Force Protection Assessment Analyst SME
Virginia Beach, VA Position Open Now
Job Type
Full-time, Contract

Prevailance is seeking an experienced, mission-focused professional in support of the Commander, United States Fleet Forces Command (USFFC) Higher Headquarters Operational Assessment (HHOA) Program as FP Assessment Analyst Subject Matter Expert (SME). The FP SME provides competencies in on-site assessment of CONUS-based Navy installations (tenant commands included) and follow-on data analysis to include data capture, reduction, integration, comparative analysis, trends analysis, and Root Cause Analysis (RCA) at the Operational Level of War (OLW). Concurrently, develop recommendations for HHOA program improvement to include data collection processes and analytic methodologies.  

Tasks also encompass the continual review and revision of data capture documents (Excel Spreadsheets) and data synthesis documents (MS Word).  Provide informed recommendations relating to associated Navy Tasks (NTAs), Measures of Effectiveness (MOEs) and Measures of Performance (MOPs). Consolidate raw data (assessment scores from numerous Navy installations) and reduce, integrate, and analyze that data, across multiple installations and tenants, to identify Personnel, Equipment, Supply, Training, Ordnance, Networks and Installations (PESTONI) discrepancies (negative trends), performance gap commonalities, and initial Doctrine, Organization, Training, Materiel, Leadership and Education, Personnel, Facilities, and Policy (DOTMLPF-P) recommended solutions. Prepare products and brief findings at the O-6 and above level. 

This billet requires a proficient, proactive, and diligent on-site SME who can seamlessly integrate into the Assessments Branch, providing real-time assessment recommendations to improve performance tasks, measuring effectiveness, resource allocation, and responsiveness to emergent challenges. It is anticipated that travel will be required 6-8 weeks per year, one week at a time for installation assessments.


The FP ASSESSMENT ANALYST SME must possess the following experience (May run concurrently):

  • Minimum six (6) years' as a Navy Force Protection professional in both afloat and ashore environments
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in a senior leadership position (e.g., Senior Enlisted (E7-E9)/Officer (O3-O4)/LDO/ Warrant Officer
  • Minimum (3) years’ experience on a high-level (O-6 and above) staff engaging and briefing O-6 level and above leadership on FP considerations to include Flag level staffs responsible for Tactical Control (TACON) for FP
  • Minimum (3) years’ experience as a trainer in an advisory, evaluative, or assessor role involving afloat units or Navy installations,      to include Integrated Training Team (ITT), Antiterrorism Training Team (ATTT), or higher headquarters teams such as the Regional Training Team (RTT)
  • Be well-versed in Navy Force Protection (FP) unit training and evaluation processes to include the core capabilities of Antiterrorism (AT), Physical Security (PS), and Law Enforcement (LE)
  • Possess the ability to conduct in-depth research of military references, identifying requirements and associated capabilities as they pertain to the execution of FP mission sets
  • Possess an understanding of the Navy Warfare Training System (NWTS) and Navy Tasks (NTAs)/Navy Mission Essential Tasks (NMETs)
  • Experience with joint operations and the National Incident Management System (NIMS)
  • Possess excellent Excel Spreadsheet, PowerPoint, and MS Word skills 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Former Navy Master-at-Arms Senior Enlisted (E7 and above) or 6490 (Security designator) LDO at the O3- and above level, with both operational and staff experience
  • ATO Level II graduate
  • FEMA ICS Courses (300/400 Series)

Security Clearance:

Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.

Prevailance, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or contract. Prevailance, Inc. participates in E-Verify and is VEVRAA Compliant.

Salary Description
$75,000 - $95,000