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Future Study Plan Project Manager



Fort Eustis, VA

Position Overview

***This position is contingent upon award***

Headquarters, Army Futures Command (HQ, AFC) serves as the Army’s lead agency preparing the Army for the future.  AFC’s Future and Concepts Center (FCC) balances development of requirements, concepts, and products across all elements of doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leader development and education, personnel, facilities, and policy (DOTMLPF-P) for the transformation of the Army to the Future Force. Integrated in the Army's Campaign of Learning and part of FCC’s Directorate of Concepts, the Future Warfare Division (FWD) has four primary functions: (i) conducts the Chief of Staff of the Army’s Future Study Plan (FSP)  in order to isolate and frame issues vital to future force development and to develop solution strategies for complex operational problems; (ii) examines alternative futures, identifies gaps in Army capabilities, and generates ideas (tentative solutions leading to formal Army concepts) to close those gaps, (iii) provides venues to develop and explore Senior Leader Areas of Interest; and, (iv) leads Army participation in other Service, joint, multinational, and OSD wargames to advance Army equities and broaden Campaign of Learning inputs.

Supporting FCC FWD as it plans and directs the FSP the Project Manager serves as the focal point for all FSP issues and is responsible for all communication with the Government to provide input, discuss issues and propose resolutions.  The PM has direct oversight and management control of prime and subcontractor personnel.  The PM provides administrative, financial, and managerial expertise as necessary for the support of this Task Order.

Required Skills:

  • U.S. citizen
  • Active TOP SECRET clearance with SBI, eligible for SCI access
  • Former Battalion Commander experience
  • 7+ years operational experience in ground combat, aviation, supporting arms, and/or combat service support units
  • 3+ years’ experience leading operational planning teams at division to multinational command levels
  • Master’s Degree
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Program Management software
  • Accomplished briefer to senior Military and DoD leadership

Desired Skills:

  • Former Brigade Commander experience
  • 5+ years of experience using or applying Army or AFC/TRADOC related concepts and/or capability development
  • Previous service experience with Unified Quest and/or affiliated organizations (i.e.: FCC/ARCIC subordinate organizations)
  • Graduate of the Army School of Advanced Military Studies; and/or
  • Multiple relevant advanced degrees

Travel:  As required, approx. 25% a year

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