The Defense Systems Customer Group currently has a career opportunity for an expeditionary warfare training analyst to provide support to Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) Command in Norfolk, VA.
The individual in this position will provide training program analysis support and serve as an expeditionary warfare 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 and subject matter expert (SME) in
Expeditionary Warfare, and have experience with Navy Expeditionary Combat
Command (NECC) training processes, live exercises, and Fleet Synthetic Training
(FST) capabilities. 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 projects involving stakeholders
Leveraging best practices and handling multiple tasks and interruptions with minimal impact on productivity/deliverables
Conducting fleet training analysis/assessment to identify gaps, training needs and solutions
Specific Functional Area duties include:
Assist in the oversight and execution of Fleet expeditionary warfare training with Type Commands (TYCOM) and Numbered Fleet Commands (NFC) to ensure training and certifications are accomplished.
Provide subject matter expertise on Fleet training issues across the full spectrum of expeditionary training to include issues associated with the Fleet Response Training Plan (FRTP).
Assist in the oversight of Fleet training and certification requirements and events for unit level training, basic phase, and integrated/advanced phase FRTP training.
Support, analyze, coordinate and provide administrative responses to formal, informal, emergent and routine tasks concerning development and delivery of Fleet training requirements.
Assist in the prioritization and execution of expeditionary training to meet Fleet operations.
Provide recommendations and advice to USFF N7 government representatives in a variety of forums, meetings, conferences and working groups.
Coordinate with Carrier Strike Group Four (CSG-4), NECC, TYCOMs, and subordinate Fleet staffs, as well as representatives from other military services and other government agencies, on matters related to Fleet expeditionary training execution.
Provide expeditionary training expertise in the review of training plans to ensure Fleet training is incorporated and delivered to the Fleet.
Provide current, accurate and complete expeditionary training briefings, presentations, and executive summary memoranda for staff packages to inform USFF leadership decisions.
REQUIRED EDUCATION / SKILLS:
Must be a U.S. citizen with Bachelor of Arts or Science degree and Secret clearance.
Active military duty experience including recent expeditionary warfare operational experience at the senior enlisted or mid-grade officer level or higher.
Four (4) years of technical and general Program Analyst experience (4 additional years in lieu of degree will be considered)
Two (2) years of applicable Program Analyst and Functional Area experience (see detailed tasks above).
Proven written and verbal communication skills at the junior management and senior executive level, with ability to act independently.
Experience in use of MS Office (e.g., Word and PowerPoint) products.
Experience as an Echelon III (or higher) staff officer.
Comprehensive understanding of all phases of the FRTP and Optimized Fleet Response Plan (OFRP).
Familiarity with Fleet Training policy documents, including the Fleet Training Continuum (FTC) and TYCOM Training and Readiness manuals.
Understanding of the Fleet Training Command and Control (C2) structure.