Strategic Mobility Planner (TAN) - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

Kuwait City

Provide assistance, coordination, and scheduling of the handling/movement of cargo as part of the Trans-Arabian Network(TAN) land, air, sea lift load planning program for supported commands within the CENTCOM AOR.


Maintain situational awareness and report on Air,  Land, Sea movements within the CENTCOM AOR to include command initiatives, high visibility equipment moves, and deployment/redeployment efforts.


Analyze route information and node/mode utilization. Create route analysis and propose Courses of Action based on Intelligence data. Collect and analyze transportation and distribution data from Department of Defense strategic partners  (TRANSCOM, CENTCOM, SDDC, ARCENT, CDDOC, 1TSC, MARCENT, AFCENT,  NAVCENT, SOCCENT and various other supported units) within the CENTCOM  AOR. Conduct cost analysis for which method to fund the TAN (GFM, or Contract).  Analyze and understand theater distribution process within the CENTCOM AOR.


Provide input on the process for using the TAN within the CENTCOM AOR. Identify cargo and potential customer units and organizations to utilize the TAN.  Be able to produce future plans for TAN routes, cargo, modes and nodes. Monitor regular  GLOC reports IOT establish patterns and utilization rates. Assist the 1st TSC OCP with planning



Provide weekly reports on analyzed data, current status, and way-ahead to  senior leadership. Create strategic level distribution products to include route analysis, identification of cargo for route utilization, requirement and capability analysis, and other TAN specific topics as required.


Attend Movement Board meetings daily/weekly. Attend bi-weekly CENTCOM TAN Working group. Participate in regular meetings with strategic partners within the AO to include TRANSCOM, CENTCOM, ARCENT, SDDC, DLA and others. Be prepared to brief senior level audiences when tasked.


2-5 years of related experience in logistics, traffic and/or supply chain management.


*A rank of E7 or above


Understanding of the basic principles of sustainment, transportation and distribution. Working knowledge of the basic classes of supply and knowledge of the customs and processes required for the AOR. In-depth knowledge of aircraft configurations, utilization, and transportation requirements.  Possess a clear understanding of the Military Decision Making Process (MDMP).


Experience (within the last 5 years) in contingency planning and operations, and knowledge of joint staff operations.


Proficiency with Global Command and Control System (GCCS), Computerized Movement Planning and Status System (COMPASS), Transportation Coordinator – Automated Information System II (TC-AIMS II), Transportation Coordinator Automated Command and Control Information System (TC-ACCIS), AGCCS, the collateral local area network, Microsoft Office, and Unit Status Reporting (USR), planning, and deployment/redeployment operations in order to provide guidelines for subordinate commands, Intra-Theater Request System (ITARs), Global Transportation Network (GTN), Single Mobility System (SMS), Battle Command Sustainment Support System (BCS3), TRANSLOG WEB (module inside BCS3), and Transportation Coordinators Automated Information for Movement System (TC-AIMS).


Possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Transportation, Operations, or Logistics Management field.  In lieu of a degree, a minimum of 10 years of senior level Army Transportation experience.


Secret DoD Clearance.


Pass CENCTOM MOD 13 physical standards


For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.





Possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Transportation, Operations, or Logistics Management field.  In lieu of a degree, a minimum of 10 years of senior level Army Transportation experience.