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Job #: R-00085871
Location: Tampa, FL
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $4,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a Operations & Manpower Specialist to join our team in Tampa, FL.

Oversee all facets of manpower management/manpower analysis, provide advice (including regulations, policies, doctrine, and procedures) for a combatant command (COCOM) component headquarters and coordinate assignment of deployed forces, to include personnel (both Individual Augments and Requests For Forces) for the CENTCOM Area of Responsibility.   

Primary Responsibilities


  • Coordinate with staffs from COCOM, adjacent Components, CJTFs, USMC service headquarters and force providers to resolve manpower resourcing / support Reviews Joint, COCOM, and service doctrinal publications for applicability in MARCENT actions.
  • Provide monthly updates to the Defense Readiness Reporting System – Marine Corps (DRRS-MC) and ensure MARCENT meets all Title 10 Readiness reporting responsibilities for personnel readiness, by providing both capability and resource related assessments to meet Service and Department of Defense (DOD) requirements.
  • Conduct TS level Operational and Contingency plan reviews in order to identify manpower equities on behalf of USMC, MARCENT and Joint Individual Augments (JIAs) and develop manpower supportability estimates.
  • Ensure the core classified national information protection security disciplines of information are fully covered from a policy and programmatic view point to ensure overall information protection requirements meet mission requirements.
  • Design, plan and conduct research projects and provide advisory services on a wide variety of Personnel Administration, manpower issues and study the structure and/or functions of organizations in order to advise and/or propose solutions to properly align the organizational structure across the CENTCOM Area of Responsibility.
  • Provide specialized expertise in all aspects of Marine Corps Manpower and Personnel Administration, including personnel administration, general administration, operations and manpower management.
  • Provide research and analyze historical files, manpower authorization documents, priorities and change requests regarding doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leadership and education, personnel and facilities.
  • Provide guidance on the execution of manpower policy and use computer programs to facilitate effective analysis of manpower information.
  • Provide project management, concepts, procedures, guidance and policy of analytical and evaluative techniques to identify, consider, and resolve issues or problems concerning efficiency and effectiveness of program operations in order to devise organizational structuring options for complex, diverse organizations.
  • Plan, organize, and negotiate effectively with senior analysts and management to implement recommendations, where proposals involve substantial resources, and require extensive changes in established operational concepts and procedures.

Basic Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge of Marine Corps administrative systems, processes, rules, and regulations (8+ years’ experience).
  • Active U.S. Government Top Secret (SCI eligible) Security Clearance.
  • Proficient in Windows Software (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Experience in effectively communicating with senior staff members and cross-departmental communication.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 20+ years’ experience working in the G-1, Installation Personnel Administration Center (IPAC)   and/or Adjutant section handling personnel pay, service records, awards, publications, and unit records.  Experience should show extensive working knowledge of the Marine Corps Total Force System (MCTFS), Marine Online (MOL), Marine Corps Personnel Manpower Processing System (MCMPS), MarCent Action Request Tasker (MART), and Department of Navy Tracker (DON tracker). 
  • Familiar with all the Marine Corps Publications System and all orders, bulletins and directives associated with manpower assignments and Personnel Administration.
  • Prior experience with Marine Corps Administrative Analysis Team (MCAAT) and Inspector General Inspections.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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