Operational Contract Support (OCS) Planner

Clearance Level
Contracts Administration
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Shaw AFB, South Carolina

REQ#: G2019-65817 Operational Contract Support (OCS) Planner (Open)

Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description
  • Provides pre-award contract development and monitoring support for a variety of command requirements including logistics support contracts for exercises and operations in the USCENTCOM
  • Assist in planning, logistics estimates, concepts of support, and coordination with joint service component commands and subordinate headquarters. Broad thought and experience is required to understand the effects of long- range, near-term, and current operations into the build of theater posture; related to contingency plans the contractor shall use military support plans developed across the operational area and advise on solutions for base life support, transportation, engineering, and service-based contracts to mitigate the gap between military capability and that which is needed for full sustainment
  • Assists, within the scope of assigned responsibilities, in the administration and tracking of contracts and/or contract requirements.
  • Analyzes contractor performance and makes recommendations for revisions as contracts and/or contract requirements proceed through the acquisition life
  • Provides advice regarding contract strategies to best accomplish the project and/or requirements acquisition
  • Possess detailed knowledge of all facets of sustainment and its integration to develop detailed concepts commensurate with presentation at the one level and
  • Track and work any major contract management
  • Review all orders, policies, etc., for OCS
  • Assist with maintaining ASCC (as regards to Contracting Policy) and OCS policy, operational guidance, SOPs, documents, and higher command OCS
  • Assist requiring activity with the development, review and revision of the contract performance work statements PWS and advise military superiors in analysis of theater
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining USARCENT Area of Responsibility (AOR) OCS Common Operating Picture which provides the USARCENT Commander and subordinate commanders a picture of how much money is spent on and/or requirements, the number of contracts supporting a various locations or countries, and the number of contractors supporting contracts by location or country.
  • Liaise with USCENTCOM, subordinate units and government agencies to integrate contract requirements into an overall contractor concept of support for the USCENTCOM/ operational AOR.
  • Participate in workgroups, boards, and committees to recommend contract efficiencies as it pertains to use in future
  • Participate in OCS Integration cells to align contract capabilities into a seamless support plan for current operations at operational locations to include remote operational
  • Travel to emerging locations to determine the scope of work required and shall assist requiring activity with developing performance work statements for base life support, transportation, services, and essential services contracts as required.
  • Participate in Requirement Review Boards and packet assembly by ensuring the accuracy and completeness of contract submissions and participate in pre-submission analysis to ensure contract submissions are not duplicative to existing contracts. (Contractor must sign non-disclosure agreement)
  • Contractor shall review contractor personnel management policies and procedures to ensure compliance with U.S. Statutes and DOD policy and directives.
  • Assist with contract management of contracts awarded within USARCENT/operational AOR.
  • Required in all operational phases - Shape, Deter, Seize the Initiative, Dominate, Stabilize and Enable Civil Authority as well as other USG departments and agencies and multinational
  • Provide recommendations to leadership in alternative acquisition strategies when contracted support shall be required to ensure that adequate resources are available to achieve operations
  • Ensure relevant and current OCS events are included in Title 10 exercises and participate in exercise planning conferences, develop OCS Master Sequence Event Lists (MSELs), and maintains AOR specific OCS lessons learned.
  • Attend conferences, workshops, and meetings required to integrate OCS programs and policies into COCOM or command plans and write or update

BA/BS or equivalent work experience

  • Recent experience (within 3 years of hire) in a one- star or higher-level command.
  • Possess a minimum of three years of DOD acquisition experience (DAWIA Level 1 certification in Contracting with one year experience in a combat environment) or if a graduate of the Army 3C Operational Contract Support Course have 2 years logistics experience in deployment/combat in a support operations
  • 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: https://www.dcpas.osd.mil/expeditionary/pdf/USCENTCOM-MOD-13TAB-A.pdf
  • Current Secret Security Clearance




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