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MAGTF / Joint Maneuver Analyst

Posted by on January 11, 2018

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The MAGTF/Joint Maneuver Analyst reports to and receives work direction derivatives from the Project Manager. The MAGTF/Joint Maneuver Analyst will perform the following duties:

  • Possesses detailed and functional knowledge of the Marine Corps and joint/combined Planning Process and Marine Corps and joint doctrine.
  • Conducts tactical and operational planning at the conceptual, functional, and detailed levels for service and functional component organizations and possesses intimate knowledge of the Marine Corps or other service equivalent planning process – worked on staff as planner or staff trainer.
  • Assist government counterpart in the instruction and training of designated staffs in the Marine Corps Planning Process (MCPP) and evaluation of and operations orders produced by a supported Training Audience.
  • Performs research of concepts and plans and conducts analysis of factual data.
  • Prepares reports, briefs, and documents to support event scenario development and higher and adjacent headquarters functions.
  • Assist government counterpart in the development and circulation of OPT planning tools, products and examples to/between training audiences.
  • Participates in and conducts reviews and structured walk-throughs of events, operation orders and plans, and information gathering requirements.
  • Creates and edits documents, analyzes problem areas, and suggests feasible solutions.
  • Reviews, writes, and provides comments on Marine Corps and joint doctrine documents and best practices, and TTP not covered by doctrine (MSTP published pamphlets).
  • Assists government counterparts in the performance of their responsibilities.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described


  • Master’s degree and completion of SAW, SAMS, SAASS, JAWS or MAW second year operational planning course is required; major in operations research, management, military science, or equivalent area is desired.
  • Minimum four years of experience in military training and education to include TLS, such as Naval War College, Armed Forces Staff College, National Defense University, and Industrial College of the Armed Forces.


  • Minimum eight years of operational experience in deployment and employment of ground combat, supporting arms, and combat service support units and related equipment at the division or higher.
  • Minimum three years of demonstrated knowledge of military doctrine, tactics, and command relationships at the operational command level as measured by actual operational force employment experience.
  • Direct participation in real world operations is desired.
  • Must provide the government with copies of published works from military periodicals, courses of instruction, or other published work related to military science.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong communication and presentation skills. Able to read, write, and communicate effectively in English.  Able to design and write clear communications and present training programs.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent organizational, planning and prioritization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


  • Required to sit for extended periods of time and maintain focus
  • Daily travel in local area during work day (including use of personal vehicle)


  • Ability to obtain or have a security clearance
  • Must be able to travel between 10-16 weeks per year to include overseas destinations


  • Location:
  • Salary: Not provided
  • Clearance Required: Yes
  • Spouse Friendly: No

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