Strategic and Operational Exercise Planner, Mid

Key Role:
Support an Army client in leading long-range and near-term planning, guidance and execution, and operational assessment (OA) for division, corps, and theater level exercises throughout the Indo-Pacific region. Coordinate with Joint and Army 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 a mission command. Contribute on 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 requires the ability to travel to various countries approximately 35% of the time or 8-12 weeks per year, as required by the client.

Basic Qualifications: 

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

-5+ years of experience with operations as an Army Major or Captain

-5+ years of experience with exercise planning

-2+ years of experience in the Joint environment

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

-Top Secret clearance required

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with Joint tests and experimentation

-Knowledge of multi-domain battle concepts


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

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