Strategic and Operational Planner

Key Role:

Conduct mission analysis, including staff estimates, courses of action, and decision support templates for campaign and contingency plans. Coordinate with Combatant Command (COCOM), other service component commands, and interagency stakeholders to properly plan, prepare, and resource strategic and operational requirements. Participate in or facilitate Operational Planning Teams (OPTs), bureaus, boards, cells, conferences, and working groups (B2C2WG) events, information paper development, operational and strategic assessments, and response to or creation of Requests for Information (RFIs). Participate in the analysis and evaluation of policy, processes, or systems related to EOD and C-IED. Support the client with comprehensive and integrated analysis of plans, concepts, and assessments of all operational aspects of war plans and the operations and activities that contribute to their overall synchronization. Support other initiatives and requirements, including organizational assessment and input to higher headquarters. Contribute to synchronization of objectives, activities, and investments (OAI) in a matrix organization with multiple functional areas and provide written reports and briefs to senior military audiences.

Basic Qualifications:

-10+ years of experience supporting the Department of Defense

-5+ years of experience in military operations

-3+ years of experience with a military general staff headquarters

-3+ years of experience in military strategic or posture planning

-Experience with military planning processes

-Experience with theater level deliberate operational and contingency plans

-Experience with DoD operational procedures

-TS/SCI clearance

-Bachelor's degree

Additional Qualifications:

-3+ years of experience in the Indo-Pacific region

-3+ years of experience with working in a Joint service or interagency environment

-Knowledge of USINDOPACOM theater policy and strategy

-Knowledge of the Joint Event Life Cycle (JELC)

-Knowledge of the Military Decision Making Process (MDMP)

-Ability to network collaboratively

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

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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