Vistra Communications

  • Senior Global Force Management Analyst

    Job Locations US-FL-Homestead | US-VA | US-DC
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/18/2018 4:33 PM)
    ID
    2018-1142
    Category
    Cleared Professionals
  • Overview

    Vistra has an opening for a Senior Global Force Management Analyst to join our team in Homestead, FL. This senior level position is responsible for managing a Global Force Management Team and will the Command’s Subject Matter Expert on Global Force management issues. 

     

    This position is located at the Special Operations Command, South (SOCSOUTH) at Homestead Air Reserve Base. Qualified candidates must have an active Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility. 

    Responsibilities

     

    • Ensures Diplomatic Notes (DIPNOTES) are written, submitted, and approved in accordance with USSOUTHCOM and U.S. Department of State directives, and each Partner Nation’s required standards and deadlines.
    • Possess knowledge of Status of Forces (SOFA) Waivers processes. Contractor will liaise with the blue network and is responsible for writing, editing, and tracking long-term SOFA submissions. Contractor will maintain and update USSOUTHCOM SOFAs, Defense Cooperation Agreement (DCAs), and Exchanges of DIPNOTE waivers for the J32 Regional Fusion Divisions. The contractor will monitor the necessity of status protection requests and submit those requests accordingly to USSOUTHCOM.
    • Responsible for reviewing the execution of all SOF CNT missions in USSOUTHCOM AOR. Facilitate operational and tactical requirements in support of U.S Interagency, Law Enforcement and partner nation counter drug units. Articulated Theater Campaign Plans (TCP), and SOCSOUTH’s campaign support plan’s objectives and guidance prior and during CNT deployment missions to deployed personnel to achieve and further USSOUTHOCOM’s IMOs and LOEs. Coordinate and provide recommendations on force allocation of U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) under appropriate authorities to meet operational and strategic objectives.
    • Responsible for providing support in the validation and sourcing of USSOF allocation actions, implementation guidance and contingency sourcing in order to meet USSOF requirements through the GFM process.
    • Review and coordinate, within Department of Defense (DoD), GFM contingency planning in response to Geographic Combatant Commanders' (GCC) identified requirements.
    • Will prepare and coordinate force rotational and emergent requirement actions needed to support all Counter Drug (CD), Counter Terrorism (CT), Counter Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC), Sensitive Activities (SA), Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET), Psychological Operations (PSYOP), Civil Affairs (CA), Medical Readiness Training Exercise (MEDRETE), Subject Matter Expert Exchange (SMEE), and other contingency SOF deployments in the AOR.
    • Coordinates with USSOUTHCOM, USSOCOM Headquarters Staff and Subordinate Elements to identify force requirements to execute USSOUTHCOM Theater Security Cooperation Engagements, Counter Terrorism Operations, Counter Transnational Organized Crime/Counter Drug (CTOC/CD) Operations, Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET), Special Activities (SA), Psychological Operations, Civil Affairs, Counter Transnational Transregional Threat Network, Intelligence Signal Reconnaissance (ISR) Support, and General Purpose Forces conventional support.
    • Develops and maintain GFM guidance and sourcing data that is critical to enabling force management activities within the USSOUTHCOM AOR.
    • Facilitates operational and tactical requirements in support of U.S. Interagency (IA), Law Enforcement (LE) and partner nation (PN) forces.
    • Records historical SOF deployment data and maintain technical proficiency to assure continuity and critical support to the command is provided, despite fluctuating workloads and/or any peaks and valleys in the number of requirements handled.
    • Coordinates and provide recommendations on force allocation of USSOF under appropriate authorities to meet operational and strategic objectives.
    • Serves as a SME on Terms of Reference (TOR) that includes but is not limited to TOR Concurrence (TORCON) processes in addition to Human Rights Vetting (HRV) processes, bi-lateral Memorandum of Agreements (MOA), and coordination with the Force Providers and regional Country Teams.
    • Submit the SOCSOUTH Monthly Notifications and Request to be forwarded to the Joint Chief of Staff for DEPORD acknowledgement. The Contractor will achieve a 100% successful submission rate as required, on all Terms of References (TOR) to the country teams.
    • Coordinates and participate in events with USSOCOM and SOCSOUTH staff members in all matters regarding the Global Special Operations Synchronization (GSOS) process.
    • Serves as the primary liaison with USSOUTHCOM, USSOCOM, component and Force Providers (USASOC, AFSOC, MARSOC, and NSWWARCOM) on all GFM, CTN, and GSOS matters as they relate to rotational and emergent force requirements.
    • Support the coordination, planning, and execution of the SOCSOUTH/USSOUTHCOM annual SOF Deployment Conference. This includes (but not limited to) monitoring all of the message traffic before and after the conference. Contractor will be required to chair and attend conferences, meetings, and conduct briefings for high level civilian and military representatives, to build and maintain a network of appropriate contacts in order to accomplish all GMF-related duties.
    • Provides assistance in the development of long term plans, implementing and finalizing support to future operations.
    • Plans, organizes, and trains Regional Fusion Division personnel in all aspects of the deployment process. The contractor will constantly evaluate current efforts and trends to provide meaningful information and recommendations to superiors. The contractor shall serve as mentor and provide mission update briefs to all Special Operations Foreign Liaison Officers (SOFLE) and Special Operations Command Forward (SOCFWD) command teams rotating in the SOUTHCOM AOR.
    • Provide the expertise/guidance necessary to formulate SOF deployment plans (rotational and emergent) and specifications on all issues related to the deployment processes, practices, and policy interpretations.
    • Informs the supervisor of potentially controversial findings, issues, or problems with widespread impact.
    • Coordinates with force providers and higher HQs (USSOCOM and USSOUTHCOM) to ensure timely submission of requests for forces or support (RFF/RFS) for emerging and persistent requirements while enforcing GFM timeline.
    • Provides advice to SOCSOUTH staff relative to Special Operations plans and capabilities as directed by the J3.
    • Identifies and assess operational risk as well as develop mitigation recommendations to address current force supply and capability demands and potential future force requirements.
    • Required to develop force requests, staffing of that force request, working with force providers, and following those requirements through execution. The Contractor is required to maintain staff situational awareness to ensure senior leaders are adequately informed throughout each step in this process.
    • Responsible for planning, scheduling, and execution of an annual rotational requirements conference as well as efforts to submit annual requirements to the Joint Staff.

    Qualifications

    • Shall possess a minimum of ten (10) years of AOR experience.
    • Shall possess demonstrated Global Force Management experience within the Joint Staff, Major Command or Service Headquarters.
    • Must demonstrate experience in an operational environment depicting a firm understanding of the assignment, allocation, and apportionment processes; and the functionality of the tools, guidance and procedures that support the National Defense Strategy.
    • Shall have past completion of Global Force Management Overview and Joint Capabilities Requirements Manager Course with ability to maintain currency.
    • Intimately familiar with U.S. Foreign Clearance Guides and the process of writing and processing Diplomatic agreements between U.S. and Partner Nation (PN) Governments.
    • Must have thorough knowledge of SOF/Conventional Active, Reserve, and National Guard units to include their organization, mission, and capabilities, and comprehensive knowledge of the DoD, JCS, and Services organizational structures and command relations to accurately report deployments to the various echelons of command.
    • Must possess knowledge on current and validated CONPLANS, OPLANs, EXORDs, and statutory authorities directly relevant to the AOR.
    • Must be skilled in joint operational procedures to plan, organize, and train branch personnel in all aspects of deployment research and studies to provide meaningful information and recommendations to superiors.
    • Shall possess a current TOP SECRET security clearance with SCI eligibility.

     

    Vistra Communications, LLC (Vistra) is a growing communications and management support services company providing a range of services to corporate and federal clients including the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Justice (DOJ) and other government agencies. Vistra is an SBA 8(a) and SDVOSB.

     

    Vistra Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or other protected status. DFWP. 

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