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Contract Analyst, Washington, DC, US ID #17124


Cherokee Nation Mission Solutions (CNMS) is committed to delivering innovative solutions to solve its clients’ toughest problems, whether it be in the next state or around the world. CNMS utilizes the most qualified teams to support each client’s mission, providing responsive, strategic and innovative paths forward. CNMS makes it a priority to build personal, business relationships with each client and to consistently go above and beyond their expectations.

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To provide a professional service employee to assist AF/SA personnel in the development execution, data management, and oversight of program tasks. AF/SA has program responsibility for dozens of contracts and grants awarded by the Department of State (DOS) that support U.S. foreign policy goals, cost and price analysis techniques to perform a variety of computations relative to item costs, packing, packaging, specification requirements, delivery charges, and transportation costs to determine the best buy for the U.S. government.



Includes the following:

  • Working knowledge of the FAM and FAR and the ability to interpret/ implement their regulations.
  • Assist Contract / Program / Management personnel in the development of SOW’s, PWS’s, IGCE’s, MOD’s, Justification Memo’s along with a vast array of AQM requirements.
  • Assist AF and PM in coordinating efforts with the acquisition management office on contractual issues.
  • Assist, as a non-voting member, the Program Office in the preparation with Technical Evaluation Panels and provide technical knowledge of the TET / TEP process.
  • Assist in the preparation, administration, and maintenance of comprehensive Statements of Work (SOW), Performance Work Statements (PWS), Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCE), Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), Quality Assurance Surveillance Reports (QASP), and other required lifecycle contract and grant documents for pre-award, award, post-award, and closeout.



  • None



  • Requires SECRET Security Clearance
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Ten (10) years of experience as a contract specialist, preferably related to U.S. foreign assistance Funds
  • Five (5) years of experience in multi-tasking complex projects, requiring interpersonal and customer service, writing, analytic, problem-solving and computer skills
  • Five (5) years of experience with cost analysis techniques
  • Five (5) years of experience working Complex Acquisition Procurement Awards
  • FAC – C Level 3 or other US government agency equivalent certification
  • Demonstrated fluency of English speaking and writing



  • Controlled climate 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 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 may be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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