Join the team who values your skills and expertise. Cherokee Nation Assurance (CNA) serves federal clients through a wide variety of health care and life sciences services. Through well-administered, well-coordinated programs, CNA takes a personalized approach with its clients, large and small. This approach gives customers the support they deserve and the quality they expect from a team that can handle every detail - a team of experts, like you.
Cherokee Nation Assurance 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.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Centers for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (CSTLTS) supports cross-agency activities and efforts to improve public health at the state, tribal, local and territorial levels by building capacity in public healthinfrastructure and practice, resource and asset management, performance and accountability, workforce development and shared leadership to improve public health outcomes.
CSTLTS is in need of a Management Analyst/Consultant to aid in their mission for Partnership Development, Stakeholder Management, and Issues Management.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Support CSTLTS in developing and fostering partnerships through consultation, technical assistance, and training on program and project implementation with internal and external groups.
- Research and develop responses to issues and inquiries.
- Assist with planning, development, and execution of standard operating procedures and improvements on cross-cutting priority areas, such as project officer development, CDC field staff development, and overall grants optimization.
- Coordinate, facilitate, and report on plans and actions for/from select agency-wide workgroup activities.
- Assist and support TM with respect to all grants management and administration actions, issues related to workplan and budget, as well as PGO engagement on those matters.
- Provide pre- and post-award guidance on administrative requirements to grantees and TMs.
- Provide timely and accurate communication to grantees and technical monitors, and respond to requests for assistance within 2 days of receipt
- Provide guidance and/or tools to assist grantees and technical monitors in successfully completing tasks, data calls or work cycles.
- Inform PO of intention to fund a project or projects.
- Review technical reviews of grantees work plans and budget narratives, and conduct other reviews
- Actively engage with respective grantees, anticipating issues with funding, performance or deliverables.
- Alert PO promptly of any problems with grantee.
- Inform PO in advance of any site visits (including reverse site visits), conferences, or other meetings.
- Share any reports generated by grantee or technical monitor with PO.
- Join the PO in attending any reverse site visits and - when or if appropriate - conduct joint site visits to grantee with PO if travel funds are available.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- Master's Degree; preferably a MPH or MBA with major study in an academic field relating to the health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position and experience working in a public health setting
- 5+ years' experience in various aspects of gathering and analyzing data and putting the data into a reporting format or experience with responsibility for tracking specific data, monitoring data, analyzing data and putting data into a report.
- Previous experience with CDC CSTLTS programs, policies and procedures highly desired
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Must have knowledge of cooperative agreement and its purpose and overall goals, including technical and fiscal matters.
- Be familiar with the special terms and conditions in all Notices of Award (NOA), debrief grantees and technical monitors on follow-up actions required, and track status of completion
- Be familiar with the Partnership Communications Mail Box and the SharePoint site.
- Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
- Work is conducted in a climate controlled office environment.
- The environment may require prolonged sitting, prolonged standing, and light lifting up to 20 lbs.
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.