Executive Director Logistics Policy & Programs

Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Jan 19, 2023
Jan 27, 2023
Executive, Director
Full Time

  • This position ensures availability of consistent and auditable Agency capabilities.
  • Manages the Agency's sales and operations planning (S and OP) process to align resources across the Agency's demand and supply chains to ensure customer support outcomes are achieved with optimal efficiency.
  • The incumbent is responsible for refining planning process parameters (e.g. Safety stock, coverage durations, etc.) to ensure optimal support to the warfighter.
  • The incumbent will ensure that Alternatives to Forecasting methods are utilized in instances where forecasting proves to be a less efficient method to achieve a given level of effectiveness.
  • The Executive Director is responsible for all related directorate transformation initiatives and interface with associated Agency transformation programs.
  • The Executive Director exercises oversight and management of the Enterprise-wide internal processes required to deliver value-added logistics solutions to the warfighters.
  • These processes include stabilizing and improving order fulfillment, planning, and technical/quality processes across the enterprise for all demand and supply chains.
  • The incumbent of this position provides continuity of operations and functional expertise across a broad range of business responsibilities which are critical to the long-term mission success of DLA as a supplier of logistics good and services.
  • The Executive Director is responsible for extending competencies and capabilities of the Agency closer to the warfighter through retail integration stabilization and growth.
  • The incumbent makes broad policy decisions, which have far-ranging effects on customer support and sustainment support throughout the DoD.
  • The incumbent is accountable and responsible for the assigned program(s) to include development, documentation, and operation of both internal processes and administrative controls that are auditable and repeatable.
  • The incumbent is responsible for Enterprise integration of strategic programs and initiatives led from within the Directorate.
  • The incumbent is responsible for management and control of Directorate business and resource management, administration and all operations associated with the supervision, planning and management of the Logistics Policy and Programs Directorate.
  • The incumbent identifies issues and provides alternative solutions or courses of action to governing authorities (General Officer level).


Conditions of Employment

  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Expenses: Authorized
  • Relocation (Government Home Sale) Expenses: Not Authorized
  • Work Schedule: Full Time
  • Tour of Duty: Set Schedule
  • Overtime Work: Occasionally
  • Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel: Occasionally
  • Security Requirements: Special Sensitive with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)
  • Drug Testing Designated Position: Yes
  • Fair Labor Standards Act: Exempt
  • Bargaining Unit Position: No
  • Financial Filing Statement: Required, Executive Branch Personnel Financial Disclosure Report (OGE-278)
  • Emergency Essential: No
  • Reemployed Annuitant: Does not meet criteria. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf
  • For an explanation of the conditions of employment, please review the definitions at: https://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/careers/GenAppInfoDef.pdf
  • All newly appointed career SES members must sign the Reassignment Rights and Obligation Agreement as a condition of appointment into the SES in accordance with DoD Directive 1403.03
  • Selected candidate will be subject to a two-year probationary period in the Senior Executive Service unless required probationary period has been served
  • Defense Acquisition Workforce Critical Acquisition position and Key Leadership Position. Must complete DoD certification and other requirements. See Addtl Info.


Eligibility for this position will be based on clear and comprehensive showing that the applicant has had experience of the scope and quality sufficient to carry out the duties and assignments of the position. Additionally, applicants must possess the essential skills, knowledge, and abilities listed in the Executive Core Qualifications and Technical Qualifications paragraphs below.

  • Leading Change: The ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
  • Leading People: The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
  • Results Driven: The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
  • Business Acumen: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
  • Building Coalitions: The ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
  • In addition, DoD requires the Enterprise Perspective: The ability to apply a broad point of view and an understanding of individual or organizational responsibilities in relation to DoD or government-wide strategic priorities is required. Executives must demonstrate ability to work with internal and external partners to support national security objectives. This perspective is typically gained through a variety of diverse work experiences. A separate narrative statement is not required. This information should be embedded within the application package (Resume, Technical Qualifications and Executive Core Qualifications).

  • Experience in leading enterprise level logistics business process management in the areas of order fulfillment, planning, tech/quality, and supply chain management in support of wholesale and retail customers
  • Ability to direct a robust sales and operations planning (S&OP) process in order to link supply and demand through customer collaboration and advanced inventory management techniques.
  • Ability to optimize use material obligation authority by analyzing various level setting/support options (e.g. lead-times, forecast accuracy, safety stock) prior to their implementation.

  • Additional information

    This is an A&S workforce position IAW 10 USC Section 1721 and regulations issued by the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (A&S). The position is a Workforce Critical Acquisition Position (CAP) that requires certification in the Life Cycle Logistics Management career field, advanced. Only candidates who are members of the Acquisition Corps will be placed into the position unless a waiver of Corps membership is approved by the Component Acquisition Executive. A&S position requirements will be used in the evaluation criteria.

    In addition: This is an A&S Workforce Key Leadership Position (KLP). The incumbent must be certified at advanced level in the applicable career field(s) and must possess 10 years of acquisition experience, at least four of which were performed while assigned to a CAP.

    Veteran's preference does not apply to the SES.

    COVID19 - Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

    The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established a Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policy extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of Executive Order 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan's drug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances: marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin), phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine), methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone.