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Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) delivers best-value solutions by collaborating with clients – including the Department of Defense and other federal clients – to help them achieve their goals. CNSP success is defined by customer success, and is measured through customer satisfaction and mission completion.

Program Manager Washington, DC (ID#13613)

The Program Manager is responsible for the operational management and business growth opportunities within assigned contracts or sector. The position will also provide support in the creation of contract operational plans and budgets. The Program Manager will be responsible for ensuring assigned project teams meet or exceed operational and contract goals. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the following: 

  • Supports Operations General Manager by identifying, proposing and reporting progress on new business opportunities.
  • Ensures performance on contracted efforts by executing approved plans, controlling and reporting progress relative to the established contract cost, schedule, and quality standards and following project management standards.
  • Maintains continuous and effective communication with the customer organization to obtain a common understanding of their expectations.
  • Manages and performs direct contract financial functions including budgeting, purchasing, travel, payment approval, invoicing and receivable controls.
  • Takes a leadership role in the accomplishment of the Sector’s vision and ensures adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Directs and performs program personnel functions including staffing, performance and salary reviews, EEO and benefits coordination, and personnel development.
  • Recommends personnel actions to Operations General Manager for approval, including job offers, promotions, bonuses, pay changes, and disciplinary actions when required by corporate policy.
  • Monitor labor, material, and sub-contract costs and budgets.
  • Make periodic site visits for the purposes of work progress status.
  • Delivers each awarded contract on time and within budget.
  • Other duties that may be assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

Leads multiple project managers by providing leadership for employee through effective communication, coaching, training, establishing goals and developing employees and leaders. Responsible for leading various project teams throughout assigned sector in various locations. 

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

A Bachelor’s degree and ten (10) years of experience with leading multiple projects simultaneously is required.  Appropriate security clearance will be necessary per contract or sector requirements.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills. 
  • Ability to manage and develop high performing teams.
  • Ability to implement and execute team’s vision and goals.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of current organizational practices and programs.
  • Excellent organizational and project management abilities.
  • Proficiency in utilized software programs including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to prioritize, lead and manage multiple projects and tasks to successful completion.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position is primarily performed in a climate controlled office setting. Travel will be required.
 

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 visit the following two sites:

http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

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 e-mail 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.

For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, click here: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf