Strategic/Operational Exercise Planner, Senior

Key Role:

Support the USARPAC client division in leading long-range and near-term planning, guidance, and operational assessment (OA) for division, corps, and theater level exercises throughout the Indo-Pacific region. Coordinate with PACOM Joint planners on the deployment and movement of division level forces and provide recommendations for inclusion into the OPLAN and OPORD. 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. Plan 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), and After-Action Review (AAR). Support exercises using the Joint Event Life Cycle (JELC) format for all exercises, seminars, and engagements. Maintain responsibility for formulating, developing, and assisting with implementing and documenting each assigned exercise, seminar, and engagement. This position will require travel to various countries as required by the USARPAC client for approximately 8 to 12 weeks per year

Basic Qualifications: 

-15+ years of experience with operations as an Army Colonel or Lieutenant Colonel

-8+ years of experience with tactical or operational planning at the division, corps, or theater level

-5+ years of experience of Exercise Planning in the PACRIM Theater.

-2+ years of experience in the Joint environment

-Experience with the Joint Operational Planning Process (JOPP) or service equivalent

-Experience with the five stages of the Joint Event Life Cycle (JELC)

-Knowledge of the Global Theater Security Cooperation Management Information System (G-TSCMIS)

-TS/SCI clearance required

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with Joint tests and experimentation

-Knowledge of multi-domain battle concepts

-SAMs Graduate


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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