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SUMMARY:

Cherokee Nation Management and Consulting (CNMC) is a versatile, tribally owned 8(a), SDB providing solutions throughout the U.S. and overseas. CNMC 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. CNMC 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.

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Cherokee Nation Management & Consulting (CNMC) is recruiting a Part-Time Project Manager in support of a support of the Manual Eradication Support project for the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) in Bogotá, Colombia.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Includes the following:

  • Responsible for managing the in-country implementation of CNMC’s contract in support of Manual Eradication. 
  • Plan, coordinate, and manage the actions taken by an organization to acquire and execute task orders providing supplies required in support of Manual Eradication.
  • Integrate all functions and activities necessary to perform the project to meet the client or customer requirements.
  • Plan and implement actions by the project team to define and implement technical baseline and meet quality requirements for project products and services.
  • Interfaces with task and functional leaders, subcontractors, support personnel, customer and upper management.
  • Responsible for managing moderate risk project with responsibility for managing many tasks or functions of the Manual Eradication Support project.
  • Performs other job related duties as required.

SUPERVISORY/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY:

  • This position will supervise the project team.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Incumbent must be a citizen of Colombia and preferably reside in the city of Bogotá,
  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university preferably in the field of Project Management and/or Business Administration with an MBA degree preferred.
  • Experience with United States Department of State/Embassy of the United States of America, Colombia is preferred, as the incumbent will be meeting with United States officials at the US Embassy Bogotá, and with Colombian government officials when required by the project and/or by the Program Manager.
  • A minimum of 20 years’ experience, focused on international business/projects in support of the governments of Colombia and United States of America.
  • Must have experience with local Colombian vendors/business markets that provide a variety of services and/or products required by the project is strongly preferred.
  • Incumbent will be subject to and have the ability to pass a background investigation with Colombian authorities as allowed by Colombian labor law and if required a similar investigation through the US Embassy, Bogotá, Colombia.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Spanish language fluency is required and English language fluency preferred.
  • English language oral, written and reading skills are required at an intermediate level and preferably have a certification to attest to their English language skills/level.
  • Incumbents should be able to familiarize themselves with business/legal terminology commonly utilized in Colombia.
  • Any other related duties that may be assigned by the client to assist US Foreign Service Officers at the US Embassy, Bogotá  and/or Consulates in Colombia to enable their ability to understand project milestones.

WORK ENVIORNMENT:

  • This position will be performed in a controlled office environment in Bogotá, Colombia when required, but the Project Manager may have the ability to telecommute from other in country locations/offices as directed by the Program Manager.