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Joint/Partner Nation Training Team Lead, CSG-4 Job

Date: Feb 17, 2017

Location: Norfolk, VA, US

Company: SAIC

Joint/Partner Nation Training Team Lead, CSG-4 (Job Number:424651)


The Training and Simulation Service Line, in support of the Navy and Marine Corps Customer Group, currently has a career opportunity for a Joint/Partner Nation Training Team Training Manager to provide policy analysis and action officer support to Commander, Carrier Strike Group Four in Norfolk, VA as a fleet training subject matter expert (SME) and team functional area lead.
Functional area leads are specific program supervisors. As middle-level to upper-level supervisors, they have the primary on-site responsibility for successful accomplishment of the training requirement (e.g., live/synthetic training events, training assessments, etc.). They are the Contractor equivalent of the Government’s technical assistant (TA). Functional area leaders are responsible for ensuring contractor personnel have a clear understanding of the tasks, resources, capabilities, schedules, metrics, and desired end-state. While they do not necessarily have to be subject matter experts in all of the areas of their assigned tasks, they are expected to fill a supporting role, vice exclusively managing the Contractor work force. They are responsible for maintaining accurate records of resources required to complete tasks, and the daily status of their contractor workforce.

Training SMEs are highly-skilled persons with knowledge gained over years of experience at senior levels. They promote greater information sharing for staffs and stakeholders. They provide realistic as well as reliable, consistent support and well-developed recommendations to various audiences in training and real world events. They will maintain the integrity of the training objectives, and maintain a knowledge base that is consistent with the requirements that cover the full spectrum of the listed Functional Area duties. SMEs serve as the catalyst for developing and evaluating requirements. They provide the expertise and insight to support programs and leaders at all levels, including very senior levels, civilian and military sectors. They are experienced subject matter experts in their fields of expertise.

The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced functional area lead and training SME (at least eight years’ experience) in Joint/Partner Nation Training task requirements with a working knowledge of, and experience in, Information Operations/Information Warfare (IO/IW) planning and execution. In addition, he/she will have excellent public speaking, presentation, and time management skills, as well as at least four years of applicable functional area lead/manager experience:

- As a Technical Lead, Program lead, or Team/Project Lead and subject matter expert for respective tasks requirements (e.g., Academics, Warfare Area(s), Synthetic, Live, or Joint Training).
- In Master Scenario Event List (MSEL) development and execution processes.
- In tactical/ operational planning, synthetic /live training exercises/ event execution, lessons learned and after action reporting.
- Conducting fleet training analysis/assessment to identify gaps, training needs and solutions.
- Developing exercise/event timelines with required deliverables.
- Engaging Senior Staff at the Flag Officer/Director/Manager level.
- Adapting to a fast-paced, team-based environment and managing team performance.
- Managing/ prioritizing large, complex projects/deliverables involving numerous stakeholders.
- With Navy training operations, policy, doctrine, systems, and staff procedures.

Specific Functional Area duties include:

- Provide management support to the planning and execution of the Navy's Joint National Training Capability (JNTC) training programs in accordance with the Joint Training System (JTS) as outlined in Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) Instruction 3500.01, joint training policy for the armed forces of the United States, CJCS Manual 3500.03A and the Joint Training Manual for the Armed Forces of the United States.
- Provide subject matter expertise of USN’s Joint Training Team (JTT) and JNTC with regard to Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) and Commander, Carrier Strike Group Four (CSG-4) and their subordinate commands as well as the Type Commanders and their subordinates.
- Integrate CTF-80 operational level Headquarters joint training programs into Navy's JNTC training programs and oversee joint/partner nation participation for these events.
- Provide assistance with developing and coordinating the JTT to meet joint and partner nation training requirements for live and synthetic training events.
- Coordinate JNTC resources for all phases of the JTS (requirements identification, planning, execution and assessment) in support of the fleet synthetic training (FST), Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX)/Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX), and Air Wing Fallon (AWF) training programs.
- Coordinate, validate, prioritize and synchronize Navy training requirements with other services requirements.
- Coordinate Navy`s JNTC program accreditation, certification and mitigation process in support of the FST, COMPTUEX/JTFEX and AWF training programs.
- Serve on boards, committees and other groups pertaining to assigned functional areas and represent the Navy on matters pertaining to joint and partner nation training.
- Assist in developing the quarterly execution report required by U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF).
- Provide, as required, a JNTC annual report of the Navy's joint efforts in the approved format as provided for the year completed.
- Support development of interoperability training capabilities for Combined Joint Operations-Center of Excellence (CJOS-COE).
- Provide syndicate leadership for certification and OLW training events including leadership of Initial, Main and Final, pre-Sail, and Master Scenario Event List (MSEL) conferences as well as all In-progress Reviews and all naval event (navy/marine) specific planning events.
- Plan and develop joint manning requirements to support training and execution. Provide all pre-event administrative coordination including travel, physical security, network access, watch bills, and command and control (C2).
- Develop White Papers to address training gaps and seams.
- Provide Information Operations/Information Warfare (IO/IW) subject matter expertise.
- Develop training vignettes and master scenario event lists (MSEL) for all events supporting integration of joint force capabilities of cyber operations, electronic warfare, military information support operations (MISO), electromagnetic maneuver warfare (EMW), including assured command and control, integrated fires battlespace awareness, and maneuver.
- Employ the Joint Operation Planning and Execution System (JOPES)/Adaptive Planning and Execution (APEX) system in the development of Operations Orders (Appendix 3 to ANNEX C Information Operations) in support of Operational Level of Warfare (OLW) training events (Bold Alligator series).



- U.S. citizen with Top Secret clearance and SCI eligibility.
- Bachelor of Arts or Science degree.
- Active military duty experience including recent Joint training and operational experience at a major command/staff at the mid- or senior-grade officer level (O4 or above).
- Operational IO/IW experience, preferably at the staff or major command level.
- Eight (8) years of technical and general functional area management and training specialist experience.
- Four (4) years of applicable Training SME and Functional Area Lead experience in the functional area (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., PowerPoint) products.
- Must be willing to travel overseas and in CONUS up to 10 percent of the time.


- Recent experience in Joint/Partner Nation and naval exercises and exercise/event planning with a working knowledge of the Joint Operation Planning and Execution System (JOPES) and/or Adaptive Planning and Execution (APEX) system.
- Familiarity with the Optimized Fleet Response Plan (OFRP) and Fleet Training policy documents, including the Fleet Training Continuum (FTC), as well as the Maritime Operations Center (MOC) concept.
- Familiarity with the Program Budget Request (PBR) process.

- **Current DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility REQUIRED. ***
SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

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Job Posting: Feb 15, 2017, 9:52:54 AM
Primary Location: United States-VA-NORFOLK
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads

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