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Management Consultant, Washington, DC, US ID#14716

**Requires an active SECRET clearance**
Candidates without a clearance will not be considered.

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.


Provide professional service employees to 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.


Includes the following:

  • Bureau Emergency Action Plan Support

  • Review the Department’s current Bureau Emergency Action Plans (BEAP) 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 bureau-specific nuances that will impact preparedness and response

  • In coordination with the Training and Exercise Team, works with Bureau leadership team, Bureau Emergency Action Plan Coordinator to develop appropriate training and drills to test EAPs

  • Reviews the duties, training, and activities of the Bureau Emergency Action Team (BEAT) to ensure the program meets Department policy guidelines

  • Ensure EAPs meet mandatory compliance requirements with established policies and procedures

  • Analyzes program deficiencies develop solutions, and present findings on most complex and significant obstacles to program development

  • Provides briefings to bureau personnel and 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 tasking and assignments from leadership


No supervisory or management authority.


  • Experience in managing multiple schedules/priorities and ability to be flexible to shifting priorities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in management or business and 3 years of related experience.


  • General MS Excel (or other applications) spreadsheet utilization to capture and analyze data

  • 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

  • Emergency Planning

  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite products


Work will be performed in a climate controlled office setting.


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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