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Management Consultant, Washington, DC, US ID#16388

***MUST HAVE A CURRENT SECRET CLEARANCE***

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.

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SUMMARY

Ensure the Department can perform essential functions during a crisis while protecting employees, assets and services.  Additionally, this approach seeks to leverage linkages among various internal and interagency related functions as part of a more comprehensive and coordinated approach to ensure the Department’s ability to operate under a wide-range of circumstances.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Facility Emergency Action Plan (FEAP) Support
  • Review the Department’s current FEAP and procedures, and prepare recommendations for addressing needed enhancements and updates
  • Support the development and implementation of a Multi-Year Strategy and Program Management Plan for the plans
  • Support or lead planning efforts for operational/event specific plans 
  • Provide policy and procedural guidance on EAPs for domestic Department of State facilities
  • Develops facility-specific knowledge of geographic area conditions through research and familiarization visits
  • Conducts comprehensive reviews of EAPs for validity and conformity
  • Ensures plans adequately account for facility-specific nuances that will impact preparedness and response
  • In coordination with the Training and Exercise Team, works with Facility leadership team (Designated Official, Facility Security Committee (FSC), Facility Emergency Action Plan Coordinator) to develop appropriate training, drills, and exercises to test EAPs
  • Reviews the duties, training, and activities of the FSC to ensure the program meets Department policy guidelines
  • Ensure EAPs meet mandatory compliance requirements with established policies and procedures
  • Conducts on-site visit to evaluate the effectiveness of FEAP program, in coordination with Designated Official and FEAP Coordinator
  • Analyzes program deficiencies develop solutions, and present findings on most complex and significant obstacles to program development
  • Provides briefings to facility personnel other stakeholders on EAP program as requested
  • Drafts and coordinates program initiatives, provides expert advice and program assistance, and prepares and coordinates responses to various taskings and assignments from leadership
  • Coordinates the requests for emergency planning for individuals who submit a DS-4126, “Emergency Planning Requests for Employees with Disabilities.”
  • 1-Management Consultant
  • Support the lifecycle of a comprehensive emergency management exercise program
  • Assist the planning and design phases to, intra & inter-agency, and national level exercises by preparing and disseminating products such as the Exercise Plan (EXPLAN), Controller/Evaluator (C/E) Handbook, Master Scenario Events List (MSEL), player briefings, and After Action reports/Corrective Action Plans (AAR/CAP) in the Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) format
  • Apply creativity to design, conduct, and maximize participation in emergency exercises
  • Support webinar-based exercises
  • Recruit, select and train volunteers 
  • Serve as controllers and evaluators as needed
  • Provide technical assistance to bureaus and offices for exercise planning and execution
  • Support the development and implementation of a Multi-Year Strategy and Program Management Plan for the training and exercises
  • Support coordination and participation in interagency exercises
  • Develop playbooks that can be used by customers to conduct and execute their own emergency exercises
  • Assist in the implementation of annual exercise and training and staffing plans
  • Schedule, and assist in the execution of all levels of training and administration of exercises
  • Provides expertise, guidance, consultation, and facilitation for the Department by planning designing, executing, and evaluating exercises and providing exercise related products
  • Develops, reviews, coordinates, and implements annual exercise and training plans
  • Represents Training and Exercise functions in various meetings and activities by preparing impact statements, briefings, and other forms of correspondence.

EDUCATON AND EXPERIENCE

  • General Emergency Management concepts
  • National level policy, including the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006; Executive Order (E.O.) 12656, Assignment of Emergency Preparedness Responsibilities; National Exercise Program; National Security Presidential Memorandums, and the suite of deliverables in the formerly known as Presidential Policy Directive -8 National Preparedness
  • Public/community messaging strategies
  • Applying project management methodologies to accomplish tasks
  • Knowledge of MS SharePoint
  • Knowledge of AngularJS JavaScript (IT specialist)
  • General MS Excel (or other applications) spreadsheet utilization to capture and analyze data
  • Experience in managing multiple schedules/priorities and ability to be flexible to shifting priorities

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!

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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

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