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Job Title:  Project Manager – Reston, VA, US. ID# 18364


Cherokee Nation Management & Consulting (CNMC) and Cherokee Services Group (CSG) have joined together to provide expertise on federal projects supporting the National Park Service IT project. Together we will provide business systems and best practices, software administration, help desk support, business process services. Cherokee Federal is your ideal choice to help you meet your mission requirements

Cherokee Federal – 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.

CNMC is seeking a Project Manager to support a client’s IT service operations.



Includes the following:

  • Coordinate the transition from Project Development to Project Implementation to Project Completion.
  • Organize Team Resources, including Steering Committees, Project Teams and Work Groups, as needed.
  • Develop high-level project plan and achieve buy in on task responsibilities and timelines from the appropriate team members.
  • Define communications, issue management and scope management strategy and achieve approval from the appropriate team members.
  • Solicit input from appropriate staff to evaluate cross-system impact.
  • Evaluate project risks and develop contingency plans, as appropriate.
  • Define project objectives and define success measurements.
  • Develop and communicate appropriate project documentation, including project overview, scope, team structure, status reports, issues management reports, change control reports, meeting notes, etc. as required and in a timely manner.
  • Develop, coordinate, and submit for government approval all requested project documentation. This will include the creation and maintenance of project management artifacts throughout the project lifecycle, including project charters, cost assessments, cost benefit analysis, needs assessments, risk analysis registers, stakeholder registers, implementation plans, strategic plans, and project timeline diagrams.
  • Ensure Approval of developed requirements and design.
  • Develop detailed project plan.
  • Coordinate both execution and monitoring/controlling phases of Project Implementation Process.
  • Complete close out phases of the Project Processes.
  • Ensure team consensus of project completion.
  • Complete project close-out documentation, especially Lessons Learned.
  • Coordinate and support steering committee, project team and work group meetings, as required.
  • Support and communicate project status to team members and executive staff, including management of project website, consistent status reporting and presentations.
  • Identify, document and assist with project issues and escalate, as appropriate, to achieve timely resolution.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory agencies including meeting deadlines, when applicable.
  • Ensure integrity and security of institutional data.
  • Demonstrate ability to multi-task effectively.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.



Supervise/Manage a department and provide input towards hiring/firing/performance decisions.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field.
  • 10 years of direct project management experience with at least 6 years in IT project development.



  • PMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, PgMP, PMI-RMP, and/or PMI-SP certification is a plus.
  • Must be a US citizen.



Work will be performed in a climate office environment.


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!


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