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Joint Operations Plans and Execution System (JOPES) Technical Support Manager 

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We are seeking a Joint Operations Plans and Execution System (JOPES) Technical Support Manager.


Additional Responsibilities Include, but are not Limited To:

  • Provide operational JOPES technical support.
  • Be directly involved in the ongoing deployment and redeployment planning and execution associated with the operations, and with other long term, deliberate, and contingency planning requirements.
  • Coordinate, execute, and track all JOPES functions supporting the development, analysis, and movement of forces to, from, and within the area.
  • Assist the Joint Task Force (JTF) and other organizations in coordination and resolution of JOPES issues related to operations
  • Create, update, and maintain operational TPFDDs for operations and for other contingency requirements, as required.
  • Execute all changes to TPFDD data during planning, sourcing, refinement, and validation, including Force Module Development.
  • Review and make refinements to operations movement data on any of the active operational or planning TPFDDs.
  • Build new planning TPFDDs as required.
  • Attend TPFDD Conferences at Transportation Command as required.
  • Build Unit Line Numbers for all deployment, redeployment, and rotation Requirements, and project and construct level IV data for force flow modeling.
  • Monitor and provide in-transit visibility (ITV) of deploying/redeploying forces, equipment, and sustainment and provide status reports on a daily and weekly basis.
  • Assist with research on the deployment status of units from home station to final destination.
  • Assist with refinement of existing requirements and addition of new requirements to current OEF Process Controls for Industry (PID).
  • Assist in the creation of the daily Newsgroup validation message and its transmission to higher command. Information is gathered from other commands concerning validation of units that are ready for deployment, units with issues in meeting their movement schedules, and/or units requiring adjustment of their Level IV TPFDD data.
  • Monitor the Operational Newsgroup for official deployment guidance, information, and requirements from Major Commands and force providers. Download information from the newsgroup as slides or background data to support Operational Planning Group (OPG) staff officers in planning the deployment/redeployment flow to/from the area.
  • Provide analysis, assessments, and courses of action recommendations on military operations that directly impact ongoing synchronized deployment, redeployment, Joint Reception Staging Onward Movement (JRSO), and sustainment of forces
  • Assist with proposal development, if necessary.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned. 
Position Requirements


  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in operational and contingency planning.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience utilizing the JOPES and in obtaining, creating, refining, and updating Time- Phased Force Deployment Data (TPFDD).

Other Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with customer and fulfill all duties and responsibilities as listed in the contract.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite including, but not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.

Security Clearance: Secret security clearance required. 

US Citizenship: This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Sawdey Solution Services to staff it only with U.S. Citizens.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Req Number OTH-20-00048  
Location Shaw AFB, SC  
About the Organization Here at Sawdey Solution Services, Inc., an ISO 9001-14001 certified and CMMI-SVC v1.3 Level 3 appraised corporate headquarters, we have built a nationwide and global footprint by providing innovative, cross-disciplined professional services, engineering, and cyber solutions to Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Agencies, and commercial customers. Operating successfully since 2001, we are a Woman Owned/Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (WOSB/SDVOSB). Our mission is to provide employees with the best experience in a people focused, continuous process improvement environment. We are extremely proud of the culture we have created and encourage all prospective applicants to take a look at what other applicants and employees are saying about us:

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What We Offer:
Whether you are a transitioning service member or are an experienced government contracting professional, Sawdey Solution Services, Inc. offers a strong benefits package that extends beyond compensation. In addition to our healthcare plans, we also have benefits that encourage work/life balance, support your retirement goals, and aid in achieving not only your career goals, but your educational and training goals as well.

Don't just take our word (and others' words) for it… We invite you to come experience the Sawdey difference for yourself!

EOE Statement Sawdey Solution Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer-Disabled-Veterans-41 CFR 60 1.4 and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, physical or mental disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or veteran status.  
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