Sr. Principal Military Trainer Sustainment WfFFort Leavenworth, KS

Requisition ID: R10161349

  • Category: Technical Support

  • Location: Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a motivated professional to join our team as Senior Principal Military Trainer / MCTP Staff Planner – Sustainment WfF, HICOM Facilitator . The location of this position is at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas . Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) trains Army Corps, Divisions, and Brigades in the Army Mission Command Systems and Operations Process. This is done thru an integrated simulation to replicate a robust Operating Environment (OE). Units conduct exercises in Large Scale Combat Operations with all appropriate operational variables that would be present in a theater of operations in order to develop efficiency in the operations process.

Plans Team Responsibilities:

The Plans Team serves as the integrating cell to develop a comprehensive and coherent scenario that challenges each training audience at echelon, across all War Fighting Functions. This is done by conducting Exercise Design thru the Military Decision-Making Process (MDMP) to produce scenarios, BLUFOR Higher Headquarters (HICOM) Orders, OPFOR Higher Headquarters Orders, and any special instructions to the Exercise Control Group. The HICOM Facilitator Team serves as an imbedded team to the exercise Higher Headquarters (HICOM) to facilitate scenario understanding, battle rhythm events, and critical linkages between the exercise control group and the HICOM.

  • Conduct mission analysis of higher headquarters guidance (CSA, FORSCOM, CAC)- Integrate training audience training objective into a coherent scenario- Review training audience plans and orders- Coordinate and synchronizing warfighting functions in all plans and orders- Develop plans, orders, branches, and sequels- Write HICOM orders for each respective Warfighter Exercise

  • During the ELC (Exercise Life Cycle), works with EXCON (Exercise Control) to plan, prepare, and serve as a conduit between Scenario Design / MCTP and the HICOM

  • During execution, integrates with the HICOM, at the HICOM location and interacts directly with respective primary staff officers to operationally steer the exercise

  • Enable HICOM understanding, processes, and inputs to achieve desired training conditions

  • Works directly with CUOPS, and respective Operations Groups to ensure that the HICOM is providing the appropriate inputs and stimulus to training audiences

Individual Responsibilities:

Planner – Intel WfF / HICOM Facilitator responsible for enabling scenario development, planning, and orders development to stimulate specific exercise training needs and ensures scenario understanding, battle rhythm events, and critical linkages.

  • Facilitate the respective WFX HICOM

  • Operationally apply current Army and Joint Doctrine to develop WfF appropriate concepts for respective scenarios

  • Write Orders and WfF Annexes at the Corps and Land Component level to direct operations based on the developed concept

  • Integrate additional WfF personnel as required to facilitate planning and execution

  • Set the conditions for scripted stimulus and injects by foreshadowing problem sets in the in orders

  • Incorporate best practices into the planning process and products that provide training audiences an example to follow

  • Anticipate, account for, and respond to WfF specific RFIs associated with the scenario and order

  • Develop and present appropriate training to inform exercise support staff (MCTP, HICOM, Exercise Control Group) about the scenario and orders

  • Coordinate with adjacent divisions, Operations Groups, and organizations as directed

  • Attend weekly Exercise Planning Team (EPT) meetings for respective exercises to facilitate common understanding

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 10 years’ experience

  • U.S. Army Command and General Staff College or service equivalent

  • U.S. Military service as a Field Grade Officer (COL, LTC), specifically with Sustainment background and experience

  • Familiar with current Army and Joint doctrine

  • Must possess active DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree with 8 years of experience

  • U.S. Army War College or service equivalent

  • Mastery of current Army and Joint doctrine

  • Must possess active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Should have experience as an OCT (Observer, Coach, Trainer) and as a WFX participant

  • Leadership experience in the Army CTC program, preferably MCTP

Salary Range: $86,300 - $129,500

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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