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Job Title: Energy & Sustainability Analyst II, Washington, DC, (ID#15202)

Cherokee Nation Management & Consulting (CNMC) is a versatile small business that provides advisory & assistance services in research, experimental development, technology implementation, and program management. CNMC has expertise in a wide-range of technical disciplines including engineering, environmental, information and asset management, along with a variety of physical and life sciences. The company is an integral part of the Technology Division’s portfolio of companies. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNMC is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.

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Cherokee Nation Management and Consulting is seeking a temporary backfill for a full-time Energy & Sustainability Analyst II, from August 26, 2019 through October 25, 2019. This position is in support of the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Energy and Sustainability [DASA (E&S)]. The DASA (E&S) is responsible for overall program direction, establishment of policies, development and refinement of strategies and oversight for implementation of all programs and initiatives related to energy security and sustainability within the Army. Serves as the Army Senior Energy Executive (SEE) and coordinates and integrates both installation (traditional as well as expeditionary) operational energy programs and strategies.


  • Provide the appropriate degree of analytic, meeting support, briefing preparation, outreach, planning, coordination/strategic communication and technical support to respond to high priority tasks such as; organizational information collecting; cross-sharing of information, team coordination of information; tracking and the consolidation of information; and in the development of plans and objectives.
  • Assist in developing, implementing and monitoring Army energy and sustainability Initiatives. This effort shall also include support necessary to facilitate outreach/information sharing for the DASA (E&S) with identified Army organization and may include coordination with Government and private sector entities and organizations.
  • Advise using SME technical expertise and background to implement new DASA (E&S) energy and sustainability recommendations for future initiatives, and provide the necessary follow-on support to track initiative progress. This shall include engaging with various Army and Government agencies to gain information related to subject areas.
  • Help conduct background research in order to acquire an understanding and status of new energy and sustainability initiatives.
  • Help develop the appropriate documentation (e.g., fact sheets, briefing materials) in support of any new Army energy and sustainability initiatives.
  • Help support the Senior Energy and Sustainability Counsel (SESC), Council of Colonels (COC), General Officer Steering Committee (GOSC) and other SESC working groups (WGs), including providing adequate meeting preparation and coordination activities; assisting in the preparation of meeting minutes; and assisting in providing coordination of the overall SESC process to ensure it is aligned with the SESC Charter. Assist WG leads and offices of primary responsibility to ensure that the implementation of plans are aligned and executed with statutes, Executive Orders (EOs), DOD policy, the ACP and Army Energy Security Implementation Strategy (AESIS).
  • Assist OPR delegates to implement energy security and sustainability metric that track in the Strategic Management System (SMS). Support the development of fiscal year performance goals for OE using the ES2 2025 goals.
  • Help develop the appropriate documentation (e.g., briefing preparation, action item summaries, informal SESC WG meeting minutes, implementation plan templates, instructions, worksheet summaries, metrics summaries, and implementation activities analysis summaries) in support of the SESC WGs, AESIS and ACP Implementation.
  • Help support the DASA (E&S) office in implementation and execution of the ACP and ES2 and to ensure that it is coordinated and approved by Senior Army Leadership in time for review by the SESC during a scheduled meeting.
  • Assist the Director of Strategic Communication, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment OASA (IE&E) in:
  • The integration, planning, initiation, direction, coordination and review of OASA (IE&E) long-range communication planning programs and strategic communications and public affairs support;
  • Providing expert advice on public affairs, communication planning issues, policies and programs to the Assistant Secretary and Deputy Assistant Secretaries, officials of the Secretariat, Office of the Chief of Staff, Army Program Manager’s and officials within other federal agencies;
  • Ensuring messages and information are communicated correctly and precisely;
  • Formulating long-term strategies for major issues management, and coordinate messages and theme development for the Army; and
  • Developing communication guidance and develops Army themes, messages and analysis.
  • Help develop weekly energy and sustainability significant activities report.


  • No management of others or supervisory roles.


  • Knowledge and a demonstrated ability to staff and coordinate actions within the Army Secretariat. Demonstrated experience within the Office of the Secretary of Defense Headquarters, the Joint Staff, or one of the Military Departments.


  • Extensive knowledge of Army weapons systems, vehicles, and equipment, and the requirements development process, preferably gained through operational experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Federal legislative process.
  • Demonstrated sound management principles and judgment in analyzing unique problems and issues specific to planning, programming, budgeting, and executing Army energy and sustainability programs.
  • Expert knowledge of, and experience with analytical and evaluative methods and techniques, to include qualitative and quantitative analysis, comprehensive studies and development of assessments, recommendations, and position statements (no certifications required).
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication analysis, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must hold and maintain a Public Trust.


  • Office environment inside of a federally secured facility.

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!

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

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