SOSi

PSYOP Strategic Communications Planner

Job Locations AF-Kabul
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(12/28/2019 8:11 AM)
ID
2019-2705
Category
Intelligence
Location : Location
AF-Kabul
Clearance Requirement
Secret
Job Requires Relocation
Yes

Responsibilities

SOSi is seeking a PSYOP Strategic Communications Planner (SC) Planner for a full-time position supporting our United States Government (USG) customer.  The PSYOP SC Planner serves as a civilian counterpart to senior military personnel to plan for, develop and execute strategic communications plans.  This position reports to the Senior Strategic Communications Planner. 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

  • Serves as a planner and advisor to U.S. and Coalition MISO and IO Officers
  • Assists in long term and short term planning of MISO and IO that support USG strategic objectives
  • Provides research and insight to support target audience analysis and product development
  • Incorporates assessments in MISO process
  • Produces Operation Plans (OPLANs), Operation Orders (OPORDs), Fragmentation Orders (FRAGOs), white papers, and other military documents as required
  • Prepares and presents briefs for senior USG and military officials, and Afghan Government leaders. Work products must be of General Officer or Senior Executive level quality

Qualifications

  • Active DOD SECRET; TOP SECRET w/ SCI eligibility is preferred; willingness to submit for TS SCI is required
  • Must possess a minimum 5 years of experience working in Strategic Communications, Information Operations, or PSYOP disciplines with the U.S. military and have held the rank or equivalent of O-3/GS-12 OR minimum of 10 years of experience and have held the rank/grade or equivalent of E-7/GS-9
  • Three (3) years of qualifying experience must be in PSYOP
  • Must have an understanding of MISO processes and authorities, the Military Decision Making Process (MDMP), and the Joint Operational Planning Process (JOPP)
  • Possess a strong understanding of the culture, history, and geography of Afghanistan
  • Current or previous support to the USCENTCOM AOR desired
  • Must have working proficiency in Microsoft Office Power Point, Excel, and Word
  • Ability to work cooperatively with the U.S. military, other U.S. governmental agencies, and their counterparts from the international community represented in Afghanistan
  • Organize and properly prioritize work assignments and function well in an environment that requires constant multi-tasking - and often long hours
  • Excellent written, oral, briefing, interpersonal and technical skills

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Fluency in foreign language

Working Conditions

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Willing to live and work in Afghanistan in shared living quarters and function effectively in a region designated as a hazardous duty area
  • Travel outside secure compounds independent of Coalition Forces, as required

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