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CACI International Regional Planning Expert - AFRICOM in Yorktown, Virginia

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What You’ll Get to Do:

As an AFRICOM Regional Planning Expert, you will provide expert advice and theater-level planning efforts to assist the geographic combatant command in meeting its strategic and campaign objectives.

More About this Role:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • You will utilize the Joint Planning Process and other planning processes to build plans, orders, analyses, and other products that support AFRICOM’s campaign objectives and future operations.

  • You will coordinate with the AFRICOM Staff, AFRICOM service component commands, and other strategic and operational partners to build, identify, refine, and document courses of actions.

  • You will serve as an Action Officer for assigned plans and issues identified as high priority items by the Division Chief, Director, or the Command Group.

  • You will participate in various working groups and operational planning teams to assist the combatant command in achieving it campaign plan objectives.

  • You will coordinate with and serve as the interface with the Commander/Command Group, when required, to include providing professional briefings and written products.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

Education: Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline.


• 15 years of staff experience at the brigade level or higher including 3 years of experience as an Operations Planner at JS, OSD, CCMD, Component, Service, or Agency Staff.

• 3 years of experience supporting planning and operations in the AFRICOM AOR.

Required Skills, Clearances, etc.:

• Subject Matter Expertise with the Joint Planning Process and the Joint Family of Plans

• Experience with JOPES

• Current Top Secret/Specialized Compartmented Information Security Clearance.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

• Successful completion of an advanced planners’ course such as SAMS, SAW or the Army Strategist Course (FA59).

• Successful completion of a grand strategy course such as a senior service college or the equivalent.

What We can Offer You:

CACI-WGI (The Wexford Group International) is a wholly owned subsidiary of CACI with a reputation for uncompromising standards of quality in its people and its performance. Joining the CACI-WGI team is a mark of excellence for those employees who complete our rigorous Recruiting, Assessment, and Selection (RAS) process.

CACI-WGI’s mission places its personnel against the government’s most critical emerging challenges. Work with us and you’ll be working with a team making a difference across the globe.

CACI-WGI offers competitive benefits as well as numerous learning and development opportunities.

Upon award, as the Prime Contractor for this effort, CACI-WGI offers unmatched stability and potential for growth within the program.


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