The VISN Deputy Chief Logistics Officer (DCLO) maintains the logistics and supply chain management (SCM) system for a Veterans Integrated Service Network – VISN 6 (a system of hospitals, health care centers (HCCs) and community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs)) by providing logistics and related support and services for supplies, expendable/non-expendable and capital equipment, inventory management, warehouse operations, supply processing, and distribution.
Duties for this position are:
The DCLO provides oversight, guidance, program management and leadership in the operations of the VISN, supported activities and all VISN facilities logistics programs.
The VISN DCLO, a network officer, is accountable to the Chief Logistics Officer, the VISN ND (SES), P&LO Chief Officer (SES), and the Executive Director OAL&C (SES) in the accomplishment of VA Logistics performance goals.
Develops acquisition strategies to include requirements determination, concept development, conduct market research, analysis of alternatives, business case development, provide technical evaluation, surveillance, and final evaluation reports…
Monitors data systems for accuracy and integrity to ensure the data supporting management controls is correct and the improvements in cost, effectiveness and quality are accurately captured…
Establishes multi-years plans and performance goals for the VISN and SCM/logistics organizational components.
Leads/directs continuous improvement initiatives using tools such as six sigma, lean, and theory of constraint management.
Provide SCM/logistics education and training opportunities for both logistics staff and those performing SCM/logistics functions outside of logistics…
The incumbent also serves as the primary VISN point of contact with industry, provides ongoing coordination with procurement activities supporting the VISN (including coordination with the VA OAL&C, National Acquisition Center, Strategic Acquisition Center, VHA P&LO, RPO-East, and NCO6.