Program Operations Support Specialist- Mid - Adm172

Cherokee Nation Businesses, LLC
Falls Church, VA
Jun 30, 2022
Jul 15, 2022
Full Time
Program Operations Specialist--(MID), Falls Church, VA Join the team who values your skills and expertise. From intelligence and cybersecurity to vulnerability assessment and mission assurance, Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) brings experience and results. Building on a reputation as a dedicated, disciplined and tightly-knit organization, CNSP supports DOD and other federal clients in their critical, strategic and operational programs. CNSP is looking for qualified talent to give our clients the support they deserve and the quality they expect from our team - a team of experts, like you. Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs 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 SUMMARY Provide professional consultative services including management studies, data analysis, meeting support, and preparation of responses to federal agencies, reports and correspondence. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Includes the following: Performs administrative support in response to contract requirements. Provides program management and administrative support to Department of Defense Clinical Support Division action officers, Defense Health Agency (DHA). Performs administrative and meeting support to key government leaders that have primary responsibility for the DHA Medical Affairs Directorate for coordinating and preparing for key engagements and meeting management support for governance groups and boards which average 1-3 hours per meeting and meet daily or 1 to 2 times per week. Directs support to the government leads for task execution and management, scheduling meetings, coordinating travel if off-site travel is required by a large group, logistics, preparing agendas and meeting minutes, tracking action items and due outs, collecting and preparing read-aheads, Prepares executive action/decision packages, briefs or papers and supporting documentation. Drafts chartered deliverables, execution plans and or guidance, such as Action Memos, Memorandums of Agreement, Standard Operating Procedures, Manuals, and Issuances. Manages meetings to include Congressional meetings and mandated reviews, such as the DoD Government Accountability Office (GAO) and other reviews, and the DoD Inspector General (IG) Office-which may require meeting management over a year, with semi-annual update requirements. Maintains all governance meeting materials, agenda, read-aheads, and meeting minutes in designated SharePoint repositories and sharing portals. Prepares package coordination documents and coordinates and processes taskings received through the correspondence system (Task Management Tool) to include prepare tasker documents for routing and coordination, track progress across multiple levels of within the Agency, and keep the Action Officers abreast of the documents routed in a time sensitive manner. Provides the Agency leadership team with actions such as supporting the development of draft guidance/policy memorandums and strategic and tactical plans Performs other job-related duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY No supervisory/management authority. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree is required; a Master's degree is highly recommended and 3 years of experience in administration or operations supporting the Federal Government or Department of Defense; DHA experience is highly preferred. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Good organizational skills and excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Tolerance for ambiguity and ability to work in a fast-changing environment, with a self-starter approach. US Citizenship and DoD government security clearance NACI required Knowledge of coordinating official government travel utilizing the Defense Travel System (DTS) is preferred. Skill using Task Management Tool (TMT) is preferred. Knowledge of inventory and logistics is preferred. Skill in executing records management is preferred. Ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen. WORK ENVIRONMENT Work is primarily performed in a climate-controlled office environment. Cherokee Federal employees are included as covered employees in US Presidential Executive Order 14042, which mandates Covid vaccines for federal contractors. Executive Order 14042 is currently blocked from enforcement pending court proceedings. Therefore, Cherokee Federal is halting the application of the mandate; however, if the injunction is lifted, Cherokee Federal will restore administration of the vaccine requirement. ABOUT THE TEAM Cherokee Federal is a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the US As a trusted partner, the Cherokee Federal team of companies manages nearly 2,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, engineering and manufacturing and mission solutions portfolios - ranging from advanced data analytics and telehealth to cybersecurity, cloud and logistics. Since 2012, our team of companies has won $6 billion in government contracts and completed more than 5,300 federal missions. Our 3,600+ employees work in 20+ countries, 50 states and 2 US territories. Why Cherokee Federal? Visit to learn why you should join our team! Compliance Applicants selected will be subject to a US Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and we prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status or for inquiring about, discussing, or disclosing compensation.. 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: and 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 e-mail for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status. Please do not send email request pertaining to recruiting as this email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications. For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time Tuesdays - Thursdays from 10:00am - 2:00pm CST to make applicable Affirmative Action Plans accessible. Please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2021 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at Please do not send an email for job application follow-up or staffing advertisement/request pertaining to recruiting as this email box is not for resumes or job applications. #CNSP #CherokeeFederal #LI-AA1

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