Forward Planner #3425


  • US-HI-Ft. Shafter
  • Other
  • Secret
  • On-site only
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GovCIO is currently hiring for a Forward Planner. This position will be located in Ft. Shafter, Hawaii.


Assist in planning, logistics estimates, concepts of support, and coordination with joint service component commands and subordinate headquarters. Broad thought and experience is required to understand the effects of long-range, near- term, and current operations into the build of theater posture; related to contingency plans the KTR shall provide detailed analysis to integrate those current assets that reside within theater and recommend additional forces as required.

• Shall develop detailed concepts commensurate with presentation at the three and four star level utilizing an in depth knowledge of all facets of sustainment and

its integration.

• Shall relate those concepts into detailed executable plans and create Time Phased Force Deployment Data to support mobilization of assets.

• May be required to travel to remote locations and provide site survey estimates for emerging mission requirements.

• Shall quantify life support requirements and translate these into complete estimates for submission to engineering planners for base materials estimates.

• Shall integrate strategic direction into a command message that encompasses the future design of operations into communications that enfranchises all partners in the sustainment enterprise.

• Research and responding to inquiries.

• Assist with the management of regional and worldwide plans, collaborating with the AFSB.

• Perform in-depth research and analysis of emerging policy, regulations, directives, or industrial issues.

• Provide assistance with preparing briefings and special studies.

• Update and maintain operations and plans files in SharePoint.

• Monitor and track changing requirements.

• Review and perform gap analysis for OPLANs and CONPLANs.

• Monitor events involving new and ongoing operations and exercises requirements.

• Participate in training and exercise events.

• Researching and developing course curriculum.

• Assist in the development and management of Master Scenario Event List (MSEL) injects.

• Assist in the developing and updating of exercise event scheduling requirements.

• Assist in conducting training courses for Government personnel.


Bachelor's with 8+ years (or commensurate experience)

Required Skills and Experience

Clearance Required: Secret 

Minimum of 20 years work experience of which 15 years of work history must be relevant in long-range, near- term, and current logistics operations, training and planning.

Must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience collaborating with Joint, U.S. Army or component level headquarters to develop and execute logistic, supply management and transportation plans in support of the warfighter in contingency and non-contingency operations.

Must be well versed in the Master Scenario Events List (MSEL) Tool Program.

Possess a functional understanding of the Joint Operation Planning Process (JOPP).

Broad knowledge of the Army sustainment enterprise at the Department of the Army and how it relates to other procuring headquarters, USTRANSCOM, and other ASCC headquarters is required to ensure strategic lines of communication are nested with current capabilities to enlist support across a wide array of sustainment organizations.

Should have recent experience working at the one star or higher level command.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint at the intermediate level.


*pending contract award



Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.


Posted Pay Range


The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Pay range: $88,174 - $93,235 Annually

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