Program Manager, Washington, D.C.


Lummi Nation

Posted On: Oct-15-2020
Status: This Job is Closed
  • • Serve as the primary POC for the USAID customer for all matters pertaining to the management of a geographically distributed contract.
  • • Obtain all internal corporate approvals required for decisions that impact performance of the contract
  • • Recruit, vet, and hire staff to perform technical requirements of USAID
  • • Oversee and manage the Time Duty Yonder (TDY) requirements of a diverse, geographically distributed team of consultants and personnel resources
  • • Oversee, manage, and report on monthly invoicing, documentation, adhering to FAR, and AIDAR standards.
  • • Review and comment on all project deliverables to ensure suitability for submission to the customer
  • • Oversee development of and management of project budgets.
  • • Performs other job-related duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY
  • • Direct Manager of all staff and holds supervisory responsibility to customer and internal corporate leadership Education and Experience
  • • Candidates MUST BE US CITIZENS
  • • Candidates are required to have at the time of their hiring a valid US Passport whose expiration date is at least one year from the start date.
  • • Five years of management experience preferably in the US Federal Government in one or more of the following fields: personnel/performance management; demonstrated management and supervision of staff; and/or experience in setting up management, administrative, and financial functions.
  • • Bachelor’s degree preferred in the fields of International Relations, Business Administration, Finance and Accounting.
    • Candidates will be subject to a US federal government background investigation and must favorably pass a drug screen Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • • Must be available to meet with Government on a regular basis, as defined by customer
  • • Must have familiarity with managing staff with multiple Time Duty Yonder (TDY) assignments and foreign travel
  • • Must have familiarity with USAID missions
  • . • Must have experience with FAR and AIDAR standards. WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • • Work will be in a controlled and secured office environment in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area and/or when travelling in a USAID field office and/or the US Embassy in countries where USAID has a mission established.
  • • Possible domestic and international travel up to 15% of the time.
  • • Candidates will be required to remain for extended periods in domestic and international security lines.
  • • 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. Compliance Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. 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
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