Position Description

Title:   Joint Strategic Planner

Status/Shift:  Full Time Exempt

Department:   USAMS III

Position Summary:  
Identify and collect relevant and timely data, deviations, and waivers from operational HQ elements, functional components and task forces. Maintain and utilize various database, analytical, and visualization tools to support assessment execution. Conduct follow-up data collection through the development/distribution of surveys and questionnaires in order to determine rationale for identified issues. Produce reports and briefings to align findings with other ongoing assessment/analysis efforts and/or disseminate assessment results. Execute assessment tasks during Command Tier 1-level Exercises. Determine appropriate modifications to current assessment methodology for each OPORD. Support the development/identification of objectives, effects, tasks, measures of effectiveness (MOE), measures of effectiveness indicators (MOE-I), measures of performance (MOP) and measures of performance indicators (MOP-I) within each OPORD. Conduct Vol 12 Assessments. Conduct analysis of data to produce assessment findings. Examples include, but are not limited to, identification of operational shortfalls, risks, vulnerabilities, and capability gaps.

Assist in the development of assessments to determine progress toward the Guidance for Employment of the Force (GEF) end-states. Perform and document assessment work requiring substantive knowledge of USSTRATCOM plans, operations, missions, policies, objectives, and management principles/policies. Participate in and assist with development and management of a Comprehensive Joint Assessment (CJA) community of interest (COI). Articulate J9 position and equities in various HQ CONOPS defined planning teams, boards, and working groups. Conduct analysis of data to produce assessment findings. Examples include, but are not limited to, identification of military and strategic risks, vulnerabilities, and doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leadership and education, personnel, and facilities (DOTMLPF) gaps. Develop annual CJA for submission to CDRUSSTRATCOM and the Joint Staff. Support Joint Staff in development of annual Comprehensive Risk Assessment (CRA) and Risk Mitigation Plan (RMP). Develop appropriate assessment criteria/annexes for USSTRATCOM’s contingency/crisis action plans. Conduct focused, out of cycle strategic-level assessments as directed on important, rapidly changing issues to support Commander and senior-leadership decision making.

Awaiting Award

Top Secret clearance eligible for special access

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V

Qualifications Required:  
Top Secret clearance eligible for special access

Critical thinking skills, both qualitatively and quantitatively. Ability to prepare a well-grounded, defensible argument

Understands the interrelationships between domain of expertise and other domains

Ability to work well with other organizations and personnel with disparate backgrounds

Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbal

Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task

Strong technical, analytical and interpersonal skills

Ability to work independently and with a team

Experience in MS Office software, including MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint required; experience in MS Project and MS Access, desired

Familiarity with Joint processes, operations, and commands.

Familiarity with end-to-end operations and processes from National level through Unit execution

At least 2 years of experience with the Joint Strategic Planning System products and timelines

At least 2 years' experience authoring strategic-level reports and briefings for submission to CDRUSSTRATCOM, JS, CJCS, and OSD

Qualifications Desired:  
At least 2 years of experience in development, adjudication, and staffing of CCMD or Service-level inputs to the Comprehensive Joint Assessment (CJA) and Chairman’s Risk Assessment (CRA), preferred

Please submit your resume to hr@aoce.com if you are interested and qualified for this position.  Please list the position title in the subject line.