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Jacobs Civil Affairs Proponent Analyst in Tampa, Florida

Civil Affairs Proponent Analyst


This position is CONTINGENT upon contract award. Our recruiting team will follow up with you on your application. Our hiring team will not start the interview evaluation process until award.

The Contractor shall provide a SME to assist the Joint CA Proponent Section of the J39 in performing all aspects of Joint CA Proponency. The SME shall assist in the development and implementation of the DOD, Geographic Combatant Command (GCC), Global Combatant Command (GCC) and USSOCOM CA programs and activities in the areas of advanced concepts, plans, policy, and doctrine. Assists in the collaborative assessment, development, integration and advancement of DOD CA by providing analysis, technical expertise, advocacy, and issue resolution in the areas of doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leadership, personnel, facilities, and policies (DOTMLPF-P). The contractor shall assist in the validation and integration of Joint CA capability requirements in DOD, Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), GCC, and USSOCOM strategic planning and programming guidance and initiatives. Reviews DOD, GCC, and Service CA concepts, plans, policies, activities, and doctrine for consistency with joint doctrine and interoperability standards. Evaluates DOD, GCC, Service and USSOCOM concepts, strategy, strategic plans, policies, and activities and advises the JCAP Section Chief regarding strategic implications for DOD CA programs, capabilities, and operations. Provides detailed research and analysis by reading, writing, reviewing, and revising studies, white papers, concepts of operation (CONOPS), the family of Joint concepts, capabilities based assessments (CBAs), support operational & organizational plans, DOTMLPF-P assessments, experimentation, and other analytical efforts supporting the Joint Forces and associated USSOCOM equities.


  • 10 years of CA experience

  • 10 years of combined expertise in the areas of CA and military planning

  • 5 years of experience in performing a wide range of complex analytical tasks

  • 5 years of experience using Military Decision Making Process (MDMP)

  • 5 years of experience conducting analysis and evaluation of capabilities, force sufficiency and proficiency requirements, changes to policy, concepts, strategy, policy, and doctrine

  • 3 years of experience assisting in the development of program strategic guidance and objectives, DOTMLPF-P analysis, and portfolio assessments to inform strategic planning and programming decision making and issuance development to advance DOD and USSOCOM CA capabilities

  • 3 years of experience in developing/writing all or portions of JCIDS documents

  • 5 years of experience in conducting regular liaison or interface with elements across DOD and interagency

  • Current DoD Top Secret clearance and eligible for SCI access required

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

Requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk (90%). Requires sitting at a computer terminal for long periods of time (90%). There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work area walking moderate to long distances can sometimes be required.

Work Environment

Inside office/cubicle environment. Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers and all levels of management (100%).

Equipment and Machines

Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, copier, and other general office equipment (100%). Ability to conduct evaluation of third and fourth generation or current state of the art computer hardware and software and its ability to support specific requirements, interfacing with other equipment and systems.


Attendance is critical. Being prompt is important to provide continuous and on-going service to customers. Attendance is important to maintain continuity of service.

Other Essential Functions

Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization. Must be able to obtain unescorted access to work areas. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

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Primary Location United States-Florida-Tampa

Req ID: ATE0004ZE