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Business Operations Planning Analysts

Business Management & Administration

Work Environment

Business operations planning analysts normally work in offices, although they sometimes study work that occurs outdoors.

  • Military Status

    Officer, Enlisted

  • Average Military Salary

    $121,078

Overview

Business operations planning analysts apply business expertise to improve military operations. Using analytical tools and techniques, these analysts make recommendations to leadership about management techniques that can help reduce waste and inefficiency. They study current operations and organizations, identify and analyze problems, and develop alternative solutions.

Military Training

Officers typically enter the Military after they have completed a four-year college degree; enlisted service members can transition to officer positions through a variety of pathways and earn a degree while serving. Learn more about becoming officer, here. Business operations planning analysts may have an education in business, management, or finance. Job training for business operations planning analysts primarily consists of on-the-job learning in various training environments. Like other officers, they complete a comprehensive training program covering responsibilities, military structure and etiquette, traditions, and leadership development. Job-specific training content may include:

Helpful Attributes

  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing
  • Interest in collecting and analyzing data
  • Interest in solving problems

Related Civilian Careers

  • Management Analysts, General and Operations Managers