Program Manager

Cherokee Nation Businesses, LLC
Arlington, VA
Sep 17, 2022
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
SUMMARY The employee shall be responsible for the overall management of large and extremely complex programs - tasked to perform various technical services, studies, research efforts, and alternate analysis. The Program Manager will be required to effectively and efficiently, manage this large program to ensure program success. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Includes the following: Interacts with the client and subcontractors to understand project requirements, schedule, and resources. Manage day-to-day work through delegation of client-delegated tasks. Assign tasks, monitor progress, ensure quality and on-time completion. Conduct research activities (extensive technical and literature reviews), write, and edit reports, white papers, and other documents, and create presentations for client leadership. Review project reports and findings, applications, data sets, and models for anomalies to ensure accuracy. Provide continuing assessment of the validity and appropriateness of evidence-based suicide prevention research. Initiate new tasks including development and planning activities/tasks, identify and coordinate with stakeholders, identify, and coordinate project activities, maintain schedules. Organize, direct, and coordinate planning and production of all program/effort activities. Maintain responsibility for the performance of all program/effort requirements. Meet with appropriate client management personnel, other program managers, and client agency representatives. Formulate and review strategic plans, subcontracting, and deliverable items. Maintain responsibility for the coordination of all functions of program/effort staff. Actively apply quality assurance measures to the management and performance of the program/effort. Facilitate project communication including initiating, tracking stakeholder engagement via face-to-face meetings or email to ensure activities are being met on or before target completion dates. Reschedule/reassign activities and tasks as needed with leadership approval in keeping with project goals. Monitor and control to ensure project activities and tasks are being met in accordance with requirements. Develop and maintain schedule to ensure progress and identify slippage. Proactively escalate potential risk and suggest solutions in advance as possible. Complete work within the time frame specified by the client, ensuring that all requirements are met. This includes quick-turn, ad hoc tasks requested by senior level client stakeholders and legislative and executive branch offices. Contribute to and support the compilation of quarterly and annual program reports. Provide status and monthly reports regarding the tracking and presentation of deliverables. Closeout activities as needed including final reporting and other closeout activities as required. Work with team to schedule meetings and teleconference calls, process visit requests and parking, prepare meeting agendas, maintain meeting minutes, taskers, and minutes repository. Performs other job-related duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY Supervise/manage a department and provide input towards hiring/firing/performance decisions. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree, Ten (10) years Program Management Experience. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals in a diverse community. Strong supervisory and leadership skills required to manage a staff. Excellent communication and time management skills and strong attention to detail. Ability to problem solve and drive results. Moves quickly, is adaptable and thrives in ambiguity. Ability to present technical information clearly and concisely at a level appropriate to the target audience. PMP certification preferred. Strong analytical/critical thinking and innovative problem-solving skills Highly organized, extremely detail-oriented and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Successfully pass a federal background check and a drug screen 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. WORK ENVIRONMENT Work is primarily performed in a climate-controlled 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 US territories. Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to 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 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 ; 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. For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision ; 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 to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2021 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at " " This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.#cherokeefederal #LI-GM1 #LI-ONSITE

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