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Real Property Manager, Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan, ID#19196

Join the team who values yours skills and expertise. Cherokee Nation Management and Consulting (CNMC) implements transparent business systems and best practices for federal clients, helping them meet the most demanding mission requirements. Agencies count on CNMC’s expertise and innovation for asset management, logistics and environmental services. CNMC hires people who can give customers the support they deserve and the quality they expect from our team – a team of experts, like you.


Cherokee National Management and Consulting is part of 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. For more information, visit


Cherokee Nation Businesses is seeking a Real Property Manager to support Kadena Air Base, Japan. Specifically, we are seeking reliable, credible consultant with technical expertise to provide on-site Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) and deliverables in support of the 718th Civil Engineer Squadron (374 CES).




The 718 CES engineering flight directs more than $1B in US- and host nation-funded programs. We have been supporting the 718 CES with planning, programming, design, and construction execution for last four years and have an opportunity to add a Programmer immediately.



  • Supports Cherokee Nation Management & Consulting’s client, the 718th Civil Engineer Squadron’s (CES), mission of operating and maintaining Kadena AB’s facilities and infrastructure. 
  • Real Property Management includes data entry, tracking and reporting using required Enterprise Business Systems (EBS). 
  • Utilize NexGen IT TRIRIGA to maintain and update installation facility records, including correction of discrepancies discovered during records review and inspections, and to run monthly inventory detail listing (7115 report).
  • Support real property management including maintenance of a 5-year physical cyclical inventory/inspection plan for installation facilities. Maintain journal log of all changes to Real Property Records and issue change reports to identified 718 CES personnel on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain and update hard-copy facility folders for all installation facilities.  Folders must meet local installation records management requirements and be able to comply with the Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) initiative.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required


This position does not have any supervisory and/or management authority.  Reports to On-site Leader.



  • Candidates must be US citizens
  • Candidates will be subject to a US federal government background investigation and must favorably pass a drug screen.
  • Candidates must have a current and valid US passport whose expiration date is more than one year from the time of being selected.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school in a relevant degree, preferred
  • One year of experience in Air Force real property at base level, or related experience.
  • Three years of experience working closely with US military/DoD personnel providing advisory and assistance services for complex programs.


  • Experience and understanding of the military real property management processes, database systems, and reports
  • Excellent communication and computer skills; intermediate proficiency with MS Excel (e.g., filter, sort, pivot tables, conditional formatting, basic formulas); familiar with MS Access.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Air Force NACI/SF85 for unescorted access to controlled areas.
  • Candidate and their family members will be subject to the Status of Forces Agreement.


  • Office environment on US military base in Japan, using government-provided computers and office space. Work may be required in an outdoor environment during the various seasons and weather of the year.
  • May require local travel to project sites on Okinawa.

Cherokee Federal is a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. As a trusted partner, the Cherokee Federal team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.

Since 2012, our 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 Cherokee Federal? Visit to learn why you should join our team!


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