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Cherokee Nation Mission Solutions provides support services and project support personnel to our Government and industry partners. Our highly skilled experts support and supplement the mission, expertise, and skill sets of our clients. Utilizing our customer-intimate approach, we partner with our clients to provide strategic solutions that maximize the use of human and financial resources to ensure that mission-critical projects are completed on time and within budget.

Management Analyst Washington, DC (ID#13744)

The purpose of the Management Analyst II is to provide professional and administrative support to ensure the efficient day-to-day operations in the Office of Acquisition Management, to support the work of management and other staff.


Includes the following:

  • To perform pre-award and post-award functions involving highly specialized procurements of significant importance to the agency. Requirements typically involve systems or programs such as Complex Services, Supplies and Research/Development.
  • To perform procurement planning; identify within assigned major programs(s) those large-scale subsystems, components, equipment, and services to be acquired by contract.
  • Assist the customers with acquisition planning and strategies, including developing procurement objectives for the program in terms of competition and price range, and constructs the contractual vehicle including use of pricing arrangements, subcontracting policy, set-aside policies, and similar consideration.
  • Prepares and maintains current acquisition plans, appropriate milestone charts, and related schedules.
  • To serve as an advisor to the program officials in procurement planning meetings when needed.
  • Advise program officials of the procurement objectives to be used, and assists in the preparation of statements of work.
  • Prepare determinations and finding and solicitation documents. Performs detailed analyses of all elements of cost in contractor proposals, and makes competitive range determinations.
  • Conducts proposal conference(s) with prospective contractor(s) to arrive at a clear understanding of what is required under the proposed modifications to clarify questions concerning such topics as specification changes, language ambiguities, or clarification of contract clauses.
  • To serve as lead negotiator on small projects; assist in the negotiation strategy and the negotiations with contractors to develop the contract prices and terms.
  • To be knowledgeable of the various types of contract vehicles; such as IDIQ, BPAs, Assisted Acquisition (IAA) and Direct Acquisition (GWAC, GSA, NASA SEWP etc…).
  • The knowledge and skills to perform contract administration and assist with contract close out.
  • Performs other job related duties as required.


No supervisory or management authority.


BS or BA in IT is preferred; a High School Diploma or equivalent is mandatory.


  • Proficient with MS Office Suite and other database software.
  • Excellent critical thinking and communication skills both oral and written.
  • Ability to pass a drug screen and a federal background check is required.
  • An Active Secret Clearance is mandatory.


Work will be performed in a climate controlled office setting.


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