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Sr. Project Manager – Springfield, VA (#14239)

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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We are seeking a Sr. Project Manager that will assemble project team, assign individual responsibilities, identify appropriate resources needed, and develop detailed project plans/schedules to ensure timely completion. Coordinates activities performed by staff and internal customers/partners by defining project scope and requirements, performing feasibility and needs/impact assessments. The Project Manager provides technical project management functions including technical leadership, quality assurance and decision oriented recommendations.  PM will oversee and support the day-to-day operations, management and planning for future growth. 

Sr. Project Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be able to lead, direct, oversees each respective area listed above in support functions.
  • Evaluates and develops project plans and budgets.
  • Coordinates with multiple internal and external groups.
  • Disseminates information on any problems or potential delays and mitigation plans.
  • Ensures that projects remain on schedule and within budget.
  • Communicates project progress to appropriate audience.
  • Manages aspects of customer interface, including requirements of cost, schedule and technical performance.
  • Manages project deliverables and progress through continuous communication with project members.
  • Participates in negotiation of requirements and requirements changes.
  • Responsible for Cost, Schedule, Scope, and Risk Management.
  • Serves as focal point for and liaison between departments on project status or other project information.
  • Partners with key cross-functional partners to solicit customer and associate feedback to identify program improvement opportunities for implementation.
  • Negotiates with supply sources to meet technical requirements.
  • Works in conjunction with various parties such as business development, field support and customer service to handle complaints and ensure support plans are in place to maintain long-term customer relationships.
  • Performs other job related duties assigned as needed.


Supervisory/Management Authority

  • This position will manage a department and provide input towards hiring/firing/performance decisions.  Periodic communication with management across departments.


Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field and ten (10) years of management experience and/or a combination of education and experience.  Requires experience acting as the primary interface with management and representatives on technical and project issues, supervising project operations by developing procedures, planning and directing execution of the technical support effort, and monitoring and reporting progress.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to lead a team.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently.
  • MS Office Tools required (Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of management principles, organizational theory, and techniques of analysis and evaluation.
  • Working knowledge project management, creating and implementing project schedules, managing project teams and budgets, as well as a strong technical background preferable.
  • Knowledge of administrative regulations and operating procedures.
  • Knowledge of the mission, functions, and structure of the organization, and able obtain data and information regarding work operations and to prepare a report of findings.

Work Environment

  • This position is primarily performed in a climate controlled office setting.   Some travel may be required.


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 is 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!

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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