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LOGCAP Planner

Job Description and Requirements

Kuwait - Al Ahmadi, Camp Arifjan

Job Summary

The LOGCAP Planner will plan for and, when directed, rapidly provide the sustainment capabilities necessary to set theaters and enable Army and Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental, and Multinational operations from phase 0 through phase 5 and support theater operations. LOGCAP requires the contractors to provide planning capabilities and to deliver actionable plans for the rapid integration of contracted capabilities into Army Service Component Commands (ASCC) plans and operations. Actionable plans may consist of plans to employ contracted capabilities to theater assigned and rotational sustainment forces to rapidly enable mobilization and demobilization of reserve components, force projection, theater opening, establish theater distribution, and to sustain operations. These enabling contracted capabilities are available ahead of, and during, the Time-Phased Force Deployment Data (TPFDD) flow of sustainment forces into theater; filling the gap between ASCC sustainment capabilities and the arrival of forces into theater to conduct sustainment operations. The purpose of ‘setting the theater’ and planning is to ensure responsiveness.

Phase 0 planning includes efforts prior to LOGCAP being authorized to perform services. It encompasses activities associated with shortening response time, establishing the conditions for successful execution of future operations, and supports the shaping activities of the Geographic Combatant Command (GCC) and Army Service Component Command (ASCC). Upon receipt of capability gaps from USG planners, the contractor shall conduct deliberate or crisis action planning for the integration of LOGCAP capabilities, and how they are executed, into theater priority plans and emerging requirements.

Job Description:

  • Provide preparatory planning for the integration of LOGCAP capabilities into existing OPLANs, CONPLANs and areas of emerging threat.

  • Develop, update and maintain information for countries within the COCOM including labor laws, VISA wait times, vendor lists, transportation infrastructure and other pertinent information will impact or influence the ability to deliver services when needed.

  • Create Country/Region Book(s) supporting each SUPPLAN, concepts of support, and Annex W input that provides information to facilitate operational planning, setting the theater and defense support to civil authorities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.

  • 15 years of experience supporting Army logistics at the tactical, operational and strategic levels, and operational contract support including senior level experience supporting a Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) and/or field logistics command.

  • Verbal communication skills capable of developing a rapport with peers and senior leaders, with ability to adjust their communication style appropriate to the audience.

  • Knowledge and experience with the Military Decision Making Process (MDMP).

  • Experience as a planner at the operational command level (Corps/Army), and optimally have recent experience within the GCC/ASCC area of responsibility.

  • Prior management experience, brigade level preferred.

  • Will possess a top secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

N/A