Fleet Readiness Integration, Analysis, and Reporting Support Senior Training Analyst, USFF (Job Number:439049)
The Engineering, Integration, & Mission Solutions (EIMS) Market Segment, in support of the Defense Systems Customer Group, currently has a career opportunity for a readiness integration, analysis, and reporting program analyst to provide fleet readiness support to the Executive Director (N02), U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) Command in Norfolk, VA. The individual in this position will provide warfighting readiness information and analysis. The candidate will provide information and analytics used to properly inform senior Navy leadership so they can make decisions that will facilitate the effective and sustained generation of ready Naval forces. This requirement will directly support USFF headquarters. The individual will be responsible for providing technical and subject matter expertise to the Fleet Readiness and Integration Division in the specific areas of readiness data integration, planning, and reporting, and recommendations as they relate to both USFF and Fleet programs. Program Analysts have experience at the senior level including supervisory experience. Program Analysts, in general, 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 analyst and SME with background in military strategic / operational planning, operational level of war (OLW) military staff experience, course of action (COA) analysis and development, data analysis, and general program support experience communicating complex material in various formats, including the use of Microsoft software programs (e.g., Office). In addition, he/she will have excellent public speaking, presentation, and time management skills, as well as at least three years of applicable program analyst experience in:
U.S. Navy fleet operations, policy, 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 readiness analysis/assessment to identify gaps, training needs and solutions.
Specific Functional Area duties include, but are not limited to:
- Readiness data integration, analysis, meeting, and reporting support:
- Provide readiness reporting support by producing products (such as Microsoft PowerPoint briefs/templates and Excel graphs/charts) that effectively communicate fleet warfighting readiness information to various stakeholders.
- Provide analytical support and coordinate inputs for USFF approved readiness reports, and provide technical analysis and constructive/value added recommendations for selected fleet readiness topics. In order to effectively and efficiently fulfill his/her readiness integration and reporting requirements, the contractor shall use multiple channels of communication as well as integration with current knowledge management practices.
- Gather, document, and manage related agendas, action items, seating charts, reports, briefings and correspondence to ensure tasked requirements leading to effective and accurate support of Fleet Resources, Requirements Review Board (R3B) and Fleet Commanders? Readiness Council (FCRC) meetings is accomplished and submission deadlines are met.
- Assist with developing metrics to assess effectiveness of the Fleet?s ability to generate ready naval forces.
- Assist in the development of the Integrated Fleet Readiness Report (IFRR), along with USFF?s input to the OPNAV directed Annual Joint Assessment (AJA) and Joint Force Readiness Review (JFRR).
- Assist in the development and maintenance of all readiness reporting metrics needed to support production of the IFRR and JFRR, in addition to other readiness reporting products as required. These readiness reporting metrics shall be formally reviewed and updated as needed but at a minimum on an annual basis.
- Assist in the development of executive/flag level briefings, talking points, issue papers, and other products as required to communicate the state of Fleet Warfighting readiness and other meetings as required.
- Provide technical briefings and external stakeholder briefs, proceedings documents, and executive talking points pertaining to ongoing requirements.
- Congressional, Joint, and Navy Staff analysis support:
- Assist with monitoring, reviewing, coordinating, and developing responses to Requests for Information (RFI) from Congress, the Joint Staff, and the OPNAV staff that are tasked to USFF to ensure Fleet readiness reporting/messaging is consistent, accurate, and understandable.
- Assist with monitoring, researching, and developing information papers on major fleet readiness items to enable senior leadership to make better informed decisions.
- Use data tools to assist with maintaining readiness reporting records in order to provide historical readiness data as required for senior leadership in shaping future decisions.
- Assist with researching, developing, and maintaining a readiness reporting database to enable identification of key fleet readiness degraders for future Fleet Commander action.
- Assist with developing metrics to accurately assess effectiveness of fleet readiness production and force generation.
- Technical briefings, decision support documents, conference/meeting reference materials and proceedings documents all are part of daily duties.
- U.S. citizen with Secret clearance
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor of Arts or Science degree
- Active military duty experience (more than 15 years) at the senior officer level or higher (O5 and above).
- Five (5) years of technical and general training/program analyst experience performing tasks and functions that include:
- military strategic and operational planning
- OLW military staff support
- COA analysis and development
- data analysis
- general program support experience communicating complex material in various formats, including Microsoft Office software programs such as PowerPoint, Excel, and Word (7 years in lieu of degree will be considered).
- Three (3) years of applicable Program Analyst and Functional Area experience and demonstrated specific experience in advanced analytical support and communication with flag level/general officers and senior executives (see detailed tasks above).
- Two (2) years? experience providing same or similar support at a Navy Echelon I or II level commands.
- Broad knowledge of Department of the Navy organizational missions and Title 10 responsibilities and USFF command mission.
- Familiarity with Navy fleet readiness programs and the Optimized Fleet Response Plan (OFRP).
- Superior writing and verbal communication skills and ability to work independently and closely with senior personnel.
- Completion of Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) Phase I and Phase II requirements preferred.
- Understanding of the Fleet Command and Control (C2) structure.
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Job Posting: Aug 9, 2018, 1:10:34 PM
Primary Location: United States-VA-NORFOLK
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job