Northrop Grumman Suffolk , VA 23432
Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you.
As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.
Are you ready to join Northrop Grumman? If so, we are wanting you to join our team as a Joint Exercise Support Team (JEST) Planner. This position is located at the US Joint Staff J7 complex in Suffolk, VA.
The selected candidate will support joint exercise planning and execution to enhance training for Joint Staff J7 supported joint and multi-national training events.
The Joint Exercise Support Team (JEST) Planner acts in support of the Joint Event Support Team Lead (JEST Lead) to provide planning, management, liaison and coordination for assigned exercises/events, the joint training system, and special projects. Serves as the alternate point of contact to the JS J7 Joint Exercise Division Desk Officer and/or Event Planner for contractor support to assigned exercises/events.
Builds exercise planning schedules; forecasts labor and travel; assists development of exercise/event budgets; and facilitates as well as monitors Joint Event Life Cycle (JELC) progress. Develops and maintains the Team calendar; coordinates team member assignments; deployment; and assists functional area planners as required. The JEST planner must become intimately familiar with the supported organization, JELC processes, and contract deliverables in order to successfully design, plan, prepare, execute and assess supported exercises/events. This position includes travel to locations within the supported organization's area of responsibility
1.Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree. (An additional 4 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of the degree requirements).
2.A minimum of seven years' experience inclusive of the following: Service and joint doctrine experience to include combat, combat support, and combat service support operations.
3.Experience with exercises at levels comparable to Joint Task Force, Army Corps, Numbered Air Forces and Numbered Fleet; specifically the planning, design and execution and assessment of exercises.
4.The ability to: prepare and conduct seminars/work groups; conduct training in large and small groups; conduct post exercise analysis.
5.Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills in order to teach the curriculum.
6.Excellent written and oral communication skills, in order to teach the curriculum.
7.Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products.
8.Ability to travel to both CONUS and OCONUS locations in support of the task order.
9.A current Secret Clearance and ability to obtain a TS SCI clearance.
10. Ability to obtain a current U.S. Passport.
1.Combatant Command or Joint Staff J7 experience.
2.Extensive experience with operations centers, planning cells, and operational planning teams.
3.Knowledge of the scenario/MSEL development process.
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