Military Analyst, Senior - 34506 in Ramstein-Miesenbach at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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Job Description

Position will  involve  developing a Movement Air Coordination Center – Africa (MACC-A) for African Partner Nations (PNs) and the US based on an Air Transport Sharing Mechanism (ATSM) concept that delivers cost-effective, safe, and reliable multinational airlift solutions throughout the USAFRICOM Area of Responsibility (AOR). The ATSM would match nations that have airlift capacity with nations with airlift requirements, thereby allowing PNs to transport military forces in response to steady state requirements and the aforementioned operations. Additionally, the ATSM would provide each PN an increased ability to position forces for exercises, training, and other regional or national security requirements.

The Site Manager develops and evaluates plans and reports for various projects or program activities to meet program objectives while anticipating future requirements.  Site manger develops external and internal problem resolution options based on thorough knowledge of the situation and utilizes complex quantitative and qualitative theory and principles to develop viable options.  Site lead will provide a needs assessment, analyze the return on investment, maximize the results of planned PN airworthiness assessments, develop an ATSM proof of concept exercise based on information gathered, and support ATSM discussions with PNs at multilateral events.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Site Manager is responsible for establishing an Alion Office in the Stuttgart Germany area and managing the operations in this location
  • Apply extensive operational and analytical background experience gained from intelligence and special operations military service and leadership roles, as well as proficiency in advanced analytic theory, management, and principles, during interagency, joint, and combined operations at tactical, operational, strategic and national levels to solve current and/or future mission needs and to correct problem areas.
  • Lead and/or participate in operational planning and coordination, analytical implementation teams, and working groups, required to accomplish requirements.
  • Act as Alion’s representative to United States (US) and Partner Nation Force (PNF) representatives.
  • Report to the PM and provide timely and accurate information.
  • Prepare, consolidate and disseminate reporting/deliverables; liaison policies, and procedures; communicate daily with the PM; facilitate PM visits; coordinate and schedule engagements.
  • Operate in multinational, interagency, joint, and service unique environments.
  • Establish and monitor standards for the quality of programs and documents. Assist in the resolution of project and program priorities. Assure quality control throughout all contract activities.
  • Demonstrate superior writing and presentation skills to develop briefings, documents, papers, conceptual, and analytical reports for clients.
  • Maintain and comply with security procedures in the performance of duties.
  • Establish and Maintain Alion Office in Stuttgart.
  • Manage up to 3 other Alion Employees at the Stuttgart Office.
  • Must be open to Living in Stuttgart Germany for the duration of the contracts.
  • Must be willing to conduct multiple trips to various African Countries throughout the contract period.
  • Must have a valid passport
  • Must hold a current Secret Clearance

Education and Experience:

  • Prior military with 4-6 years of relative work experience and Bachelor’s degree
  • Prior military with 7-10 years of relative work experience and an Associate’s Degree.
  • In some cases, 18 years of applicable work experience can adjust or waive educational requirements.
  • Highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving complex operations can also adjust work experience.
  • Experience as an Air Movement Planner or Operations Officer/Planner that directly supported Airlift requirements is highly desired.
  • Experience in the AFRICOM/EUCOM AORs or knowledge of the AFRICOM Air mobility Requirements and objectives is highly desired.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to work in austere conditions, proven independent decision making skills, and experience working in the AFRICOM, and or EUCOM AORs highly desirable.
  • Must be familiar with Air movement planning and coordination, and Airworthiness requirements for the US Military and working with foreign and US military senior leaders desired.

              Must be able to identify and anticipate challenges and conduct innovative research and analysis to resolve/mitigate complex and unconventional problem sets. Must understand and account for residual effects of both the problem sets and proposed solutions.

Must demonstrate superior oral and written communications. Must be able to observe effectiveness and adjust communication methods and techniques based on audience and specific program requirements and/or restrictions.

Superior briefing skills.

 Must be able to produce predictive recommendations.

 Acute knowledge of Air Movement Operations and Cargo aircraft operations.

 Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.


Security Clearance: Secret


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