Full Time Employee
Aviation Fleet Training Policy and Standards Support Program Analyst, USFF (Job Number:424238)
The Training and Simulation Service Line, in support of the Navy and Marine Corps Customer Group, currently has a career opportunity for an Aviation Fleet Training Policy and Standards Program Analyst to provide support to Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) in Norfolk, VA.
The individual in this position will provide training program analysis support and serve as an aviation training and policy analyst and action officer for the USFF Fleet/Joint Training Directorate (N7). Program Analysts have experience at the senior level including supervisory experience. In general, program analysts review program (specific) data, evaluate program plans/changes and assist in the preparation of documents with various senior-level, civilian and military stakeholders. They are able to analyze program information, strategize plans, produce quality analytic work in the form of information papers, white papers, briefs, and executive correspondence and effectively present the results in a clear and concise manner when required. Program Analysts utilize time and government furnished equipment/information to accomplish their tasks successfully and promote program efficiencies. They are subject matter experts (SME) in their fields of expertise.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced program analyst (at least four years? experience) and subject matter expert (SME) in naval aviation training plans, programs and processes, live exercises, and Fleet Synthetic Training (FST) capabilities. Echelon III (or higher) staff experience and a working knowledge or understanding of naval aviation live and synthetic fleet training policy, implementation, and analysis of progress and effectiveness are highly desirable for this position. In addition, he/she will have excellent public speaking, presentation, and time management skills, as well as at least two years of applicable program analyst experience in:
- U.S. Navy training operations, policy, doctrine, systems, and staff procedures.
- Managing/ prioritizing large, complex projects involving numerous stakeholders.
- Leading working groups and cross-functional teams.
- Leveraging best practices and handling multiple tasks and interruptions with minimal impact on productivity/deliverables.
- Engaging Senior Staff at the Flag Officer/Director/Manager level
- Conducting fleet training analysis/assessment to identify gaps, training needs and solutions.
Specific Functional Area duties include:
- Assist in the validation and prioritization of aviation Fleet training to meet Fleet operations and provide recommendations to government personnel.
- Assist in the development, coordination, and maintenance of aviation Fleet training policies, processes and programs associated with operational requirements.
- Assist in the production and monitoring of training policies affecting Fleet Response Training Plan (FRTP) and associated support of the Optimized Fleet Response Plan (OFRP).
- Provide assistance and advice to government representatives related to aviation training in a variety of forums, meetings, conferences, and working groups.
- Support Fleet aviation training policy and standards analysis including collaboration with DoD, OPNAV, Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), Naval Personnel Development Command (NPDC), Systems Commands (SYSCOM), and subordinate Fleet staffs, as well as representatives from other military services and other government agencies.
- Provide recommendations to government representatives on the articulation and implementation of aviation Fleet training and Doctrine, Organization, Training, Materiel, Leadership and Education, Personnel and Facilities (DOTMLP-F) change requests.
- Assist with the review of aviation related Navy Training System Plans (NTSP) in accordance with OPNAVINST 1500.76C and local standard operating procedures (SOP) and provide recommendations to ensure appropriate training is incorporated and delivered to the Fleet.
- Assist with the review of aviation related Navy Mission Essential Task Lists (NMETL) in accordance with the Universal Naval Task List (UNTL), Fleet Training Continuum (FTC), and Navy Tactical Reference Publication (NTRP) 1-03.5 and provide recommendations to improve the associated tasks, conditions and standards.
- Assist with the review of aviation related instructions and doctrine (e.g., Concepts of Operations [CONOPS], Required Operational Capability/Projected Operational Environment [ROC/POE], and Tactics, Techniques and Procedures [TTP]), and provide recommendations to improve the documents and incorporate associated Fleet training.
- Provide current, accurate and complete aviation training related point/information papers, briefs/presentations and executive summary memorandums for staff packages to inform USFF leadership decisions.
- U.S. citizen with Secret clearance and Bachelor of Arts or Science degree.
- Active military duty (naval aviation) experience at the senior enlisted or mid-grade officer level or higher.
- Four (4) years of technical and general Program Analyst experience (seven years in lieu of degree will be considered)
- Two (2) years of applicable Program Analyst and Functional Area experience (see detailed tasks above).
- Must possess proven written and verbal communication skills at the senior executive level, be able to act independently, and effectively manage multiple priorities and interruptions with minimal impact on productivity and deliverables.
- Experience in use of MS Office (e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) products.
- Experience as an Echelon III (or higher) staff officer.
- Comprehensive understanding of all phases of the FRTP and OFRP.
- Familiarity with Fleet Training policy documents, including the Fleet Training Continuum (FTC), Strike Group Tactical Training Continuum (SGTTC), and Type Commander (TYCOM) Training and Readiness manuals.
- Experience in the use of Fleet Training, Management and Planning System (FLTMPS)
- Understanding of the Fleet Training Command and Control (C2) structure.
- **Current DoD Secret clearance REQUIRED. ***
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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Job Posting: May 23, 2017, 11:04:42 AM
Primary Location: United States-VA-NORFOLK
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Shift: Day Job
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