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Policy Analyst, Military Construction Program (MILCON), Washington, DC ID#16748 

Active Secret Clearance required

Cherokee Nation Management & Consulting (CNMC) is a versatile small business that provides advisory & assistance services in research, experimental development, technology implementation, and program management. CNMC has expertise in a wide-range of technical disciplines including engineering, environmental, information and asset management, along with a variety of physical and life sciences. The company is an integral part of the Technology Division’s portfolio of companies. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNMC is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.




The mission of the United States Air Force (AF) is to fly, fight, and win in air, space, and cyberspace domains. The AF/A4C aims to effectively optimize resource allocation and Civil Engineering (CE) programs while modernizing and recapitalizing installation infrastructure, protecting installation from mission degradation, and executing sustainment programs. 

The successful candidate will assist Air Force Civil Engineers coordinate, consolidate, develop, and maintain military construction (MILCON) governance, programmatic documents, action plan recommendations, task and inquiry responses, and issue resolution action plans.

This position is at Air Force HQ at the Pentagon.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Includes the following (Other duties may be assigned):

  • Provide detailed updates to leadership and stakeholders by participating in meetings/forums and coordinating, consolidating, developing and delivering/presenting associated meeting materials (e.g. slides, after action reports, minutes).
  • Engage with AF and DoD Functional Experts, leadership and stakeholders, to define collaborative MILCON processes, procedures, playbooks and execution requirements and presenting these materials in meetings, forums, and trainings.
  • Perform MILCON program analysis and generate trend, compliance and requirements materials across multiple programs including, but not limited to, appropriated funds, non- appropriated funds, Defense Logistics Agency administered programs, the defense access roads program, various energy-related programs, and construction supporting overseas contingency operations
  • Develop, coordinate, review, edit, track, submit and maintain Congressional notification packages, project authorization requests, DD Form 1391 programming packages and business redirection change management actions.
  • Provide guidance and program oversight to CE enterprise users on execution and implementation of programs.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with Government personnel in the development, implementation and execution of MILCON projects and programmatic criteria IAW applicable policies and facility design and construction standards
  • Provide technical analysis and support for development and maintenance of AF strategic goals, objectives, and sub-objectives.


Supervisory/Management Authority:

This position does not have management authority or supervisory capacity.


Education and/or Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a Facilities Engineering discipline (i.e. Civil, Mechanical, Architecture, or Electrical)
  • Five years of experience as a policy analyst or program manager in facility programming, project management or facility engineering related programs
  • Substantial knowledge of facility programming rules and unified facilities design and construction standards  
  • Experience with the Air Force or DoD MILCON process and budgeting process is desired


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Operational Experience with facility planning and programming rules and regulations
  • Broad expertise in reviewing/implementing strategies, processes, policies and programs related to MILCON  
  • Secret, or higher, security clearance is highly desired.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to comfortably interact with senior level government and contractor personnel on an as needed basis
  • Excellent organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
  • Requires a Common Access Card (CAC) or the ability to obtain one through a federal investigation. 



  • Current Secret (or higher) clearance required.



  • Office environment inside of a federally secured facility
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation.


With $400 million in annual revenue, more than 3000 employees and nearly 1,000 federal projects for more than 60 government agencies in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 territories, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) team of companies are well positioned to deliver the expertise needed to solve the world’s most pressing issues. Together, CNB’s companies provide an array of services — from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense — for 12 of the 15 Cabinet departments.

Why consider Cherokee Nation Businesses? The following links can help you learn more about what we do and the many 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.

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