Plan, Operations, & Training Specialist
Full Time
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States -
Description

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Plans, Operations, & Training Specialist

Serves the United States Army Financial Management Command USAFMCOM located in Indianapolis, Indiana. Provide draft writing and draft editing support to the USAFMCOM G3 and staff organizations for special projects and assignments, such as drafting the Finance and Comptroller updates, Playbook, annual reports, articles, other documents, papers, or technical publications on a wide variety of issues related to the Finance and Comptroller or Sustainment enterprise.

Works closely with the USAFMCOM Chief of Staff, G-3 and other directorates as necessary. Majority of the work will be project based, with defined goals, timelines, and deliverables.

Assists the USAFMCOM G3 staff in facilitating event planning and execution, under the oversight of the G3 leadership team. Work will include, but not limited to, the Theater Orientation Conference, held twice a year to assist deploying Financial Management Service Centers with their transition as the lead finance and comptroller mission in deployed areas.

Assist with the management of the operations calendar. Maintains contacts with key stakeholders. Drafts plans and coordinates with external CONUS and OCONUS organizations. Periodically attends all technical and doctrinal workshops to keep up-to-date on near-term and future training events. Develops a battle-rhythm calendar for all of USAFMCOM by coordinating the various schedules from across USAFMCOM, AMC, and HQDA into a workable document produced every week and posted on readily accessible shared media.

The Training Specialist or editor follows accepted agency publication practices and precedents and adapts them to carry out specific writing and editing assignments. Supports USAFMCOM by drafting and editing articles, workforce messages, speeches, interviews, training materials, brochures, statements, press releases, talking points, information papers, and other written products on a wide variety of issues and topics to meet one-time or recurring publication or other requirements.

Assists the USAFMCOM G3 team in the planning and execution of the quarterly FC forum. The FC Forum involves the FC enterprise in discussions on topics that are timely and relevant to the FC community. Develop topics, presentations and briefers for the FC Forum.

Complies with overall publication length requirements or limitations setting the tone based on the target audience and message. Drafts assignments that are project based with defined parameters and deliverables based on general input from senior leaders and subject matter experts. Edits the final information for clarity and accuracy. Will be required to take photos to support written materials

All work will be under the direct guidance of the USAFMCOM G3 leadership team and requires a high level of expertise to ensure that complex, potentially controversial, and politically sensitive issues or accomplishments are appropriately and clearly articulated because the final products constitute authoritative statements by the command leadership.

Performs the full range of administrative and technical duties.

Composes correspondence, letters, and documentation. Provides general administrative support to include composing correspondence, letters, endorsements, and training documentation and scheduling. Prepares regular and special records such as attendance, reports, etc.

Develop operational and financial briefs and reports as required to meet USAFMCOM requests for information.

Education/Experience Requirements

College degree in an appropriate discipline with relevant experience at the senior management level.

Broad knowledge of Army financial management planning processes. A working knowledge of DFAS processes and financial reports.

Possess ability to produce high quality written reports to be reviewed and read by Army senior leaders. These written reports will form the basis of financial management doctrine throughout the Army.

Possess working knowledge in social media outlets, Microsoft Office Suite, and TEDs.

Must possess at least 12 months experience in training, operations and plans.

Considerable inter-personal/briefing skills to present staffing recommendations to high ranking military/civilian personnel, to conduct both informal and formal briefings, training sessions and the ability to negotiate solutions to disputed/controversial issues.

Clearance required:

Secret Clearance required