Goldbelt, Inc.

Planning Manager

Job Locations US-DC-District of Columbia
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Goldbelt Glacier is accelerating healthcare delivery and providing superior force health readiness across the military, federal, and civilian landscapes. Goldbelt Glacier is committed to providing transformative and comprehensive health operational capabilities to support customers across scientific, clinical, technological, and program management areas.



We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Planning Manager to join our team reporting to DC Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response (OHSEPR). The Planning Manager will be responsible for overseeing incident-related data gathering and analysis, facilitating incident action planning meetings, coordinating planning efforts across multiple jurisdictions, and developing long-term plans for various projects or incidents. This role requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment. It is expected for this person to be onsite at least 3 days per week Tuesday - Thursday during steady state operations.  


Essential Job Functions:

  • Oversee incident-related data gathering and analysis regarding project or incident operations and assigned resources.
  • Facilitate incident action planning meetings and prepare the Incident Action Plan (IAP) for each operational or project period.
  • Coordinate planning efforts across multiple jurisdictions to ensure effective communication and collaboration.
  • Develop and implement a transition plan based on escalating incident complexity, ensuring seamless coordination between different phases of the project or incident.
  • Develop long-term plans to address the evolving needs of the project or incident, taking into account potential challenges and opportunities.
  • Supervise advanced planning efforts as the incident or project requires, ensuring that all planning activities are carried out efficiently and effectively.


Necessary Skills and Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated advanced level proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. The Planning Manager must be experienced in data analysis and data visualization.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data, identify trends, and develop actionable insights to support decision-making.
  • Proven leadership skills, with the ability to lead and motivate teams in a dynamic and challenging environment.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively to meet deadlines and achieve objectives.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of four years of professional experience or a master’s degree and a minimum of three years professional experience as a planning chief of lead for a human service (e.g., ESF 6) or emergency management agency. The degree must be in a business field (e.g., Program/Project Management, Business Management, Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, and Economics).
  • Relevant experience must be in the development, implementation, and evaluation of incident response plans in response to real-world incidents, development of agency-wide incident management frameworks, development of courses of action and analysis for senior leader decision-making.  
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Management Professional, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner certification a plus.
  • Completion of FEMA’s Planning Practitioner Program is strongly preferred


Pay and Benefits
At Goldbelt, we value and reward our team's dedication and hard work. We provide a competitive base salary commensurate with your qualifications and experience. As an employee, you'll enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with company matching, tax-deferred savings options, supplementary benefits, paid time off, and professional development opportunities.



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