UIC Alaska

Plans, Programs, and Assessments Planner

Program/Project Management
Location : Location
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%




Bowhead is seeking a Plans, Programs, and Assessments Planner at Shaw AFB, SC to support 15th Air Force in advising, assisting, advocating, integrating, and certifying (A3IC) its Force Elements at assigned wings and Direct Reporting Units (DRU).  The Planner documents accountability and meeting notes for the 15 AF/A589 directorate, Commanders Assessment Working Group (CCAWG), pre-brief for monthly assessments, and any other meeting/briefing as requested by Director or Deputy Director A589.  The Planner also tracks, assigns, and closes internal and external 15 AF/A589 taskers through the tasker system created on MS Teams, and/or Task Management Tool (TMT) ensuring timelines, priorities and deadlines are met with 100% accuracy.


Specified tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate with 15 AF/A3 on forecasting and scheduling in-person exercise observation teams and add to a 15 AF/A589 calendar/tracking mechanism in support of force element certifications.
  • Perform development of After-Action Reports (AARs) in support of assessment documentation after exercises. Contractor will coordinate with 15 AF/A589 assessment lead and assessment team members from across the 15 AF staff to draft the AAR using 15 AF's format
  • Provide Knowledge Management (KM) support of the 15 AF/A589 tracking taskers, attending the KM Working Group and providing updates and serving as the KM representative for the A589 Directorate
  • Assist Lead Contractor as the alternate UTM for the 15 AF
  • Assist Lead Contractor administratively supporting the Lead Wing (LW) monthly assessment and FE certification briefings and Strategic Plan briefings to senior leadership by providing meeting minutes and any other requirements needed
  • Develop and support 15 AF SharePoint sites at the direction of the Director on NIPR, and SIPR domains. This includes web designer activities including SharePoint design
  • Create and manage deliberate information flows throughout the staff. This includes email distribution lists, consolidated SharePoint dashboards, and Tasker Management Tool workflows
  • Serve as Tasker Management Tool staff augmentee for the 15 AF/A589. Be capable of creating, routing, answering, and troubleshooting all tasks on the Tasker Management Tool at the Directorate level
  • Assist Lead Contractor in conducting exercise observation tool training and assistance for staff including new arrivals and augmentees
  • Maintain directorate calendar and incorporate key staff meetings, conferences, working groups, holidays, and events
  • Maintain directorate email account and archival file structure. Daily check the account for incoming emails and then distribute to the correction action agency or take action directly to resolve the issue
  • Provide quality control checks for all 15 AF/A589 tasker responses and ensure documentation is correctly labeled and loaded in the system. Ensure the tasker is correctly closed and the appropriate agencies are notified of the results of the tasker request
  • Assist with other assigned staff A3IC tasks to support 15 AF mission directives.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • 2 years of experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications/email systems
  • 2 years of experience working with SharePoint design and creation of workflows.
  • 1 year experience working with task management system at a component staff or higher
  • TS/SCI security clearance
  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university and 3 years of joint or Service component operational planning experience desired. 

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Secret level.  US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.





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