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Program Analyst III Springfield, VA (ID# 15192)

Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) is a versatile, tribally owned 8(a), SDB providing solutions throughout the U.S. and overseas. CNSP has expertise in a wide range of technical disciplines, including global vulnerability assessment, information assurance, intelligence operations, program management and professional services with partners in Information Technology. CNSP is owned by Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. One-hundred percent of the company’s profits support future business investments and the well-being of the tribe’s citizens through health care, education and job creation, ensuring better lives for Cherokees today and tomorrow.

For more company information, visit our site at www.cherokee-cnsp.com

Program Summary

CNSP is looking for a quality candidate to perform the Program Analyst III supporting the Department of State (DoS) who will be responsible for resource allocation; technical oversight, in either physical or technical security programs; high-level technical expertise; and participation in briefings and meetings. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing advice and guidance to officials on program planning, budgeting, programming, and contract management activities
  • Developing, recommending, and providing interpretation and implementation of policies and procedures
  • Planning, organizing, and assisting with contract actions
  • Providing assistance, advice, and guidance in all aspects of the contracting process;
  • Training new employees in contracting;
  • Providing financial and budgetary support; and
  • Developing Out-Year financial plans and budget estimates for supplemental programs;
  • Establishing and maintaining liaison and serving as the focal point for the coordination and communication with appropriate offices, overseas posts, and interested foreign affairs and intelligence agencies.

Supervisory/Management Authority:

  • This position will not have any supervisory or management authority

Education and/or Experience:

  • Two years plus as a Program Analyst II or equivalent experience;
  • Master’s degree in finance, business, program management, program analysis (preferred), or Bachelor’s degree with equivalent experience.
  • More than 10 years’ experience serving as an analyst in planning, developing, coordinating, and conducting analyses for overall operational efficiencies/inefficiencies, program-related trends, effectiveness in achieving planned goals, objectives, and milestones, and effective budgetary/resource utilization;

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Must be a US citizen and have an Active/Current SECRET clearance. This position does not have the ability for sponsorship any type of clearance.
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and favorably pass a drug screen.
  • Experience identifying complex cross cutting areas of program requirements and needs in order to address significant organizational concerns;
  • Experience providing advice and preparing and presenting controversial reports on the programs status to senior management officials;
  • Experience applying various laws, regulations, policies and precedents which affect the use of program and related support resources;
  • Experience conducting detailed analyses of functions and work processes; and presenting recommendations for improvements and corrective actions; and
  • Must be proficient in current Microsoft Office Suite to include Outlook, Word, Excel and SharePoint programs.

Work Environment:

· This position is primarily performed in a secured federal office setting and a controlled 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 are 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!

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/Pages/home.aspx

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/careers/Pages/home.aspx

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/federalSolutions/Pages/overview.aspx

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

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may email “CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com” for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.

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We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2018 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at “CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com” This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.