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Master Scheduler/Lead Project Manager (ID#13792)

Washington, DC


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.


To learn more about our company visit our website at


The Department of Homeland Security’s mission is to secure the nation from the many threats we face. This requires the dedication of more than 240,000 employees in jobs that range from Aviation and Border Security to Emergency Response, from Cybersecurity Analyst to Chemical Facility Inspector. Their duties are wide-ranging, and their goal is clear — keeping America safe.


We are looking for an experienced Master Scheduler/Lead Project Manager to work with Customs and Border Protection, CBP.


  • Act as the Lead Project Manager supporting work on the agency Mobile Work Transition Team to ensure their success.
  • Work closely with all facilities management leadership to ensure smooth project execution
  • Will act as a Federal Project Executive on behalf of the agency
  • Will be the go-to person for all high level briefings and will interact with senior leadership on a daily basis
  • Responsible for putting together and managing Master Schedules



  • Minimum 7 years of Project Management experience within a federal organization is required.
  • Requires a strong understanding of schedule management & development, master planning, overall understanding Federal Program Requirements, Risk Management and working with Program leaders and Team Members to identify quick solutions
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills (both oral & written) are a must
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite
  • Expertise in MS Project or Project Management Software (Primavera or other)
  • Must have extensive knowledge and experience with Integrated Master Scheduling


  • A Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Organizational Management or a related field is highly desired.
  • A Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) is desired
  • Primavera Desired

Additionally, Required:

  • Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Have the ability to pass a full DHS Security background investigation & a drug screen


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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