Special Programs Planner

Key Role:
Serve as a military special programs planner within a Combatant Command directorate working on special operations and military collaborations and initiatives. Conduct deliberate and contingency planning and analysis of functional plan development, validation, coordination, and integration in conjunction with higher headquarters, components, DoD, and Interagency. Provide quality, relevant input on strategic and operational plans, contingency plans, operations orders, execution orders, fragmentary orders, and strategic operational analysis reports. Apply expertise in integrated operations (IO) doctrine, operations, policy, and authority and integration of lessons learned to support senior leader decision making. Conduct and validate research and analysis, prepare information papers, decision papers, and briefings to inform client leadership. Consult on the application of warfighting disciplines, Course of Action (COA) analysis, strategy development, and organizational processes or procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

-8+ years of experience with strategic, operational and technical military planning, development, coordination, and execution of Joint, Coalition, and Service participation in Combatant Command operations, exercises, demonstrations, experiments, and real-world operations

-6+ years of experience with information operations with focus on client capabilities
-Experience with solving complex problems and briefing senior leadership

-Knowledge of national, DoD, and Joint guidance on IO, including unified command plan responsibilities and Joint Force operations

-TS/SCI clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with security cooperation planning preferred
-Experience with operations in the European or Pacific AORs preferred

-Ability to execute projects and studies within established time constraints

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills to negotiate complex issues and maintain good working relations

-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph preferred

-Joint Information Operation Planners' Course (JIOPC) preferred

-Completion of Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) I and JPME II preferred

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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