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Business Resource Support Specialist, Silver Spring, MD US ID# 19133 at Cherokee Nation Businesses, LLC in silver spring, Maryland

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Business Resource Support Specialist , Silver Spring, MD US ID# 19133

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.

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The GEIS Business Resource Support Specialist will support the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division (AFHSD) Global Emerging Infections Surveillance (GEIS) Branch through support to infectious disease surveillance activities conducted via the global Department of Defense (DoD) laboratory network that provides early detection, prevention and response to infectious disease threats of military relevance.

The Business Resource Support Specialist (BRSS) is responsible for managing, tracking, and coordinating GEIS-funded project budget data to ensure efficiency and accuracy of project funding and execution. The BRSS collaborates closely with the GEIS Program Manager throughout the fiscal year funding cycle to closely monitor and analyze funding distribution details.


Technical Duties

  • Manage and coordinate the process of soliciting and tracking quarterly budget updates associated with GEIS-funded projects and maintain up-to-date budget data and spreadsheets for all funds awarded by the GEIS Program.
  • Coordinate with the Program Manager on the proposal funding cycle to create, implement, monitor and track essential project activities and funding/budget data.
  • Correspond with the appropriate internal and external Resource Managers to collect data and communicate deadlines.
  • Generate progress reports as needed and provide further detail when necessary to ensure that the project's fiscal objectives are being met on time.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge and expertise in processes for DoD Service laboratory funding.
  • Develop budget tables and graphs to most efficiently convey funding data to AFHSD and GEIS leadership.
  • Analyze cost and pricing data to verify and substantiate direct and indirect costs in accordance with knowledge of the federal budgeting process.
  • Support the Program Manager with management of the Proposal Management Information Solution (ProMIS) mailbox.
  • Assist the Program Manager with the management, requirements gathering, and development of financial reporting capabilities in ProMIS.
  • Collaborate with the GEIS team to conduct a return on investment analysis to ensure fidelity of GEIS expenditures.

General Duties

  • Support the GEIS Program Manager in GEIS related duties as needed.
  • Work both independently and collaboratively to deliver products and assignments on time.
  • Maintain professionalism when interacting with individuals internal and external to AFHSD.
  • Prepare documents as needed for GEIS leadership using strong written communication skills and expert-level proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).


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  • Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience with a minimum of 6-10 years of related experience in financial management.
  • Demonstrated experience in ensuring program financials and financial processes operate efficiently.
  • Demonstrated experience tracking and managing multiple ongoing budgets.
  • Experience collaborating in a team environment and managing multiple tasks.
  • Strong organizational skills to prioritize and complete tasks to the highest standards.
  • Experience with DoD financial systems (e.g., GFEBS) is preferred.
  • Experience supporting senior level military leadership is preferred.
  • Operational military experience and/or familiarity with DHA, OJSS, and/or military service-specific public health leaders is preferred.


  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to quickly learn to use online budget platforms
  • Team player and collaborates well with professionals.
  • Public Trust required.
  • Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance. .


  • Climate-controlled office during normal business hours.

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.


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

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