Nuclear Weapon Logistics Management Specialist

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Leidos is seeking a Nuclear Weapon Logistics Management Specialist in Albuquerque, NM, in support of and under the direction of the Federal Program Manager.


Provides logistical management policy and process development; supports program implementation of policy and processes for logistics management; assists select programs and projects in connection with nuclear weapon legacy stockpile systems and major acquisition programs and executes logistics management activities.

Provides expert guidance and direction for programs on logistics management activities. Contributes to the formulation of a wide range of logistical plans which support DP programs and projects. Analyzes, assesses, and evaluates the effectiveness of logistics management efforts of various DP programs; identifies and resolve programmatic issues; recommends enhancements/improvements; assists implementation of logistical support for ongoing programs, including incorporation of industry best practices.

Assesses the logistics impact of acquisition and sustainment programs, identifies short and long-term logistical tasks to be performed, and takes actions to meet requirements. Leverage enterprise opportunities across acquisition and sustainment programs and DOD/DOE components. Develops and communicates logistic requirements that have far-reaching consequences for logistic design and support at early stages in the system life cycle when the system is only broadly and generally defined. Ensures comprehensive consideration of all factors that impact logistical design and support; including research and development, emerging technologies, testing, procurement strategy, supply support, human systems integration, personnel requirements, and training.

Assesses various aspects of the logistics activities to ensure the program office addresses product support interrelationship and integration with other programs in their respective portfolio and the joint infrastructure. Works with other functional leads within program offices to ensure the product support strategies are reflected in all appropriate programmatic documentation.

Aids in oversight, management and development, and implementation of a comprehensive product (weapon system) support strategy, integrating all elements of logistics and product support throughout the system's life cycle. Assists DP organizational elements in planning, organizing, and overseeing the product support planning and management activities of acquisition and sustainment for nuclear weapons and related support systems, Life Extension Programs (LEP) and Alterations/Modifications. Assists DP to employ a flexible and effective performance-based life cycle product support planning, development, implementation, and management strategy that delivers reliability and supportability at the most effective total ownership cost.

Advises senior officials on projected plans for nuclear weapons support concepts to include maintenance supportability. Assists programs to implement national level guidance from the Nuclear Weapons Stockpile Memorandum (NWSM) and Requirements Planning Document (RPD).

Reviews the content and preparation of all program logistics documentation and ensures the sustainment objectives and planning of a system are infused in all phases of the programs life cycle and in all appropriate programmatic documentation.

Reviews program developed logistics plans and milestones to ensure the most effective and economical means of support are considered and planned for during all phases of a weapon system's life cycle.

Serves as an office representative in meetings and conferences to ensure that office interests are advocated, protected and pertinent information is effectively communicated. Establishes and maintains a close working relationship with DOE/NNSA and the Air Force for program product support matters including those that specifically impact the overall implementing commands' logistics, installation, and mission support responsibilities.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree from accredited university/college in relevant discipline.

12-15 years of prior relevant experience (or Masters with 10-13 years).

Current DoD Top Secret or DOE Q clearance. 

Mastery knowledge of and skill in application of logistics management principles and practices for complex acquisition programs, and a demonstrated skill and ability to apply new theories, concepts, and principles. Work assignment requires experience implementing logistics management to advise DP Leadership regarding new approaches to address deficiencies.

Mastery knowledge of logistics processes and procedures, such as logistical systems, property, supplies, budgets, maintenance, transportation, equipment design and development sufficient to plan, coordinate and evaluate the actions needed to support programs to achieve mission requirements and to resolve a wide range of logistics management problems not susceptible to treatment by standard methods.

Knowledge of automated acquisition, inventory and property management programs in order to evaluate inventory controls, analytical products, and baseline information of M&O contractors for programs.

Familiarity or knowledge of DOD logistics management policies plans, and implementation practices.

Broad knowledge of policy, procedures and best practices related to multiple facets of logistics management and broad knowledge of the organization and functions of activities involved in providing logistical support sufficient to review and evaluate the logistics program.

Knowledge of contract administration in order to perform monitoring and evaluation of logistical support activities of M&O contractors for programs.

Ability to prepare written reports that are logically organized, clearly and concisely written.

Knowledge of effective communication methods in order to provide assistance and guidance to programs and M&O contractor personnel, briefings to stakeholders, and others.

Ability to apply advanced analytical competencies to evaluate and summarize complex data, and issue expert advice and guidance to key staff and colleagues.

Ability to provide a wide range of advisory and analytical services in support of the ADA and DP leadership. Demonstrated ability to research, identify and analyze requirements and problems to plan, organize, coordinate activities with other functional specialists. Ability to coordinate and evaluate the efforts of functional specialists to identify specific requirements and to develop and adjust plans and schedules for the actions needed to meet each requirement on time.

Specialized skill in facilitating and mediating complex program issues resolution where differing objectives, agendas and priorities from involved groups exist. Ability to effect innovative solutions for optimizing the acquisition planning and execution of very challenging, complex nuclear weapon projects.

Ability to communicate orally, clearly articulate the agency positions, issues and convincingly create and deliver briefings and presentations. Ability to defend, clarify, negotiate, and justify recommendations to a varied audience, provide performance information, recommend action, or influence acceptance of findings/recommendations on program issues and concerns to senior staff within and outside DP and NNSA.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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