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Leahy Vetter I, Washington DC, US ID #18040

Cherokee Federal Washington ,DC
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Job Description: Leahy Vetter I, Washington DC, US ID #18040 ***THIS POSITION REQUIRES A TOP SECRET CLEARANCE*** Cherokee Nation Mission Solutions (CNMS) is committed to delivering innovative solutions to solve its clients’ toughest problems, whether it be in the next state or around the world. CNMS utilizes the most qualified teams to support each client’s mission, providing responsive, strategic and innovative paths forward. CNMS makes it a priority to build personal, business relationships with each client and to consistently go above and beyond their expectations. For more company information, visit our site at www.http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/federalSolutions https://cherokee-federal.com/ SUMMARYThe Office of Regional Peace and Security in the Bureau of African Affairs (AF/RPS) requirements for full-time support services: The purpose of the task order is to provide professional service employees to assist AF/RPS personnel in the development, execution, data management, and management support of office and program tasks. AF/RPS has foreign assistance funded program responsibility for dozens of contracts and grants awarded by the Department of State (Department) that support U.S. foreign policy goals. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESIncludes the following:Work alongside and take direction from the Bureau of African Affairs (AF) Senior Leahy Vetter II for all AF Bureau-related Leahy duties.Serve as a point of contact for Leahy vetting matters for the Africa Bureau (AF) and East Asia and Pacific (EAP) Bureau, including applicable embassies and consulates.Provide back-up Leahy vetting support to other regional bureaus when required.Assist Leahy Vetter II in providing daily support to Leahy vetting counterparts at post on both the Department’s policy and technical aspects of vetting.Process Leahy vetting requests via the INVEST (International Vetting and Security Tracking) System, in coordination with embassies and consulates, as well as the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Affairs (DRL).Utilize classified resources from the Bureau for Intelligence and Research (INR) to research the human rights records of security force members and units nominated for US training or assistance. In performing classified searches, analyze sources and content to determine whether there has been a gross violation of human rights or other derogatory offense.Complete vetting requests within ten (10) working days of receipt from posts.Report vetting results findings to the requesting post, funding bureau/agency, and the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL), per provided protocol. Verify and assess findings with DRL and post counterparts and make recommendations to applicable AF and EAP officers on its position(s) regarding any potential eligibility determinations.Assist Leahy Vetter II in maintaining both unclassified and classified lists of security force units implicated in gross violations of human rights for reference in the Leahy vetting process and future eligibility determinations.Use classified and unclassified databases, to check security forces members’ and/or units’ name for derogatory information. If no derogatory information has been uncovered, approve request utilizing INVEST. If derogatory information has been found, inform responsible DRL officer, regional bureau vetting POC and work with relevant offices to adjudicate such information. Assist Leahy Vetter II in compiling data on office vetting requests. In the absence of Leahy Vetter II, participate in bureau meetings on issues related to human rights vetting.Using open source and classified resources to assist Leahy Vetter II to develop foreign country security force organizational charts.Assist Leahy Vetter II in mapping credible allegations of gross violations of human rights, geographically, functionally and in time. Advise which foreign units are ineligible for security assistance.Assist Leahy Vetter II in developing individual country remediation strategies.Travel, including to Africa, as required. SUPERVISORY/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITYNo supervisory authority. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCERequires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or related experience KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Requires TOP SECRET/SCI Security ClearanceFamiliarity of international standards of human rightsFamiliarity of the principals, theories, and practices of international relations; ability to apply these to the Department Leahy law implementation program to promote the values of democracy and human rights throughout the worldAbility to learn about security forces, military organizations (to include common unit and rank structures), and equipment in Africa, especially of non-democratic countriesRequires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or experience related to the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the dutiesAbility to develop professional working relationships with officers throughout the Department and with other foreign affairs agencies.Knowledge of research and analytical methods to validate, evaluate, and interpret information obtained from a variety of sources.Skill in oral and written communications to prepare and present analysis, to defend recommendations and proposals, and to participate in meetings and discussions.Ability to learn to use open source and classified information sources to map foreign security force units and actions geographically and functionally.Familiarity with individuals, organizations and other sources of expertise in the field of human rights in security assistance activities in the academic and non-governmental sector.Demonstrated fluency of English speaking and writing. WORK ENVIRONMENTOffice environment About Cherokee FederalCherokee 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. cherokee-federal.com ComplianceApplicants 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; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf 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 CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com 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; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf 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: 2020 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at “CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com” This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications. Company Description: 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.

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Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join our team.

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.

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