Senior Global Force Management Planner

Vistra Communications LLC | Lutz, FL

Posted Date 4/07/2021


Vistra has an immediate opening for a Senior Global Force Management Planner position in support of the Army National Guard (ARNG) located in Arlington, VA. 

 Senior planner /Global Force Management specialist to support the Army National Guard (ARNG). The specialist maintains visibility on readiness of ARNG units. The specialist must know, understand and explain all Department of Defense (DoD) readiness policy and regulations. Specific requirements include inputting, updating, and confirming the accuracy of data in the Army Force Generation (ARFORGEN) Synchronization Toolset (AST) with accurate information on training events, exercises, notification of sourcing and scheduled deployments.


Senior planner / specialist will:

  • Contribute to the ARNG Readiness; efforts allow management of readiness as a resource through sustainment or responsibility consuming readiness built.
  • Use current information technology to record, track, coordinate, manage, retrieve, and promulgate data and other associated information
  • Analyze Army Regulations, the Army Campaign Plan, ARNG force generation model, and all other similar documents to assess impact to ARNG G3 operational readiness
  • Propose data to decision makers and subsequently captured in ARNG readiness strategy
  • Perform technical assessments and evaluations-based review and analysis of resourcing ARNG units through the force generation cycle.
  • Travel as needed 25% 

 Key Tasks:

 Global Force Management –

Perform technical assessments and evaluations based on review and analysis of resourcing ARNG units through the force generation cycle Review contingency plans to discern potential contingency requirements for ARNG

 Force Generation-

Review accuracy of ARNG Force Structure

Verify accuracy of Force Generation Cycles for all Army National Guard Force Review and provide recommendations on the unit readiness cycle

 Develop Readiness Plans requiring a wide range of analytical, strategic planning and programming capabilities

 Verify weekly accuracy of Force Generation Cycles for all Army National Guard Force

 Support ARNG training division in planning, developing, and executing strategies, programs, and resources for individual, collective and pre-mobilization training to achieve readiness for executing Army National Guard’s Federal and State Missions.


 Must have a bachelor's degree and 7 plus years of experience in the area(s) of expertise required

  • Understanding and functional comprehension of military force structure, manning, sourcing, planning and decision-making processes
  • Able to interpret and communicate military issues at the strategic and operational levels
  • Exceptional writing, presentation and briefing skills required
  • Skilled in scheduling, coordinating and managing day-to-day operations; Ability to manage client expectations and monitor quality and timeliness. 
  • Must have an Secret Security Clearance


  •  Modeling and Simulations experience
  • SAMS graduate
  • Previous Army National Guard Experience  


Vistra Communications is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or other protected status. Vistra Communications is a drug-free workplace.


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