Fleet Training (Aviation) Training Analyst, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) (Job Number:441218)
The Engineering, Integration, & Mission Solutions (EIMS) Market Segment, in support of the Defense Systems Customer Group, currently has a career opportunity for a Fleet Training Program Analyst with naval aviation experience 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 fleet deployment training 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 and subject matter expert (SME) in naval aviation training, live training event (e.g., Air Wing Fallon and Composite Training Unit Exercises [COMPTUEX]), and Fleet Synthetic Training (FST) capabilities. Echelon III (or higher) staff experience and a working knowledge or understanding of U.S. Navy fleet training programs, the Optimized Fleet Response Plan (OFRP), and Naval Air Force training and readiness matrices 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 fleet aviation 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 aviation training analysis/assessment to identify gaps, training needs and solutions.
Specific Functional Area duties include:
- Provide subject matter expertise on fleet training issues across the full spectrum of aviation training, including the OFRP.
- Analyze aviation force training and certification requirements for basic, advanced integrated and sustainment phases, and assist in identifying barriers to Force Generation (Fg).
- Assist in the coordination between USFF Force Development (Fd) and Fg processes to improve synchronization between these lines of effort, as well as all elements for warfighting readiness.
- Analyze fleet training policies to evaluate program effectiveness and provide feedback and associated policy recommendations.
- Support, analyze, coordinate, and provide administrative responses to formal, informal, emergent, and routine tasks concerning development and delivery of fleet training.
- Provide current, accurate, and complete point/information papers, briefs/presentations and executive summary memorandums for staff packages to inform USFF leadership decisions.
TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and three (3) years or more of related experience; Masters and one year of related experience
- Current DoD Secret clearance REQUIRED
Required Background/Education Skills:
- Must be a U.S. citizen
- Bachelor of Arts or Science degree.
- Active military duty (naval aviation) experience at the Chief Warrant Officer, Limited Duty Officer, or mid-grade officer level or higher.
- Five (5) years of technical and general Program Analyst experience (six years in lieu of degree will be considered)
- Two (2) years of applicable Program Analyst and Functional Area experience (see detailed tasks above).
- Superior knowledge and proficiency in analytical methodology, assessments, and program evaluation with commensurate expertise in preparing project papers, senior management level briefings / presentations and executive correspondence.
- Must possess proven written and verbal communication skills at the senior executive level and ability to act independently.
- Expertise in use of Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) products.
- Experience as an Echelon III (or higher) staff officer.
- Broad knowledge of Department of the Navy organizational missions and Title 10 responsibilities and USFF command mission.
- Comprehensive understanding of all phases of the OFRP.
- Familiarity with Fleet Training policy documents, including the Fleet Training Continuum (FTC) and Type Commander (TYCOM) Training and Readiness manuals.
- Understanding of the Fleet Training Command and Control (C2) structure.
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Job Posting: Oct 19, 2018, 8:42:57 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