Logistics Advisor Job Description

Logistics Advisor Job Description

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Logistics advisor provides program management support, perform data analysis, develop briefings and papers for all levels of DoD leadership, and conduct research in support of DoD logistics strategy and supply chain initiatives.

Logistics Advisor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Conceptualizes, researches, gathers data, and drafts the technical approaches incorporating best practices, DI standard processes and procedures, and other innovative/winning approaches, ensuring compliance with company policies, procedures and other practices set by upper management directives
Provides input to management and personnel sections and develops staffing structures/management plans/technical approaches, and advises on the recruitment of proposed personnel
Contributes to the development of Bases of Estimates (BOEs) for staffing and cost proposal development
Develops mobilization, transition, and phase in plans and schedules associated with contract execution
Works with Business Area Teams, carrying out short-term technical assistance, participating in advance reconnaissance/ field missions, conferences and outreach events to gather information for new proposals
Participates in capture efforts through collecting business intelligence and innovative technical approaches
Leads or participates in Black Hat and Blue Team Strategy sessions, Pink, Red and Gold color reviews
Prepares written text and coordinates layout and organization of narrative and graphics incorporated into business proposals, manuals and other documents according to prepared outlines and specifications
Researches available technical data including product information, operational concepts, technical approaches, drawings, design reports, equipment and test specifications in support of proposal development
Researches, develops and writes technical content for technical and management documents as required for proposals and contracts

Logistics Advisor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Logistics Advisor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ILS, DAWIA, PMP, PMI, 9000, ISO, QMS, III, II, MRPT

Education for Logistics Advisor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the logistics advisor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, Education, Supply Chain Management, Business/Administration, Accounting, Military, Engineering, Economics, Statistics, Technical

Skills for Logistics Advisor

Desired skills for logistics advisor include:

Principles and methodologies of logistical support
U.S. contracting practices and experience in contract oversight
DoD and US Navy logistics acquisition process
Statutes and the Navy’s application of the DoD acquisition process
Afghanistan’s culture
Any other pertinent international standards
Best practices in supply chain management
Dari Languages would be an asset

Desired experience for logistics advisor includes:

Ability to leverage advanced negotiation techniques to progress the sustainable achievement of cost and service level goals
Experience leveraging e-procurement tools (SciQuest preferred)
Demonstrates in-depth disciplinary knowledge
Understand organizational structures and behaviors mission drivers
Military experience, CW2 or higher or Major (O4) or higher
May require ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance

Logistics Advisor Examples


Logistics Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a logistics advisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for logistics advisor
  • Collaborating with the senior team to foster performance and talent management programs
  • Providing accurate and timely response to employee concerns expedient resolution of problems
  • Monitoring the appropriateness and timeliness of communication including performance evaluations, disciplinary documents, postings, weekly pass-along scripts
  • Managing the timely selection of exempt and non-exempt personnel
  • Develop strategies for short and long term staffing needs/trends
  • Assisting in the development and reinforcement of sound employee relations practices within the management team
  • Collaborating with management/HR team to provide successful colleague engagement activities while remaining within budgetary guidelines
  • Remaining current with state and federal laws and partnering to develop plans to communicate, educate and monitor compliance
  • Assisting the HR team and colleagues in the resolution of payroll and benefit issues
  • Providing in-house training to enhance skills/knowledge where appropriate
Qualifications for logistics advisor
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related subject/s, or equivalent military experience of at least five years highly desirable
  • Combat experience preferred
  • Current Passport preferred
  • Advise the Deputy Principal Assistant to the Program Manager in planning and managing shipbuilding acquisition logistics efforts
  • Assist with development and conduct of plans and actions to meet annual logistics program goals
  • Assist with development and update of program-level documents, presentations and policies concerning all aspects of ship acquisition logistics

Logistics Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a logistics advisor. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for logistics advisor
  • Inbound shipments from finished product manufacturing sites (internal and CMO’s, over 150 shipping points) to the affiliate distribution center (DC, over 75 destination points) or regional distribution center (RDC) and to 1st paying customer (Distributors)
  • Inbound shipments from plants to logistics/ secondary packaging hubs and from these to RDC/ DC/ or 1st paying customers
  • Inbound shipments from RDC to DC
  • Total Global inbound annual spend around $70 to 80 million per year
  • Expert on SAP ECC/SD module and SAP GTS system
  • Institutionalize an effective, sustainable inventory control and management sys-tern
  • Management of optimization and process improvement projects specific to Service Supply Chain processes including dispatch, field services, parts recovery, network performance, import/export process improvement and freight lane optimization
  • Provide management with weekly/monthly activity reports, analysis and status measurements on projects as required
  • Advises the IEC Logistics Unit on comprehensive logistics, asset management and transport procedures are implemented to support daily and election operational needs to ensure the successful execution of such tasks
  • The Consultant will provide technical advice to the both EMB’s (IEC/ECC) in close coordination with the UN Electoral Support Team (UNEST)
Qualifications for logistics advisor
  • Must be able to discuss their interests and special fields of competence, explain complex matters in detail, and provide lengthy and coherent narrations, all with ease, fluency, and accuracy
  • Coordinate with senior managers outside the program office including warfare centers, Participating Acquisition Resource Managers (PARMs), In-Service Engineering Agents (ISEAs), the Fleet, and industry
  • Draft official Navy correspondence and messages
  • Typical tasks include carrying out research and data collection
  • Minimum 8 years logistics working experience in MNC
  • Basic financial acumen preferred

Logistics Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a logistics advisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for logistics advisor
  • Develop logistic metrics, internal analysis tools, or key performance indicators
  • Develop or document reverse logistics management processes to ensure maximal efficiency of product recycling, reuse, or final disposal
  • Prepare or validate documentation on automated logistics or maintenance-data reporting or management information systems
  • Use of computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, enter data, or process information
  • Respond to shipping complaints, lost items, and damages
  • Review and analyze procedures
  • Provide leadership to help team meet goals
  • Track logistics for program tasks
  • Analyze financial impact of logistics changes, routing, shipping modes
  • Design, assess, and implement new strategies
Qualifications for logistics advisor
  • Supply Chain related MBA Strongly preferred
  • Minimal travel is required, max 10% expected
  • 8-10 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience relative to project or portfolio management supporting assigned businesses or functions
  • Project Management Institute (PMI/PMP) certification highly desirable
  • Oracle Transportation Management /Oracle Global Trade Management experience highly desirable
  • You are curious and enjoy diving deep into data to find answers to yet unknown questions and have a natural desire to go beneath the surface of a problem

Logistics Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a logistics advisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for logistics advisor
  • Acts as a Subject Matter Expert for the Site Logistics department
  • Manages third party logistics providers to ensure they meet all EH&S requirements while completing site logistics tasks
  • Leads courageously by modelling safe behavior in compliance with Life Critical Standards and other Personal Safety and Process Safety expectations
  • Motivates productive team and creates a positive environment by providing front-line support and constructive feedback to help build knowledge, troubleshooting skills and job effectiveness
  • Coaches and trains plant personnel on logistics operations to resolve technical issues by making sound decisions based on process data, plant policies, procedures and good judgment
  • Understands and prioritizes work direction from Scale Desk, Scheduling and Technical Staff to ensure Site Logistics operations resources are efficiently utilized in completion of activities to align with business goals
  • Uses process knowledge & skills to participate in and implement improvements in loading performance, Operating Discipline, cost reduction, MET (most effective technology) & work process compliance
  • Works with the Site Logistics Engineer to coordinate, support and/or lead maintenance work and improvements projects of rail, road & marine assets
  • Coordinates procurement and maintenance work for small projects
  • Provides logistics equipment expertise and ensures completion of Preventative Maintenance of site logistics assets
Qualifications for logistics advisor
  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or other equivalent title
  • 10 years experience in a related IT Field
  • 5+ years progressive IT SAP Advisor or Developer or Configurator for SAP ECC/SD module and/or SAP GTS system
  • Experience in Operations/Manufacturing industry, global and complex enterprise environments
  • Certification on Supply Chain such as ITIL, CLTD or CSCP
  • Industry experience or project experience designing and implementing optimization models in for inventory, networks and other characteristics of supply-chain systems

Logistics Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of logistics advisor. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for logistics advisor
  • Participates in Operating Discipline / Management System requirements and supports plant roles in procedure use, creation, reviews and updates
  • Performs immediate response activities and manage unplanned events
  • Resolves safety, service and cost non-compliance issues using a cause and effect methodology
  • Initiates and participates in Root Cause Investigations
  • Use of excellent interpersonal skills when interacting with various contract partners
  • Periodic on-call availability (nights and weekends)
  • A Masters Degree in Business Administration, Management, Economics, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Procurement, Contract/Commercial Law, International Development, Health or related social science field, or relevant first-level university degree (Bachelor’s) in conjunction with a valid relevant professional certification is required
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in supply, logistics, procurement, contracting, administration and/or other directly-related technical fields is required
  • Analyze the Ship from Store program to seek out ways to increase sales through the program and increase efficiencies
  • Prepare reports on the Ship from Store and Deliver from Store programs
Qualifications for logistics advisor
  • Assist in the mentoring of talent within the team
  • Seven or more years of experience in purchasing or inventory management
  • Strong influencing skills, with/without authority
  • Degree in HSSE Management, Supply Chain Management or relevant similar with experience working across Logistics sector, preferably in the Oil & Gas industry with demonstrable understanding of the multi-discipline aspects of the E&P business
  • Experience in incident investigation and HSE auditing
  • Experience in effectively engaging and influencing operational, contractor and vendor staff

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