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General Dynamics Information Technology Senior Strategic Planner (Lead) in Shaw AFB, South Carolina

Type of Requisition: Regular

Public Trust/Other Required: None

Job Family: Military Operations

The Senior Strategic Planner shall:

  • Analyze DoD and Department of the Army (DA) guidance, directives, and Plans to assist with developing, presenting, and executing supporting

  • Assist with forecasting long-term resource requirements in support of the USARCENT Campaign Plan and long-term operational

  • Synchronize various planning functions within the USARCENT G-5 Strategic Plans and Policy, and coordinate with all affected stafforganizations and subordinate unit

  • Maintain situational and operational awareness in order to provide recommendations and technical expertise in the development of future Plans and policy related

  • Attend and monitor various battle rhythm meetings and briefs to inform and support planning

  • Assist with developing and updating Level I (Commander's Estimate) thru Level IV

  • Review plans to ensure they are comprehensive and are in compliance with directives and guidance from HQDA, USCENTCOM, and the Commander of USARCENT in achieving operational objectives, and provide recommendations for

  • Coordinate with USCENTCOM and component plans directorates to help ensure plans are nested with the planning efforts of higher and adjacent headquarters within the USCENTCOM area of

  • Review current situation, assess national and theater strategy, and review national and international security considerations for the CENTCOM AOR from an ASCC perspective to provide analysis and recommendations for theater

  • Assist the Plans Branch in developing staff estimates and courses of action for OPLANs and policy that support the geographic Combatant Commander's theater strategy, campaign plans, OPLANs and OPORDs.

  • Assist the Plans Branch in developing OPLANs for mobilization and deployment.

  • Review and provide analysis, comments, and summation of the Unified Command Plan, Contingency Planning Guidance, and Defense Planning Guidance and the Joint Service Capabilities Plan (JSCP).

  • Participate and collaborate in joint operations planning to develop campaign plans, OPLANs, and OPORDs for the Geographic

  • Assist with developing ASCC support OPLANs and

  • Combine plans of other staff elements into a single integrated planning document that will be staffed for review and

  • Coordinate ASCC plans with higher and adjacent

  • Review higher headquarters policies and publications for impact on campaigns or major

Team Lead Responsibilities:

  • Central point of contact (POC) with the Government and shall be authorized to direct performance of all work under the contracted location.

  • Provide support management, coordination, and execution of the contractor team across all elements of USARCENT.

  • The Project Lead shall have knowledge of all regulatory and contractual policies, procedures, and documentation relative to, or required by, the PWS, and shall be responsible for enforcement of all contractual obligations as directed by the contract, the PWS, and Contracting Officer.

  • The Project Lead shall be the in-house supervisor in all respects


BA/BS or equivalent work experience


  • Shall have a minimum of two years of experience with the MDMP

  • Minimum of five years of combined experience in operational and strategic level planning

  • Minimum of two years of experience within the USCENTCOM AOR managing, planning, programming, supervising, and executing Plans at the theater army level along all warfighting functions.

  • Must pass medical exams in accordance with CENTCOM MOD 14 standards

  • Must be willing to deploy to CENTCOM AOR via CRC

  • This position will deploy with U.S. Forces, and therefore is subject to Deployed Contractor training and regulations, and USCENTCOM Individual Protection and individual / Unit Deployment Policy. Successful candidates will be subject to initial and recurring physical examinations and medical testing, and meet fitness for duty requirements in accordance with the CENTCOM Policy and related modifications and regulations. Please find the standards here:

  • Shall possess current Top Secret security clearance, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) eligible.



We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.