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Program Coordinator, Washington, DC, US ID#16664


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.


The Program Coordinator will provide support to the financial management of Mission for the Near Eastern Affairs of the Department of State.


Includes the following:

  • Report and take direction from the Government Technical Monitor (GTM) and/or the office director.
  • Act as a liaison for the office to which he/she is assigned; communicate between NEA/AC and other department elements, including NEA desk officers, the bureau’s front office, and other department bureaus (including the Bureau of Foreign Assistance Resources (F)) and other federal agencies, including the U.S. Agency for International Development. Coordinate NEA/AC functional processes on behalf of country coordinators, grants staff, planning/budget/evaluation staff, and country desks.
  • Maintain visibility on all relevant USG budgets, programs, and activities and offer timely options, recommendations, and information to carry out the projects assigned. Coordinate taskers and maintain tasker tracker – clearance requests, report timelines, etc – among NEA/AC offices.
  • Provide necessary support in development and management of country program inventories and the associated NEA/AC database, including core documents, budget and project information, and information and reports for internal/external audiences on assistance programming strategies, plans, budgets, and performance.
  • Facilitate and serve as the point of contact for NEA/AC on information management; including the organization of country portfolio and budget data within the shared drive, SharePoint and online database systems, including, but not limited to Grant Solutions, Assistance Coordination Performance Reporting System (ACPRS), and NEA/AC inventory tracker.
  • Work closely with bureau planners to analyze and track foreign assistance budget documents, processes and, requirements and support the development, evaluation, and revision of NEA’s strategy documents through management of working groups, source documentation, and taskers.
  • Assist in designated NEA/AC special projects, as directed by division chief or governing supervisor.
  • Provide technical knowledge management support to staff, including information technology (IT) support work for the office, such as serving as website administrator, resetting passwords, managing user/group permissions, and basic troubleshooting.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.


No supervisory or management authority.


10 Plus Years Subject Matter Expertise, primarily in the financial field.


  • Extensive expert knowledge of Department of State financial operations (both domestic and overseas financial operations).
  • Specific expert knowledge of Department of State regional bureau financial operations and processes.
  • Knowledge of Department of State financial systems.
  • Extensive experience in financial management of Department of State overseas missions.
  • Experience with Department of State cost reimbursement system for overseas administrative support services.
  • Working knowledge of personal computers and general administrative practices.
  • Active Secret Clearance is required.


Controlled climate office environment.

About Cherokee Federal
Cherokee Federal – a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses – is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.

Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join 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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