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Management Consultant (Acquisitions) CIVF6, Suitland, MD US ID# 16742

Cherokee Nation Systems Solutions (CNSS) is looking for a Management consultant to join our Census team supporting the 2020 Census Bureau Management in Suitland, MD. This position will support our Software Asset Management group and will be responsible for monitoring software contracts to identify areas for savings. This position will also interface with government and vendor representatives to ensure that all terms of the contracts are being met.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the following:

  • Lead client meetings and requirements sessions and participate in contract solicitations and contract administration, and develop/implement recommendations and solutions
  • Provide recommendations to client related to funding/contract burn/etc.
  • Provide contract details for data calls and client meetings.
  • Assist in the formulation, coordination, facilitation, administration, and evaluation of contracts, as directed by the COR
  • Evaluate and/or monitor project/program performance and advise government personnel of the necessity for amendments or extensions of contracts and compliance with contractual obligations
  • Assist with solicitation planning and scheduling, including, at a minimum, market research, strategy sessions, project work plans (e.g., SOWs, QASPs, solicitations), and preparation of requirements documentation
  • Provide recommendations regarding communication of solicitation planning, status, and results to stakeholders
  • Assist with monthly tracking of Contractor funding, expenditures, balances, and overall
  • funding status along with projecting burn rates through appropriate periods of performance
  • Assist with planning, organizing, and facilitating contract requirements definition, project requirements documents, and review meetings, to include preparation of meeting agendas meeting minutes, and tracking of associated issues and action items
  • Review and process monthly invoices and related deliverables
  • Track portfolio funding, projecting needs and variances
  • Assist on monthly financial reports and reporting of findings
  • Perform market research and vendor assessment for cost reasonability of proposals
  • Assist on cost savings analysis for portfolio budgetary needs
  • Develop and communicate cost evaluation tools and reports for monitoring and controlling department funds and purchases

SUPERVISORY/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

This position does not have any supervisory and/or management authority

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Only US Citizens may apply
  • A Public Trust Clearance is a requirement of this position and/or the ability to obtain one.  
  • Candidates will undergo a federal background investigation and must favorably pass a drug screen.
  • Bachelor’s degree: Business Administration, Financial and Budgetary Management, Accounting or related field
  • 5+ years of Federal consulting and/or private industry experience in Budget/Finance knowledge and experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of Federal contracting regulations and acquisition administration in a Federal environment
  • Experience with Federal Government contracting
  • Ability to closely coordinate contract administration with internal and external stakeholders
  • Knowledge of different software products and software companies
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and strategically
  • Excellent written, presentation and verbal communication skills

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position will be located in and primarily performed in a climate controlled office setting within a secured facility.

With $400 million in annual revenue, more than 3000 employees and nearly 1,000 federal projects for more than 60 government agencies in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 territories, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) team of companies are well positioned to deliver the expertise needed to solve the world’s most pressing issues. Together, CNB’s companies provide an array of services from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense for 12 of the 15 Cabinet departments.

Why consider Cherokee Nation Businesses? The following links can help you learn more about what we do and the many great reasons to join our team!

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/Pages/home.aspx

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/careers/Pages/home.aspx

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/federalSolutions/Pages/overview.aspx

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; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.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 email CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com for assistance.

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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: 2020 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com. This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.


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