Joint Operations Plans and Execution System
Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation
 Shaw AFB, SC


Bowhead seeks a Joint Operations Plans and Execution System Analyst to join our team in support of the USARCENT mission. The Joint Operations Plans and Execution System Analyst (JOPES) will provide operational technical support and must be directly involved in the ongoing deployment and redeployment planning and execution associated with OEF, and with other long term, deliberate, and contingency planning requirements.

Essential functions will include:

  • Coordinating, executing, and tracking all JOPES functions supporting the development, analysis, and movement of Army forces to, from, and within the USCENTCOM AOR.
  • Assisting the Afghanistan Joint Task Force (JTF) and other organizations in coordination and resolution of JOPES issues related to operations in Afghanistan.
  • Creating, updating, and maintaining operational TPFDDs for OEF and for other contingency requirements, as required.
  • Executing all changes to TPFDD data during planning, sourcing, refinement, and validation, including Force Module Development.
  • Reviewing and making refinements to OEF movement data on any of the active operational or planning TPFDDs.
  • Building new planning TPFDDs as required.
  • Attending TPFDD Conferences at Transportation Command (TRANSCOM), Scott Air Force Base (AFB) as required.
  • Building Unit Line Numbers for all deployment, redeployment, and rotation Requirements, and projecting and constructing level IV data for force flow modeling.
  • Monitoring and providing in-transit visibility (ITV) of deploying/redeploying forces, equipment, and sustainment and providing status reports on a daily and weekly basis.
  • Assisting with research on the deployment status of units from home station to final destination.
  • Assisting with refinement of existing requirements and addition of new requirements to current OEF Process Controls for Industry (PID).
  • Assisting in the creation of the daily USARCENT G-4 JOPES Newsgroup validation message and its transmission to USCENTCOM. Information is gathered from Forces Command (FORSCOM), USARCENT staff officers, and CFLCC Forward concerning validation of units that are ready for deployment, units with issues in meeting their movement schedules, and/or units requiring adjustment of their Level IV TPFDD data.
  • Monitoring the USCENTCOM Operational Newsgroup for official deployment guidance, information, and requirements from TRANSCOM, USCENTCOM, Joint Forces Command (JFCOM), and force providers. Downloading information from the newsgroup as slides or background data to support USARCENT Operational Planning Group (OPG) staff officers in planning the deployment/redeployment flow to/from the AOR.
  • Providing analysis, assessments, and courses of action recommendations on military operations in the USARCENT AOR that directly impact ongoing synchronized deployment, redeployment, Joint Reception Staging Onward Movement (JRSO), and sustainment of USARCENT/CFLCC forces during OEF.

Bowhead seeks to network with qualified individuals relative to this potential opportunity, which is contingent upon award and not currently funded. Please click the link at the bottom of this posting to apply for consideration. Incumbent employees are encouraged to respond. No solicitations or third party applications will be accepted.


• A Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or similar field is required in addition to a minimum of five (5+) years of experience in operational and contingency planning, and a minimum of two years of experience utilizing the JOPES and in obtaining, creating, refining, and updating Time- Phased Force Deployment Data (TPFDD)

  • Must be proficient in the use of the following ITV systems: TPFDD, GTN, Defense Transportation Network (DTN), and Single Mobility System (SMS)
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office Professional Suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Publisher
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC's Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant's resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance.

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

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UIC and its Family of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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