Exercise Planner, Senior

Key Role:

Support the client’s exercises division in leading long-range and near-term planning, guidance and execution, operational assessment (OA) for division, corps, and theater-level exercises throughout the Indo-Pacific region. Coordinate with the Army service component and other services, functional, and component planners on long-range plans and conduct analysis of mission command. Contribute on the corresponding data analysis to design relevant, accurate, and realistic exercise materials that result in improved organizational mission performance, including planning, coordinating, and conducting Live-Virtual-Constructive exercise support. Prepare and manage exercise events that allow clients to discuss process initiatives and confirm viability and events to practice and execute processes to confirm efficiency and comprehension of performance and output expectations, including Operational Planning Teams (OPT), In-Progress Reviews (IPR), After-Action Review (AAR). Maintain responsibility for formulating, developing, and assisting with implementing and documenting each assigned exercise, seminar, and engagement.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with operations as an Army Field Grade Officer, Senior Captain, or Sergeant Major in battle staff
  • 5+ years of experience with tactical or operational planning at the division, corps, or theater level
  • 2+ years of experience in the Joint Environment
  • Experience with the Joint Operational Planning Process (JOPP)
  • Experience with the five stages of the Joint Exercise Life Cycle (JELC)
  • Ability to travel up to 25% per year within the U.S. (CONUS) and overseas (OCONUS) as required by the client to attend events and planning conferences
  • Ability to work non-standard hours
  • TS/SCI Clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with Joint tests and experimentation
  • Knowledge of the previous Global Theater Security Cooperation Management Information System (G-TSCMIS) and familiarity with new security cooperation application, Socium
  • Knowledge of multi-domain operations concepts
  • Graduate of one or more Professional Military Education (PME) programs, including Command and General Staff College (CGSC), School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS), Sergeants Major Academy, or service equivalent


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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