Information Operations (IO) Planner

Job Locations AF-Kabul
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/14/2020 11:05 AM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is seeking an Information Operations (IO) Planner for a full-time position supporting our United States Government (USG) customer.   The IO Planner serves as a civilian counterpart to IO and other senior military personnel to plan for, develop and execute information operations.


  • Acts as an IO 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 IO process
  • Integrates pillars of IO within planning and execution
  • 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. Work products must be of General Officer or Senior Executive level quality
  • May be required to liaise with USCENTCOM, USSOCOM, USAFOR-A, RSMA and other relevant U.S. governmental agencies
  • If serving as a liaison, must have the ability to synchronize and de-conflict between the client’s organization and embedded organization while ensuring client focus is highest priority


  • Active in scope TS/SCI clearance
  • Bachelor's Degree required, Master's preferred with experience and familiarity with the Afghan problem set  
  • Possess minimum of  3-10 years of experience working in IO, or PSYOP with the U.S. military, Military Decision Making Process (MDMP), and Joint Operational Planning Process (JOPP)
  • Must have a strong understanding of the culture, history, and geography of Afghanistan
  • Must have working proficiency in Microsoft Office Power Point, Excel, and Word
  • 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


Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required 


Working Conditions

  • 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

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities


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