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Program Manager III- Atlanta, GA (ID# 14949)

Cherokee Nation Operational Solutions (CNOS) provides a complete line of medical equipment and supplies along with innovative office products and services to businesses and health care facilities throughout North America. Wholly owned by Cherokee Nation, Cherokee Nation Operational Solutions is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses’ family of companies.

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Includes the following:

  • The contractor will be responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and managing all tasks funded during each base or option year. The contractor will work with each program area that a set of tasks fall under to develop general task, project and activity plans, progress monitoring plans, issue resolution and risk mitigation plans, and user acceptability of completed products, services or deliverables. Contractor shall be responsible for ensuring the technical proficiency and productivity of staff and the quality of the task deliverables. Contractor shall provide status reports and deliverables as directed with allowances for special out of cycle reporting to effectively communicate critical issues or special achievement. Some travel, both domestic and international, may be required to support certain subtasks by on site staff. These activities include:
  • Arrange kick-off meeting to discuss project/activity/task plans with COR, CO, program leadership and other subject matter experts (SMEs).
  • Establish a communications plan for internal and external partners/program areas.
  • Work with the program area/COR to determine a governance structure for tasks.
  • Direct task performance in collaboration with program activity managers and shall provide reports and deliverables according to the schedule with allowances for special out of cycle reporting as mentioned above.
  • Provide on-going evaluation of task work quality and timeliness in a written report following.
  • Provide meeting summaries from face-to-face meetings with COR addressing actions items, issues to be resolved, etc.
  • Provide additional requiring deliverables described in the deliverables table below.
  • Work with team members in problem identification and recommend enhancements to task approach.
  • Participate in the preparation of information for peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences and meetings.
  • Performs other job related duties as required.


  • This position will have supervisory or management authority.


  • Bachelors or Master’s degree with at least eight (8) years of laboratory experience in biology or microbiology and program/project management.


  • Work will be performed in climate controlled office environment.
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • The environment may require prolonged sitting, prolonged standing, and light lifting up to 20 lbs.

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

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 “” for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.

For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for the purpose of 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 “” This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.