Wargaming Action Officer
On-site position to serve as an Action Officer for a major Marine Corps Wargaming program. Support government Program Officer by conducting various staff actions. Staff actions include managing program
schedules, coordinating with Services and government agencies, attending meetings, developing and delivering program briefs, and planning, preparing, and executing war game conferences/workshops. Serves as day-to-day interface to the government customer. Assists customer with development and articulation of program goals/objectives. Able to handle day-to-day tasks and requirements in support of multiple and simultaneous wargame projects. Serves as support staff coordinator during the execution of a game/exercise and orchestrates large support staff.
Responsible for program analytic tasks that include: analysis and synthesis of game results, structuring and authorship of small and large analytic reports, and coordination of post-game products. Also, assists in the design and production of wargame and scenario products to include: wargame methodology, wargame taskers, road to war, orders of battle, friendly and enemy assessments, political guidance, contingency plans.
The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented, assertive and inquisitive individual who can exercise initiative and takes pride in and ownership of their assigned program. Individual should have the ability to quickly transition from small detail execution to larger-picture thinking, possess a strong background in defense and strategic issues; and able to perform in high-paced, multi-tasking office environments.
Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education Required Education Background:
- BA in International Relations, Security Studies, Strategic Studies, Public Policy, or related fields.
- 2+ years professional work experience with BA/BS
- DOD Secret clearance
- Ability to work in collaborative team/staff environments.
- Strong analytic writing and public speaking skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated problem solving and mediation skills.
- Knowledge of military affairs and/or foreign policy.
- MS Office, especially ability to build professional PowerPoint presentations
Preferred Skills and Education • Recent military experience (preferably USMC)
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