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Position Title: Capabilities Planner / Lead Synchronizer

FLSA Status: Full-time, Salary, Exempt

Clearance: TS/SCI

Location: HQ USSOCOM, MacDill AFB, FL

Manager: Program Manager

Summary: U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), Capability Development and

Integration Directorate (J9) requires Futures Planning and Synchronization (FPS) support

services. The Capabilities Planner / Lead Synchronizer leads a contract team that provides

subject matter experts (SMEs) to provide advice, analyses, and assistance in carrying out

responsibilities required to support the J9 mission.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Capabilities Planner / Lead Synchronizer oversees and performs the day-to- day management and administration
of project tasks, and shall maintain an in-depth understanding of all projects being supported under this task order

and fully capable of supporting the efforts being undertaken by the team.

Serves as senior technical advisor and manager for the development of SOF and Joint capabilities documents.
Applies knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet task requirements.
Serves as primary Portfolio, Performance, Cost and Project Manager.
Serves as project Task Lead.
Oversees contract team that:
Performs logistics planning actions that involve evaluating, coordinating, and addressing logistical
requirements to support the J9 Wargaming and Capabilities development efforts.

Provides research and analysis support for J9 proponency efforts to enhance DoD-wide capabilities in those
areas for which USSOCOM has proponency.

Incorporates findings from external proponency communities of interest and deployed force innovations
that impacts SOF capabilities.

Serves as the lead advisor for all MISO and CA support requirements.
Performs analysis and recommendations on specific, prioritized guidance for development of the force that
informs resourcing to achieve the Commanderís priorities and to provide the right capabilities to the

operator now and in the future.

Supports the analysis, development and sustainment of SOF capabilities and capacity.
Provides analysis support to J9 in re-shaping processes that align with emerging requirements to better
support the HQs and Components.

Supports the integration of women into previously closed specialties, units, and positions, to include an
assessment and validation of gender-neutral occupational performance standards.

Assists in the analysis and development of SOF unity of effort activities. Key to SOF unity of effort is the
integration and synchronization of USSOCOM, Service Component, NMF, and TSOC activities.

Other duties may be assigned, as necessary.

Minimum Requirements:

 Education:

o Bachelorís degree from an accredited academic institution required.

o Completion of advanced professional military education (e.g., Army School of Advanced Military Studies, Joint

Advanced Warfighting School, Naval Postgraduate School Defense Analysis Program, or equivalent).

 Experience:

o 10 years of experience in Strategic Communication, Project Management, Marketing, and/or Business and

Operations Management.

o 5 years of active special operations experience, or equivalent experience as a civilian (to include contractors)

supporting HQ USSOCOM, Components, or TSOCs required.

 Computers: None

 Certificates: None

 Clearance: TS/SCI

 US Passport: Not required

 Language: Must speak fluent English

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

3 years of demonstrated performance in Program / Project Management of contracts.

Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that may

need to be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform

the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or

hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and

reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance

and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20


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