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Psychological Health & Resilience Deputy Portfolio Manager-Remote

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4 Sep 2022
Psychologist Health and Resilience Deputy Portfolio Manager Remote, US

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. For more information, visit .


CNSP is seeking a Psychological Health & Resilience Deputy Portfolio Manager to support the Defense Health Program Enhancement (DHP) operational medical research program and Military Operational Medicine Research Program (MOMRP). Performs scientific portfolio analyses, monitoring scientific progress of research efforts, and assists in the development of comprehensive, integrated strategic approaches to solving Department of Defense problems in the domain of military operational medicine.

  • Provides back up to the Psychological Health & Resilience Portfolio Manager.
  • Advices the MOMRP Director and Deputy Director of planning, budgeting and execution of research relating to Psychological Health & Resilience disorders.
  • Reviews all pre- and full proposals.
  • Makes recommendations for approving and disapproving research projects.
  • Advised the MOMRP Director and Deputy Director on the scientific quality, merit and military relevance of psychological health & resilience research performed by the MOMRP's supporting laboratories and extramural performers.
  • Advises the Director and Deputy Director and assist in the development of goals and objectives for the Psychological Health & Resilience Research Program.
  • Assist in composing technical summaries of MOMRP-sponsored research projects.
  • Assist in preparing and submitting MOMRP management documents and Congressional reports.
  • Assist in preparing requests for information and suspense actions requiring MOMRP responses regarding the Psychological Health & Resilience Research Program.
  • Assist in planning and coordinating MOMRP-sponsored technical meetings, workshops, and peer reviews on psychological health & resilience topics.
  • Reviews project close-out reports, develop MOMRP closeout summary documents and consolidate any actionable findings across the MOMRP.
  • PhD in Psychology or Psychiatry
  • Three years' experience as a Research Psychologist
  • Three years' experience in a DOD Research environment
  • Ability to work independently with little oversight by the government under direction of MOMRP Team.
  • Demonstrate good oral/ written communication skills and organizational abilities.
  • Excellent analytical skills and working knowledge of computer systems and integrated software application programs are required.
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and federal background check.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Clearance is not required.
  • 100% remote work authorized. Must be able to travel to Ft Detrick, MD for periodic multi-day conferences.
Estimated Starting Salary Range: $115,000 -$125,000

TEMPORARY NOTE : On Tuesday, Dec. 7, a federal judge issued an injunction blocking President Joe Biden's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors (EO 14042). Cherokee Federal is monitoring the court case and awaiting a final ruling. As a result of the injunction, Cherokee Federal is halting the enforcement of the mandate, however, if the injunction is lifted and the mandate remains, Cherokee Federal must reenact its vaccine requirement.


Cherokee Federal is a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. As a trusted partner, the Cherokee Federal team of companies manages nearly 2,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, engineering and manufacturing and mission solutions portfolios - ranging from advanced data analytics and telehealth to cybersecurity, cloud, and logistics.

Since 2012, our team of companies has won $6 billion in government contracts and completed more than 5,300 federal missions. Our 3,600+ employees work in 20+ countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why Cherokee Federal? Visit to learn why you should 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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  • Job Reference: 703976364-2
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cherokee Nation Businesses, LLC
  • Location: Maryland
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent