facilitate sessions to effectively resolve issues if any.
  • Allocate appropriate resources to ensure projects are completed within given time and budget.
  • Utilize corporate approved processes to track project schedule and cost.
  • Report status, develop project-related documentation and implement lessons learned.
  • Participate in project performance review meetings and discussions.
  • Participate in corporate business development activities.
  • Manage project team responsible for document preparation, scanning, indexing and document OCR imaging.
  • Update and maintain production and quality metrics of projects.


Manage multiple projects with direct supervisory responsibilities in certain cases for onsite personnel.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business discipline required.
  • 6+ years supporting project lifecycle within the federal contracting space.
  • Experience in lieu of education will be considered
  • CDC experience preferred


  • PMP Certification
  • Federal acquisition/contracting experience
  • Above average proficiency utilizing MS Office suite of applications
  • Veterans encouraged to apply


Work is provided in office setting.  May require prolonged sitting, prolonged standing, and light lifting up to 20 lbs.,

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:

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